SHINE (SAP HANA Interactive Education) is a reference/demo application, with educational content released for SAP customers and partners to demonstrate how to build native applications on the SAP HANA platform. SHINE comprises design-time developer objects such as database tables, data views, stored procedures, OData services, sample data, and user interfaces.
SHINE is available in 2 flavors:
The first is SHINE for customers of SAP HANA extended application services, classic model (SAP HANA XS classic) in the form of a delivery unit (DU). The application showcases the use of various SAP HANA development features, and covers simple scenarios like User CRUD to complex scenarios like Sales Dashboard, Spatial, and so on.
The second flavor is SHINE for SAP HANA extended application services, advanced model (SAP HANA XS advanced), which is delivered for customers of SAP HANA XS advanced. It is packaged as a multi-target application (MTA) based on the micro-services architecture. It uses multiple technologies for implementing business logic, and SAP HANA Deployment Infrastructure (HDI) for deploying SAP HANA database objects. The application showcases the use of various SAP HANA and SAP HANA XS advanced features, and covers scenarios like Purchase Order Worklist and Data Generator.
The course starts with a general overview of SHINE features, followed by a demo and deep dive into the major capabilities of SHINE. It ends with an introduction to SHINE for SAP HANA XS Advanced Model. This is the fourth course in our SAP HANA Core Knowledge series that provides insight into special features on the SAP HANA platform.