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After listening to webinars on Lumira 2.0 & Analytics, I thought of Bringing some important points . In this blog I am  going to provide some overview about SAP Transformation on Analytic Tools and Lumira 2.0.

As Organizations Data is Keep on Growing, It is becoming hard to analyze data.

SAP  Started Focusing on Analytics to Analyze huge Data  without effecting Performance. their focus is to build a Single report and use across different platforms i.e. report can be accessed in desktop or mobile platform. while accessing reports Firoi helped users to get good user experience and mobile compatibility .

Few Analytic Tools By SAP

  1. SAP Analytics Cloud
  2. SAP Business Intelligence
  3. SAP Lumira
  4. SAP Digital Boardroom

As SAP made It’s move to SaaS Platform, It has Provided few Analytic Services.

 

SAP Analytics Cloud:  This Cloud bases SaaS Platform is built on HANA, here users can create models and Create their own Stories on Reports. we can integrate in-house hana environment with Analytics Cloud. users wont be having issues with BI versions and there is chance of getting less bugs compared to in-house.

  • we need to consider better sizing while purchasing Cloud
  • No.of  licensed users required
  • Common BI version through Cloud Environment

SAP Lumira 2.0: Lumira Is a tool which is used to create Stories.

Initially SAP Lumira 1.0 is released, where it consist of Lumira Desktop used to create stories.It can fetch Data From either BI or Directly from HANA.

Installations Scenarios:

  1. LS4BIP  ADD-ON Required
  2. Lumira Desktop

Initially SAP Releases Lumira Add-on For Windows Platform:

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Later LS4BIP is released to Linux Version, where Add-on can be installed on Lumira Platform.

Coming to Lumira 2.0 Which is Going to be released in July we have new functionalities in both designer  and End user Perspective.

In Simple Lumira 2.0 is

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Architecture of Lumira (Image taken from ASUG SAP Webinar Slides)

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Single Platform used for both designer and Lumira.

Supported BI versions: BI 4.1 SP8, BI 4.2 SP2

Data can be directly fetched from BW/HANA. If a Story is crated by using Lumira Discovery report can be saved in BI environment and It can be used in Designer to do changes same as vice-versa.

on Fly Geo Mapping Technique is used in Lumira 2.0 i.e. real time Address mapping can be done in Geo Maps in Lumira.

Velocity Engine acts as a storage buffer in BI environment,  because of this data can fetched in lesser time compared to getting data from DB. here reports can be saved into BI platform and can be used by both designer or Desktop

 

References:

  1. https://cloudplatform.sap.com/content/dam/website/skywalker/en_us/PDFs/1pager/Transform_Data_into_Actionable_Insights_with_SAP_HANA_Cloud_Platform.pdf

2.  webinars on Lumira 2.0 & SAP Roadmap

3. Image 3 taken from ASUG–> webinars on Lumira 2.0

 

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  1. Siddhartha Chaudhary

    Has Lumira 2.0 installation media replaced after 14.08.2018? If yes, can you please answer if there was any bug or issue in earliar installation. look at attached image

    Discovery installation media name on 14.08.2017 is 51052366 but on 28.08.2017 is 51052385

    Desinger installation media name on 14.08.2017 is 51052367 but on 04.09.2017 is 51052406

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  2. Henry Banks

    yeah i noticed the same. looking at the two Discovery .exe i have here locally, the earlier one was compiled on 3rd August, this newer one 22 Aug. I don’t know of the differences between the them sorry.. at face value they are the same product shipment!

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