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3456649 - FAQ: Datasphere simple questions

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You want to know more about the common errors and simple questions of SAP Datasphere procedures.

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SAP Datasphere

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  1. Q: What is SAP Datasphere?
    A: SAP Datasphere enables every data professional to deliver seamless and scalable access to mission-critical business data. For further details about how you can use the SAP Datasphere, check the SAP Pages:
  2. Q: How is SAP Datasphere different from SAP Data Warehouse Cloud?
    A: To help businesses create a harmonious data architecture, SAP decided to expand its cloud data warehouse functionality, transforming the well-known SAP Data Warehouse Cloud solution into SAP Datasphere. This means that SAP DWC has evolved, gaining new features and a new name. For existing SAP DWC customers who want to take advantage of the new SAP Datasphere features in their IT environment, no additional steps or migrations are required. 
       
  3. Q: What does this mean for SAP Data Warehouse Cloud customers?
    A: As of March 8, 2023, existing SAP Data Warehouse Cloud tenants transitioned to SAP Datasphere. This update was automatic, and existing SAP Data Warehouse Cloud customers continued as is with either subscription or CPEA offerings without interruption. All the capabilities of SAP Data Warehouse Cloud remain part of SAP Datasphere.  As of March 8, 2023, existing SAP Data Warehouse Cloud tenants transitioned to SAP Datasphere. This update was automatic, and existing SAP Data Warehouse Cloud customers continued as is with either subscription or CPEA offerings without interruption. All the capabilities of SAP Data Warehouse Cloud remain part of SAP Datasphere.  

  4. Q: How does SAP Datasphere compare to SAP Data Intelligence Cloud?
    A: SAP Data Intelligence Cloud continues as its own solution. We plan to have SAP Datasphere and SAP Data Intelligence Cloud co-exist until SAP Datasphere supports all SAP Data Intelligence Cloud customer use cases. We intend for SAP Datasphere to eventually cover all the major capabilities, target systems, and use cases that SAP Data Intelligence Cloud provides. We plan to also provide tools to facilitate the technical transition.   

  5. Q: What does this mean for SAP Data Intelligence Cloud customers?
    A: Customers using SAP Data Intelligence Cloud should continue using this product as they have been. No changes are needed.  
        
  6. Q: Which Plans, Costs and Regions can I use in SAP Datasphere?
    A: Learn more about pricing and usage of SAP Datasphere in our service catalog on SAP Discovery Center 
  7. Q: Can I test SAP Datasphere before purchasing the product? If so, how?
    A: Discover SAP Datasphere and learn about its key capabilities by being guided through the key workflows and core features adding it as a free tier service for SAP BTP. To enable the trial use the SAP Links below:
  8. Q: How do I do Onboarding, and what are the first steps after enabling the SAP Datasphere?
    A: To know the steps to enable/onboarding the SAP Datasphere, use the SAP KBA: 3459708 - How to onboard SAP Datasphere
       
  9. Q: How do I create a user in SAP Datasphere? If you are creating a user for SAP Support, use the second link.
    A: You can follow the guides below:
  10. Q: How do I configure and test a connection from my SAP Datasphere?
    A: You can use the SAP KBA: 3456664 - How to Configure and test connections in Datasphere

  11. Q: I had an error during the connection test/when creating the connection, what should I do?
    A: In case of error message during the connection test, you can use the best practices below and review your configuration according to the official documentation (to find the official documentation, use the KBA from question number 10):
    • 3196950 - How to troubleshoot DP Agent related issues when creating connection in Datasphere
    • 3369433 - How to troubleshoot Cloud Connector related issues when creating connection in Datasphere

  12. Q: How do I check if SAP Datasphere is down/if an outage is occurring? 
    A: Check the SAP KBA: 2882762 - Outage Information for SAP Datasphere
     
  13. Q: How High Availability (HA) and load balancing works on your SAP Datasphere?
    A: For HA details, use the SAP KBA: 3275211 - High Availability DP Agent for SAP Datasphere
       
  14. Q: How to configure the size of SAP Datasphere?
    A: More information in SAP Help Portal Documentation: Configure the Size of Your SAP Datasphere Tenant
     
  15. Q:  What to do in case of OOM (out of memory) in SAP Datasphere?
    A: In case of OOM, you need to follow the SAP KBA: 3384164 - OOM occurrences in SAP Datasphere
     
  16. Q: How can I find out about the latest updates (features and upgrades) to SAP Datasphere, and when there will be future updates to SAP Datasphere?
    A: You can use the SAP KBA: 2984828 - SAP Datasphere Release & Delivery Schedule

  17. Q: How do I change the System Owner role in SAP Datasphere? 
    A: If you want to change the Admin or if the assigned System Owner role for SAP Datasphere has left the organization, and you need to reassign it to someone else, check the SAP KBA: 3266477 - How to change the System Owner user in a SAP Datasphere tenant?
     
  18. Q: Is it possible to move a SAP Datasphere tenant into another data center region?
    A: Check the SAP KBA: 3313680 - How to change the data center region for SAP Datasphere
     
  19. Q: How to adjust the URL subdomain of SAP Datasphere tenant?
    A: For further details about the steps, check the SAP KBA's below (use the second KBA if your contract is CPEA):
  20. Q: How to create an enhancement request for SAP Datasphere?
    A: You can use the SAP KBA: 3332382 - How to create an enhancement request for SAP Datasphere?

       

If you haven't found what you're looking for, check the SAP Help - Datasphere. For example, if you are looking for information on how Datasphere notifications work, search for 'Notification' (without the quotes) in the Search field of SAP Help:
      


You can also use the SAP Community to check similar questions (for specific scenarios) or ask your own question too: SAP Datasphere Community Questions

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SAP Datasphere all versions