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SAP Commissions – Smart Data Integration[SDI] – Part 1

SAP HANA Smart Data Integration provide tools to access source data and provision, replicate, and transform that data in SAP HANA on-premise or in the cloud.

SAP HANA Smart Data Integration let you enhance, cleanse, and transform data to make it more accurate and useful. You can efficiently connect to any source to provision and cleanse data for loading into SAP HANA on-premise or in the cloud, and for supported systems, writing back to the original source.

Capabilities include:

  • A simplified landscape; that is, one environment in which to provision and consume data
  • Access to more data formats including an open framework for new data sources
  • In-memory performance, which means increased speed and decreased latency
Feature area Description
SAP HANA Smart Data Integration Real-time, high-speed data provisioning, bulk data movement, and federation. Provides built-in adapters plus an SDK so you can build your own adapters.

Includes the following features and tools:

  • Replication Editor in SAP Web IDE and SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench or Web IDE, which lets you set up batch or real-time data replication scenarios in an easy-to-use web application
  • Transformations presented as nodes in SAP Web IDE and SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench, which let you set up batch or real-time data transformation scenarios
  • Data Provisioning Agent, a lightweight component that hosts data provisioning adapters, enabling data federation, replication, and transformation scenarios for on-premise or in-cloud deployments
  • Data Provisioning adapters for connectivity to remote sources
  • An Adapter SDK to create custom adapters
  • Monitors for Data Provisioning Agents, remote subscriptions, and data loads

Data Integration on SAP Commissions HANA using SDI

SAP Smart Data Integration (SDI) is packaged as part of SAP Commissions and can be used to integrate your on-premise systems with SAP Commissions on HANA.

Smart Data Integration (SDI) allows you to securely transfer critical business data to and from the Commissions application, enabling you to easily synchronize and share data within your organization.

Using SDI, you can transfer data pertaining to the business data objects that are defined in Commissions. You can transfer data to and from the following workspaces in Commissions:

  • Orders and Transactions workspace for Results
  • Participants, Positions, and Titles workspace for Organization
  • Categories, Products, Customers, and Postal Codes workspace for Classification
  • Accounts, Geography, CRM Opportunities, etc for T&Q objects

Watch Introduction to Smart Data Integration on SAP Commissions

Prerequisite

Understanding of data integration concepts, knowledge of SDI, Web IDE, HANA SQL and procedures is a prerequisite for implementing SDI with Commissions HANA.

Use this checklist to get started with the setup and configuration process. Make sure you have all the information handy before you proceed:

 

Item URL Notes

S-User ID

Required to download DP Agent

Link to Download DP Agent

https://support.sap.com/en/my-support/software-downloads.html or

https://tools.hana.ondemand.com/#cloudintegration

Tenant DB Name

Provided in provisioning email

Required to connect to Tenant DB from WebIDE

HANA HTTPs URL (SQL connectivity)

Provided in provisioning email

Required to create the data provisioning agent

Web IDE URL

https://webide.<<region>>.calliduscloud.com

Provided in provisioning email

Web IDE credentials

Provided in provisioning email

Required to import/export projects and create flowgraphs

HANA DB credentials

Provided in provisioning email

Required to access EXT Schema

Data Provisioning Task Monitor

https://<<servername>>-sdi.calliduscloud.com/sap/hana/im/dp/monitor/index.html?view=IMTaskMonitor

Required to monitor information about replication tasks and transformation tasks

Job Scheduler

 

https://jobscheduler-dashboard.<<region>>.calliduscloud.com/index.html

Provided in provisioning email

Required to access Jobs Success and Failed

Important to Know

SAP Commissions HANA Server (SDI Data Provisioning Server) hosted by SAP/Callidus Datacenter (To be treated as On-prem version)

Coming Next: Part 2 – SDI Architecture flow


References

The table below provides links to detailed information on the following topics:

Topic Link
SDI Product Availability Matrix

https://support.sap.com/content/dam/launchpad/en_us/pam/pam-essentials/TIP/PAM_HANA_SDI_1_0.pdf

https://support.sap.com/content/dam/launchpad/en_us/pam/pam-essentials/TIP/PAM_HANA_SDI_2_0.pdf

SDI Product Support https://support.sap.com/en/product/support-by-product/73554900100800000033/default-editorial.html
HANA Academy Videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkzo92owKnVwQ_preA3cxlQjn_v3W0Eh5
HANA SDI Documentation https://help.sap.com/viewer/p/HANA_SMART_DATA_INTEGRATION
Commissions SDI Documentation
https://help.sap.com/viewer/271e5f8e84de4fada00d623e5095e77a/2107/en-US/726eb3e87c231014a804993ce4041860.html
Ask a SDI Question
https://answers.sap.com/tags/73554900100800000033
SDI Blogs
https://blogs.sap.com/tags/73554900100800000033/
SAP Commissions – SDI ( Micro learning ) https://microlearning.opensap.com/playlist/dedicated/173269331/1_5ze3hxol/1_pcp71u3l

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