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3479749 - Changing Result set in Data Preview when using SuccessFactors as source system


Creating a Graphical view or SQL View with SuccessFactors as source system shows changing or inconsistent result set in Data Preview


SAP Datasphere

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a SuccessFactors connection
  2. Create a remote table 
  3. Use the table in a Graphical View or SQL view
  4. Preview the data in the target object of the view and it shows changing data. This could happen for a single field or multiple fields based on the view created


Federated data access using the SuccessFactors ODATA connection uses client side pagination concept that cause inconsistent data retrieval


Federated data in SuccessFactors uses client side pagination concept that cause inconsistent data retrieval. This is explained under SAP SuccessFactors Connection help page. As the documentation suggests it is important to replicate the data in to Datasphere to avoid data inconsistencies. 

See Also

Prepare Connectivity for SuccessFactors


Datasphere, SF, SuccessFactors, data, inconsistent, changing, Federated, ODATA , KBA , DS-MD-AM , Analytic Model , Problem


SAP Datasphere 1.0