SAP HANA Platform
Support Package Stack 07 (Last Update: March 13, 2014, Revision 73)
The SAP HANA platform is a flexible data source agnostic in-memory data platform that allows customers to analyze large volumes of data in real-time. As a development platform, it provides the infrastructure and tools for building high-performance applications based on SAP HANA Extended Application Services (SAP HANA XS). It is the foundation of various SAP HANA editions, like the SAP HANA Platform Edition, providing core database technology, and like the SAP HANA Enterprise Edition, bundling additional components for data provisioning.
As an appliance, SAP HANA combines software components from SAP optimized on proven hardware provided by SAP’s hardware partners. The SAP HANA Platform Edition integrates a number of SAP components, including the SAP HANA database, SAP HANA studio, and SAP HANA clients.
Note: The full documentation set for this and older support package stacks of the SAP HANA platform is available on SAP Service Marketplace .
What’s New – Release Notes
What’s New in the SAP HANA Platform (Release Notes)
Information about what is new and what has changed since the last release
SAP HANA SPS 07 Release Note 1921675
The central SAP Note for the SAP HANA SPS 07 shipment
Installation and Upgrade Information
SAP HANA Master Guide
This guide is the entry point for planning the installation of your SAP HANA system landscape.
SAP HANA Server Installation Guide
This guide describes how to install an SAP HANA system with the SAP HANA lifecycle management tools hdblcm and hdblcmgui. It replaces the deprecated installation procedure using the SAP HANA unified installer.
SAP HANA Server Installation Guide (Unified Installer)
This guide describes how to install SAP HANA components with the SAP HANA unified installer. The SAP HANA unified installer is deprecated as of SAP HANA SPS 07.
SAP HANA Client Installation Guide
This guide describes how to install the SAP HANA database clients (for connecting applications).
SAP HANA Studio Installation Guide
This guide describes how to install and update the SAP HANA studio – the SAP HANA administration and development tool.
Installation Guide – Trigger-Based Data Replication Using SAP LT Replication Server for SAP HANA
This guide describes how to perform the initial installation and configuration of the SAP LT (Landscape Transformation) Replication Server for SAP HANA.
SAP HANA Direct Extractor Connection Implementation Guide
This guide is the starting point for the technical implementation of the SAP HANA Direct Extractor Connection in the SAP HANA platform.
SAP BusinessObjects Data Replication Installation Guides
You will find the guides for how to install the SAP BusinessObjects ETL-based data replication technology on the SAP Help Portal page for Enterprise Information Management.
SAP HANA Information Composer – Installation and Configuration Guide
This guide describes how to install and configure the SAP HANA Information Composer, which allows business users to import and manipulate data and create Information Views.
SAP HANA Update Guides
These guides describe how to update the SAP HANA platform and related components.
SAP HANA Security Guide
This guide describes how to ensure the security of the SAP HANA platform and its components.
Security Guide – Trigger-Based Data Replication Using SAP LT Replication Server
This guide describe how to enable security for trigger-based data replication using the SAP LT (Landscape Transformation) Replication Server for SAP HANA.
SAP BusinessObjects Data Replication
You will find security-related information about the SAP BusinessObjects ETL-based data replication technology on the SAP Help Portal page for Enterprise Information Management.
System Administration and Maintenance Information
SAP HANA Technical Operations Manual (TOM)
This guide is the entry point for administering and operating your SAP HANA system landscape.
SAP HANA Administration Guides
These guides describe all administrative tasks related to SAP HANA that system administrators perform regularly and on demand.
SAP HANA Lifecycle Management (LCM) Guides
The SAP HANA Update and Configuration Guide describes the SAP HANA lifecycle manager, which provides SAP HANA LCM (Lifecycle Management) services. SAP HANA lifecycle manager provides services to customize and to maintain your SAP HANA system.
The SAP HANA LCM Tools Reference guide describes the technical details and the usage of the SAP HANA lifecycle management tools (hdb*).
SAP HANA Performance Analysis Guide
This guide describes what steps you can take to identify and resolve specific performance issues of your SAP HANA database and what you can do to enhance the performance in general.
Application Operations Guide – Trigger-Based Data Replication Using SAP LT Replication Server for SAP HANA
This guide describes how to administer and operate the SAP LT (Landscape Transformation) Replication Server for SAP HANA.
SAP HANA Modeling Guide
This guide explains how to create information models based on data that can be used for analytical purposes using the SAP HANA modeler. It includes graphical data modeling tools that allow you to create and edit data models and stored procedures.
SAP HANA Developer Information Roadmap
Use this roadmap as the central entry point for the SAP HANA developer information. It helps you to navigate the SAP HANA developer documentation by guide and reference, developer task and developer scenario.
SAP HANA Developer Guide
This guide explains how to build applications using SAP HANA, including how to model data, how to write procedures, and how to build application logic in SAP HANA Extended Application Services (SAP HANA XS).
SAP HANA Interactive Education (SHINE)
This guide describes SAP HANA Interactive Education, or SHINE, which is a demo application that makes it easy to learn how to build native SAP HANA applications.
SAP HANA SQL and System Views Reference
The SAP HANA SQL Reference describes all SQL data types, predicates, operators, expressions, functions, statements, and error codes. The SAP HANA System Views Reference describes all system views, which allow you to query for various information about the system state using SQL commands.
SAP HANA Spatial Reference
This guide describes how to analyze and process geospatial information in SAP HANA. It lists the types, methods, and constructors you can use to access, manipulate, and analyze spatial data.
SAP HANA Database – SQL Command Network Protocol
This guide describes the SQL Command Network Protocol that is used by SAP HANA clients to communicate with SAP HANA.
SAP HANA SQLScript Reference
This reference describes how to use the SQL extension SAP HANA SQLScript to embed data-intensive application logic into SAP HANA.
SAPUI5 Reference for SAP HANA
This reference describes how to develop SAPUI5 applications based on SAP HANA. SAP UI5 is a user interface technology that is used to build and adapt client applications.
SAP HANA Text Analysis Extraction Customization Guide
SAP HANA Text Analysis enables developers to build text analysis applications for analyzing unstructured data. This guide contains conceptual information on how to create, customize, and use dictionaries.
SAP HANA Text Analysis Language Reference Guide
SAP HANA Text Analysis enables developers to build text analysis applications for analyzing unstructured data. This guide provides information about the linguistic analysis and extraction features, and a reference section describing the behavior of the supported language modules.
SAP HANA Business Function Library (BFL) Reference
This reference describes the Business Function Library (BFL) delivered with SAP HANA. This application function library (AFL) contains pre-built financial functions implemented in C++.
SAP HANA Predictive Analysis Library (PAL) Reference
This reference describes the Predictive Analysis Library (PAL) delivered with SAP HANA. This application function library (AFL) defines functions that can be called from within SAP HANA SQLScript procedures to perform analytic algorithms.
SAP HANA R Integration Guide
This guide describes how to embed code of the open source statistical language R in SAP HANA.
The following end-user clients can be used for analyzing data that has been computed by SAP HANA.
For more information about SAP BusinessObjects BI Clients and End User Guides, see SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI).
SAP HANA Information Composer
Product Availability Matrix
Information about SAP HANA supported software and hardware platforms
SAP HANA Web Site
Find out about the latest news updates, upcoming events, exclusive VIP access, and learn more about SAP HANA through the expertise of SAP employees, customers, and partners.
SAP HANA One Web Site
Information about SAP HANA One, the SAP HANA platform available in the cloud through Amazon Web Services (AWS)
openSAP is a platform for open online courses delivered by SAP. It supports you in acquiring knowledge in topics that are key to SAP.
A list of the central notes for this solution
The SAP HANA Sizing Note 1514966 and the Quick Sizer for SAP HANA provides information about how to size SAP HANA. Contact your responsible SAP HANA hardware partner or SAP consultant for sizing SAP HANA.
Software Download Center on SAP Service Marketplace
Note that the components of the SAP HANA platform and of the SAP HANA database can only be installed by certified SAP HANA hardware partners and customers on validated hardware running a specific operating system. Any other system or content developed with such systems is not supported by SAP. For further information, please refer to the information page of the product version. Support Package Stacks (SPS) can be downloaded and applied to appliances according to agreements with the respective hardware partner.
In-Memory and SAP HANA on SCN
Additional information about SAP HANA like blogs, demos, how-to guides, best practices and collaborate about the new in-memory computing technology