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This section describes the basic concepts of the SAP MaxDB database system and SAP liveCache technology.

  • SAP MaxDB is a relational database system with which you can create, use and manage SAP MaxDB databases.

  • SAP liveCache technology is an object-based enhancement of the SAP MaxDB database system. You can use SAP liveCache technology either as a normal relational database system, or as a main memory-based special database system.

    More information: SAP liveCache Technology

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The documentation for the SAP MaxDB database system also generally applies to SAP liveCache databases. Differences are indicated in the documentation where necessary.

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