Creating a connection to SAP HANA using Pentaho PDI


 

Reblog from http://scn.sap.com/community/developer-center/hana/blog/2014/09/04/creating-a-connection-to-sap-hana-using-pentaho-pdi

In this blog post we are going to learn how to create a HANA Database Connection within Pentaho PDI.

1)  Go to SAP HANA CLIENT installation path and copy the “ngdbc.jar”

*You can get SAP HANA CLIENT & SAP HANA STUDIO from :https://hanadeveditionsapicl.hana.ondemand.com/hanadevedition/

 

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2) Copy and paste the jar file to : <YourPentahoRootFolder>/data-integration/lib

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3) Start Pentaho PDI and create a new Connection

* Make sure your JAVA_HOME environment variable is setting correctly.

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4) Create a transformation,  rick click on Database connection to create a new database connection

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5) Select “Generic Database” connection type and Access as “Native(JDBC)”

 

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6)  Fill the following parameter on Settings

Connection Name: NAMEYOURCONNECTION

Custom Connection URL: jdbc:sap://YOUR_IP_ADDREES:30015

Custom Driver Class Name: com.sap.db.jdbc.Driver

User Name: YOURHANAUSER

Password: YOURHANAPASSWORD

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7) Test your connection.

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