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LATEST UPDATE: September 1, 2020 =========================================

The SAP Cloud Platform, SAP HANA Service will be retired in 2021. For more information, see

For the latest information about SAP HANA database-as-a-service, visit our blog post series about SAP HANA Cloud:


The SAP Cloud Platform, SAP HANA Service in the Cloud Foundry environment is continually backed up and requires no intervention from your side. A recovery point objective (RPO) from 15 minutes or less is observed. In addition, all backups are encrypted by the cloud provider and replicated in additional availability zones in the same region.

For the Neo environment, see

Tutorial Video

In the video tutorial below, we discuss backup (and recovery) for the SAP HANA Service in the Cloud Foundry environment. Recovery is a service request; component HAN-CLS-DB.


Manage Backup and Configure Backup

The Backup and Configure Backup apps of the SAP HANA Cockpit for the SAP HANA Service provide detailed information about backups taken, scheduled and their configuration. The edit-mode has been disabled.

Manage Root Backup Encryption Keys

In the video tutorial below, we discuss root key encryption management in general, which includes the backup root key.


YouTube Playlist(s)

The tutorials has been posted to the following playlists:


For the documentation, see

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The SAP HANA Academy provides free online video tutorials for the developers, consultants, partners and customers of SAP HANA.

Topics range from practical how-to instructions on administration, data loading and modeling, and integration with other SAP solutions, to more conceptual projects to help build out new solutions using mobile applications or predictive analysis.

For the full library, see SAP HANA Academy Library - by the SAP HANA Academy.

For the full list of blogs, see Blog Posts - by the SAP HANA Academy.