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SAP (HANA) Cheat Sheet

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SAP

Systeme, Anwendungen und Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung – the name says it all.

For corporate history, see SAP History. For the Corporate Fact Sheet, visit SAP Company Information.

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Business Technology Platform

The Business Technology Platform (BTP) is a portfolio of integrated solutions

  • Database and Data management
  • Application Development
  • Integration
  • Analytics
  • Intelligent technologies

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Intelligent Enterprise

The Intelligent Enterprise was originally presented as a framework with intelligent technologies bringing together Digital Platform and Intelligent Suite (2018).

The Digital Platform, comprised of Data Management solutions and the Cloud Platform has since evolved into the Business Technology Platform with Intelligent Technologies as one of the four pillars.

SAP Leonardo (2017-2019)

SAP Leonardo was presented as a portfolio (Digital Information System) with software and services for Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, blockchain, analytics, and Big Data technologies. Conceptually, these technologies are now part of the Business Technology Platform.

SAP Leonardo Machine Learning Foundation is now part of SAP Data Intelligence.

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SAP HANA

SAP HANA is an in-memory database. The official product name is SAP HANA, platform edition.

Standard edition, enterprise edition, runtime edition, and express edition are license editions (same software), see Feature Scope Description for SAP HANA.

Product information

Release information

  • First released November 2010 as appliance; in 2012 for on-premise installations (TDI)
  • As SAP HANA One available on public cloud (2012)
  • As cloud edition available as
  • Product Availability Matrix: SAP HANA 2.0 – Latest version SPS 04 (April 2019)

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SAP HANA, express edition

SAP HANA, express edition is a streamlined version of SAP HANA that can run on laptops and other resource-constrained hosts.

Release information

  • First released in 2016. Updates released with the platform edition.

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SAP HANA One (2012-2018)

SAP HANA One is SAP HANA hosted on public cloud (VM-based).

Release information

  • First released in 2012. No longer available.
  • SAP HANA, express edition provides a similar offer.
  • AWS Marketplace: SAP HANA One

SAP HANA Service (2018-2020)

SAP HANA Service is a VM-based managed database service (DBaaS).

Official product name is SAP Cloud Platform, SAP HANA Service.

Product information

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SAP HANA Database Management Suite (2018-2019)

The SAP HANA Database Management Suite was a portfolio of data management products including SAP HANA, SAP Data Hub, SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer, and Big Data Services.

Similar capabilities are now offered by SAP Data Intelligence.

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SAP HANA Cloud

SAP HANA Cloud is a container-based managed database service (DBaaS).

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SAP HANA Cloud Services

SAP HANA Cloud Services is a product portfolio containing

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SAP Analytics Cloud

SAP Analytics Cloud is a managed service for analytics (SaaS).

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SAP Analytics Hub

SAP Analytics Hub is a catalog that allows users to browse any analytical assets made available through the enterprise (on premise, cloud, or within a non-SAP analytics tool).

Product information

Release information

  • First released in 2017, licensed separately from SAP Analytics Cloud

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SAP Data Warehouse Cloud

SAP Data Warehouse Cloud is a managed data warehouse service (SaaS) that extends the SAP HANA Data Warehouse and SAP BW/4HANA on-premise solutions.

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SAP Data Intelligence (SAP Data Hub)

SAP Data Intelligence is a container-based data management solution. It is available for on-premise installation and as service (SaaS).

The product started as Data Hub. As cloud offering it was branded as Data Intelligence. In version 3.0, product and service continued as Data Intelligence.

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SAP Business Application Studio

SAP Business Application Studio is a browser-based integrated development environment (IDE) provided as SAP Cloud Platform Cloud Foundry service.

Product information

Release information

  • First released October 2019 (beta); GA February 2020.
  • Replaces SAP Web IDE

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SAP Web IDE

SAP Web IDE is a browser-based IDE provided as SAP Cloud Platform Neo service for full-stack SAP application development. The edition for SAP HANA is restricted and focussed on the development of SAP HANA-based applications.

Product information

Release information

  • First released in 2014 as SAP River Rapid Development Environment (RDE), renamed to SAP Web IDE later that year.
  • Successor: SAP Business Application Studio

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SAP Cloud Platform

SAP Cloud Platform (SCP) is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS). The platform services are hosted from three environments: Neo, Cloud Foundry, and ABAP.

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Neo Environment

The Neo environment provides comprehensive application development services and capabilities, which lets you build, extend, and integrate business applications in the cloud.

Release information

  • Although evolved over time, the Neo environment corresponds to the initial SAP NetWeaver Cloud and later SAP HANA Cloud Platform. This environment targets HTML5, Java, and SAP HANA XS applications.

Cloud Foundry Environment

The Cloud Foundry environment is based on the open-source application platform managed by the Cloud Foundry Foundation.

Release information

  • The Cloud Foundry environment was added to the SAP Cloud Platform in 2017 (production). It hosts the trial environment and the ABAP environment.

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ABAP Environment

The ABAP environment allows you to create extensions for ABAP-based products, such as SAP S/4HANA Cloud, and develop new cloud applications. You can transform existing ABAP-based custom code or extensions to the cloud.

The ABAP environment is based on the latest ABAP platform cloud release that is also used for SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Release information

  • The ABAP environment was added to the SAP Cloud Platform in 2019 (production).

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ABAP Platform

The ABAP platform is the integration and development platform for ABAP-based SAP solutions exclusive to SAP HANA. Unlike SAP NetWeaver, it not available as separate product.

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SAP S/4HANA (Cloud) | ERP

SAP S/4HANA (SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA) is an enterprise management solution. Successor of SAP R/3, ERP, ECC, specific to SAP HANA.

Product information

Release information

  • First released 2015.
  • Product Availability Matrix: SAP S/4HANA 1909 – RTC 2019
  • Predecessors: SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA, SAP ERP 6.0, SAP ECC 5.0, SAP R/3

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SAP C/4HANA | CRM

SAP C/4HANA is the customer experience (CX) suite that includes five cloud solutions, SAP Marketing Cloud, SAP Commerce Cloud, SAP Customer Data Cloud, SAP Sales Cloud, and SAP Service Cloud. These five solutions are enhanced by customer feedback from Qualtrics and integration, analytics and extensibility with C/4HANA Foundation,

Product information

Release information

  • Commerce, Marketing, and Service Cloud evolved from Hybris solutions.
  • Sales Cloud evolved from Callidus Cloud, Hybris solutions, and SAP Revenue Cloud
  • Customer Data Cloud evolved from Gigya solutions

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SAP BW/4HANA

SAP BW/4HANA is a business warehouse (BW) solution specific to SAP HANA.

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SAP NetWeaver

SAP NetWeaver Application Server (AS) is the integration and development platform for SAP applications.

SAP Business Suite applications, SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (BW), Portal, and Process Integration and Orchestration (PI/PO) are components of the SAP NetWeaver platform.

BASIS is the original kernel of SAP R/3. WebAS web-enabled the platform. NetWeaver added Portal,  business intelligence and warehouse, process integration, development tools, etc.

Product information

Release information

  • Product Availability Matrix: SAP NetWeaver 7.5 – RTC 2015
  • Previous version(s): NetWeaver 7.4, 7.0, 2004, WebAS.
  • First released 2004 (originally developed by TopTier, acquired by SAP in 2001)
  • Related: ABAP Platform

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SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud

SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) is a private cloud service for hosting SAP (HANA) applications: Infrastructure + Managed Services + Subscriptions or BYOL (Bring-Your-Own-License).

Product information

Release information

  • First released 2013.

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