The first object we'll be creating is called an attribute view. This is the basic building-block for nearly all SAP HANA developments.
An attribute view takes the characteristic (text) information from one or more tables, and presents it to the user. It allows several operations to be carried out on data such as the following:
Attribute views have one major restriction: they cannot work with numeric information. You cannot, for example, use a
REVENUE field in an attribute view. To work with numeric information, we'll use an analytic view, ...