SAP Business Warehouse

Powered by SAP HANA

Widely Adopted. Constantly Evolving. SAP Business Warehouse powered by SAP HANA is a mature technology that unlocks the power of data to bring fast, broad and meaningful insight to the enterprise.


Supercharge your data warehouse with SAP HANA

• Rich content including reports and existing data models

• Full lifecycle management

• Sophisticated security, authorization and identity handling

• Sophisticated integrated planning capabilities

• Comprehensive reporting tool for fragmented ERP landscape

Improve Performance Without Disruption

• HANA acts as the In-Memory database used as primary persistence for BW

• BW cubes and DSOs are loaded and activated in HANA to dramatically improve performance

• BW continues to manage the analytic metadata and the data provisioning processes

• Database migration only, the BW application remains intact

• No need to create and maintain aggregates, indexes or complex data modeling

Improve Performance Without Disruption

Supercharge your SAP BW data warehouse with SAP HANA for greater insight into critical information, superior system performance and a more streamlined IT landscape.

The Primary Database for BW

SAP HANA acts as the in-memory database used as primary persistence for BW and continues to manage the analytic metadata and the data provisioning processes.

High-Performance Analytics

SAP operational data in a traditional database is replicated into memory for high-performance operational analytics across the enterprise.


Companies that manage large volumes of data with high integrity turn to the SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) application. Now SAP delivers the next stage of its data warehouse vision with SAP BW powered by SAP HANA.


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Retail Out-of-Stock Demo

See the full power of BW Powered by HANA by viewing a retail out-of-stock analysis demo. Combined with HANA as the in-memory database, BW empowers real-time analysis to deliver high business value.

Help Portal

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