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Loading data into Vora 2.0 – via Spark

Abstract A classic use case for Vora is to accelerate HDFS datasets by caching a subset of data in Vora’s Relational (In Memory) or Disk-based stores to allow external SQL access via ODBC/JDBC.  Previous versions of Vora could only allow ingest via the HDFS Adapter.  Vora 2.0 (in conjunction with …

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Hadoop Installation on Monsoon

Description: This tutorial is offered as a ‘quick and dirty’ guide to installing a Hadoop 3-node cluster on SAP Monsoon. Most configurations are kept close to default, and as such this guide is ideal for development and testing environments. Due to some proxy constraints on Monsoon, I will note workarounds …

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Hadoop Installation on Monsoon

Description: This tutorial is offered as a ‘quick and dirty’ guide to installing a Hadoop 3-node cluster on SAP Monsoon. Most configurations are kept close to default, and as such this guide is ideal for development and testing environments. Due to some proxy constraints on Monsoon, I will note workarounds …

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How to connect Tableau 10.4 to Vora 2.0

Please note that Vora is not yet certified by Tableau and that the instructions below are not officially supported by SAP. Pre-requisites: The Kubernetes cluster has already been deployed and configured Vora 2.0 is ready to be installed or has already been deployed You are using Tableau 10.4 or greater   …

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SAP VORA Modeling

What is SAP VORA? SAP Vora is an in-memory query engine, which allows big data to access from the Hadoop. It uses HANA data to process real time data. Vora runs on commodity hardware with accessing huge amount of data with low cost and can integrate with enterprise data. OLAP …

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SAP Vora2.0 and integration with SAP Data Hub

SAP Vora2.0 was recently released and I want to take this opportunity to introduce this new version to our customers and partners and share the key reasons and motivation in migrating from Vora1.x to 2.x code line Renewed architecture based on Docker containers and Google Kubernetes With SAP Vora2.0 we …

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VORA 2.0 & Kubernetes Demystified

VORA 2.0 & Kubernetes Demystified SAP Vora is an in-memory, distributed computing solution for Big Data in business world. When the whole world is facing the challenge of big data, Vora provides a platform to derive meaningful business insights from the huge amount of data generated by various businesses. Release …

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Creating HANA Virtual Tables in Vora 1.4

Purpose: This tutorial is a “quick and dirty” guide to  creating and accessing HANA data from within Vora Tools using HANA virtual tables. Environment: SAP Vora 1.4 SAP HANA Platform 2.0 For more information on minimum prerequisites see the SAP Note Prerequisites for Installing Vora This tutorial assumes you have …

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Population Health Management on SAP Vora

Population Health refers to the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group¹. Both clinical and financial outcomes can be improved by applying big data models and analytical applications to large sets of patient data including data about their facility stays, specific …

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How to connect Tableau 10.3 to Vora 1.4

How to connect Tableau 10.3 to Vora Thriftserver Please note that Vora is not yet certified by Tableau and that the instructions below are not officially supported by SAP. Tableau does not support Kerberos for Spark SQL. You will not be able to connect Tableau to a Kerberized Vora cluster.   …

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How to connect Microsoft PowerBI Desktop 2.6 to Vora Thriftserver

How to connect Microsoft PowerBI Desktop 2.6 to Vora Thriftserver Please note that Vora is not certified on Microsoft PowerBI. The instructions below are for reference only and are not supported by SAP. Download and install Simba Spark ODBC driver from http://www.simba.com/drivers/spark-jdbc-odbc/   Open the ODBC Data Source Administration for 64bit …

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How to connect Lumira 1.X and 2.0 to Vora on Kerberos

How to connect Lumira 1.X and 2.0 to Vora on Kerberos This step-by-step guide has been derived from: SAP note 2210624 – How do I configure SAP Lumira for Kerberos Authentication? Section 4.1.9 of the SAP Vora 1.4 Admin guide Simba JDBC driver configuration guide Known issues: There is a known issue …

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SAP Vora Telco Industry Accelerator

This blog summarizes the analysis and assets of a Telco Industry Accelerator package centered around using SAP Vora. To begin with, you may want to check out the Telco Scenario available from the SAP Vora Test Drive Lab. That test drive guides you through using Zeppelin and Vora Tools to …

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SAP Vora @ SAPPHIRENOW 2017

Many of you are getting ready to head to Orlando for the 2017 SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference. I want to share with you a quick overview of the most important SAP Vora activities onsite that you might want to add to your Big Data agenda. For those of you …

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SAP Vora Live Test Drive – My Experience

After reading the post https://blogs.sap.com/2017/03/30/useful-sap-vora-links/  by Christoph Streubert, I have decided to test vora live at http://testdrive.sapvora.com/ Once you have entered test drive site, very simple and well designed screen welcomes you with clear explanation. In order to continue, you need to fill a form, Vora sales team want to contact you after …

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SAP Vora 1.4 – Intro and Overview

SAP BigData Engineering is innovating rapidly and in this blog we want to announce the release of SAP Vora1.4. And yes, let us start off with the name change. We have removed the “HANA” in the product name and now it is called SAP Vora! This means we are offering …

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Set up Security Groups in AWS VPC for SAP Vora 1.3

How-To Details This How-to is a step by step guide for setting up security groups in your AWS virtual private cloud for SAP Vora 1.3. This is one-time security group set-up can be used by SAP Vora Cluster instances. Pre-requisites AWS account AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Create Security Group …

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Installing Java 8 on Cloudera for HANA Vora

Purpose: By default, versions of Cloudera CDH that are supported by SAP HANA Vora 1.3 ship with Java Development Kit (JDK) 1.7. However, JDK 1.8 is required to run HANA Vora services successfully. The Vora Manager can be installed correctly with JDK 1.7, however services will throw Java errors when …

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Why SAP Vora for Big Data?

As the former SAP CIO used to say, “HANA is growing up so fast.” Well HANA has certainly matured over the last 5 years and with age, the adolescent has new demands. Everyone who knows two cents about HANA knows its quite expensive, in terms of licensing and hardware. In …

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SAP HANA Vora 1.3 Developer Edition

We are really excited to announce SAP HANA Vora 1.3 Developer Edition, based on  latest Generally Available (Dec16th 2016), is now available on Amazon Web services (AWS) in most of the regions. Launch SAP HANA Vora 1.3 Dev Edition Cluster in minutes at https://www.sap.com/cmp/syb/crm-xu15-int-voratrdm/index.html With this release you get SAP HANA …

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SAP HANA Vora 1.3 Dev Edition BOM

Vora 1.3 Dev edition in AWS is based on Centos 7.2 is available in most of the AWS regions. Below is the bill of material for Dev edition Vora 1.3.61 (GA) Apache Ambari 2.2.1.0 as Cluster Provisioning Tool Spark 1.6.1 Hadoop Distribution – HDP 2.4.2 Zeppelin  0.6.0 This Dev edition is …

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SAP HANA Vora 1.3 – What’s New overview

SAP HANA Vora 1.3 was made Generally Available on Dec16th 2016, With this release we extend the capabilities of Vora to deliver features beyond SQL modeling by proving three new engines to enable multi modal capabilities with Vora. By continuing to leverage the Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark technologies, Vora1.3 …

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