For many years, organizations have successfully been using SAP Business Warehouse in their organization to analyse the business data for the companies. But these days SAP BW is not able to meet the entire requirements as flexibility, real time capability and handling of mass data. The problem arises due to conventional usage of database that impacts the high performance reporting on the basis of up to date ERP data. To overcome this problem we have SAP BW on SAP HANA platform.
SAP HANA, is an in-memory database that provides technical prerequisites that are essential to meet high performance. SAP BW along with SAP HANA has implemented the core functionality of SAP BW with the benefits of SAP HANA’s high speed for processing. Many other products like SAP ERP utilize the benefits offered by SAP HANA. The database for SAP HANA offers fundamental functions for structural modelling. With the help of these functions data can be directly analysed in tools for reporting like SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio. For operational reporting we can special product like SAP HANA Live that has been tailored for SAP ERP by SAP HANA.
SAP HANA has extensive functions of SAP BW system. It uses operational reporting. SAP BW helps in consolidating data that is available from various sources and also harmonizes the data that is available for the company for reporting and analysis. New SAP BW structures have utilized combined scenarios in a well-integrated manner. We can also see that SAP is currently investing a lot in suitable deployment scenarios for SAP HANA with customer requirements are met effectively. SAP HANA is also gaining high popularity due to its integrated functions and effective functions for a company. In future it would be widely used for data analysis.