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SAP Data Services 4.x Cookbook

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SAP Data Services 4.x Cookbook

Overview of this book

Want to cost effectively deliver trusted information to all of your crucial business functions? SAP Data Services delivers one enterprise-class solution for data integration, data quality, data profiling, and text data processing. It boosts productivity with a single solution for data quality and data integration. SAP Data Services also enables you to move, improve, govern, and unlock big data. This book will lead you through the SAP Data Services environment to efficiently develop ETL processes. To begin with, you’ll learn to install, configure, and prepare the ETL development environment. You will get familiarized with the concepts of developing ETL processes with SAP Data Services. Starting from smallest unit of work- the data flow, the chapters will lead you to the highest organizational unit—the Data Services job, revealing the advanced techniques of ETL design. You will learn to import XML files by creating and implementing real-time jobs. It will then guide you through the ETL development patterns that enable the most effective performance when extracting, transforming, and loading data. You will also find out how to create validation functions and transforms. Finally, the book will show you the benefits of data quality management with the help of another SAP solution—Information Steward.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
SAP Data Services 4.x Cookbook
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Configuring user access

In this recipe, I will show you how to configure your access as a fresh ETL developer in a Data Services environment. We will create a user account, assign all the required functional privileges, and assign owner privileges for our local Data Services repository. In a multiuser development environment, you would require to perform this step for every newly created user.

Getting ready…

Choose the username and password for your ETL developer user account. We will log in to the CMC application to create a user account and grant it the required set of privileges.

How to do it…

  1. Launch the Central Management Console web application.

  2. Go to Users and Groups.

  3. Click on Create a user button (see the following screenshot):

  4. In the opened window, choose a username (we picked etl) and password. Also, select the Password never expires option and unselect User must change password at next logon. Choose Concurrent User as the connection type.

  5. Now, we should add our newly created account to...