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Live connections – Q1 2019

Integration with SAP HANA

Data connectivity:

  • Connection to SAP HANA Service
  • Connection to HDI containers

Enhanced analytic capabilities:

  • Result cache
  • Cube staging and processing optimizations

Integration with SAP BW

Enhanced analytic capabilities:

  • SDI-based data blending: SAP BW live data with imported data models 1
  • Time-series chart with date range filtering

Integration with BW concepts

  • Support variables in dynamic filters of BW query

Integration with SAP Universes

Live Universe Connectivity release 2.0

  • Performance improvements
  • Stability enhancements

Data import connections – Q1 2019

Data connectivity

  • Connectivity to additional on-premise data sources via JDBC connections
  • OData v4 support

Data preparation

  • Rebuilding of models:  edit data preparation sessions
  • Combine multiple data sets into a single model
  • Multiple time dimension support
  • Calculated columns creation

Data management

  • Schedule model export to SAP S/4HANA



Note: Most features on this slide require SAP BW 7.50 or higher and will not be supported with SAP BW 7.40. For more details on feature support see SAP Note 2715030.

1 Requires SAP HANA, i.e. SAP BW/4HANA, or SAP BW 7.50 on HANA



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