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Extract and Integrate Data from SAP S/4HANA Cloud using ABAP Pipeline Engine

Introduction

ABAP Pipeline Engine integration option provides direct communication from SAP S/4HANA cloud -> SAP Data Intelligence to extract and integrate the data. Repository with ABAP operators are pre-delivered by SAP in SAP Data Intelligence. ABAP CDS Reader operator reads and extracts the data using CDS View data extractors. The SAP S/4HANA Cloud Communication Scenario for ABAP Pipeline Engine is SAP_COM_0532 – enables the access to the CDS view extraction via ABAP Pipeline Engine(available with SAP S/4HANA CE 2002).

 

Example Scenario

  • Analyse the different activities/steps of a business process
    • Example process: Order2Cash

Source System: SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Target: Example scenario is to download the data in csv format from SAP Data Intelligence -> System Management tile. SAP Data Intelligence provides various options to extract and integrate data to other target systems e.g., Other SAP systems and 3rd Party Systems. 

Example CDS View Data Extractors:

Data Extraction for Sales document Item

Billing Document Item Basic Extraction Data

 

Process Flow Diagram

 

Data Flow Diagram

Integration with SAP Data Intelligence via ABAP Pipeline Engine

SAP Data Intelligence example for extracting the data from SAP S/4HANA Cloud using ABAP Pipeline Engine integration option and saving the extracted data in a LOCAL storage.

 

Step 1: Create a Communication Arrangement using Communication Scenario “SAP_COM_0532” in SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

 

Step 2: Create a connection of type “ABAP” and Protocol: “WebSocket RFC”.

Step 3: SAP Data Intelligence Pipeline using ABAP Pipeline Engine operator.

Step 4: Configure the Cloud Data Integration Operator with example CDS view data extractor: C_SALESDOCUMENTSCHEDLINEDEX.

 

Step 5: Save and execute pipeline.

Conclusion

  • Data is extracted from SAP S/4HANA Cloud using ABAP Pipeline Engine option
  • File will be created in local storage
  • Navigate to System Management from SAP Data Intelligence Launchpad->Files
    • Expand folder Files under My workspace to find the created file with extracted data from SAP S/4HANA Cloud.
    • Click on the icon “Show Actions” to down the load file into the local storage by using the option “Export File”.
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