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Now a days, all BI tools have an option to integrate R programming visuals to help data analysts create visualizations and develop complex models and calculations. In this blog, we are going to discuss as to how we can integrate and use R in SAP analytics cloud.
With R in SAP Analytics Cloud, you can:
There are two ways to run R visuals in SAP Analytics Cloud.
To integrate the Remote server with R server, go to System > Administration
Step 1: Select R Configuration page and click on the edit icon (top right corner of the page). Then select the “Remote R Connection” and add the Connection details to connect to remote server.
Step 2: You can also select the “SAP R server Runtime Environment”, which will help to run the R visual in SAP analytics cloud with list of R packages which are supported in SAP Analytics Cloud.
Below is the link which will give you the list of supported R packages for R server Environment.
Step 3: Now go to the Home>Create >Story and select a new story to create a R visual.
Step 4: Once the story creation page opens, add a Model to Story.
Step 5: Now go to “+” icon and select R Visualization in the list.
Step 6: Once the R Visualization is added, now select Designer> + Add input data and select required measures and dimensions for the R visual and click OK.
Step 7: Now select + Add Script and add the below script for a simple R visualization.
aes(x='Avg sales per store', y='Avg sales per store growth')) +
geom_point(aes(color=Year), size=3) + ggtitle("Avg Sales per Store") +
labs(x="Avg sales per store", y="Avg sales per store growth") +
theme_bw() + theme(title=element_text(size=15, color="blue3"))
Note: Before adding your R script just mention their R Support Packages which include in the R Sever Environment in SAP analytics Cloud.
Step 8: Once you have copied the script, click on the Execute button to check if the script is running without any errors.
Now you will be able to see your R Visualization in SAP Analytics cloud. To know more about R integration with SAP Analytics Cloud, contact us.