Using SAP BW bridge for Data Warehouse Cloud (Part 3: SAP Analytics Cloud – Demo)

Overview

This blog post is part of a series where we will be looking at a few simple use cases and basics when using SAP BW bridge for Data Warehouse Cloud. The purpose of this series is for you to have a walkthrough of how SAP BW bridge, SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, and SAP Analytics Cloud can work together.

In Part 3, we will be looking at how SAP Analytics Cloud integrates with SAP BW bridge for Data Warehouse Cloud.

Introduction to SAP BW bridge for Data Warehouse Cloud

SAP BW bridge is the latest feature to be released for SAP Data Warehouse Cloud. The main benefit is being able to leverage existing on-premise designs in SAP BW, while also having access to the latest cloud-based functionality in SAP Data Warehouse Cloud. For a detailed breakdown, please head over to the Overview and Technical Deep Dive blog.


Pre-requisites

In the following section, we will be using SAP Analytics Cloud.

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SAP Analytics Cloud

You will need to have your connection to SAP Data Warehouse Cloud already set up for this example

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SAP Analytics Cloud: Connection


Part 3: Using SAP Analytics Cloud with SAP BW bridge and SAP Data Warehouse Cloud

Note: Normally when working with either Live or Acquired data, we would first create a model in SAP Analytics Cloud. For SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, however, we go directly to the story.

Step 1: Creating a Story

Create a new story.

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SAP Analytics Cloud: Creating a Story

Step 2: Adding Data

Add data to your story.

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SAP Analytics Cloud: Add Data

Step 3: Selecting Source Type

Select “Data from a data source”.

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SAP Analytics Cloud: Data from a Data Source

Step 4: Selecting Data Source

Select SAP Data Warehouse Cloud under Live Data

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SAP Analytics Cloud: SAP Data Warehouse Cloud Live

Step 5: Selecting Connection

Select your predefined connection to SAP Data Warehouse Cloud. (This is the same connection mentioned at the beginning of the blog post)

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SAP Analytics Cloud: Connection Information

Step 6: Selecting Space

Select your predefined space which you were working on in SAP Data Warehouse Cloud. (This refers to steps in *Part 2* of this series)

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SAP Analytics Cloud: Space

Step 7: Selecting View

Select your dataset from SAP Data Warehouse Cloud you wish to consume

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SAP Analytics Cloud: Data

And lastly, your data is now available to use in SAP Analytics Cloud.

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SAP Analytics Cloud: Story

Do check out the demo below where we continue our example from Part 1 and Part 2 to finally show you how your data from SAP BW bridge is available in SAP Analytics Cloud.


Demo

In the demo, we will be taking you through the steps for SAP Analytics Cloud to access data from SAP BW bridge for Data Warehouse Cloud.

Thank you for making it this far. We look forward to bringing you Part 4.


As we mentioned in the overview, this blog is part of a series. You can find the additional parts below:

Part 1: Creating Simple Objects Using SAP BW bridge for Data Warehouse Cloud (Demo)

Part 2: Combining Data from SAP BW bridge and Data Warehouse Cloud (Demo)

Part 3: Using SAP Analytics Cloud on top of SAP BW bridge and Data Warehouse Cloud (Demo)

[Coming Soon] Part 4: Using the Transfer Tool to migrate objects to SAP BW bridge and Data Warehouse Cloud (Demo)

[Coming Soon] Part 5: Data Loads in SAP BW bridge for Data Warehouse Cloud

Do have a look at our additional articles for more information:

Introducing SAP BW bridge for Data Warehouse Cloud

SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, SAP BW bridge: Overview and Technical Deep Dive