How to Download and Install HANA Studio

By | 19/10/2018

Today in this blog we will try to understand what is HANA Studio, how to Download and Install HANA Studio. First of all, let’s know what is HANA Studio and then we will proceed with its installation.

About the SAP HANA Studio

HANA Studio enables technical users to manage the SAP HANA database, to create and manage user authorizations, and to create new or modify existing models of data in the SAP HANA database. It is a client tool, which can be used to access local or remote SAP HANA databases.

The SAP HANA studio runs on the Eclipse platform 3.6.

How to install SAP HANA Studio in windows?

The default installation folder for MS Windows is %USERPROFILE%\sap\hdbstudio and for Linux is $HOME/sap/hdbstudio. The default installation folder for Mac OS /Applications/sap/hdbstudio.

Downloading SAP HANA Studio from SAP Marketplace

We need to download Installation Media and Components for SAP HANA

1. Open the SAP Support Portal Home https://support.sap.com/

2. Click on Download Software icon.

Download and Install HANA Studio

3. As we have to fresh install HANA Studio hence, go to INSTALLATIONS & UPGRADES, if not already chosen. We can select “Support Packages & Patches” if we want to upgrade our existing HANA Studio.

4. Open > By Alphabetical Index (A-Z).

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5. Choose H folder.

Download and Install HANA Studio

6. Choose SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION.

Download and Install HANA Studio

7. Go to DOWNLOADS, if not already opened.

8. Choose the desired version. Here we are going to download SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION 2.0.

Download and Install HANA Studio

9. Open DOWNLOADS, if not already opened.

10. Choose INSTALLATION.

Please note: If you have already have installed HANA Studio and want to upgrade its patch level, then we need to click on "Support Packages and Patches"

We had got this option in point no 3 also.

Download and Install HANA Studio

11. Download the items you need. We mostly download the latest patch available at the marketplace.

Download and Install HANA Studio

We can directly download the files or we can use SAP download manager to download files.

To download files from SAP download manager select the file (by clicking checkbox) and then click the cart button present on the top right side of the marketplace page.

Download and Install HANA Studio

Installation Path

In below table, we have mentioned path where the installation files will be stored for various OS platforms.

Platform

Package

Version

Installation Path

Microsoft Windows x86, 32-bit 32-bit C:\Program Files\sap\hdbstudio
Microsoft Windows x86, 64-bit 64-bit C:\Program Files\sap\hdbstudio
Microsoft Windows x86, 64-bit 32-bit C:\Program Files (x86)\sap\hdbstudio
Linux x86, 64-bit 64-bit /usr/sap/hdbstudio
Mac OS 64-bit old: /Applications/sap/hdbstudio

new: /Applications/sap/hdbstudio.app

Installation and Update Commands

The installation and update commands are specific to the operating system.

Operating System

Installation Manager (Graphical User Interface)

Installation in the Command Line

Microsoft Windows hdbsetup [-a studio] hdbinst [-a studio] [<option_list>]

<option_list> :: = <option> <option> …

You can omit the call option -a studio if you only have one installation kit – that is, one installation variant – on your system.

Linux ./hdbsetup [-a studio] ./hdbinst [-a studio] [<option_list>]

<option_list> :: = <option> <option> …

You can omit the call option -a studio if you only have one installation kit – that is, one installation variant – on your system.

Mac OS ./hdbsetup [-a studio] ./hdbinst [-a studio] [<option_list>]

<option_list> :: = <option> <option> …

You can omit the call option -a studio if you only have one installation kit – that is, one installation variant – on your system.

Now we are going to install SAP HANA Studio using graphical user interface in windows.

  • Open the downloaded folder right click “hdbsetup.exe” and run as administrator as shown in below screenshot.

Download and Install HANA Studio

Thereafter we will get SAP HANA Lifecycle Management window screen.

  • In below screen, we need to provide installation path. We have mentioned default installation paths in the above table as per the operating system.
  • We can change the installation path (if desired)
  • If we want to start SAP HANA Studio immediately after installation, then click “Start SAP HANA Studio after installation” checkbox.

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  • Now in below screen, we need to select desired features which we need to install.
  • By default, all 3 options are checked. Uncheck if you don’t want to use any one of the features mentioned below.
  • Select desired options and press next.

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  • In below screen, we will be asked to review what all options we have selected so far and confirm.
  • Please click “install” button to proceed further.

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  • Finally, the installation started.

Download and Install HANA Studio

  • While installation is going on, we can see the installation progress bar.

Download and Install HANA Studio

  • Thereafter we will receive “successfully installed” message for SAP HANA studio.
  • Hence click Finish button to complete installation and close the window.

Download and Install HANA Studio

  • Once Installation is completed, Click on the SAP HANA Studio icon present at the desktop.

Download and Install HANA Studio

  • Thereafter it will ask for the workspace path. By default path will be C:\User\<User name>\hdbstudio.
  • Hence if required, we can change the workspace path by selecting an alternative path by clicking “Browse” button.
  • Please check “Use this as default and do not ask again checkbox else, the launcher will ask workspace path every time you launch the SAP HANA Studio.

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  • If you have previously installed SAP HANA Studio, then it will prompt for updating files at workspace location.
  • If it’s a fresh installation, then we won’t get below the screen and we can ignore this step.

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  • Thereafter SAP HANA Studio will start loading

Download and Install HANA Studio

  • Once SAP HANA Studio is launched, we can add systems in HANA Studio by clicking “Add System” button.

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2 thoughts on “How to Download and Install HANA Studio

  1. jayanna kr

    This document is very helpful while I am installing Hana in my desktop

    Reply
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