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HA400 – SAP HANA – ABAP Programming for SAP HANA

  • Length 3 days
  • Version HANA 2.0 SPS04
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Why study this course

In this course, learn how you can use SAP HANA and new features in the ABAP programming language to optimise existing ABAP code and to develop innovative ABAP applications to enhance your business.

This course is for developers and consultants who are familiar with programming database access using ABAP and ABAP Objects programming and want to learn how to use SAP HANA to speed up such access.

The course covers many new ABAP features for database access that are not limited to SAP HANA as underlying database.

This course is based on software release:

  • SAP HANA 2.0 SPS04

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What you’ll learn

This course will prepare you to:

  • Develop more concise and well-performing ABAP programs using new features of the ABAP programming language

  • Develop and optimise ABAP applications that access data stored in the SAP HANA Database


Develop your SAP empowered employees with DDLS. Getting the right skills in place maximises the chance of project success and removes risk. DDLS provides a select range of SAP training courses for SAP S/4HANA, SAP HANA, SAP BusinessObjects and more. DDLS can work with you to navigate the curriculum and help you create a learning plan that will ultimately boost technology proficiency across your organisation.

Stay ahead of the technology curve

Don’t let your tech outpace the skills of your people

Quality instructors and content

Expert instructors with real world experience and the latest vendor- approved in-depth course content.

Partner-Preferred Supplier

Chosen and awarded by the world’s leading vendors as preferred training partner.

Ahead of the technology curve

No matter your chosen technologies or platforms, we can help you stay one step ahead.

Who is the course for?

  • Application Consultant

  • Developer

  • Developer Consultant

Course subjects


  • Understanding SAP HANA and how it impacts the ABAP development paradigm

  • Introduction to ABAP Development Tools (also known as ABAP in Eclipse)


  • Accessing SAP HANA as a Secondary Database

  • Tools to detect potential functional and performance issues when migrating to SAP HANA: Code Inspector and ABAP Test Cockpit, ABAP Trace and ABAP Profiler, SQL Trace

  • Tools to prioritise performance issues: SQL Monitor, SQL Performance Tuning Worklist

  • Performance Rules and Guidelines for ABAP in the context of SAP HANA

Database Independent Code-to-Data

  • Enhanced Open SQL

  • Defining advanced views using Core Data Services (CDS) and CDS Associations in ABAP

  • Incorporating Authorization Checks with CDS in ABAP

SAP HANA specific Code-to-Data

  • Using native SQL and ABAP Data Base Connectivity (ADBC)

  • Creating, using and debugging ABAP Managed Database Procedures

Consuming SAP HANA Objects in ABAP

  • Consuming SAP HANA objects in ABAP using native SQL and ADBC

  • Creating and using External Views

  • Database Procedure Proxies

Advanced Topics

  • ABAP Transport of SAP HANA Objects (HTC and HTA)

  • Using SAP HANA Full Text Search in ABAP

  • Enabling input fields for type-ahead search

  • SAP List Viewer (ALV) optimised for SAP HANA





DDLS offers certification and training through our partnership with SAP Inc. This arrangement requires DDLS to provide your details to SAP Inc for course and exam registration purposes.

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The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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