Join this free online course about SAP Analytics Cloud, and learn about data sources and connectivity, as well as authentication options, for both on-premise and cloud systems.
July 23, 2019 - August 21, 2019
Language: English

Course information

Course Summary

SAP Analytics Cloud is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering that provides all the analytics capabilities for all users in one product. To take advantage of these capabilities, a wide range of data connectivity and authentication options are available for both on-premise and cloud data sources. This course will cover how to establish connectivity to these data sources, along with the available authentication options.

The first week of the course will focus on authentication options for SAP Analytics Cloud and live connectivity to various on-premise applications, like SAP HANA, SAP BW, SAP S/4HANA and SAP BusinessObjects BI Universes. The second week will cover connections to select number of cloud data sources, additional authentication options, deployment scenarios, import data connectivity, and tips on troubleshooting connectivity issues.

Course Characteristics

Course Content

  • Week 1: Authentication and Data Connectivity 1
  • Week 2: Authentication and Data Connectivity 2
  • Week 3: Authentication and Data Connectivity 3
  • Week 4: Final Exam

Target Audience

  • Basis administrators
  • Security administrators
  • Cloud architects
  • Network administrators

Course Requirements

  • Background in SAP applications such as: SAP HANA, SAP BW, SAP S/4HANA and SAP BusinessObjects BI4
  • Understanding of SAML SSO concepts

Development Systems

There are two ways to practice the concepts covered in the lectures. One option is to deploy the provided back-end system in your own AWS account and use it in conjunction with your own SAP Analytics Cloud system to practice the hands-on material. The second option is to take advantage of the interactive click-through demos, to get a similar experience to working with an actual system. Instructions on how to deploy the development system in your AWS account will be provided at the start of the course.

Course contents

  • Week 1:

    Authentication and Data Connectivity 1
  • Week 2:

    Authentication and Data Connectivity 2
  • Week 3:

    Authentication and Data Connectivity 3
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  • Final Exam:

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If you would like to enroll for this course, there are no formal prerequisites or limitations. The course is free and open for everyone. Just register for an account on openSAP and go for the course!
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Certificate Requirements

  • Gain a record of achievement by earning more than 50% of the maximum number of points from all graded assignments.
  • Gain a confirmation of participation by completing at least 50% of the course material.

Find out more in the certificate guidelines.

This course is offered by

Harjeet Judge

Harjeet Judge is a product manager focusing on administration and enablement topics for SAP Analytics Cloud. Harjeet has over 15 years of experience at SAP, and has held a variety of roles in Support, RIG, and Customer Success. He has supported customers and partners in various SAP Analytics solutions, including SAP BusinessObjects BI and SAP Lumira.

Harjeet is an experienced openSAP instructor, with the delivery of two courses on SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform already under his belt.

Kevin Li

Kevin Li is a product manager in the Augmented BI Product Management team, mainly focusing on live connectivity and data acquisition for SAP Analytics Cloud.

Kevin has profound knowledge of SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP, SAP Business Warehouse, and SAP HANA. He also provides end-to-end technical support in SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP on a variety of Operating Systems, Databases, and Virtualization solutions.

https://people.sap.com/songlin620#overview

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