Using SAP BW bridge for SAP Datasphere (Part 3: SAP Analytics Cloud – Demo)
This blog post is part of a series where we will be looking at a few simple use cases and basics when using SAP BW bridge for SAP Datasphere. The purpose of this series is for you to have a walkthrough of how SAP BW bridge, SAP Datasphere, and SAP Analytics Cloud can work together.
In Part 3, we will be looking at how SAP Analytics Cloud integrates with SAP BW bridge for SAP Datasphere.
Introduction to SAP BW bridge for SAP Datasphere
SAP BW bridge is the latest feature to be released for SAP Datasphere. The main benefit is being able to leverage existing on-premise designs in SAP BW, while also having access to the latest cloud-based functionality in SAP Datasphere. For a detailed breakdown, please head over to the Overview and Technical Deep Dive blog.
You will need to have your connection to SAP Datasphere already set up for this example
Part 3: Using SAP Analytics Cloud with SAP BW bridge and SAP Datasphere
Note: Normally when working with either Live or Acquired data, we would first create a model in SAP Analytics Cloud. For SAP Datasphere, however, we go directly to the story.
Step 1: Creating a Story
Create a new story.
Step 2: Adding Data
Add data to your story.
Step 3: Selecting Source Type
Select “Data from a data source”.
Step 4: Selecting Data Source
Select SAP Datasphere under Live Data
Step 5: Selecting Connection
Select your predefined connection to SAP Datasphere. (This is the same connection mentioned at the beginning of the blog post)
Step 6: Selecting Space
Select your predefined space which you were working on in SAP Datasphere. (This refers to steps in *Part 2* of this series)
Step 7: Selecting View
Select your dataset from SAP Datasphere you wish to consume
And lastly, your data is now available to use in SAP Analytics Cloud.
In the demo, we will be taking you through the steps for SAP Analytics Cloud to access data from SAP BW bridge for SAP Datasphere.
Thank you for making it this far. We look forward to bringing you Part 4.
As we mentioned in the overview, this blog is part of a series. You can find the additional parts below:
Part 3: Using SAP Analytics Cloud on top of SAP BW bridge and SAP Datasphere (Demo)
Do have a look at our additional articles for more information: