Step 1

Learn About

Discover how SAP HANA Cloud Platform works, watch the overview video to learn about its features.

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Step 2

Sign Up

Get started with your FREE, perpetual SAP HANA Cloud Platform developer edition!

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Step 3

Get Started

Build your first SAP HANA Cloud Platform application and explore the different features!

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SAP HANA Cloud Platform is SAP's open platform as a service for developing modern cloud business apps.

With comprehensive services and capabilities, SAP HANA Cloud Platform is depended upon by the world's best developers to quickly build, extend and integrate business apps in the cloud.

Why should you choose SAP HANA Cloud Platform?  Here are a few samples of the powerful solutions you can create with a cloud based, built for in memory platform. 

Know Java and want to be
productive fast?

Start with our JVM based
runtime and get started now!

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Want to experience
SAP HANA firsthand?

Start using server-side
JavaScript (XSJS) to build
data-centric apps in no time!

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As a classic web developer, you
know HTML5, CSS and
JavaScript by heart.

Use your skills to develop
lightweight mashups using our
HTML programming model.

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Sign-up for your free SAP HANA Cloud Platform, developer edition 

The developer edition is a free, perpetual license for you to use for evaluation and development purposes.

In addition to SAP HANA and the comprehensive set of platform services, you’ll also find our newest BETA features. And please send us your feedback—we'd love to hear from you!

The SAP HANA Cloud Platform tutorials will show you how to build your first SAP HANA Cloud Platform application and allow you to explore the different features offered! Below are just a few recommended tutorials to get your started.


Free Training & Education Courses

openSAP is our MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) system with classes on many different SAP products and topics. It has everything you need!

Courses include Introduction to HANA Cloud Platform and other more advanced classes on our cloud products. And check out our latest course: Build your own SAP Fiori Application in the Cloud!

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The SAP HANA Academy offers you a collection of free, online video tutorials to help you learn, develop and innovate with SAP HANA. 

Check out the many topics illustrating working with various aspects of the SAP HANA Cloud Platform, including application development, IoT services, HANA cloud integration and more! Find a quick answer or try out a step-by-step project – it’s up to you!




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Problems? Just stuck?

We can help. The developer Question & Answer forums are the place to start.