While you can now find all of the supporting documentation for the new QRC 3 2021 release of SAP HANA Cloud in the SAP Help Portal, here are a few highlights you may be interested in.
For this release, the new SAP HANA Cloud What’s New Viewer debuts. This new format for delivering 'what's new' information allows you to interact with the content using filtering and sorting controls. You can examine your results in either a tabular or chronological view, export them to CSV and PDF, and share them. If you are already familiar with the SAP BTP What's New Viewer, you're going to feel right at home with the SAP HANA Cloud What's New Viewer.
And here are just a few highlights offered in the documentation for the QRC 3 2021 release:
When importing data to SAP HANA Cloud, SAP HANA databases from Amazon S3, Azure Storage, and Alibaba Cloud OSS, you can now create new tables and reorder columns and specify column names and types (here).
Perform table replication from an on-premise SAP ASE database to an SAP HANA Cloud, SAP ASE database. (here).
Use JSON Web Token (JWT) for user authentication in single sign-on environments (here).
There are many more changes, of course. Visit the SAP HANA Cloud What's New Viewer to find the ones that interest you. And here are some really excellent what's new blog posts that discuss why you'd want some of these new features: