KPI Partners Blog

Informatica SAP Connector Explained

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Oct 20, 2016 @ 12:10 PM

by Balaswamy Kaladi

This blog describes how to configure Informatica’s SAP NetWeaver R/3 to connect with SAP BW, extracting data directly from SAP transparent tables. It details setup steps on Informatica and BW servers, as well as what’s required from a developer’s perspective.

It’s also important to note that there are two ways to connect SAP BW from Informatica, i.e.

  1. Using Informatica’s SAP BW Connector – this extraction is driven by an Infospoke and extracts data via the Open Hub Services (OHS)
  2. Using Informatica’s SAP NetWeaver R/3 Connector – this allows data extraction directly from a SAP transparent table

This blog details the second method i.e. using Informatica's SAP NetWeaver R/3 Connector.

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Tags: Informatica SAP Connector

Data Warehousing and Analytics Using Amazon Redshift

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Oct 14, 2016 @ 01:33 PM

by Balaswamy Kaladi

In today’s world of big data, analytics, and data warehousing, data volumes continue to grow, seemingly only matched by businesses’ appetite to exploit data for commercial advantage, and do so ever more quickly.

Historically, to deal with the kind of large data volumes that are now becoming commonplace, expensive and heavyweight technologies from vendors such as Teradata, Netezza and Vertica were needed. These typically cost millions of dollars, and required hardware, software, and consulting.

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Tags: Blog, Data Warehousing, Amazon Redshift, AWS