SAP Predictive Analytics

SAP Automated Predictive Library (APL) Installation and configuration for SAP HANA

What is SAP HANA Automated Predictive Library (APL)? SAP HANA APL is an Application Function Library (AFL) which lets you use the data mining capabilities of the SAP Predictive Analytics automated analytics engine on your customer datasets stored in SAP HANA. The APL is: A set of functions that you use to implement a predictive modeling process in order to answer simple business questions on your customer datasets. A set …

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More Great Combinations: Jupyter, Python and SAP Predictive Analytics

Introduction   In a previous article on this subject, I walked you through setting up SAP Predictive Analytics with Python.  As I mentioned in the article, Python is one of the most used languages for machine learning and is well equipped in numeric calculation.  Embedding predictive analytics libraries into a Python application is a natural progression for SAP Predictive Analytics.  In this article, we will take you through using Jupyter …

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Installing the Automated Predictive Library (APL) on SAP HANA Express 2.0

The Automated Mode of SAP Predictive Analytics allows the efficient creation of powerful predictive models. Installing the Automated Predictive Library (APL) on SAP HANA makes it possible to train these models directly in SAP HANA. The data does not have to be extracted into an external system, the architecture is simplified and agility is increased. In the official documentation you will find the overall steps of the installation process of …

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A Great Combination: Python and SAP Predictive Analytics

Introduction   Recently, SAP released SAP Predictive Analytics version 3.3.  Details on what is in this release can be found on the blog Announcing the release of SAP Predictive Analytics.  This release touts new support for Python.  Python is one of the most used languages for machine learning and is well equipped in numeric calculation.  Embedding predictive analytics libraries into a Python application is a natural progression for SAP Predictive …

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SAP Predictive Analytics 3.2 – Classification Scenario from Predictive Factory

This blog is more dedicated to the trial version of Predictive Analytics – Predictive Factory..It will guide you in your first steps a a basic workflow to create a classification analysis base on the census data set. Open pre-configured project Log on with the user created during configuration: Trial_User1 whose password is Factory4321. Your 1st screen is:: There are 3 projects: Census_Analysis that we are about to use. Telco_Churn_Analysis in …

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Announcing the release of SAP Predictive Analytics 3.3

We are delighted to announce the release of SAP Predictive Analytics 3.3. This new release is available for download on SAP Software Center.   Python API for Automated Analytics Automated Analytics provides a set of machine learning functions such as classification, regression, key influencers, clustering, forecasting, recommendation and link analysis to easily answer business questions with no need for extensive training or data science skills. Python is an open-source programming language …

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What’s new in SAP Predictive Analytics 3.3 Webcast Recap

This was an SAP webcast from last week.  More upcoming related webcasts can be found here: Nov 30 Refresh Expert Streams on Predictive Factory Dec 12 Best Practices for Automated Analytics Source: SAP Source: SAP This is an important release for SAP; build highly scalable models, work with other applications in SAP, deploy into customer’s environments and data privacy support Above are the four main features API for Python – mass script …

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SAP Predictive Analytics Trial – Landscape Access

This blog walks you through the steps required to access a 30-day trial version of SAP Predictive Analytics. Introduction The trial system landscape is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and is available through the SAP Cloud Appliance Library (SAP CAL). You need to complete three steps to access the trial version: If you do not already have one, you need to create a AWS account If you do not …

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Enriching SAP BW with SAP Predictive Analytics – Technical Integration

This is the second blog in a series of three about enriching SAP BW with SAP Predictive Analytics: Introduction Technical Integration (this page) Steps of a Project   Technical Integration In the previous blog we explained how SAP Predictive Analytics adds value to your SAP BW. In this document we look at the technical side of things. There are two different options available on creating forecasts. They can be created in …

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Enriching SAP BW with SAP Predictive Analytics – Steps of a Project

This is the third and final blog in a series of three about enriching SAP BW with SAP Predictive Analytics: Introduction Technical Integration Steps of a Project (this page)   Steps of a Project In the earlier articles of this series we have looked at the value that SAP Predictive Analytics is adding to SAP BW and how the two components can be technically integrated. In this article we look at …

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