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1.     What is SAP Lumira?

SAP Lumira delivers beautiful analytics, allowing you to easily convey and share knowledge. Discover hidden patterns and transform the way you see your business.

Find out more here.

2.     Do you have any examples we can refer to?
Check out the examples in the
SAP Lumira Gallery. (To be updated)

3.     What is the SAP Lumira University Challenge?
Open and public data sources on education, entertainment populations, healthcare issues, transportation, and the environment hold a lot of information. This data has the power to unlock powerful and useful insights that could benefit the greater population. Take the Lumira University Challenge encourages you to use this and create visualizations that uncovers trends, reveals patterns and insights effectively.

4.     Who is eligible?
The challenge is open to all students who are at least 16 years old and be enrolled as a student at an accredited educational institution from Australia or New Zealand.

5.     What are the prizes?
iPads Air, iPad retina mini, iPod Touch and more!


6.     Where can I get some Data-samples from?
You can visit some Public Websites with Interesting Data Sets:

o    http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/data/

o    http://infochimps.com/marketplace

o    http://quandl.com/

o    http://datahub.io/

o    http://databib.org/

o    http://aws.amazon.com/datasets

o    http://datacite.org

o    http://figshare.com

o    http://linkeddata.org

o    http://reddit.com/r/datasets

o    http://www.gapminder.org/data/

o    http://www.data.gov.au

o    http://www.census.gov

o    http://www.data.gov/
 

7.     What are the important dates for the challenge?
2 June 2014 – SAP Lumira University Contest begins.
15 September 2014– Deadline of entry submission.
22 September 2014 – Announcement of finalists.


8.     How many times can you enter?
You can only submit one entry.


9.     I want to participate in this Challenge but I don’t know how SAP Lumira works?
We have arranged expert lectures at some schools and also online webinar sessions specially arranged for you!

Please visit www.uac.sap for more information on the schedule.  (stay tuned for the actual site)

Visit our Demo Tutorials to learn about SAP Lumira.

10.   Do I need a team to participate?
You do not need a team for participation. The challenge is for individual participation or a team of 2.

11.  Who can I contact if I have questions?

You may email to uap_apj@sap.com or lumirauniversity@sap.com. We will be appointing a few student ambassadors and also professor ambassadors, you can reach out to them too! Please stay tuned for more information!

Alternatively, you can join our webinar sessions to ask if you have any queries. You will be able to get live support!

12. What is the Technical Specifications to use SAP Lumira?

Lumira Desktop VersionOperating System Pre-requisitesConnectivity to types of Data Sources

SAP Lumira Standard Edition

(after 30 Day Trial $999)

Operating systems: Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 SP1 64-bit; Windows 7 SP1 32-bit, Windows Server 2008/x64-bit, Windows XP SP3(32 bit)

Memory: 4 GB

Disk space: 20 GB

Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish
Data sources: JDBC data sources with access to GreenPlum 4, IBM DB2 v9 and 10, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2012, MySQL 5, Netezza Server 4, 5 and 6, Oracle 10 and 11, Oracle Exadata, PosgresSQL 9, Saleforce.com, Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5, Sybase IQ 15, Sybase SQL Anywhere 12, Teradata 12, 13, and 14; SAP ERP 6; mySAP ERP 2004; SAP R/3 Release 4; SAP HANA; Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013; OData 2.0

SAP Lumira Personal Edition

(Free)

Operating systems: Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 SP1 64-bit; Windows 7 SP1 32-bit, Windows Server 2008/x64-bit, Windows XP SP3(32 bit)

Memory: 4 GB

Disk space: 20 GB

Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish
Data sources: Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013; CSV files; SAP Hana One
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