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by Akash Kumar, Technical Consultant, SAP Labs | November 20, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Akash Kumar explains the concept of SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics for core data services (CDS) views and shows how to develop custom CDS views in SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics.


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by Vinayak Gole, Senior Business Intelligence Consultant, TATA Consultancy | November 17, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal/SCM/HR – 

Vinayak Gole explores the connectivity to data stored in the Hadoop distributions (Cloudera and Hortonworks) through the discovery component of SAP Lumira 2.0. He shows how you can further transform and visualize data using SAP Lumira’s self-service capabilities demonstrating a full life cycle for Big Data analytics.


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by Abhijit Ingale, SAP Analytics Technical Architect, Tata Consultancy Services | November 13, 2017
BI/HR/SAP Professional Journal – 

Big Data technologies offer a huge opportunity to organizations to consolidate data from a variety of data sources and derive meaningful insights from it that can help in achieving business growth. With this opportunity, there are also challenges with respect to information security. Database technologies offer a variety of ways to implement information security. SAP HANA uses analytic authorizations to implement row-level security ensuring the information is consumed only by its rightful users. However, SAP HANA does not offer a column-level security feature out of the box. Abhijit Ingale describes the process to implement column-level security in SAP HANA.


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by Sapna N. Modi, SAP Practice Unit & Key Accounts Automation Champion, L&T Infotech Ltd (LTI) | November 6, 2017
SAP Professional Journal – 

Sapna Modi shows how to use Customizing Scout, which is part of SAP Solution Manager’s Customizing Synchronization suite. This functionality enables you to compare functional IMG configuration between two systems. These systems must be connected in Solution Manager and should be configured with the necessary authorizations. It is useful especially when manual activity is involved in a comparison of the synchronization, distribution of configuration, and master data differences between two systems.


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by Joerg Boeke, Independent BW Senior Consultant and Solution Architect | November 6, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Joerg Boeke shows the SAP HANA parameter to self-protect the SAP HANA environment by using a safety belt for memory consumption using SAP HANA studio, Eclipse Studio, or even the SAP GUI.  He shows you how to set up SAP HANA parametrization to avoid queries or all other SAP HANA processes from using 100 percent of the available memory in a single process. Adopt the parameters to allow a maximum of your desired memory occupation by a single process.


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by Abhijit Ingale, SAP Analytics Technical Architect, Tata Consultancy Services | Vinayak Gole, Senior Business Intelligence Consultant, TATA Consultancy | November 2, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

With the exponential growth of data from multiple sources, using conventional methods for extracting it is time-consuming, costly, and resource intensive. SAP has simplified Multi-Source Universes in SAP BusinessObjects 4.0 as an answer to this issue. Created with the Information Design Tool (IDT), a Multi-Source Universe can combine data from SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) with other relational databases, such as Oracle and SQL Server. Abhijit Ingale and Vinayak Gole show how to create a Multi-Source Universe in this step-by-step guide.


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by Vinay Gupta, Senior Software Engineer, SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd. | October 23, 2017
SAP Professional Journal/Financials/HR – 

Ticketing functionality enables role designers to track all role changes using ticket numbers. After you enable ticketing functionality, when a role designer changes a role, a pop-up prompts the designer to enter a ticket number. This ticket number is used in all phases of role methodology, role copy, and mass maintenance. A new tab, Ticket Number, has been added to the Additional Details tab of the role. Vinay Gupta describes this new feature that was introduced in SAP Access Control 10.1.