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Author's profile photo Ronald Konijnenburg

Data Hub 2.3 – analysing historical temperatures with SAP Analytics Cloud

In October 2018, SAP announced Data Hub 2.3. In the below video,I will take you through the new features that this release brings and will also demonstrate the most important functionality.

The video will demonstrate the following:

  • Connecting with BW, HANA and an Azure Data lake
  • Data profiling and indexing
  • Connecting and loading data to HANA. In my example I will use a dataset which you can find in this excellent blog
  • Create an ETL process, using the Azure Data Lake and load the results back to the Data Lake
  • Report the data in SAP Analytics Cloud

In the demo I will use a very extensive data set which is made available by “Berkeley Earth”:

The Berkeley Earth’s Surface Temperature Study combines 1.6 billion temperature reports from 16 pre-existing archives. Date: starts in 1750 for average land temperature and 1850 for max and minus land and global ocean and land temperatures

I will enrich this data with GEO information and then visualize the new data set in SAP Analytics Cloud to see if we can indeed proof that temperatures are rising.


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      Author's profile photo Thorsten Schneider
      Thorsten Schneider

      Hi Ronald,

      nice blog/video. Cheers


      Author's profile photo Anil Vetsa
      Anil Vetsa

      Excellent Demo.

      Just a quick one from my side- what is the precedure for connecting SAC & DATAHUB .

      Are there any out of the box connectors are available ?

      Thank you


      Author's profile photo Koray Yersel
      Koray Yersel

      Good question. From the description my guess is that SAC consumes the data Azure Data lake. At the end this is where the final data is persisted

      Create an ETL process, using the Azure Data Lake and load the results back to the Data Lake


      Author's profile photo Ronald Konijnenburg
      Ronald Konijnenburg
      Blog Post Author

      In the future (at least that was the story before) you can send your data into a SAC data model.


      For now, you could send it to ADL but need a 3rd party connector to connect to it (APOS)