The purpose of this article is to provide adequate instruction to implement any complex SAP HANA data model. Users will learn various building blocks that are required to implement any SAP HANA data model.
SAP HANA data model is not just creating an attribute view, analytical view and calculation view, and also it is not a technical implementation, it is an “Art”. SAP HANA data model is the foundation for any SAP HANA enabled business transformation initiatives.
SAP HANA data model and data architecture should be driven from business process and the model should fully leverage SAP HANA’s in memory computing power and also the build in out of the box SAP HANA functionality such as stored procedures, functions, database triggers, hierarchies, calculated measures, restricted measures, calculated attributes, dynamic currency conversions, input parameters, and much more. Consider all of these key capabilities of SAP HANA while transforming business problems into a SAP HANA enabled solutions.
In this document we are explaining the objective of each data model building block, and also its implementation steps. Users should be able to follow this guide and implement any SAP HANA data model.
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1.1. SAP HANA Data Model Key Building Blocks
Calculation view through scripts
Dynamic currency conversion