Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do you provide your services worldwide?

We currently have teams with both Databricks SAP experience in both the EU and the US. For more details please contact us.

Which SAP source systems do you support?

Most of our recommended data ingestion tools support ingesting data from almost any SAP solution (Classic BW, BW/4HANA, ECC, S/4HANA, SuccessFactors, and many more).

Do you require any specific SAP license or product?

No, our approach should not be dependent on any uncommon SAP license or setup.

Do you support (near) real-time data ingestion and processing?

Sure! When using the SAP ODP-compatible connectors (most of them), the target solution is usually capable of ingesting SAP data to the data-lake in near real-time (~10 minutes).

Our bronze → gold pipelines use Databricks streaming so that near-real-time data processing (<1h update) is usually achievable.

How many people do we need?

Depends on the project type and data size. For typical projects, our SAP data integration team consists of the following roles:

  • SAP expert with deep SAP knowledge
  • Azure DataFactory/AWS Appflow expert (responsible for data ingestion)
  • Databricks data engineer (responsible for the pre-built content implementation)
  • Data visualization specialist (responsible for building PowerBI/Tableau/… dashboards)

Do I really need to migrate data? May SAP DataSphere help me?

We recommend you read our detailed SAP DataSphere and Databricks article.

SAP DataSphere and Databricks