SAP Hana is the new database technology from SAP in which data is working in server memory for maximum speed. To do this, SAP have designed a new architecture in the database while servers are used with lots of RAM and fast SSDs.

SAP Hana is being implemented in many facilities, but most is extremely useful when large amounts of data that need to be processed instantly, for example, in calculations that need information from multiple locations, combined processes to display real-time information are used, 3D visualizations, etc.

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