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Whats New in SAP Lumira, server for BI Platform 1.28

SAP Lumira, server for BI Platform 1.28 generally available Now!

Here is the Summary of New Features and Functionalities Delivered in much awaited SAP Lumira, server for BI Platform 1.28 release.

Refer to blog SAP Lumira, Server for BI Platform for further details on any of these topics summarized below.

refer to blog for whats new in SAP Lumira Desktop 1.28 What's New in SAP Lumira 1.28 (Summary)

  • Data Source: SAP BW 7.x
    • Save Lumira Document based on SAP BW Offline data to BI Platform (both local and managed connections are supported)
    • Perform Document specific actions, View, Edit, Save etc.. In Launchpad
    • Refresh Document
      • SSO support for SAP authentication*
      • SSO support for Non SAP Authentication with STS*
    • Variable Prompts
      • Ability to change Variable prompt values

*SSO is supported only for Managed connections depending on the authentication mode

  • Data Source: HANA Online (Revision 82, 83, 84, 85, 96, 97)
    • Save Lumira Document based on HANA Online to BI Platform (only local connection)
    • Perform Document specific actions, View, Edit, Save etc.. In Launchpad
    • View (for Online, latest data is retrieved from the Database on Open)
      • SSO support if BIP and HANA is configured with SAML
      • Prompt Credential for any other scenarios

  • Data Source: HANA Offline (Revision 82)
    • Save Lumira Document based on HANA Offline data to BI Platform (only local connection)
    • Perform Document specific actions, View, Edit, Save etc.. In Launchpad
    • Refresh Document
      • SSO support if BIP and HANA is configured with SAML
      • Prompt Credential for any other scenarios

  • Prompts and Variables
    • SAP BW
      • Change Variable prompt values during Refresh
    • Universe
      • Change Query filter and UNX parameter prompt values during refresh

  • Schedule
    • Added support for following Data sources along with UNX
      • XLS/CSV/TXT
      • SAP BW

  • Promotion Management
    • Promote Lumira document between QA/Dev/Prod systems
    • Identify and Promote dependent¬† UNX and Connection
    • Override the connections while promoting between environments
    • Use Live to Live Or Export to LCMBIAR for Promotion between environment

  • Document Actions
    • Export Story to PDF from Launchpad
    • Switch to View from Edit mode
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