HANA SPS07 Fuzzy Search


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HANA SPS07 Fuzzy Search

  1. 1. What´s New? SAP HANA SPS 07 Fuzzy Search (Delta from SPS 06 to SPS 07) SAP HANA Product Management November, 2013
  2. 2. Scope The scope of the extended development topic “SAP HANA Fuzzy Search” covers Fault-tolerant search Duplicate prevention Search rule sets Search with synonyms (term mapping) Related topics Fulltext search Text analysis © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Public 2
  3. 3. Fuzzy Search Options
  4. 4. SAP HANA SPS 07 – Fuzzy Search – Fuzzy Search Options New capabilities • substring search Substring search available for freestyle search queries Benefits • Substring search in multiple columns within one CONTAINS() predicate • Search for business objects with multiple NVARCHAR columns without FULLTEXT INDEX © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Public 4
  5. 5. Improved Support for ABAP Applications
  6. 6. SAP HANA SPS 07 – Fuzzy Search – Support for ABAP Applications New capabilities • Term mapping tables can now be created using the ABAP DDIC • Term mapping and stopword tables can contain a client column Benefits • Improved integration of term mappings and stopwords in ABAP applications • Support for multiple clients © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Public 6
  7. 7. Support for ABAP Applications Create term mapping tables using the ABAP DDIC  Term mapping tables use SQL types available in the DDIC Support for term mapping/stopword tables with client column  Client-specific term mapping/stopword definitions possible  Create a view that uses SESSION_CONTEXT('CLIENT'): CREATE VIEW termmappingsview AS SELECT mapping_id, list_id, language_code, term_1, term_2, weight FROM termmappings WHERE mndt = SESSION_CONTEXT('CLIENT');  SQL views or attribute views © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Public 7
  8. 8. Improved Support for Simplified Chinese
  9. 9. SAP HANA SPS 07 – Fuzzy Search – Support for Simplified Chinese New capabilities • Improved fuzzy search for data written in Simplified Chinese • Search data written in different scripts (Latin and Simplified Chinese) Benefits • Improved search results © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Public 9
  10. 10. Simplified Chinese Search data written in Simpified Chinese  Compare Pinyin transcription of Chinese characters to find additional search results Search data written in different scripts  New search option 'interScriptMatching'  Available for Latin and Chinese characters  Compares Pinyin transcription of Chinese characters to Latin characters Search: Beijing 北京 Expected result: Search for Pinyin Pinyin transcription © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 北京 Beijing Public 10
  11. 11. Improved Search Rule Sets
  12. 12. SAP HANA SPS 07 – Fuzzy Search – Search Rule Sets New capabilities • New column condition 'if not equals' • Pass-through values for result table columns • Parallel execution of search rules Benefits • Easier consumption of search rule sets • Reduced response times for search rule sets © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Public 12
  13. 13. Column Condition 'if not equals' Skip a rule if a column does not equal a given value  Example: Create a search rule that is valid for one country code only; skip this rule for all other countries Benefits  Improved configuration of conditional execution of search rules © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Public 13
  14. 14. Pass-Through Values for Result Table Columns Copy input values to the search result  Input values: values given in the call to EXECUTE_SEARCH_RULE_SET  Examples: a sequence number, the primary key of a input record Benefits  Result rows belonging to the same search can be identified even when writing the results of multiple subsequent searches into a single result table. © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Public 14
  15. 15. Parallel Execution of Search Rules Search rules are executed in parallel  Within a single call to EXECUTE_SEARCH_RULE_SET  Up to a rule with ruleCut option Benefits  Reduced response time for search rule sets containing multiple rules © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Public 15
  16. 16. Disclaimer This presentation outlines our general product direction and should not be relied on in making a purchase decision. This presentation is not subject to your license agreement or any other agreement with SAP. SAP has no obligation to pursue any course of business outlined in this presentation or to develop or release any functionality mentioned in this presentation. This presentation and SAP’s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. SAP assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this document, except if such damages were caused by SAP intentionally or grossly negligent. © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Public 16
  17. 17. Thank you Contact information Markus Fath SAP HANA Product Management AskSAPHANA@sap.com To get the best overview of what’s new in SAP HANA SPS 07, read this blog.
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