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Hundreds of thousands of people have downloaded SAP Lumira, personal edition in the last few months and one the questions I hear the most is:

SAP Lumira works well on Excel data, but can I use it with other data sources?

The short answer is: You can.

We have to 2 editions of SAP Lumira. Personal Edition which is absolutely free - go to to download the application. This edition allows you to connect to Exel data (CSV, XLS and XLSX) and cloud data hosted on SAP HANA One.

Standard Edition is the other one.

With Standard Edition, you can also connect to a variety of data sources. SP13, our lastest release can connect to the following data sources:

Microsoft SQL Server2008, 2012
Oracle10, 11
SQL Anywhere12
Adaptive Server Enterprise15.5
Teradata12, 13, 14
IBMDB2V9, V10 for s/OS, and LUW.
NetezzaNetezza Server 4 Netezza Server 5 Netezza Server 6
Postgre SQL9
Generic JDBC
Generic oDATA2.0
Hadoop Hive0.10
SAPHANA Database1.0
ERP6SAP Java Connector
R/3Release 4 - SAP Java Connector
mySAPERP 2004Java Connector

SAP Lumira, standard edition also connects to

  • SAP BW data exposed as views in SAP HANA

How to try SAP Lumira.standard edition for free for 30 days?

1. Install SAP Lumira, personal edition and start the application

2. From Home, Click on the 30-Day Trial button at the bottom (as shown below)

3. That's it! Enjoy connecting to all the sources listed above for 30 days for free!

AND don't worry, at the end of the 30-day trial, your copy of Lumira won't be locked down. You will still be be able to enjoy all the capabilities of SAP Lumira, personal edition with your Excel data. And if Standard Edition is a must for you, you can purchase it by clicking on the Buy Now button (as shown above); it will bring you directly to our eStore.

Having trouble or want some help?

If you experience problems or just want to ask a question, contact one of our SAP Lumira

experts.They are here to help you. And it's free. Yes, totally free!

phone (+1 855 558-6472), email (, or Twitter (@saplumiraexpert).