Using the CData ODBC Driver for SAP Hybris C4C in PyCharm

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SAP Hybris ODBC Driver

The SAP ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with live SAP Hybris C4C, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity.

With the SAP Hybris ODBC Driver, accessing Leads, Contacts, Opportunities, Accounts, etc. is as easy as querying a database.



Connect to SAP Hybris C4C as an ODBC data source in PyCharm using the CData ODBC Driver for SAP Hybris C4C.

The CData ODBC Drivers can be used in any environment that supports loading an ODBC Driver. In this tutorial we will explore using the CData ODBC Driver for SAP Hybris C4C from within PyCharm. Included are steps for adding the CData ODBC Driver as a data source, as well as basic PyCharm code to query the data source and display results.

To begin, this tutorial will assume that you have already installed the CData ODBC Driver for SAP Hybris C4C as well as PyCharm.

Add Pyodbc to the Project

Follow the steps below to add the pyodbc module to your project.

  1. Click File -> Settings to open the project settings window.
  2. Click Project Interpreter from the Project: YourProjectName menu.
  3. To add pyodbc, click the + button and enter pyodbc.
  4. Click Install Package to install pyodbc.

Connect to SAP Hybris C4C

You can now connect with an ODBC connection string or a DSN. See the Getting Started section in the CData driver documentation for a guide to creating a DSN on your OS.

SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer uses basic authentication. Set the User and Password to your login credentials.

Below is the syntax for a DSN:

[CData SAPHybrisC4C Source] Driver = CData ODBC Driver for SAP Hybris C4C Description = My Description User = user Password = password

Execute SQL to SAP Hybris C4C

Instantiate a Cursor and use the execute method of the Cursor class to execute any SQL statement.

import pyodbc cnxn = pyodbc.connect('DRIVER={CData ODBC Driver for SAPHybrisC4C};User = user;Password = password;') cursor = cnxn.cursor() cursor.execute("SELECT ObjectID, AccountName FROM AccountCollection WHERE AccountName = 'MyAccount'") rows = cursor.fetchall() for row in rows: print(row.ObjectID, row.AccountName)

After connecting to SAP Hybris C4C in PyCharm using the CData ODBC Driver, you will be able to build Python apps with access to SAP Hybris C4C data as if it were a standard database. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback regarding this tutorial, please contact us at support@cdata.com.