Modeling Features - SAP HANA
Modeling in SAP HANA implies building specialized views and calculations on top of In-Memory tables. These views are classified as Attribute Views (Master data), Analytical Views (Cube-like aggregations) and Calculation Views (custom calculation flows) and are consumed by reporting clients or applications. At run-time these views make implicit use of optimized SAP HANA In-Memory calculation engines and thus enable for best performance.
This document provides and overview of the modeling features available within SAP HANA.