Based in Walldorf in Germany, SAP has been surprising its customers with a multitude of innovations for several years. The common denominator of most of them is the SAP HANA platform, which is based on the in-memory database. SAP HANA is based on RAM processing instead of disk-based data storage, and uses data layouts (in columns) applied so far only in the analytical solutions. This platform has become a basis for a wide range of products offered and constantly developed by SAP.
New opportunities, new systems
SAP HANA has enabled the creation of entirely new products and helped refresh the existing ones. The technical migration of SAP NetWeaver systems to the SAP HANA platform has become the simplest and also the quickest way to use the new range of SAP solutions. In this way, each SAP customer can relatively easily migrate to two new products that appeared on the market:
- SAP BW powered by SAP HANA – the SAP BW data warehouse migrated to the SAP HANA platform. Its performance has been dramatically increased (from a hundred to even a thousand times). Complex data flows have been simplified, which contributes to increased end-user satisfaction;
- SAP ERP powered by SAP ...
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