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Applications based on SAP HANA and Databases

The data volumes from transactional and non-transactional systems are growing and the term “Big Data” is all around. When it comes to delivering rapid access to a large volume of data, no technology solution correlates more highly with best-in-class performance than in-memory analytic tools (Aberdeen Group, 2013).

SAP HANA is offered as an in-memory database.With SAP HANA Platform, you have the opportunity to develop your solutions on the SAP HANA extended application services (SAP HANA XS engine). In contrast to any external application server, the SAP HANA XS engine is tightly integrated into the database and provides the best performance.

In addition to the developer license packages for SAP HANA Platform, SAP also provides with developer license packages for SAP ASE and SAP IQ, review and certification services for your solution, and go-to-market support service from the SAP HANA App Center.


SAP HANA 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 the SAP HANA engine: Read more

With the Innovation Pack for SAP HANA & databases, you get access to the following SAP HANA components:

NEW: SAP HANA Vora - SAP’s distributed computing solution for business

SAP HANA Vora is a distributed computing solution for business. It leverages and extends the Apache Spark execution framework to provide enriched interactive analytics on enterprise and Hadoop data. Read more >

SAP HANA Cloud Platform, persistence service (HANA) 

SAP HANA Cloud Platform is enabled to use advanced features of SAP´s in-memory technology for SAP HANA development and is now available for SAP platform partners. Partners can sign up for the additional SAP HANA dedicated instance (64 GB) to make use of SAP HANA's programmatic interfaces and integrated development environment. Read more >

SAP HANA Cloud Platform enablement for SAP HANA Development (1.7 MB)

SAP HANA Cloud Platform Documentation


SAP ASE is a proven relational database management system, one of our fastest growing database products in the market. It is providing rock-solid reliability and high performance for mission-critical, data-intensive environments at a low total cost of ownership.


SAP IQ software delivers the performance your customers demand for extreme-scale enterprise data warehouses and Big Data analytics – all on a platform that's built for the way ISVs like you run. Its fully open approach to hardware, OS, deployment models, and database schemas means you can be up and running quickly and affordably – without having to re-architect your application. In fact, you can deploy, test and validate your solution in less than 3 days.

SAP IQ also offers a smart, near-line store option for SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse running on SAP HANA. This option allows our partners high-performance analytics that couple real-time speed and rapid access to historical data.

SAP SQL Anywhere

The SAP SQL Anywhere suite provides embeddable data management and synchronization technology that is ideal for powering applications running outside of the traditional data center. SAP SQL Anywhere enables solution providers to build powerful database-driven line-of-business applications for satellite locations and occasionally connected mobile environments that require little to no IT support. 

SAP Connected Health Platform and SAP Medical Research Insights

Personalized Medicine offers a unique and exciting opportunity to create high value for customers, patients and consumers. SAP Connected Health platform is the platform of choice to enable personalized medicine, and SAP Medical Research Insights is the first application built and delivered on top of that platform. 

Both products are now included in the Innovation Pack for Application Integration and are powered by SAP HANA which is part of the Innovation Pack for SAP HANA and Databases.  Learn more.

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