No, It can't run on a Windows machine. SAP HANA is designed to run only on Linux based systems. It can run or installed on Intel x86 and IBM power-based systems (both RedHat Linux and SUSE Linux). SAP HANA is the most advanced in-memory database and possesses many capabilities such as online transactions (OLTP) and online analytical processing (OLAP) functionalities which exclusively use memory. To perform this kind of data processing requires the most powerful, customizable, and stable OS which Linux operating system.