The "SAP Certified Application Associate (Edition 2013) - SAP HANA" certification exam verifies that the candidate possesses the required knowledge in the area of SAP HANA for the profile of an SAP HANA application consultant. This certificate builds on the basic knowledge gained through related SAP HANA training and preferably refined by practical experience within an SAP HANA project team, whereby the consultant applies acquired knowledge in this specialist area practically in projects.


To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training. Besides the recommended education courses also practical experience is required and tested. You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).

Topic Areas
Please see below the list of topics that will be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them: Data Provisioning> 12% Describe possible scenarios and tools for replicating and loading data into SAP HANA from different data sources (e.g. SAP Landscape Transformation (SLT), SAP Data Services, or Direct Extractor Connection (DXC)).
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including currency conversion.12% Describe the concept of authorization in SAP HANA. • • • • HA100 HA300 or HAIMPE Data mode ing . Perform basic security and authorization troubleshooting. pre-defined roles and schemas. variables and input parameters. and advise on the modeling approach and best practices.12% Implement data models with SAP HANA using analytical views. • HA300 ."a cu ation vie!s8% . Implement decision automation using business rules. • • • • HA100 HA300 or HAIMPE Advanced data mode ing8% . and implement a security model using analytic privileges.12% Apply advanced data modeling techniques. Advise on the modeling approach and best practices.Ana ytica vie!s8% . SQL privileges.12% Implement data models with SAP HANA using calculation views.Security and Authorization8% . • • • HA300 or HAIMPE Data mode ing .

12% Administer data models in SAP HANA. investigate and optimize data models and reporting performance on SAP HANA. Microsoft Excel or SAP BusinessObjects BI tools. aggregation. • • • HA300 or HAIMPE %eporting& 8% Provide advice on reporting strategies. for example. Understand the implication on performance of the various reporting tools and connetion types. • • • HA300 or HAIMPE Administration o$ data mode s8% . Advise on modeling approach and tools to achieve optimum performance.12% Monitor. and perform appropriate reporting solutions with SAP HANA. including setting of information validation rules. • • • HA100 or HAIMPE Data mode ing . or filters. Build reports using various tools. managing schemas. the importing/exporting and transporting of data models.• • or HAIMPE #ptimizion o$ data mode s and reporting8% .S'( Script& 8% . Evaluate the impact of different implementation options such as table joins.

and advise on the modeling approach and best practices.enera -n$ormation . CE functions. • • • HA100 or HAIMPE SAP *ANA (ive + %apid Dep oyment So utions $or SAP *ANA& 8% Describe the value of HANA and identify scenarios for SAP delivered content for SAP HANA.Attri)ute vie!s& 8% Implement data models with SAP HANA using attribute views. • • • HA100 or HAIMPE .Apply SQL Script to enhance the data models in SAP HANA using AFL. • • • • HA100 HA300 or HAIMPE Dep oyment scenarios o$ SAP *ANA& 8% Describe the deployment scenarios for SAP HANA and evaluate appropriate system configurations. and ANSI-SQL. • • • HA300 or HAIMPE Data mode ing . such as SAP HANA Live and Rapids Deplyment Solutions.

Please be aware that the professional. and recommended course work and content you can reference. Unfortunately. what areas you will be tested on. the duration of the exam. This ongoing issue has prompted SAP Education to place a new focus on test security. An increasing number of customers and partners are now looking towards certification as a reliable benchmark to safeguard their investments.level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios. . Safeguardingthe Valueof Certification SAP Education has worked hard together with the Certification & Enablement Influence Council to enhance the value of certification and improve the exams. You can find the number of questions. For more Information refer to our 5 simple steps of preparation for an exam and to our FAQs. We define them as "Topic Areas" and they can be found on each exam description. Please take a look at our SCN blog to understand what you can do to help to protect the credibility of your certification status. the increased demand for certification has brought with it a growing number of people who to try and attain SAP certification through unfair means.ExamPreparation Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics.

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