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Import Tables and Large Datasets (XS Advanced)

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Import Tables and Large Datasets (XS Advanced)
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Import Tables and Large Datasets (XS Advanced)

05/22/2019

Import SHINE sample tables and data using SAP Web IDE for SAP HANA.

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This tutorial will guide you through the process of downloading sample data and database artifacts and importing it into SAP HANA using SAP Web IDE for SAP HANA.

If you are looking to import the entire SAP HANA INteractive Education model for XS Advanced, follow this tutorial instead: https://developers.sap.com/tutorials/xsa-ml-e2e-access-shine.html


Step 1: Download the archive

Download the file data.zip from our public GitHub repository.

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Step 2: Import Archive

Import the archive into the data folder. This will probably be src\data. Right-click on the folder and choose Import->From File System:

Import from file system

Browse for the downloaded data.zip file, keep the Extract archive flag and click on OK.

Import from file system

Confirm that files with the same name will be overwritten

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Step 3: Purge duplicates and Build

Delete the files FLIGHT.hdbcds, header.csv, item.csv and load.hdbtabledata (if available) to avoid conflicts during build:

Delete

Build the db module:

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Step 4: Check the imported entities in the Database Explorer

The Database Explorer allows you to see the database artifacts you create in the different HDI containers.

Right-click on the database module and choose Open HDI Container

Check tables

Note: If you do not find this option, use the middle icon on the left sidebar or from the menu, Tools-Database Explorer:
Use the + icon to add a database container into the Explorer.
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Locate your HDI container and add it. You will find it as a concatenation of your user ID and the name of your project.
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You can now navigate the tables and check their content. Click on Open Data for table TCURC

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How many rows does the table TCURC have?
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