Normally newer SAP products will require MOPZ or the recent Maintenance Planner on Solution Manager to collect the patch. The reason, obviously, is for the convenience of calculating the stack, also for integrity of components patch levels
However, we can always manually download some patches from SAP service market. This is mostly used in a company when they don't want to impact the busine
In this article it will provide a step-by-step guild on how to connect to an external HANA system from HANA studio. So that Project Shark HANADB on BW will connect to Project Clam HANA_SHR. Actually it has the ability to connect to all sort of data sources such as Oracle, SQL Server, Hadoop big data, etc as long as the client drivers are in place with the HANA DB server.