SAP Cloud Platform

Runtimes and Containers

SAP Cloud Platform supports different runtimes/programming models (Java, XSJS, HTML5) and offers standards-based development. The cockpit is the consolidated destination for all operational needs.

Develop in a Standards-Based Environment

SAP Cloud Platform allows you to choose from a variety of programming languages and models so that you can leverage your existing skillset and know-how to develop enterprise-grade cloud applications.

Know Java and want
to be productive fast?

The Java Runtime enables developers to leverage existing knowledge and be productive in no time.

✔ Build cloud native apps using Spring™ and other open-source frameworks

✔ Leverage SAP Cloud Platform services and APIs using standard Java APIs (Servlet API, JPA, etc.)

✔ Supports widely-spread Apache Tomcat Web container

Want to experience
SAP HANA firsthand?

Unleash the full potential of SAP HANA by using the built-in server-side JavaScript (XSJS) engine to build data-centric apps in no time.

✔ Native SAP HANA development

✔ Reduce the footprint of the solution by not having a separate application server in the solution

✔ Use SAP HANA functional libraries like SAP HANA Business Function Library (BFL) and the SAP HANA Predictive Analytics Library (PAL)

and JavaScript by heart?

Use your skills to develop lightweight mashups using the HTML programming model.

✔ Develop and run lightweight HTML5 applications in a cloud environment

✔ Leverage the SAPUI5 JavaScript library to build beautiful enterprise-grade cloud apps

✔ Connect to OData and REST services


Build on Your Existing Knowledge

Benefit from using the de-facto PaaS offering in the enterprise and the flexibility to choose from additional programming languages and frameworks via buildpacks.

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Enjoy Full Control over Virtualized Hardware Resources

Need more flexibility? SAP Cloud Platform Virtual Machine gives you full control over virtualized hardware resources enabling you to install everything you need next to complement your cloud applications.

✔ Install arbitrary software components side by side with the runtimes and platform services

Ÿ  ✔ Full control over virtualized hardware resources (compute power, memory, storage)

Ÿ  ✔ Full operating system (Linux) access (connection via SSH)

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Take a Spin for Free

Get comfortable in your own cockpit and start building the cloud application of your dreams. Choose your preferred development technology and peruse a wealth of resources and documentation. From there, it's time to take off.