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How can I load Data with Timestamp MM-DD-YYYY hh:mm:ss into SAP BusinessObjects Cloud (BO Cloud)

Apr 19, 2017 at 09:54 PM


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Hi everyone,

I am wondering how I can use IoT data within BO Cloud with datasets based on a standard timestamp, e.g.

MM-DD-YYYY hh:mm:ss. Is there any way to create a time dimension using this format?

thank you so much


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Hi Stephen,

Were you able to resolve this?

Did you see this blog already?



I was wondering why this issue has been closed as it is still very relevant. I have an oData interface with a field of type Edm.DateTime giving me data in following format: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS (Y-m-d\TH:i:s) This is automatically converted to date (only) and I lose the time information. In an IoT scenario, I believe the date will not be sufficient.

Any ideas on how to solve this?

Thanks, Patrick


Hi Patrick,

This is a current limitation in SAP Analytics Cloud, however we're aware of it and already working on an enhacement, please have a look @

In addition to that you may also subsribe to this one here:

Thanks, Mark

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