As a streamlined version of the SAP HANA platform, SAP HANA, express edition provides most of SAP HANA's core features, including streaming analytics, Fiori (UI development framework), and enhanced data consolidation. It is free of charge for in-memory databases that are up to 32 GB of RAM. With SAP HANA, express edition, you can develop and deploy applications, build and demonstrate prototypes, or deploy prototypes as a production system.
- Minute-level resource provisioning without manual installation
- Rapid application development and deployment
- HANA databases with up to 32 GB of memory for free
- Packaged learning tutorials, cases, and sample code
Supported System Types
Development, test, and production systems
Scenarios requiring HANA only or supporting all third-party applications
Data marts, data analysis, and big data
4 vCPUs and 32 GB of memory
Free SAP HANA development software licenses provided by SAP
SAP HANA, express edition, server-only; SAP HANA, express edition with XS Advanced applications
SAP HANA, express edition, server-only can connect to SAP HANA through the HANA SQL client and provides the following functions: HANA database, HANA analysis and prediction (PAL), External Machine Learning (EML), and advanced analysis.
SAP HANA, express edition with XS Advanced applications provides all of the functions of SAP HANA, express edition, server-only in addition to an SAP Web IDE development environment, cockpit management tools, SHINE interactive instruction, and Smart Data Streaming (streaming analytics). It also supports Open Data Protocol (OData), Node.js, and Java.