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SAP HANA tasklist

This is something many people have asked me; “What do we need to do to start using SAP HANA in our company?”.

Here is the task list I tried to put together, starting from HW vendor all the way to end-users. Hope you will find it useful.

Tansu @

Task# The tasks for a single HANA appliance Resource
1 HANA SW and OS will be pre-installed by HW Vendor HW Vendor
2 HANA client software installation on server by HW Vendor  HW Vendor
3 Setup roles for admin, consumers, HANA modelers Basis Admin
4 HANA studio installation on the client PCs for admin/modelers HANA users
5 Initial configuration of HANA server – parameters such max nr of rows etc Basis Admin
6 Create schemas on HANA Server Basis Admin
7 Create and schedule regular backup Basis Admin
8 HANA client software installation on the client PCs for modelers/consumers (for BOBJ/Excel tools) HANA users
9 Install stand-alone SLT Replication Server Basis Admin
10 Install add on in ECC for SLT Basis Admin
11 Create and configure connection SLT to HANA Basis Admin
12 Create and configure connection SLT to ECC Basis Admin
13 Initial configuration of SLT Replication Server Basis Admin
14 Setup roles, users, jobs in SLT Basis Admin
15 Install BOBJ DS 4.0 BOBJ Admin
16 Install BOBJ DS designer on developer’s PC BOBJ Developer
17 Configure repository for development BOBJ Admin
18 Create and configure connection DS to HANA BOBJ Developer
19 Create and configure connection DS to ECC BOBJ Developer
20 Create and configure connection DS to other data sources if necessary BOBJ Developer
21 Replicate metadata to HANA from ECC using DS/HANA Studio HANA Modeler
22 Develop transformations, initial and delta jobs to load data from data sources to HANA BOBJ Developer
23 Modelers to create views, calculated key figures, privileges, tables in HANA studio HANA Modeler
24 Install BOBJ 4.0 BOBJ Admin
25 Create and configure connection to HANA on BOBJ server BOBJ Developer
26 Install BOBJ developer client tools BOBJ Developer
27 Create universes on HANA tables/views BOBJ Developer
28 Create information space and configure key figures aggregations types based on HANA views for Explorer BOBJ Developer
29 Develop reports in BOBJ clients using HANA views as data source BOBJ Developer
30 Configure alerts in DS, SLT to monitor load failures Basis Admin
31 Configure alerts in HANA for memory consumption Basis Admin
32 Create IDs for end-users in BOBJ BOBJ Admin

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      Author's profile photo NAGA SATISH

      Hi Tansu Aksu,

      Good clarification on Hana Instance.