SAP HANA 2 The Next Generation Platform

What is SAP HANA 2.0?

SAP HANA 2
The next-generation of SAP’s in-memory platform, SAP HANA 2.0, simplifies database and data management – and makes it easier for application developers to deliver smart, insight-driven apps. The platform’s new capabilities are optimized for innovation and can help your business compete more effectively in the digital economy. And because SAP HANA 2.0 is a continuation of the existing platform, you’ll have access to a stable, highly available, and secure data environment for your applications.

Planned release date

The plan is to release SAP HANA 2 to customers on November 30, 2016.

It comes with enhanced analytical processing engines for text, spatial, graph, and streaming data, improved application server capabilities and development tools.

Some Key Features

Leverage state-of-the-art database and data management technology, analytical intelligence capabilities and intuitive application development tools on a single, unified in-memory platform – freeing valuable resources and human capital for new and innovative application development to meet your business’s strategic objectives.

Database Management

SAP HANA 2 helps IT organizations ensure business continuity with enhanced high-availability, security, workload management and administration enhancements. For example, the new active / active-read enabled option enables IT organizations to leverage secondary systems – previously used only for system replication – to offload read-intensive workloads for improved operations.

Data Management

SAP HANA 2 helps businesses leverage all data regardless of where it resides with enhancements to enterprise modeling, data integration, data quality and tiered storage. For example, the new SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer, Edition for SAP HANA is a Web-based solution, enabling IT organizations to manage complex information architectures and visualize the potential impact of new technologies before they are implemented.

Analytical Intelligence

SAP HANA 2 helps developers embed rich insight into applications with enhanced analytical processing engines for text, spatial, graph, and streaming data. For example, new algorithms for classification, association, time series, and regression have been added to the predictive analytics library, enabling data scientists to discover new patterns and incorporate machine learning in custom applications.

Application Development

SAP HANA 2 helps developers build and deploy next-generation applications with enhanced capabilities for the application server, development tools and languages. For example, Bring your own Language support provides a choice of additional third party build packs and runtimes that can be used within the SAP HANA extended application services, advanced model.


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