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2651610 - 'Data value too long' error shown in the 'Data Quality' phase in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) & SAP Digital Boardroom


  • The following error message is shown when importing a field with more than 256 characters, "Data value too long"in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)
  • The Dimension is defined as a MEMO (Varchar2) with up to 2000 characters in Oracle Database


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2018

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to your SAP Analytics Cloud tenant
  2. Select any datasource which includes a field which contains more than 256 characters
  3. In the data integration phase, check the data quality
  4. Observe the error


  • This is currently behaviour by design and the maximum character length is 256


  • Ensure the dataset imported does not exceed 256 characters

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