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Set up SAP Data Hub 1.4, trial edition

10/25/2018

Create a solution instance of SAP Data Hub, trial edition.

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During this tutorial, you will learn how to create a solution instance of SAP Data Hub, trial edition. SAP Data Hub, trial edition is provisioned via SAP Cloud Appliance Library. It runs in your account on Google Cloud Platform.

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This tutorial is obsolete and will be removed shortly (mid-November 2018).


Step 1: Create Google Cloud Platform project

Running SAP Data Hub, trial edition requires you to have access to a Google Cloud Platform project.

If you do not yet have an account on Google Cloud Platform, then create one as well as a corresponding Google Cloud Platform project. Moreover you also need a so-called service account which is used by SAP Cloud Appliance Library while accessing Google Cloud Platform. You find more information about projects and service accounts in the Google Cloud Platform documentation.

The necessary roles for the service account are described in the Getting Started with SAP Data Hub, trial edition guide (chapter 2.1).

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Step 2: Link project to SAP Cloud Appliance Library

Link your Google Cloud Platform project to SAP Cloud Appliance Library. This step is described in the SAP Cloud Appliance Library documentation.

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Step 3: Create solution instance

Next, you can create a solution instance of SAP Data Hub, trial edition via SAP Cloud Appliance Library. The necessary steps to do so are described in the Getting Started with SAP Data Hub, trial edition guide (chapter 2.3).

The creation of the solution instance takes around 40 minutes.

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Step 4: Connect to SAP Data Hub Cockpit

After the solution instance is up and running, you can finally connect to it.

Thereto you first maintain your local host file as described in the Getting Started with SAP Data Hub, trial edition guide (chapter 3.2).

Afterwards you open (https://vhcalhxedb:51076/) via a web browser.

Enter DATAHUB as HANA Username and the password which you have selected during step 3 as HANA Password to logon to SAP Data Hub Cockpit. The system displays the Overview page.

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In the SAP Data Hub Cockpit, find and open the link SAP Data Hub Modeling. After logging in, copy the URL from the webpage address bar and paste it in the frame below and click on Validate.

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Step 5: Connect to Google Cloud Storage

From the SAP Data Hub Cockpit you can connect the solution instance to Google Cloud Storage. This is necessary to “bring in” data into SAP Data Hub.

The steps to connect the solution instance to Google Cloud Storage are described in the Getting Started with SAP Data Hub, trial edition guide (chapter 4).

Afterwards upload the following three files to Google Cloud Storage. Some of the subsequent tutorials will use these files to discover data in Google Cloud Storage, profile it and transform it:

Right click each of the above links and use the “Save link as..” option to download the files on your local drive.
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