In this chapter, we have taken a look at some of the first building blocks, and the main concepts in SAP HANA development. We started by creating a delivery unit in which to store our developments, then a package to group them together.

We then went on to create a simple attribute view on one table, and saw how SAP HANA manages the notion of client in data, keeping values from one client separate to another.

Next, we built upon our attribute view, using several join types to pull data from other tables and add it to the view. We saw that SAP HANA can automatically handle translations for us, as long as the appropriate text is in one table, depending on the language we choose when we connect to the system.

In the next chapter, we'll be taking ...

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