Thursday, October 13, 2016

SAP HANA, express edition

At SAP TechEd Las Vegas, SAP announced that there will be a free version of his SAP HANA application stack called SAP HANA, express edition.

The full fledged HANA stack is free of charge and also allowed for productive use.

The current version based on SPS12 also features node.js development as server side development language called SAP HANA XS Advanced (XSA) driven by the Google V8 JavaScript engine.

SAP HANA, erpress edition

So if you wanna give it a try, you can register and download a binary installer or a virtual machine image.

System requirements / features

SAP HANA, express edition comes as a binary installer or as a pre-configured virtual machine image (ova file). If your host runs on an SAP HANA, express edition supported operating system, you can choose either the binary installer or the ova file. Otherwise, you must use the ova file.

Operating systems supported by SAP HANA, express edition include:

  • SuSE Linux Enterprise for SAP Applications, 11.4, 12.0, 12.1
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2

HANA, express edition databases are limited to 32 GB of RAM

If you have not worked with HANA before, the side also offers a lot of developer related information.