Custom development in HANA - Customers and Partners
Can we program our own custom applications based on the SAP HANA data base?
Yes, absolutely customers and partners can develop custom applications using the Standard interfaces JDBC, ODBC, ODBO, or SQLDBC for production applications. SAP does provide production support for all those SQL/MDX statements that are part of the official HANA release documentation.
Please see this blog by Thomas Jung for more details on SAP HANA SP6 developer features:
A good example of a customer developed, live production application using ODBC (.NET) is the NBA statistics site:
Certified Partner solutions can be found on the SAP HANA Store website
SAP encourages entrepreneurs to participate in the HANA start-up program to develop new SAP-HANA based applications.
The example I personally like a lot is this one from the health care area, where 2 students developed an idea for a personal mobile HANA application: