This book introduces SAP HANA Cloud and helps you develop an understanding of its key features, including technology, architecture, and data modeling. SAP HANA Cloud in a Nutshell will help you develop the skills needed to use the core features of the completely managed and in-memory cloud-based data foundation available in the SAP Business Technology Platform.
The book covers modern modeling concepts and equips you with practical knowledge to unleash the best use of SAP HANA Cloud. As you progress, you will learn how to provision your own SAP HANA Cloud instance, understand how to work with different roles, and work with data modeling for analytical and transactional use cases. Additionally, you will learn how to pilot SAP BTP Cockpit and work with entitlements, quotas, account structure, spaces, instances, and cloud providers. You will learn how to perform administration tasks such as stop and start an SAP HANA Cloud instance and make it available for use.
To fully leverage the knowledge this book offers, you will find practical step-by-step instructions for how to establish a cloud account model and create your first SAP HANA Cloud artifacts. The book is an important prerequisite for those who want to take full advantage of SAP HANA Cloud.
What You Will Learn
Understand the key roles of an SAP HANA Cloud implementation
Become familiar with the key tools used by administrators, architects, and application developers
Upgrade an SAP HANA Cloud database
Understand how to work with SAP HANA Cloud modeling supporting analytical and transactional use cases
Who This Book Is For
SAP consultants, cloud engineers, and architects; application consultants and developers; and project stakeholders
Chapter 1: Introduction to SAP HANA Cloud
Goal: This chapter will help readers to understand which new demands are being placed by the digital transformation and how this changes also affects business software needs. Along this, describe SAP HANA Cloud and its key technologies and key roles
New Demands and Opportunities in the Digital World
SAP HANA CloudKey Technologies
Chapter 2: Administration of SAP HANA Cloud
Goals: This chapter will help readers to understand which administrations tools are available to perform common administration tasks on SAP HANA Cloud.
Introduction to SAP Business Technology PlatformWorking with Administration Tools
Chapter 3: Analytical Processing with SAP HANA Cloud
Goals: The goal of this chapter it to help readers to know how to work with object modeling and different structures like calculation view, dimensions, cubes, analytical views and how to enhance models using SQLScript and procedures. To allow readers in the usage of advanced analytics this chapter introduces SAP HANA Cloud Spatial, Predictive Analytics (APL and PAL) and Graph modeling.
Sub topic:Developing Data Models with SAP HANA Cloud
Discovering Advanced Analytics with SAP HANA Cloud
Chapter 4: Building Applications with SAP HANA Cloud
Goals: This chapter helps readers to understand the application development environment used with SAP HANA Cloud, which developer tools are available and what content type can be used to start building your apps.
Your First Application with SAP HANA Cloud
Miguel gained his experience delivering business intelligence solutions for most of the Fortune 500 companies and multiple global corporations. As the SAP HANA Services Center of Excellence leader, he was responsible for the evangelization and best practice adoption of data management and business intelligence in his region.
Miguel is currently a customer success partner and he advises companies on how to maximize value realization in their digital transformation journeys and moves to cloud initiatives.
Miguel is dedicated to supporting his family, and encouraging the development of good habits for health of body and mind.