This chapter gets you started with the modeling approach. We start with a discussion about row and column storage and their usage. Then, we move on to the architecture of the SAP HANA engine and understand how different views are processed. We will also discuss the different schemas available in SAP HANA. This chapter will introduce you to modeling principle and guidelines. We will perform a comparative study of different modeling artifacts in SAP HANA. We will close the chapter with a learning of the SAP HANA Studio and how to create packages and delivery units.
After completing this chapter, you should be able to: