Chapter 1. So, What Is This SAP HANA Thing Anyways?

If you have an interest in the computing field of databases, business intelligence, or in-memory technology, you'll have most probably come across the term SAP HANA several times over the last couple of years. Over the course of the next 300 pages or so, we'll be taking a journey together through the SAP HANA development landscape, looking at most of the functions that SAP HANA provides us developers, in order to provide our users with a new outlook on their data and their daily workload.

The book is split into four main sections:

  • Chapters 1 and 2: Introduction and installation
  • Chapters 3, 4, 5, and 6: Database development in SAP HANA
  • Chapters 7, 8, 9, and 10: Ancillary functions useful to most ...

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