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SAP HANA Administration Guide


The SAP HANA Administration Guide describes the main tasks and concepts necessary for the ongoing operation of SAP HANA.

Attention: the attached file is for the outdated SAP HANA SPS 8.

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The following areas are covered:

  • SAP HANA studio as an SAP HANA administration tool
  • Starting and stopping SAP HANA systems
  • System configuration
  • License management
  • User provisioning
  • Monitoring (for example, performance, memory usage, disk usage, alert situations)
  • Backup and recovery
  • Distributed system management
  • High availability
  • Remote data access using SAP HANA smart data access
  • Other administrative tasks, for example, managing tables, managing persistence encryption, auditing database activity, and so on.
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