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Bulk transfer of large SAP ERP data sets

VirtDB’s Mass Data Extractor for SAP One of the difficulties/constraints to extracting large amounts of data from SAP ERP is memory management limitations on the SAP Application server. In instances where you want to process queries resulting from large data sets, SAP (by default) will try to read all data in-memory. When this happens, it [...]

2017-06-21T14:42:29+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Bulk transfer of large SAP ERP data sets

VirtDB on S/4HANA

SAP S/4HANA to BI tools One of the most recurring questions we have had from clients and prospects during our demos is: Does VirtDB work with SAP’s S/4HANA? As of now, the proud answer is: ABSOLUTELY YES! If you run the traditional SAP GUI on SAP S/4HANA with VirtDB Add-on installed, you will have the [...]

2017-06-21T14:42:29+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Comments Off on VirtDB on S/4HANA

SAP to Hadoop Hive

Push data from SAP to Hadoop Hive What do you think about an SAP datamart in Hadoop HIVE? In cases where - for whatever reason - SAP HANA (or BW or BW on HANA) is not an option for your analytics - you can still offload your SAP data to big data systems, like Hadoop [...]

2017-06-21T14:42:29+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Comments Off on SAP to Hadoop Hive

Pacoma boosts self-service data access with VirtDB

Highlights SAP Modules covered Deployment time Extracts per week Less manual effort Customer Pacoma is one of the world's leading suppliers of hydraulic cylinders. Over the course of more than 40 years, they have developed, designed and produced hydraulic cylinders of nearly every possible type. Their [...]

2017-06-21T14:42:30+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Pacoma boosts self-service data access with VirtDB

Create SAP data mart  in Tableau (2.)

The goal is similar as it was last time to create a mini data mart from operative SAP ERP data to Tableau in a few minutes only - without ABAP coding or IT staff bothered. This time we load Warehouse Stock Levels and some Material Master data to Tableau - but will do the joins and [...]

2017-06-21T14:42:30+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Create SAP data mart  in Tableau (2.)

Create an SAP FI mini data mart in Tableau

Quick SAP Data mart in Tableau 1.0 For certain analytics you may need operational data from SAP ERP systems. Sometimes you require freedom to select data from SAP in self-service or have to re-design BI data structures to catch up to business process changes / new analytical demands. Big, centralized (and most of the time [...]

2017-06-21T14:42:30+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Create an SAP FI mini data mart in Tableau

Tableau Conference ’16 is over, but the party goes on

We are back from Austin, TX where we (CEO and CTO – the TC16 squad) exhibited our Tableau related VirtDB technology – connecting Tableau to SAP ERP data the easiest way ever. It was a great, exciting and fruitful week. While we had planned to participate many sessions, it turned out we just couldn’t. [...]

2017-06-21T14:42:30+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Tableau Conference ’16 is over, but the party goes on

Visualize operational SAP data on iPad

Data Unfolder Lite's next release will come with more integrations including DropBox as storage (and bug fixes). We wanted to show you how to get the best out of it, by doing something that wasn't easy before: visualizing operational SAP data on an iPad. If you work with SAP ERP (ECC) as a business user, you [...]

2017-06-21T14:42:31+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Visualize operational SAP data on iPad

SAP data extraction using scheduled background jobs: the approval process

What happens if you provide a tool for your end users that allows them to easily extract SAP data directly from the reports they use day by day? Well, everybody will be happy and your business will shine (of course). But what happens if these end users have the possibility to schedule background jobs to [...]

2017-06-21T14:42:31+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Comments Off on SAP data extraction using scheduled background jobs: the approval process

SAP to SQL Server data extract

Running SAP data analysis on MS SQL Server The previous use cases focused on direct integration of SAP data to BI tools. Opening an SAP report in Tableau or SAP Lumira with one click is always fun, no databases or IT support is required. Is it already the ultimate SAP data freedom? What if there [...]

2017-06-21T14:42:31+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Comments Off on SAP to SQL Server data extract