- SAP HANA
- Features of SAP HANA
- Advantages and Disadvantages of SAP HANA
- SAP HANA Architecture
- SAP HANA Use Cases
- SAP Hana Installation
- SAP Hana Studio
- SAP HANA Studio Administration Console
- How to Use SAP HANA System Monitor
- How to Use SAP HANA on Azure
- SAP HANA Modeling – Attributes, Measures, Privileges, Modeling Objects
- Data Warehousing in SAP HANA – Components, Methods, Working & Benefits
- SAP HANA Attribute View – Create Attribute View in 9 Easy Steps
- SAP HANA Analytic View
- SAP HANA Calculation View
- Tables in SAP HANA
- SAP HANA Packages
- Schema in SAP HANA
- How to Create Analytic Privileges in SAP HANA
- SAP HANA Information Composer
- Import and Export in SAP HANA
- Major Components of SAP HANA
- Reporting in SAP HANA
- SAP Bussiness Objects Reporting Tool
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- How to Connect SAP Lumira with SAP HANA
- Connect Dashboard Designer to SAP HANA & Create Stunning Dashboards
- How to Connect Web Intelligence to SAP HANA in 4 Ways – Seamless Process
- Replication Modes and Types in SAP HANA
- SAP HANA Sidecar Scenario
- SAP HANA Security Guide
- SAP HANA License Management
- Difference between SAP HANA vs SAP S/4 HANA
- What is SAP S/4 HANA?
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- SAP S/4HANA Lines of Business
- >SAP S/4HANA Deployment Options
- >SAP S/4HANA Overview
- >Introduction of SAP ABAP
- >Overview of SAP ABAP
- >SAP R3 ARCHITECTURE
- >SAP Data Dictionary
- >SAP ABAB Views
- >SAP ABAB database Tables
SAP HANA Packages
Packages are a very important element in SAP HANA Modeling as it keeps all the relevant information and objects together.
What are Packages in SAP HANA?
Packages, as the name suggests are folders which contain all the modeling related data objects. The design-time objects such as information views, sub-packages, procedure, analytic privilege reside in a package.
It is called a package because it can contain all the information modeling data in a complete package and can be used for transferring (Import/Export) purposes.
Thus, we can exchange the modeling information as packages within different SAP HANA Studio instances. The packaging procedures groups modeling information in an organized and structured way.
Types of SAP HANA Packages
There are two types of packages in SAP HANA; Structural and Non-structural.
In a structural package, the modeling content is organized in a structured fashion in a logical package tree. The structural packages only contain sub-packages and do not contain information objects. This prevents undesired creation of objects.
The non-structural packages, on the contrary, are not organized and contains both sub-packages and information objects.
How to Create Packages in SAP HANA
There are just four steps to create packages in SAP HANA:
To create a package, open the SAP HANA Modeler and select Package option from its main page.
Or go to the Content folder. Right-click on it. Select New. Then select Package.
Step 2: Create Package/ New Package
Enter the details related to the package such as Name, Description, Delivery Unit, Original Language and user (Person Responsible) under which the package is created. Click on OK to continue.
Refresh the content folder and you will find the name of the newly created package there.
Right-click on the package name and you will a list of options of modeling objects such as:
- Package… (sub-package)
- Attribute view…
- Analytic view…
- Calculation view…
- Analytic privilege…
The packages that we create within a package are sub-packages and they save with a dot in their name after the name of the main package (for example, test.dtf) where “dtf” is the name of the sub-package.
What are Delivery units?
A delivery unit is a single entity or unit that maps or carries multiple packages to it. All the packages mapped in a specific delivery unit are transported to other systems as a single unit.
Follow the procedure given below to create a delivery unit in SAP HANA Studio.
- In SAP HANA Modeler perspective of SAP HANA Studio, select Delivery Units from Quick View section given on the right.
- Enter the details for the new delivery unit such as Name, Vendor, Responsible, Version, Support Package Version, Patch Version. Click OK.
- In the next step, select the packages you want to include in your delivery unit. Check the box saying “Select all sub-packages under the selected nodes” if you want to include all the sub-packages as well.
- For naming the sub-packages, add a name after the name of the main package. For instance, DataFlair is the name of the package so DataFlair.Employees will be the name of the sub-package (add the sub-package’s name after the dot “.”)
- Then, click on Finish.