SAP HANA, before knowing it we should know what is the SAP.The SAP is an abbreviation for System Analysis and Program Development. The SAP is also commonly known as ERP which means that Enterprise Resource Planning
SAP was introduced by 5 IBM engineers in the AI department of IBM in the year June 1975 Viz. Klaus Tschira, Claus Wellenreuther, Hasso Plattner, Dietmar Hopp, and Mannheim.
SAP or commonly known as ERP i.e. Enterprise Resource Planning was introduced with an intention to reduce the magnitude of work by a human being and to give error free reports.
An ERP Era – Brief Summary:-
The SAP/98 was launched in 1973 which was a commercial product and used to give multiple results from one common system. This has given good results for the centralized data storage or database. This was lead to the formation of SAP GmbH.
As the advantages of SAP is growing, The SAP has introduced another version or let us say upgraded the SAP/98 to SAP R/2 in the year 1979.
This is another revolution in the ERP domain. The introduction of SAP R/2 has given a lot of benefits and made inroads to the expansion of other areas such as planning, production and material management.
By the mid of 90’s the technology and communication was increased to new levels. In the year 1995, the SAP introduces SAP R/3, which has given a lot of benefits to the world.
As the technology goes on increasing day by day the SAP or ERP has become easy in implementation.
Many of the companies able to get online information by connecting their office using leased lines, MPLS VPN etc.
This has made the system error-free and companies are able to generate data reports which are useful to their customers and investors.
As the internet technology (like Wireless, Leased Lines, IoT, and Cloud) is growing in an exponential way, SAP also started updated their platforms.
The Changes in Y2K:-
As I said the changes made thoroughly as the technology changing.
In the year 2004 – The SAP R3 was replaced by the introduction of ECC 5.0, means SAP ERP Central Component.
In the year 2006 – The ECC has further developed to SAP ERP 6.0
In the year 2016 – SAP ERP 6.0 has updated to SAP Enhancement package 8
As we have witnessed the growth in the Telecom, the SAP Company has introduced another updated version called SAP S/4 HANA in 2015 which was a feather in the cap to the SAP Company.SAP HANA offers hybrid solutions and cloud-based solutions to customers.
SAP HANA – Is This Giving The Good Results To The Industry?
What is SAP HANA?In an ordinary jargon, SAP HANA is an application which uses an in-memory database which allows the Company in processing huge amounts of data in real time in the very short span. SAP HANA is a high-end performance analytic appliance.
SAP HANA made another revolution in its platform, In the year 2016 SAP HANA express edition was introduced which can run on a personal computer or on the cloud.
Is there any difference in SAP and SAP HANA?
Virtually there is no difference between SAP and SAP HANA. SAP HANA is an improvised technology, to make the life easier for Companies.