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PostPosted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:20 pm 
Post subject: LUMIRA- SAP BW access

Hi,
Our BW team would like to access SAP BW system from LUMIRA( Reporting tool, Purchased few licenses for this ).
In order to establish the connection we have to download extension for Lumira
Extensions needed: 1.SAP BW Data Acquisition Connector 2.SAP universe Query Panel.
How can we access?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:29 am 
Post subject: Re: LUMIRA- SAP BW access

Hi mate,

Sounds like your are trying to use Lumira 1.x. I would avoid working with this at the moment due to Lumira 2.0, which has BW connectivity built in. That and not all my Lumira 1 > Lumira 2 migration experiments were successful!

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:31 am 
Post subject: Re: LUMIRA- SAP BW access

You might be better off using Webi for that task ; )
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:06 am 
Post subject: Re: LUMIRA- SAP BW access

I would agree, but not without knowing the full use case. I havn`t found that much that Lumira can do that Webi can`t either!

BTW OP, Lumira isn`t a reporting tool, it`s an agile visualisation tool (there is a difference!).

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:57 am 
Post subject: Re: LUMIRA- SAP BW access

ABILtd wrote:
...BTW OP, Lumira isn`t a reporting tool, it`s an agile visualisation tool (there is a difference!).

What's in a Name though, I say...

Agile..visualization.. often mere hype words

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:30 am 
Post subject: Re: LUMIRA- SAP BW access

Andreas wrote:
ABILtd wrote:
...BTW OP, Lumira isn`t a reporting tool, it`s an agile visualisation tool (there is a difference!).

What's in a Name though, I say...

Agile..visualization.. often mere hype words


Not really mate, although I work for a BI vendor in the sales field (and have worked for several) so hype stories are the norm.

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