• The “SAP Certified Development Associate – SAP HANA 2.0” certification exam verifies that the candidate has the knowledge to develop native software applications running on the SAP HANA Platform. This certificate builds on the basic knowledge gained through related SAP HANA training guiding through the development tools and languages, used to realize the different parts of a software application in SAP HANA.


  • 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.
  • 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 may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

SAP HANA Overview> 12%

Know the architecture of the SAP HANA development platform

  • HA450 (SAP HANA 2.0 SPS01)

Development Tools> 12%

Use the right development tool for each development model of the SAP HANA platform.

  • HA450 (SAP HANA 2.0 SPS01)

The Persistence Model> 12%

Develop a basic persistance model on SAP HANA for a nativa HANA application

  • HA450 (SAP HANA 2.0 SPS01)

Server Side JavaScript> 12%

Develop application logic using Server Side JavaScript

  • HA450 (SAP HANA 2.0 SPS01)

Building UIs with SAPUI58% – 12%

Develop a SAPUI5 application using Data Binding

  • HA450 (SAP HANA 2.0 SPS01)

Native SAP HANA applications8% – 12%

Setup a basic development project using XS Classic and XS Advanced.

  • HA450 (SAP HANA 2.0 SPS01)

OData Services8% – 12%

Explain how to create OData services on SAP HANA and how to use them in SAPUI5

  • HA450 (SAP HANA 2.0 SPS01)

SQLScript8% – 12%

Develop application logic using the SQLScript language

  • HA450 (SAP HANA 2.0 SPS01)