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2757519 - "Query view instantiation failed" error when trying to create new model in SAP Analytics Cloud


  • The following error message occurs in SAP Analytics Cloud when trying to create a new model from a BW import data connection:
    Query view instantiation failed"
  • Error message in the google developer tool network panel:
  • This happens after a BW outage or update.
  • Errors in Tomcat logs:
    SEVERE: Error while processing BW request: QUERYVIEW_INSTANTIATE_FAILED null


  • SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Import data connections
    • SAP Business Warehouse
  • Apache Tomcat

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Logon to SAP Analytics Cloud
  2. Create a new Model >> Get Data from a Datasource >> Acquire Data >> SAP BW
  3. Select the connection and create new query option
  4. Select a BW Query
  5. Notice the error


  • During the BW back-end system downtime a schedule was running and a "Query view instantiation failed" error appeared.
  • This error is cached to the tomcat and comes up when trying to reach the same system, even if it is up and running.


  • Restarting the tomcat server resolves the issue.

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