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SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 07 Now Available – The Latest and Greatest on Empowering Everyone with Data

We are pleased to announce that SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 07 is now generally available. This latest SAP HANA release represents numerous advancements in delivering lower total-cost-of ownership, increased scalability as well as enhanced reliability and user experiences. Today, SAP HANA provides the database foundation for over 69,000 customers supporting some of the world’s most mission-critical applications and workloads. SAP HANA stability, reliability, sustainability, ease of use, and cost are important to our customers, partners, and internal application stakeholders. SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 07 addresses these key priorities and represents our continued commitment to safeguard our customers’ previous investments as well as continuing to provide innovations to this market-leading translytical and multi-model database platform.

Broad Range of Innovative Features and Benefits

SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 07 adds a variety of new and important capabilities. It simplifies and democratizes the in-memory computing environment, enabling even more people in your company to get fast answers and gain valuable insights. Numerous other features contribute to a lower total-cost-of-ownership, improved scalability and data reliability, enhanced user experience, and much more.

Here are just some of the many significant new features, capabilities, and enhancements you’ll find in SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 07:

  • Backup & Recovery with retention periods, that allows you to keep specific data backups for a longer period, such as the data needed for financial year-end closing.
  • NSE (Native Storage Extension) Enhancements for Monitoring, Advisor and Partitioning extensions, which provides more details on advisor evaluated objects and offers adjustments for the buffer cache size.
  • New supportability tooling based on VS Code providing detailed on-/offline SQL and dump analysis.
  • New Auditing, Authentication and Authorization capabilities, like support for automated user creation via SAML or JWT in conjunction with LDAP and audit log for NSE.
  • Enhanced Machine Learning capabilities in multiple areas like classification, time series, forecasting, and regression to support the development of next-generation intelligent applications.
  • Updated SDA/SDI Adapter Certifications and new Data Provisioning capabilities, allowing for improved and seamless data federation and replication capabilities.
  • Modeling enhancements for time-table handling, snapshot support and user handling, which provides more data modeling flexibility and simplification.
  • Updated XSA Runtimes for TomCat, Node.js, and SAPMachine providing for continued deployment flexibility.

Future Release & Maintenance Strategy

Many customers have asked for a clear and predictable SAP HANA Release and Maintenance Strategy. Therefore, starting with SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 08, which is currently planned for Q4/2024, we are targeting to deliver new SAP HANA 2.0 versions every 2 years and always in Q4 of the calendar year. In addition, each SAP HANA 2.0 version will provide a 4-year maintenance period. This means that customers will always have a 2-year overlap between two consecutive versions, offering sufficient time to plan and upgrade to the most recent version.

Want to learn more about the new SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 07 release? If so, please register for the upcoming “What’s New in SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 07 Overview Session” delivered by our SAP HANA Product Management team.

And check out the detailed What’s New Sessions for the various enhancements that are scheduled via YouTube Live.

If you have any questions, please make sure to visit the SAP Community Q&A for SAP HANA or submit your question directly.

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      Author's profile photo Fabian Krüger
      Fabian Krüger

      Any plans when SPS 07 will be available as HANA Express Edition? The current version SAP HANA Express (Rev. 61) is from May 2022 (11 months now!). Quite frustrating, especially as a customer with paid subscription.

      Author's profile photo Mike Paola
      Mike Paola

      Hi Fabian - a version of HANA Express based on SPS07 is in the current plans.  It would come after the release of SAP HANA SPS07 Rev 71.

      Regards, Mike Paola

      Author's profile photo Werner Dähn
      Werner Dähn

      Hi Stefan Baeuerle long time no see!

      Just one minor correction in

      ...SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 08, which is currently planned for Q4/2024

      I assume you meant 2023, end of the current year for the next SP?

      Author's profile photo Joerg Latza
      Joerg Latza

      Hi Werner,

      timing is correct, SPS08 is indeed planed for Q4/2024

      KR, Joerg