How to perform HANA Storage Snapshot backup

What is a storage snapshot? A storage snapshot captures the state of a system at a particular point in time.  It is easy to revert the system to a snapshot.  A snapshot, however, does not protect against media failure. A storage snapshot is stored in the same place as the data.   So when a media … Continue reading How to perform HANA Storage Snapshot backup

ABAP Eclipse Editor: Mandatory or Optional?

ABAP Eclipse Editor: Mandatory or Optional? Is it true that I must use the new ABAP Eclipse Editor to develop my ABAP programs in an HANA environment? The answer is no. SE80 SAPGUI ABAP Development workbench if fully supported in all ABAP based HANA System, like SAP on HANA, BW on HANA, S/4 HANA, etc. … Continue reading ABAP Eclipse Editor: Mandatory or Optional?

Guide to ABAP developers to read data from HANA In-memory database

This blog summarizes various option to use ABAP on HANA, Traditional ABAP developers would learn ways to enhance their current program to enjoy the in-memory features of the HANA appliance.   Traditional Open SQL is decent but it has many limitations, so the true potential of HANA could not be utilized.  Starting from ABAP 7.4 … Continue reading Guide to ABAP developers to read data from HANA In-memory database