What is BW on HANA

SAP Business Warehouse (BW) - #sapbw powered by HANA Data base helps speed up data analysis by consuming data via data ware house for analytical reporting and data analysis. With HANA, one can achieve real time reporting, data integration, data modelling with large amount of data.

SAP Business Warehouse (BW) being a powerful data analytics tools provides flexible master data and transaction data maintenance. With SAP HANA underneath the BW as a data base one can achieve high performance improvements with HANA- In-memory computing database.


HANA in-memory database is exceptionally faster when compared to any traditional data base like oracle, SQL server. It combines both ETL (Extraction, Transformation and Load) from BW and HANA in-memory computing engine to process huge volumes of data.


Benefits of HANA

  • In-memory processing to deliver faster data retrieval speed.

  • Disk-based storage is still enterprise standard and the price of RAM is steadily declined.

  • Column based storage provides data compression up to 10 times

  • Excellent performance of analytical reports.