Restricted Column

Restricted column in SAP HANA Welcome to the next tutorial in this series where we learn how to work with the concept of Restricted columns in SAP HANA. Just as the name suggests, a restricted column is a user created column that is restricted in it’s output by a condition that we specify. For example, if […]

Calculated Column

Calculated column in SAP HANA If you have made it this far into the tutorial, I commend your will to continue striving to be the best in SAP HANA. This website will continue to focus on teaching you everything that you need to know to be an excellent SAP HANA consultant. Moving on, this tutorial […]

Graphical Calculation View: Part 2

Graphical Calculation View Nodes – JOIN  Continuing the build of our first graphical calculation view, we repeat the same process for VBAP to be added to Projection 2. Also, some of the fields we need from this table are also selected. At this point, these are two individual tables floating in space with no interaction […]

SAP HANA filters in Graphical View: Part 3

Filters:Type 3- SAP HANA Input Parameters Input parameters are the magical underappreciated providers of flexibility in SAP HANA. They are somewhat similar to variables but are available at every node in the view. Input parameters are of great importance and have multiple applications but here we learn how to use it as a dynamic filter at […]

SAP HANA filters in Graphical View: Part 2

Filters:Type 2- SAP HANA Variables Welcome to the second part of the graphical view filters tutorial. In this one, we try to understand how SAP HANA Variables can help us create dynamic filters to allow more flexibility in development. If a dynamic filter needs to be applied after all results have been calculated (top-level filter) , […]

SAP HANA filters in Graphical View: Part 1

Filters:Type 1- SAP HANA Constant Filters SAP standard tables may contain millions of data records and it becomes critical to the report performance that we only pull the data we need from the tables we look at. Without filters in SAP HANA, pulling up excess data can lead to slow reports, put strain on the […]

SQL script complete tutorial – Part 9

SAP HANA SQL script concepts- SQL JOIN, UNION, UNION ALL Welcome to the final installment of this SAP HANA SQL Scripts core concepts section where we learn how to pick up related data from different tables using SQL JOIN. We also learn the concept of combining data sets using the SQL UNION whilst understanding the difference between […]

SQL script complete tutorial – Part 8

Core SAP HANA SQL script concepts- SQL CASE & Nested SELECT Welcome to the eighth installment of this SAP HANA SQL Scripts core concepts section where we learn how to pick up different data for the same field when provided with unique conditions with SQL CASE statement. We will also then understand the concept of having a SELECT […]

SQL script complete tutorial – Part 7

Core SAP HANA SQL script concepts- SQL UPDATE,DELETE,DROP Welcome to the seventh installment of this SAP HANA SQL Scripts core concepts section where we learn how to manipulate data using SQL UPDATE, delete certain data using SQL DELETE and obliterate the table from existence using SQL DROP statement. Till now, we have learnt the INSERT which […]

SQL script complete tutorial – Part 6

Core SAP HANA SQL script concepts- SQL NULL and NOT Welcome to the sixth installment of this SAP HANA SQL Scripts core concepts section where we try to understand the concept of nothing – SQL NULL and also later dwell into negating WHERE conditions with the NOT operator. Welcome to nothingness – SQL NULL NULL is nothing. NULL […]