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This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
(LIMA) integration which is in rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
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integrationforbi4

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ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:

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How this changes with the new planned native BI4 integration that
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ThisarticleattemptstoexplaintheplannedchangesbetweentheBI
Architectural & Deployment Differences between Lumira Server
addonforSAPLumira1.x(LIMA)integrationwhichisinrampup
integrationintoBI4(akaLIMA)andthenewplannednativeBI4
today,andthenewplannedBI4integration,SAPLumiraServerforBI
Lumiraintegration.
platform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.

YoucanreviewtheLIMAdetailshereifyourenotfamiliarwiththe
This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
currentLumiraintegrationofferingwiththeBIplatform:
(LIMA) integration which is in rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
ServerforBIplatform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.
integrationforbi4
You can review the LIMA details here if youre not familiar with the current Lumira integration
ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrian
offeringwiththeBIplatform:http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
integrationforbi4
Westmorelandhere:

ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:
http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesap
businessobjectsbiaddonforsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions
http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesapbusinessobjectsbiaddon
forsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions
LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnatively
onHANA.
LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnativelyonHANA.
Withthisintegration,HANAisahardrequirement.Activewebcontent
With this integration, HANA is a hard requirement. Active web content actually runs in XSXJ in
actuallyrunsinXSXJinHANAasshownbelow.
HANAasshownbelow.

InLIMA,HANAisusedasadatarepositoryforalldataandaplatform
InLIMA,HANAisusedasadatarepositoryforalldataandaplatformforrunningtheapplication
forrunningtheapplicationlayer,includingdatafetchedviaauniverse.
layer,includingdatafetchedviaauniverse.

How this changes with the new planned native BI4 integration that
https://blogs.sap.com/2015/02/06/plannednativeintegrationoflumiraintobiplatformdetails/ 2/11
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Howthischangeswiththenewplanned
Architectural & Deployment Differences between Lumira Server
integrationintoBI4(akaLIMA)andthenewplannednativeBI4
nativeBI4integrationthatwillreplacethe
Lumiraintegration.
LIMAarchitecture.
This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
Point#1LumiraServerisnolongerrequired.Everythingruns
(LIMA) integration which is in rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
nativelyontheBIplatform,meaningHANAisnotnecessary,butcan
ServerforBIplatform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.
beusedoptionallyasadatasourceandcalculationengine.Run
YouSimple!
can review the LIMA details here if youre not familiar with the current Lumira integration
offeringwiththeBIplatform:http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
integrationforbi4 WiththeexceptionofHANAonline

ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:

http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesapbusinessobjectsbiaddon
forsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions

LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnativelyonHANA.

With this integration, HANA is a hard requirement. Active web content actually runs in XSXJ in
HANAasshownbelow.

queries,allotherdataispulleddirectlytotheinmemoryengine
runningontheBIPlatform.HANAremainsasanoptionalcalculation
engineifyouhaveHANAinyourenvironment.

Foronlinequeries,datainHANAwillremaininHANA,andthe
queriestorunthevisualizationswillberunagainstHANAdirectly.
OnlytherequiredcalculatedresultswillcomebacktotheBIlayerin
InLIMA,HANAisusedasadatarepositoryforalldataandaplatformforrunningtheapplication
ordertorenderthevisualization.Thismeansifyouhave10million
layer,includingdatafetchedviaauniverse.
rowsofsalesdataandyouvisualizeathesumofyoursales,onlythat
finalnumbergetsreturnedtotheBIstack.Thevisualizationthencan
takeadvantageofHANAsabilitytohandlebigdatafast.

OfcourseyoucanstilldownloaddatafromHANAusingthedesktop
tool,andthenstorethatdatainBI4.1platforminmemoryengine.This
isanoptionifyouwanttoavoidhavingyourusersrunqueriesdirectly
againstHANAwhichmayberunningmissioncriticalapplicationsand
youhavememoryusagerestrictions.

DatawillnotbeputINTOHANAwhenpublishingnewdatasets,at

leastnotinitially.Thismaybecomeanoptioneventually.Instead,a

How this changes with the new planned native BI4 integration that
https://blogs.sap.com/2015/02/06/plannednativeintegrationoflumiraintobiplatformdetails/ 3/11
2/2/2017 PlannedNativeIntegrationofLumiraintoBIPlatformDetails|SAPBlogs

datasetbasedonuniverse,freehandsql,excelordatadownloaded
Architectural & Deployment Differences between Lumira Server
fromHANAwillbestoredintheplatforminmemoryengine*.
integrationintoBI4(akaLIMA)andthenewplannednativeBI4
Lumiraintegration.
*Notethatunlikearegulardatabase,thepublishedartifactwillfirstbestored
ina.lumsfileontheFRS,andloadedintotheinmemoryengineonlywhen
thedocumentisrequestedbyauser.
This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
(LIMA) integration which is in rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
MajorChangestoBILumiradocument&security
ServerforBIplatform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.
model.
You can review the LIMA details here if youre not familiar with the current Lumira integration
offeringwiththeBIplatform:http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
WithLIMA,thereisaseparationofStory&Dataset.Theyarestored
integrationforbi4
&securedseparately,asshowninthebelowimages.
ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:

http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesapbusinessobjectsbiaddon
forsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions

LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnativelyonHANA.

With this integration, HANA is a hard requirement. Active web content actually runs in XSXJ in
ThenewplannedSAPLumira,serverforBIplatformwillmanagea
HANAasshownbelow.
singledocument,a.lumsfile.Thesedocumentswillbemanaged
andstoredjustlikeallotherBIcontentintheBIFolders.

ThedatasetssectionwillberemovedfromtheCMC,andinsteadofa
LumiraStoryobject,therewillsimplybeasingleLumiraobject,
replacingtheStoryobjectthattodayisavailablewithLIMA.

MigratingContentfromLIMAtonewplannedBI4
InLIMA,HANAisusedasadatarepositoryforalldataandaplatformforrunningtheapplication
Integration:
layer,includingdatafetchedviaauniverse.
TheplannedSAPLumira,serverforBIplatformintegrationwillonly
dealwith.lumsfiles.Ifyouhavecreatedsomecontentinthecurrent
BI4LIMAintegration,youwillneedtosavethe.lumsfilestotheBI
platformagain.

NotethatwithLIMA,youwillalreadyhave.lumsfilespresentonthe
filerepositoryserver,eveniftheyrenotpresentonthedesktopclient.

Nocoexistence.
LIMAmustbeuninstalledfortheplannednewSAPLumiraserverfor
BIplatformintegrationtowork.YoucanoptionallyuninstallLumira

How this changes with the new planned native BI4 integration that
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ServerfromHANA,asthiswillnolongerbenecessaryfortheplanned
Architectural
newintegration.
& Deployment Differences between Lumira Server
integrationintoBI4(akaLIMA)andthenewplannednativeBI4
Ifyouhavealivesystem,makesureyoudeletetheLIMAobjectsfirst
Lumiraintegration.
beforeuninstalling.

This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
Operationsat.lumsfilelevel,notdataset:
(LIMA) integration which is in rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
ServerforBIplatform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.
WiththeLIMAarchitecture,adatasetwouldbescheduledtorun.In
theplannednewmodel,schedulingwillberunattheLumiraobject
You can review the LIMA details here if youre not familiar with the current Lumira integration
level(.lumsfile).ThisisthesamebehaviourasaWebiorCR
offeringwiththeBIplatform:http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
document.
integrationforbi4

HowtheplannedLumiraBI4backendworks:
ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:

http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesapbusinessobjectsbiaddon
WhentheendusersavesaLumiradocumentusingtheSaveAs
forsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions
workflow,thefilewillbephysicallystoredonthefilerepositoryserver,
justliketheotherBIcontentartifacts.
LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnativelyonHANA.
Whenanendusertriestoviewthepublishedvisualizationassociated
With this integration, HANA is a hard requirement. Active web content actually runs in XSXJ in
withthefile,theBIinmemorybackendwillloadthefileondemand.
HANAasshownbelow.
Youmusthavesufficientmemoryinplacetoloadthefile.Asthedata
isloadedondemandintoaninmemoryengineontheBIplatform,you
maywanttoplantoaddaseparateboxtotheclustertohandlethe
addedload,ratherthancontestingformemorywiththeotherBI
services.ThiswilldependonyoucurrentBIsystemarchitecture.

Sizingrecommendationswillfollowwhentheplannedintegrationis
InLIMA,HANAisusedasadatarepositoryforalldataandaplatformforrunningtheapplication
released.
layer,includingdatafetchedviaauniverse.
Summary:
ThefirstiterationofthisnewarchitectureisplannedforaQ1
release,althoughreleasetimelinesarealwayssubjecttochange.

AlertModerator

How this changes with the new planned native BI4 integration that
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Architectural & Deployment Differences between Lumira Server


integrationintoBI4(akaLIMA)andthenewplannednativeBI4
Lumiraintegration. 18Comments
YoumustbeLoggedontocommentorreplytoapost.
This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
(LIMA) integration which is in rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
ServerforBIplatform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.

You can review theRizwanAli


LIMA details here if youre not familiar with the current Lumira integration
offeringwiththeBIplatform:http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
February9,2015at2:06pm
integrationforbi4
ThisadditionwillbewelcomedwithopenarmsasSMEsnotexpectingtobuy
ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:
HANAinthenearfuturewillbeabletostartusingLumiraratherthanmoving
awaytoothercompetingtechnologies.
http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesapbusinessobjectsbiaddon
ThiswoulddefinitelyhelpinestablishingafeasiblebusinesscasetobuySAP
forsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions
LumiraforexistingagnosticSAPBOcustomers.
LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnativelyonHANA.
SAPListens.SAPDelivers.Simples.

With this integration, HANA is a hard requirement. Active web content actually runs in XSXJ in
HANAasshownbelow.

SmrutiPanda

February19,2015at7:24am

HiGreg,
IsSAPLumiraServerforBIplatformavailableforrampup?Ifnot,bywhencanwegetour
InLIMA,HANAisusedasadatarepositoryforalldataandaplatformforrunningtheapplication
handsonit?
layer,includingdatafetchedviaauniverse.

GregWcislo Postauthor

February19,2015at6:49pm

Notyet.Ibelievetheinitialrampupsignupisalreadyclosed,but
Iexpectthereshouldbesomethingyoucangetyourhandson
soon.

MerlijnEkkel
How this changes with the new planned native BI4 integration that
https://blogs.sap.com/2015/02/06/plannednativeintegrationoflumiraintobiplatformdetails/ 6/11
2/2/2017 PlannedNativeIntegrationofLumiraintoBIPlatformDetails|SAPBlogs

February20,2015at4:12pm
Architectural & Deployment Differences between Lumira Server
Youmayalsotakealookintothisthread:SAPLumira,serverfor
integrationintoBI4(akaLIMA)andthenewplannednativeBI4
BIPlatform:CustomerValidationProgram
Lumiraintegration.

This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
(LIMA) integration which is in rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
ServerforBIplatform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.
WILLIAMMARCY
You can review theMarch19,2015at12:16am
LIMA details here if youre not familiar with the current Lumira integration
offeringwiththeBIplatform:http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
Greatgreatgreatnews.
integrationforbi4
Wereonstartingblocktopromotethisfeaturetoourclientswhoarewaiting
ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:
forhardly!
Cantwait,itsaVERYgoodnew.
http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesapbusinessobjectsbiaddon
forsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions

LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnativelyonHANA.

With this integration, HANA is a hard requirement. Active web content actually runs in XSXJ in
HANAasshownbelow. ChristianKey

March24,2015at11:40am

Thisisgreatthanks.IhavesuccessfullypublishedaLumira1.23visualisation
thatisconnectedtoauniverseintotheBI4.1SP5platformandretrieveit
againusingLumiradesktop.
AllIneednowistobeabletoopenitusingOpenDocumentsowecan
surfaceitthroughoursoftwaresolutionsaswecurrentlydowithWebiand
InLIMA,HANAisusedasadatarepositoryforalldataandaplatformforrunningtheapplication
Crystal.HopfullythiswillbeinBI4.1SP6?
layer,includingdatafetchedviaauniverse.
Cheers,
Chris

HenryBanks

March24,2015at12:09pm

Hi,
IcanconfirmthattheteamwhohandleLumiraServerfor
BIPlatformdohaveOpenDocument(OpenDoc)supportplanned
forH22015.Itisoneoftheirrequirementthemes.

How this changes with the new planned native BI4 integration that
https://blogs.sap.com/2015/02/06/plannednativeintegrationoflumiraintobiplatformdetails/ 7/11
2/2/2017 PlannedNativeIntegrationofLumiraintoBIPlatformDetails|SAPBlogs

However,asforSP6timelines,Icantsayforsure,butmy
Architectural & Deployment Differences between Lumira Server
opinionisthatBI4.1SP6willcomebeforethisfeature
integrationintoBI4(akaLIMA)andthenewplannednativeBI4
implementedintoLumiraSP2x.
Lumiraintegration. PerhapsitmightbesupportedfromaparticularPatch6.x,else
SP7,orBI4.2laterintheyear.
This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
Regards,
(LIMA) integration which is in
H rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
ServerforBIplatform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.

You can review the LIMA details here if youre not familiar with the current Lumira integration
offeringwiththeBIplatform:http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
integrationforbi4
AlokSoni
ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:
March24,2015at3:47pm
http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesapbusinessobjectsbiaddon
Christian,
forsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions
Thanksforvalidationthepublishwith4.1SP5P3.Weareinthesameboat
LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnativelyonHANA.
withenterpriseBIat4.1SP5.3andLumiraDesktopv1.23butrunninginto
issueswhileexportingthestoriestoSAPBI.
With this integration, HANA is a hard requirement. Active web content actually runs in XSXJ in
HANAasshownbelow. Anythingspecialthatneedstobeconfiguredtoachievethesame?

HenryBanks

March24,2015at4:00pm

Hi,
InLIMA,HANAisusedasadatarepositoryforalldataandaplatformforrunningtheapplication
theinformationyouarelookingforcanbefoundonChristians
layer,includingdatafetchedviaauniverse.
discussionthreadhere:Re:IssuepulishingLumira1.23toBI4.1
SP5platform
Regards,
H

JonathanHaun

March25,2015at9:49pm

Verygoodnews.ThiswillgreatlyenhancetheadoptionofLumira.

How this changes with the new planned native BI4 integration that
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Architectural & Deployment Differences between Lumira Server


integrationintoBI4(akaLIMA)andthenewplannednativeBI4
Lumiraintegration.
StefaniaGiorgini

April2,2015at12:53pm

This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
SowiththisnewcomponentwillbeabletoshareLumiradocinBIPlatform
(LIMA) integrationwithoutSAPLumiraServerandSAPHANA?
which is in rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
ServerforBIplatform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.

You can review the LIMA details here if youre not familiar with the current Lumira integration
offeringwiththeBIplatform:http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
integrationforbi4
GregWcislo Postauthor

ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:
April2,2015at5:06pm

Correct.
http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesapbusinessobjectsbiaddon
forsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions

LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnativelyonHANA.

With this integration, HANA is a hard requirement. Active web content actually runs in XSXJ in
HANAasshownbelow. StefaniaGiorgini

April2,2015at12:56pm

Usefullinformation!

InLIMA,HANAisusedasadatarepositoryforalldataandaplatformforrunningtheapplication
PrashanthPadebettu
layer,includingdatafetchedviaauniverse.
April7,2015at6:18pm

HiGreg,
ArethereanyLumiraintegrationoptionsforBI4.0stack?IseethatLIMAand
BI4nativeintegrationsareonlyforBI4.1
Best,
Prashanth

GregWcislo Postauthor

April7,2015at9:09pm

How this changes with the new planned native BI4 integration that
https://blogs.sap.com/2015/02/06/plannednativeintegrationoflumiraintobiplatformdetails/ 9/11
2/2/2017 PlannedNativeIntegrationofLumiraintoBIPlatformDetails|SAPBlogs

4.1willbetheminimumrequirement.Keepinmindthatan
Architectural & Deployment Differences between Lumira Server
updatedfrom4.0to4.1isnotthesameasxir3to4.x.Thereis
integrationintoBI4(akaLIMA)andthenewplannednativeBI4
nomigrationrequired,itismorelikeabigSPinstall.
Lumiraintegration.

This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
(LIMA) integration which is in rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
ServerforBIplatform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.
JonathanHaun
You can review the LIMA details here if youre not familiar with the current Lumira integration
April8,2015at2:38am
offeringwiththeBIplatform:http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
integrationforbi4 WilltheHANAonlinequeriesoptionbedeliveredwhentheproductisGA?Rumorhasit
thatthiswillbeadderin2015Q3aftertheinitialrelease.Ireallyhopethatisnottrue.
ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:

http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesapbusinessobjectsbiaddon
forsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions
HenryBanks
LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnativelyonHANA.
April8,2015at7:37am
With this integration, HANA is a hard requirement. Active web content actually runs in XSXJ in
Hi,
HANAasshownbelow.
ThiskindofdetailistypicallywithintherealmsofNonDisclosure
Agreementsduringtherestrictedcustomervalidationphase
(whichiscurrentlyhappeningnow).
ButYes,icanconfirmthatforthisinitialrelease,lumira
documentscreatedusingHANAOnlineconnectivitywontbe
refreshableonLumiraServerforBIPlatform.
Thecurrentimplementationoption(i.e.workaround)istoadda
InLIMA,HANAisusedasadatarepositoryforalldataandaplatformforrunningtheapplication
UniverseontopofyourViewtoacquirethedata(usingthenew
layer,includingdatafetchedviaauniverse.
QueryPanelextension)andhaveitrefreshonBIPthatway.
Thisisaccountedforinthereleaserestrictionsdocumentation,
andwillbeopenlycommunicatednearergeneralavailability
releasedate.
Goingbacktotheinitialrequirement,thisisverymuch
understoodasbeingtopofthescopelistforsubsequent
releases,andyessomethinglikeearlyQ3soundsquitelikely.
Kindregards,
H

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integrationintoBI4(akaLIMA)andthenewplannednativeBI4
JonathanHaun

Lumiraintegration. April8,2015at3:42pm

Thanksfortheinformation.Thiswillhelpwiththe
This article attempts to explain the planned changes between the BI addon for SAP Lumira 1.x
planningforseveralinflightprojects.
(LIMA) integration which is in rampup today, and the new planned BI4 integration, SAP Lumira
Concerningmovingthedataintothepluginsin
ServerforBIplatform,thatfitsnativelyintotheBI4platform.
memoryengine,havetherebeenanybenchmarks
todeterminethenumberofcells(rowsxcolumns)
You can review the LIMA details here if youre not familiar with the current Lumira integration
offeringwiththeBIplatform:http://scn.sap.com/community/biplatform/blog/2014/06/27/lumira
thatcanbemanagedbyplugin?Usingyour
integrationforbi4 workaroundsoundslikeagreatcompromiseunless
therearescalabilitylimitations.Forexample,
ThisisalsoamoredetailedextensiontotheFAQpublishedbyAdrianWestmorelandhere:
Explorerhadissuesstartingwithabout~30,000,000
http://scn.sap.com/community/lumira/blog/2014/11/27/limathesapbusinessobjectsbiaddon
to~50,000,000cells.
forsaplumirafrequentlyaskedquestions

LIMAisanintegrationofBI4withLumiraServer,whichrunsnativelyonHANA.

With this integration, HANA is a hard requirement. Active web content actually runs in XSXJ in
HANAasshownbelow.

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