What is XS OData Service in SAP HANA


Hello everyone, in this SAP HANA tutorial we will learn about XS OData Service in SAP HANA. So let’s get started.

What is XS OData Service

OData service is a resource-based web protocol for querying and updating data. To know more about Open Data Protocol click here.

In SAP HANA Extended Application Services(XS), all the information models like Attribute View, Analytical View, Calculation View, Store Procedures, and Tables are exposed to clients via a consumption model called XS OData Service. We use OData to enable clients to access data stored in the SAP HANA database.

XS OData Service definition

OData service in SAP HANA XS is defined in a text file with the suffix “.xsodata“. For example “SalesOrder.xsodata“.