Technology Blogs by Members
Explore a vibrant mix of technical expertise, industry insights, and tech buzz in member blogs covering SAP products, technology, and events. Get in the mix!
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Active Contributor
0 Kudos

Part 1 is here How Lumira Stacks up Against the Competition Ask SAP Call Notes– Part 1

SAP's Ty Miller lead this part of the webcast, with questions from John Appleby.

Figure 1: Source: SAP

Figure 1 shows the 1.20 Lumira features, including localized languages

One click toolbar options

Numbers are treated differently

Conditional formatting – analysis by exception

Hyperlinks on boards

Refresh infographics is a hit

"There a few #DataViz extensions already in SAP Lumira GitHub community" per SAP - see

Ty’s favorite is the extension to Google spreadsheets

Figure 2: Source: SAP

Figure 2 shows the next release of Lumira 1.21, which SAP expects to be released tomorrow

Cloud, on-premise, server, desktop

John asked "The agile market is fast; how is SAP keeping up?"  Ty's answer:

  • - Design councils, CEI, workshops, strategic advisory councils, influence councils, democratic platform is Idea Place
  • - We’ll see Lumira on Idea Place soon per SAP

Figure 3: Source: SAP

Figure 3 shows the "first server release of Lumira on commodity hardware"

Lumira Edge edition beta launches tomorrow - install in 15 minutes on commodity hardware for small teams SAP Lumira, Edge will have in-memory engine but doesn't require HANA

Details are here: SAP Lumira, Edge edition: What Is It?

Runs on Windows Server or Windows 8

Only 4-8 GB of RAM

Figure 4: Source: SAP

Figure 4 shows what SAP is working on for 2015 – Lumira Edge

A velocity engine was mentioned

Renew integration of Lumira Server of BI Platform or Lumira Server with HANA

Figure 5: Source: SAP

Figure 5 shows Lumira today.

Figure 6: Source: SAP

Figure 6 shows 2015 plans for Lumira by "persona".

Figure 7: Source: SAP

Figure 7 shows more 2015 Lumira plans

Finally another poll shows that over 78% plan to use Lumira in the next 3 months:

Source: SAP


Call for Speakers: Abstracts are Now Being Accepted for ASUG Annual Conference 2015

BI 2015

Labels in this area