SAP Lumira Cloud and Lumira Server Webcast Updates Part 2, Future Plans
The usual legal disclaimer applies that things in the future are subject to change. Part 1 is here SAP Lumira Cloud and Lumira Server Webcast Updates Part 1
Figure 1: Source: SAP
NUL means Named user license which means you have rights for Lumira Server
Lumira Server means you need HANA
Concurrent license can also use this with BI4 suite at no additional charge
Full use license with HANA has no restrictions
LREA – Limited runtime means you can use only Lumira Server which is cheaper, but you can’t run BW on it
For the future they are looking at virtualized HANA instance as well
Figure 2: Source: SAP
Lumira Server is NOT included in Edge licenses
Supports NULs when deployed standalone
Figure 3: Source: SAP
Figure 3 shows the HANA licenses that can run Lumira Server
Figure 4: Source: SAP
With LREA as Figure 4 shows there is no smart data access, Data Services for generic ETL
Figure 5: Source: SAP
Figure 5 shows 3 editions of Lumira Desktop. These were not covered during the webcast.
Figure 6: Source: SAP
Figure 6 shows the license summary for Lumira Server and Cloud.
BusinessObjects Explorer – what does that mean?
Figure 7: Source: SAP
BusinessObjects Explorer offers “true agile data exploration and mobile capabilities”
SAP sales uses it for 10K users
However it has a Flash limitation
In the past required accelerator appliance for large datasets
Figure 8: Source: SAP
Figure 8 shows Lumira, while SAP says it is not meant to replace Explorer but will take some workflows as well
Figure 9: Source: SAP
Explorer information spaces are indexed content
Explorer works on relational data
Questions & Answer
Q: Are there any architecture slides?
Upcoming ASUG Webcasts for Lumira:
Ashish is presenting the following ASUG Lumira Webcasts
ASUG Annual Conference
Ashish is a speaker on at June 2nd at ASUG Annual Conference pre-conference SAP BusinessObjects BI4.1 SAP BW BW on HANA Hands-on Session
Ashish has a session End to End Lumira
Also please see Sharing is Caring – Submit your ASUG d-code (former SAP TechEd) Proposal
Thank you, Tammy, for a very useful overview of SAP Lumira Server.
I have a question - will and how it be possible to consume SAP Lumira data sets (for example created from Universes) and stories via BI 4 BI Launchpad if SAP HANA is not included in the Analytics landscape. After reading both parts I have noticed that BI 4 will be integrated with SAP Lumira Server which can be deployed in SAP HANA only.
Donatas - thank you for reading and commenting.
I don't think it is possible to do what you are asking without HANA. See the last screen shot (an important slide).
Also for reference Ashish posted his webcast slides from this webinar yesterday at SAP Lumira Cloud and Server > please check that out for more information.
That's correct Lumira Server is powered by HANA. that's unavoidable, there is no other deployment option for Lumira Server.
alternatively, you might be interested in checking out this workaround: Public Embedding of SAP Lumira Storyboards
Great post with a lot of points I've been waiting to see in formal material.
It seems that even if we are in a 2004 BW stationwagon that SAP keeps under maintenance, if we'd like to drive on any new roads or see new attractions, it's going to require a HANA vehicle to get there. (I'm looking at BPC Unified when saying that, as well as a lot of what's in BW 7.4...)
Pretty sly way to twist an existing customer's arm over time. 😉