Connect to sap HANA Database from Microsoft power BI(Business Intelligence)
Introduction: For Building dashboards in Microsoft Power BI(Business Intelligence) tool using Hana database as a source we need to enable the ODBC driver in the system to connect to Hana database. Please follow below steps to configure and build dashboards on Hana database(Calculation views)
Install HDB client software in system where you want to connect Hana Database. Hana client software enables the ODBC Driver as below.
Type odbc in windows search bar and click ODBC data source 32/64 bit
Click add on dBase
Double click on HDBODBC
Enter below details and save the connection.
Host : Hana database host
Instance number as example 00
And tenant database would be Hana system name
Step4: go to power BI and go to Hana database connection.
Enter username and password of SAP Hana Database
Conclusion: With following above steps We can connect to SAP Hana Database from Microsoft Power BI and we can use import or direct query connection to consume Hana calculation views or Hana reporting objects
Note: For Direct queries we need to configure certificate so that refresh of data can happen on the live