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Third-Party MDX-based BI Client Tools for SAP HANA Certification (HANA-BI-MDX)


Third-party BI vendors can now take advantage of the power of the SAP HANA Platform to integrate their front end solution when connecting to SAP HANA through ODBO with MDX-based to deliver advance reporting, analysis, and planning in a real time platform.

SAP also offers third party vendors BI tools who are interested in certifying their BI client tools connecting to SAP HANA ODBC/JDBC driver with SQL. Please visit the SAP HANA-BI-SQLThird-Party BI Client Tools Connected to SAP HANA ODBC via SQL Certification (HANA- BI- SQL) certification web page for more information.

SAP offers certification for third-party BI tools connecting to HANA, details are described below. ISVs and partners who have non-SAP BI tools should contact the SAP Integration and Certification (SAP ICC)  to sign up.

Getting Started

The SAP Integration and Certification Center highly recommends that ISVs and partners, who are interested in developing apps on HANA start by visiting the SAP HANA Developer CenterSAP HANA Developer Center for tutorials and system access.

For generic information about certifying integrations with SAP solutions, begin with our page Getting Started with Integration and Certification (FAQ) that explains the SAP ICC services and describes the process how to obtain them. This page helps you select the correct integration scenario and contains technical information, streaming media presentations, step-by-step guides, and much more.

Technical Documentation

SAP HANA SPS 06 (validity for the certificate is 1 year)

HANA-BI-MDX is introduced as a certifiable scenario in this release.

  • MDX is an open standard. However SAP has developed extensions to MDX that are designed to enable faster and more efficient access to multidimensional data. Third party BI tools must demonstrate supporting MDX functions as well as MDX extensions.

The HANA-BI-MDX test plan including the certification test data model and the installation guide will be provided when partners/ISVs sing-up for the HANA-BI-MDC certification program.


No changes except the validity of the certificate is extended to 3 years.

Please contact SAP ICC to sign-up for a SAP HANA-BI-MDX certification.

Test System Recommendation from ICC

  • SAP HANA One Platform on Amazon Web Services:  You can access SAP HANA One in-memory platform in the cloud – hosted by Amazon Web Services – for a faster, more affordable way to build and deploy your HANA-based application.

  • ICC consultant provides the certification test data model along with the installation instructions to deploy on your HANA environment for the certification test.

Price List

10,000 Euros per certification (Euro currency is applicable to all countries).

Benefits of Certification

Customers using SAP-certified solutions in their SAP environment, as well as the partners offering these, experience great benefits which may include shorter implementation times, technical enablement, and marketing assets.

After successful certification testing the ISV solution can be advertised with the following logo:

Important Links:

Start with free instructional tutorial videos at SAP HANA Academy

This is the central community homepage for SAP HANA Developer Center on SCN.

SAP Training and Help:

Please refer to SAP Education. (Service Marketplace login required, contact your partner manager for user ID)

ICC Webinar: You are invited to join our introductory webinars - hosted by the SAP Integration and Certification Center in regular intervals. For a schedule and recordings go to the page "SAP INTEGRATION AND CERTIFICATION WEBINAR SERIES".

Apply for ICC Services right away - please fill in the SAP ICC online application form.

SAP Application Development partner directory: The certified solution is listed in our SAP Application Development partner directory.