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Recent innovations – Data Integration

Connect to data anywhere stored in on-premise databases, cloud databases, and personal files. Enrich data and business metadata in preparation for self-service data analysis through purpose built data modeling capabilities and calculations. Recent releases have included these key features in data connectivity and management:

Data Sources

Live Connectivity

Integration with SAP BW

Enhanced analytics capabilities:

  • SDI-based data blending: SAP BW live data with imported data models (1)
  • Time-series chart with date range filtering
  • Support variables in dynamic filter of BW query

Integration with SAP HANA

Enhanced analytic capabilities:

  • Connection to SAP HANA as a Service 2.0
  • Connection to SAP HANA 2.0 HDI containers
  • Performance and processing optimizations

Integration with SAP Universes

Live Universe Connectivity Release 2.0:

  • Performance improvements
  • Stability enhancements

Import Connectivity

Data import connectivity

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

Data preparation on imported data

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

Data management

  • Schedule model export to SAP S/4HANA


(1) Requires SAP HANA

SAP’s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

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