SAP HANA got launched as a full-fledged appliance.HANA certified hardware partners provides this appliance with preconfigured hardware and software.
Starting Nov 2013, SAP provided another option to integrate HANA into IT landscape known as TDI.
TDI stands for Tailored Datacenter Integration and describes a program that allows HANA customers to leverage existing hardware and infrastructure components for their HANA environment. Now customers can install SAP HANA on their own existing hardware instead of buying a preconfigured appliance.
In this tutorial, we are going to install SAP HANA Platform edition 1.0 on our own server.
Please note : This exercise is done to familiarize our self with SAP HANA installation procedure and tools involved. The system we are going to build is for sandbox/educational purpose .
We have divided this tutorial in 3 parts :