Use the CData ODBC Driver for SAP HANA XS Advanced in Microsoft Power Query

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SAP HANA XS Advanced ODBC Driver

The SAP HANA XS Advanced ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with live data from SAP HANA XS Advanced, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity.

Access SAP HANA XS Advanced data like you would a database - read, write, and update SAP HANA XS Advanced SAPHANA, etc. through a standard ODBC Driver interface.



You can use the CData SAP HANA XS Advanced ODBC Driver with Microsoft Power Query. In this article, you will use the ODBC driver to import SAP HANA XS Advanced data into Microsoft Power Query.

The CData ODBC Driver for SAP HANA XS Advanced enables you to link to SAP HANA XS Advanced data in Microsoft Power Query, ensuring that you see any updates. This article details how to use the ODBC driver to import SAP HANA XS Advanced data into Microsoft Power Query.

Connect to SAP HANA XS Advanced as an ODBC Data Source

If you have not already, first specify connection properties in an ODBC DSN (data source name). This is the last step of the driver installation. You can use the Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and configure ODBC DSNs.

SAP HANA XSA uses the OAuth authentication standard. Before connecting, it is necessary to establish an SAP HANA XSA OData Service. See the OAuth section in the Help documentation for a guide.

Import SAP HANA XS Advanced Data

Follow the steps below to import SAP HANA XS Advanced data using standard SQL:

  1. From the ribbon in Excel, click Power Query -> From Other Data Sources -> From ODBC.

  2. Enter the ODBC connection string. Below is a connection string using the default DSN created when you install the driver: Provider=MSDASQL.1;Persist Security Info=False;DSN=CData SAPHanaXSA Source
  3. Enter the SELECT statement to import data with. For example:

    SELECT , FROM WHERE = ''
  4. Enter credentials, if required, and click Connect. The results of the query are displayed in the Query Editor Preview. You can combine queries from other data sources or refine the data with Power Query formulas. To load the query to the worksheet, click the Close and Load button.