Previewing the sample data

Now that the data for the examples in the book is in our SAP HANA system, we can take a few minutes to examine it and get familiar with it.

Here is a visual representation of the sample data:

Previewing the sample data

The Studio offers a very useful Data Preview tool, which can be used to see the contents of tables (and indeed any modeling view we create later). To access this function, just right-click on the table (or view) name, and select Data Preview. The following is a screenshot showing the contents of the CUSTOMER table we just imported, so that you can compare it with the data in your SAP HANA system:

The Data Preview function does what its ...

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