On April 30, SAP Released version 1.0.10 of Predictive Analysis. While this release did not include a huge number of functional additions, there are a number of changes “under the covers” that may affect users significantly.
Support for Single Sign On
Predictive Analysis now includes support for Single Sign On connections to HANA. The connection dialog now includes options for “Authenticate by database user” or “Authenticate by operating system user” whenever the user connects to HANA.
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About Hillary Bliss
Hillary is a Business Intelligence Consultant specializing in data warehouse design, ETL development, statistical analysis, and predictive modeling. Hillary works with clients and vendors to integrate business analysis and predictive modeling solutions into data warehouses based on their data and business needs. With Decision First Technologies, Hillary uses Data Services, Web Intelligence, Predictive Analysis, and HANA. Hillary has her Masters in Statistics and an MBA from Georgia Tech.
Hillary…thanks for this article. I still don’t understand why did you install R/Rserve on Linux ? You mentioned about compiling r-code directly..could you pls elaborate ?
Hi Vamsi, I guess you saw the post on installing Predictive Analysis. In order to run HANA-R algorithms, R must be installed on a companion box, and currently SAP only supports SUSE Linux for the R host. This installation document from SAP explains the R integration for HANA and explains why Linux is needed: http://help.sap.com/hana/hana_dev_r_emb_en.pdf