SAP Business One is one of the most popular ERP systems targeted towards SMEs. Conventionally SAP Business One is mainly used in Windows Environment with Microsoft SQL Server at its core RDBMS. SMEs till few years back using SAP Business One for regular Back Office Process and Accounting management fond out this approach to be quite ideal.
But now-a-days, when the database size increased to Terabytes and SMEs are relying more and more towards getting real time analytics (Reports and Dashboards), they find out that SQL Server is overwhelmed for such a requirement.
SAP B1 powered by SAP HANA is available from SAP B1 8.82 . It contains enhancements and additions meant for SME. SAP developed HANA as an in-memory database platform which uses innovative techniques to store Customer’s data that is particularly suited for handling very large amounts of relational, data with unprecedented performance.