I am ABAP programmer and heard a lot about SAP Hana. SAP HANA is every where.
I searched many forums/blogs but could not a straight answer to this question.
Some where it starts with SAP BI on HANA..etc etc..
Please help me with this question :--
1. What are the skills I need to pick up if I want to start working on HANA.
2. Will my ABAP Skills help me in HANA.
I do search the forums....
Hi Jeevan ,
As such there is no pre requisite to learn SAP HANA but fair understanding of how database works this will enough.
As per your experience you fit under SAP HANA Application.
from sap you need to take HA100 ( Introduction) then HA300 ,
After that HA400 (
With below HANA Resources you start reading.
Just read my blog once:
We need to first start with In-memory database concepts.
SAP is offering 6 weeks free HANA training which is started on 27th May 2013. You will find all videos tutorials on opensap.com. Before starting with actual HANA course (Introduction to Software Development on SAP HANA) it’s good to first go through Warm-Up (Warm-Up: In-Memory Data Management) sessions.
Here are the links:
SAP is providing 30 days of free access to SAP HANA developer edition environment hosted on CloudShare. This HANA environment is very useful for learning.
Here is the link for registration:
Hope this helps!
I have been going through the open course in In-Memory Data Management.But I am an dilemma that how and where can i do certification for HANA in India.I am learning about SAP HANA in the open course and what all should i learn and what should i do further to go in for certification.Suggest me with your replies.
Thanks in Advance,
If you would like to write the certification in India, you need to contact the nearst pearson vue.
Just follow the below link,
if you would like to clear the certification then you need to go through HA100 & HA300 materials. Along with that you need to have the practical knowledge ( Use Hana Sandbox on cloud ) and visit regularly SCN to see the questions and answers posted on HANA.
Best of Luck !
You have 10 years of exp in Unix and if you also know Database Concepts and SQL then you can opt for SAP HANA Technology Consultant area - it generally deals with -
System Architecture Design
System Architecture Implementation
Backup & Recovery
Security and Authorization
If you are willing to switch to HANA then you will have to learn lots of things regarding SAP esp for Data Provisioning as it deals with transfer of data from SAP or Non-SAP system to HANA system
You can learn more about Technology Consultant area in the below links
Hi Shyam ,
If you have good exposure with any Database or Data warehouse Administration you start HANA Admin & even you see the HANA surrouding systems as welll like Sybase,Sybase Unwirred Platform(SUP) for mobilty.
For you need to start with HA100 - HANA Introduction.
then HA200 , ( see below URLs for more details)
URLs for Certification in HANA & Sybase Administration.
HANA certification ( Technology)
Kindly let me know if you have any questions...
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OpenSAP course is focusing mainly on development perspective of SAP HANA and that too mainly on XS.
For getting HANA certified you will have to learn a lot of other things too that are not included in the course like Data Provisioning, Reporting, User Administration and Modeling in detail.
You can easily find content on these topics in SCN or visit SAP HANA Academy for video tutorials
Do study HA100 and HA300 carefully and solve all the exercises given in both these books
You can appear for certification in SAP Teched or follow steps as suggested by Prashanth above
You can drop an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for certification information. They will provide you all necessary information such as fees, exam/course details, certification dates and exam centers.
Here are useful links for SAP HANA Certification:
Hope this helps!
ABAP programmers like you are very much interested to land in SAP HANA and get confused like where they fit and how to start.
Kumar Mayuresh wrote a document on this and i suggest you to read this thread. After reading this, still you have questions then you can post it.
Here is the thread.
Correct forum for you is this one.
Any questions related to HANA modeling then this is the right space.
Want to have online training then give email to bwbohana at gmail
Wish you all the best for your HANA career
In general you should be familiar with relational data base ( incl. SQL and procedures, etc..) concepts and multi-dimensional models.
If you not familiar with any of the above, Google is a good place to start and you can find ton of learning material to get started after which you can start the OpenSAP course. Belive me the OpenSAP course is really good and give you hands-on experience if you have access to an instance. The course content is very well organized with videos, guidance....
Hope this helps. Good luck!