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The SAP HANA database is positioned as the core of the SAP HANA Appliance to support complex business analytical processes in combination with transactionally consistent operational workloads. Within this paper, we outline the basic characteristics of the SAP HANA database, emphasizing the distinctive features that differentiate the SAP HANA database from(More)
Requirements of enterprise applications have become much more demanding. They require the computation of complex reports on transactional data while thousands of users may read or update records of the same data. The goal of the SAP HANA database is the integration of transactional and analytical workload within the same database management system. To(More)
Proteomes are characterized by large protein-abundance differences, cell-type- and time-dependent expression patterns and post-translational modifications, all of which carry biological information that is not accessible by genomics or transcriptomics. Here we present a mass-spectrometry-based draft of the human proteome and a public, high-performance,(More)
The SAP HANA database is the core of SAP's new data management platform. The overall goal of the SAP HANA database is to provide a generic but powerful system for different query scenarios, both transactional and analytical, on the same data representation within a highly scalable execution environment. Within this paper, we highlight the main features that(More)
Managing temporal data is becoming increasingly important for many applications. Several database systems already support the time dimension, but provide only few temporal operators, which also often exhibit poor performance characteristics. On the academic side, a large number of algorithms and data structures have been proposed, but they often address a(More)
Column-oriented database systems [19, 23] perform better than traditional row-oriented database systems on analytical workloads such as those found in decision support and business intelligence applications. Moreover, recent work [1, 24] has shown that lightweight compression schemes significantly improve the query processing performance of these systems.(More)
The performance of the full table scan is critical for the overall performance of column-store database systems such as the SAP HANA database. Compressing the underlying column data format is both an advantage and a challenge, because it reduces the data volume involved in a scan on one hand and introduces the need for decompression during the scan on the(More)
Modern enterprise applications are currently undergoing a complete paradigm shift away from traditional transactional processing to combined analytical and transactional processing. This challenge of combining two opposing query types in a single database management system results in additional requirements for transaction management as well. In this paper,(More)
For decades researchers have studied the duality of hashing and sorting for the implementation of the relational operators, especially for efficient aggregation. Depending on the underlying hardware and software architecture, the specifically implemented algorithms, and the data sets used in the experiments, different authors came to different conclusions(More)
SAP HANA is a pioneering, and one of the best performing, data platform designed from the grounds up to heavily exploit modern hardware capabilities, including SIMD, and large memory and CPU footprints. As a comprehensive data management solution, SAP HANA supports the complete data life cycle encompassing modeling, provisioning, and consumption. This(More)