What is SAP ODBC?

What is SAP ODBC?

SAP ERP ODBC Driver The SAP ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with live SAP ERP, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity. With the SAP ODBC Driver, accessing SAP R/3 and SAP ERP is as easy as querying a database.

What is SAP information design tool?

The information design tool is an SAP BusinessObjects metadata design environment that enables a designer to extract, define, and manipulate metadata from relational and OLAP sources to create and deploy SAP BusinessObjects universes.

How do I create an ODBC driver?

Add an ODBC data source

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In the Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools.
  3. In the Administrative Tools dialog box, double-click Data Sources (ODBC).
  4. Click User DSN, System DSN, or File DSN, depending on the type of data source you want to add.
  5. Click Add.

What is Hana ODBC?

Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) provides an API for accessing databases. Database vendors provide ODBC drivers for their database products. The SAP HANA ODBC driver (HDBODBC) is visible. Click the User DSN tab to view the data sources. Click Add to create a new data source to connect to a SAP HANA database.

What is difference between IDT and UDT?

You cannot open an IDT . unx file in Universe Design tool and cannot convert it to unv file. Universe Design tool is single source enabled….Key differences between UDT and IDT.

Universe Design Tool (UDT) Information Design Tool (IDT)
It is single source enabled It is multisource enabled

How do I install SAP information design tool?

  1. On the system where SAP BusinessObjects Client tools is installed, select SAP Business Intelligence> SAP BO BI platform 4 Client Tools > Information Design Tool.
  2. Log on to Information Design Tool.
  3. Right-click in the Local Projects area, and select New > Project .
  4. Specify the Project Name and Project Location.
  5. Click OK.

How do I create a connection in Information Design tool?

Creating a New Connection in IDT – OLAP An OLAP connection is used to connect to multidimensional view or a data model to design Business Layer in Information Design tool. To create a new OLAP connection, right-click on Project name → New → OLAP Connection. Enter the connection name, description and click Next.

What is universe design tool?

SAP Universe Designer is a tool used by BusinessObjects developers to create semantic layer between database and reporting tools. This helps business user for performing ad-hoc reporting and hiding complexity of database objects.

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