This video delves into the differences between SAP HANA 1.0 and SAP HANA 2.0. The presenter discusses the architectural differences, performance, cost implications, and other relevant topics related to these two versions of SAP HANA.
Key topics covered in the video session:
- SAP HANA Versions: Discussion on the two versions of SAP HANA: 1.0 and 2.0. The presenter emphasizes that most new installations are opting for HANA 2.0.
- Single Container vs. Multiple Containers: In HANA 1.0, all components are housed in a single container called the system DB. In contrast, HANA 2.0 divides components between the system DB and tenant DBs.
- Component Distribution: The presenter explains how various components like the index server, name server, preprocessor, and access engine are distributed in both versions.
- Performance Considerations: A comparison is made between the performance of HANA 1.0 and 2.0, considering factors like RAM allocation and data compression.
- Cost Implications: The cost-effectiveness of both versions is discussed, with HANA 2.0 being highlighted as more costly due to its advanced features.
- Server and Networking: The importance of understanding server locations and networking for a BASIS consultant is emphasized. The presenter discusses how SAP systems are accessed from different locations and the significance of VPNs in this process.
- Database Connections: The process of connecting to the SAP HANA database is explained, including the use of IP addresses and instance numbers.