Join this free online course to learn about model development in SAP HANA Cloud and how you can leverage expert performance knowledge to increase the quality of your calculation view models.

September 28, 2022 - November 3, 2022
Language: English

Course information

Course Summary

In this course you’ll learn how to develop SAP HANA calculation view models in SAP HANA Cloud. The basic concepts of the SAP HANA Cloud development environment will be covered, as well as the SAP HANA Deployment Infrastructure (HDI). You’ll get an overview of the new calculation view modeling options before diving deeper into performance topics and the various performance techniques required to get the most out of calculation view modeling. The course concludes with an in-depth focus on the background to several optimization techniques and the inner workings of calculation view performance settings, as well as providing troubleshooting tips.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:

  • Work proficiently in the SAP HANA Cloud development environment.
  • Make use of advanced features in calculation view modeling.
  • Efficiently create calculation views in SAP HANA Cloud that show good performance behavior.
  • Leverage several optimization techniques.
  • Analyze performance issues on your own in detail and make the necessary model adjustments.
  • Start successful troubleshooting and get the most out of performance optimization.

Course Characteristics

Course Content

Week 1: Working Environment and Basic Concepts
Week 2: Using External Objects and Modeling Topics
Week 3: Performance Techniques
Week 4: Performance Deep-Dive and Migration
Week 5: Final Exam

Target Audience

  • SAP HANA Cloud developers
  • SAP HANA Cloud database modelers
  • SAP HANA Cloud calculation view modelers
  • SAP HANA performance experts
  • SAP HANA Cloud development architects
  • SAP HANA Cloud data architects

Course Requirements

  • Basic experience with calculation view modeling in any modeling environment
  • Ideally (but not essential) a deeper understanding of calculation view modeling and first experiences with SAP HANA Cloud.
    The first two course weeks can be followed even with minimal experience in calculation view modeling, as you’ll be learning about the new options for development in SAP HANA Cloud.
    Weeks 3 and 4 are targeted at learners with previous experience in calculation view modeling.
    Learners without previous experience can still benefit from the content, but may need to put in more effort and supplement this with background reading.

Development Systems

The sessions include some hands-on experience in the form of demos.
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Further Learning

A First Step Towards SAP HANA Query Optimization:

About Further Content Experts

Christoph Weyerhaeuser

image Christoph Weyerhaeuser

Christoph Weyerhaeuser is a development manager in the SAP HANA Cloud organization. His team is responsible for the core part of the SAP HANA Deployment Infrastructure, the analytical model deployment, and the Calculation Engine.

Maik Ruschek

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Maik Ruschek is area product owner in the SAP HANA Analytics & Multi-Model engineering team, focusing on cross-cluster obligations (roadmap planning, processes, enablement, communication, etc.). He provides project management support to the development teams within this engineering area.

Jonathan Bregler

image Jonathan Bregler

Jonathan Bregler is a development manager in the SAP HANA Cloud organization. His team is responsible for the services part of the SAP HANA Deployment Infrastructure, the SAP HANA developer tooling, and the overall SAP HANA application developer experience.

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Course contents

  • Week 1:

    Working Environment and Basic Concepts
  • Week 2:

    Using External Objects and Modeling Topics
  • Week 3:

    Performance Techniques
  • Week 4:

    Performance Deep-Dive and Migration
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  • Final Exam:

    Good Luck!

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Certificate Requirements

  • Gain a Record of Achievement by earning at least 50% of the maximum number of points from all graded assignments.
  • Gain a Confirmation of Participation by completing at least 50% of the course material.

Find out more in the certificate guidelines.

This course is offered by

Jan Zwickel

Jan Zwickel works in the SAP HANA Solution and Product Management team, where his focus is on questions around analytics. As a product manager, he covers all topics relating to SAP HANA calculation views. Jan has created several blogs on SAP HANA calculation view development. You can find the list of blogs here:

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Volker Saggau

Volker Saggau is a product manager in the SAP HANA Development group. He works on databases and application development. With SAP HANA Cloud, his focus is on SAP HANA Deployment Infrastructure and SAP Business Application Studio application development. Prior to this, Volker worked on Sybase and banking at SAP.

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Elisabeth Badino

Elisabeth Badino is a product specialist within the SAP HANA & Analytics Competence Center as part of the SAP HANA organization. Her focus is on SAP HANA Cloud and related cloud offerings from SAP such as SAP Data Warehouse Cloud.

Qian Li

Qian Li works in development support in the SAP HANA organization.

Her focus is on analyzing complex database and query performance issues. Qian has also held various internal technical sessions on Calculation Engine-related topics.

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Yves Augustin

Yves Augustin is a product expert within the SAP HANA & Analytics Competence Center as part of the SAP HANA organization. His focus is on performance and modeling topics.
Yves is a frequent speaker at SAP TechEd for SAP HANA modeling and end-to-end performance analysis. He is currently working on providing best practices for modeling in the SAP HANA Cloud environment.

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Mohamed Ali Chriki

Mohamed Ali Chriki is a senior developer in the SAP HANA organization.

Mohamed’s focus is on the Calculation Engine of the SAP HANA database, and he is responsible for improving the quality as well as developing new features.

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