Xtract Universal provides SAP Integration in Alteryx

Alteryx, the Leader in Self-Service Data Analytics, provides analysts with the ability to easily prepare, blend, and analyze all data using a repeatable workflow, then deploy and share analytics at scale for deeper insights in hours, not weeks. Xtract Universal, an SAP Connector from Theobald Software, enables you to save data streams from SAP to different destination environments, and thereby significantly reduce development time, thanks to a high degree of automation. We launched an Alteryx Destination for Xtract Universal that makes it easy to integrate SAP data and Processes using Alteryx. 1342continue reading →

Connecting Datazen with SAP

In this article, we will see how to integrate SAP data into Datazen. Datazen Software is a mobile business intelligence and data visualization service and has been acquired by Microsoft in April 2015 to accelerate its Power BI strategy. If you have Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later Enterprise Edition and Software Assurance you are entitled to download the Datazen Server software at no additional cost. As an SAP Connector I will use Xtract Universal to extract sales data from SAP BW using a query. In Xtract Universal I will use the OData…continue reading →

Activating Datasources in the SAP OLTP System

To be able to extract OLTP Datasources from SAP ERP, you first of all have to activate the relevant DataSources in the SAP OLTP system. After activating the DataSources you can extract data from all the active DataSources using the DeltaQ component. Thoses steps have to be carried out in the SAP ERP system (OLTP). No SAP BW system is required. 814continue reading →

How to use an SQL Configuration Table with Xtract IS

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) provides package configurations that you can use to update the values of properties at run time. In this blog I will show how to store your package configuration in an SQL table. In my sample I will use Xtract IS to load the SAP table T001 for company codes using a where statement. The goal is to use the SQL configuration table to update the value of the where statement and the value of the SAP connection string. 785continue reading →

How to load SAP-data with Xtract Universal to Microsoft Access (and Excel)

Xtract Universal is since 2011 the newest member of the Xtract product line. Eight different SAP extraction types allow the BI architect to create an optimal, stable and fast data layer between SAP and different consumer applications. Xtract Universal essentially consists of two components: a server component and a designer (client). The server component is responsible for the actual extraction. The consumer application communicates with the Server component, and these in turn with SAP. You use the Xtract designer for the design and configuration of the extractions. In this blog, I will show…continue reading →