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Part 2: S/4HANA (On-Premise) Data Integration with BW/4HANA via SDI

Author: Geetha Madhuri Bobbili
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This is the second blog post on Data Integration via SDI after the Introduction post. Refer to the Part 1 for configuring DP Agent and creation of Remote Source connection and Virtual Table.

Data Modeling in HANA:

1. Create a Calculation View using the Virtual Tables VBAK and VBAP created in Part 1.

2. Drag & drop two Projection Node.

3. To add a table to the Projection Node, click on the green plus symbol as shown in the below image. On the search area, enter the name of the table VBAK & VBAP,. The system will display the list of all database objects which have VBAK & VBAP in their name.

4.Select the necessary fields from VBAK and VBAP tables.

5.Drag & drop Join Node and expand the Join Type section, this opens the drop down where you can select Left Outer Join.

6.Activate the Calculation View.

Data Modeling in BW/4HANA:

1. Select BW Modeling Perspective and Create Composite Provider by selecting your InfoArea–>Right Click–>New–>Composite Provider.

2.In this screen, select all the InfoProviders & SAP HANA Views you want to Join or Union.

3.Right Click on the SAP HANA View and Select Create Assignments or In case you only need specific fields, expand the SAP HANA View tree by clicking on the arrow next to the SAP HANA View name. Then select the fields you want , right-click anywhere in the Source area and select Create Assignments.

4.In the Output tab, we can see all the fields in Composite Provider. Map the InfoObject to the fields.

5.Activate the Composite Provider.

6.Create BEx Query on top of Composite Provider by right clicking on the Composite Provider–>New–>Query.

7.Drag and drop the necessary fields/InfoObject in query panel and save the Query.

8. Run RSRT and verify the Query Output.


In Part 1 of the blog series we have configured the DP Agent and created Remote Source connection. In Part 2 we have created Real Time data flow in BW/4HANA.

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      Author's profile photo Kiran kumar
      Kiran kumar

      Hi Geetha,


      I am new to SAP Hana SDI, I have  requirement to Integrate SDI with MDG and Replicate MDG Data. Since I am new to this tool I am confused about the requirements to setup the scenario. Could you please provide if you have any idea how to replicate MDG data in SDI.




      Author's profile photo Rama Chandra Rao
      Rama Chandra Rao

      Hi Geetha Madhuri,


      It is an Great Article any BW professional guy would much appreciated with the interesting post you'd shared above.


      However, post going through this i've few queries as mentioned below.


      1. Does it is applicable in BW 750 scenario also or any system pre requisites are there.
      2. what are the differences in between Remote connection and SDA Integration which we see typically in Traditional BW Source systems.
      3. Does this SDA integration connection is to be established from BW750 System to ECC System right??

      Thanks & Regards,

      P Sriram