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SAP BW/4HANA Data Tiering Optimization

Dear friends of SAP BW/4HANA, I’m working for SAP since more than 10 years and as a member of the BW product management team I received a lot of questions from customers regarding new functionalities for data lifecycle management and data aging strategies in SAP BW/4HANA. Therefore, I would like to share a …

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Chargeback Management in SAP ECC/BW

Audience – In one of my assignemnts as a BW consultant, I got an opportunity to work for wholesale distribution company and I was assigned to work on few projects in chargeback module. When I started I was completely new to chargeback and did not had much documents available related …

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Add Master Data in BW Info Object via AFO interface

Business Scenario: Creation of new Master Data for Simulation of planning is very common requirement. It is require to create Master Data from planning interface and update the same Master Data Globally. Issue: >> It is not allowed to provide access to business user to maintain master data from planning …

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How to delete red request from ADSO SAP BW

Summary There was some issue while deleting red request in ADSO and we tried multiple times to delete the data manually but due to some unknown reasons we are unable to do it manually. After analyzing the issue we followed below steps to delete red request and how to make yellow …

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#BW4HANA and the SAP Data Hub

Many companies currently complement their existing relational data warehouses with big data components, such as Spark, HDFS, Kafka, S3, … This leads to a new form of data warehouse (DW) that we call big data warehouse (BDW). This blog elaborates how BW/4HANA and the SAP Data Hub (DH) are a …

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#S4HANA and #BW4HANA

HANA promises to cater for both, OLTP and OLAP, workloads. That allows to provide operational analytics within a S/4HANA system. The SAP-focused reader might wonder why, on earth, do you still want to have a BW/4HANA system in your landscape? This blog looks at 3 anonymised customer examples that reveal …

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SAP BW/4HANA Transformation – HANA Pushdown

Custom transformations in SAP BW (as of SAP BW 7.4) are implemented using ABAP Routine as Start, End or Expert routine executing it on ABAP Application server. During execution of ABAP based transformation data’s are retrieved from database to application server for processing and transformed data are written back to …

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Transition to SAP BW/4HANA Road Map – Updated

Update on November 3, 2017: “Transition to SAP BW/4HANA” – Version 17Q4 The new version of the “Transition to SAP BW/4HANA” road map is online in the SAP Roadmap Viewer. Major Updates: The road map is enhanced with filtering options for the scenarios New Implementation In-Place Conversion Remote Conversion Activating …

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Data Warehousing at SAPPHIRE NOW 2017

SAPPHIRE NOW is fast approaching. Here’s a list of sessions related to “Data Warehousing” in particular around SAP BW powered by SAP HANA and SAP BW/4HANA. There are too many goodies i.e. sessions in parallel so you have to pick and choose in some cases. See you at SAPPHIRE NOW. There’s …

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More Videos on SAP BW/4HANA

I’m back with more tutorial videos on SAP BW/4HANA! After we finished our video series on how to model data flows, we thought that it would be a great idea to have a video on every new editor in the BW Modeling Tools. These videos will make it easier for you …

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SAP BW/4HANA (Training)

I would like to introduce and invite you to our new BW/4HANA training curricula. https://training.sap.com/curriculum/bw4hana_de-sap-bw4hana-fr-umsteiger-de   The DBW4H training covers the new solution SAP BW4/HANA and is focused on the new handling and functionality changes from SAP BW powered by SAP HANA to SAP BW/4HANA. Significant topics are the Data …

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#BW4HANA and a SQL-Based DW Hand-in-Hand

This blog looks at one of BW/4HANA’s biggest strengths, namely to embrace both, (1) a guided or managed approach – using the highly integrated BW or BW/4 based tools and editors – and (2) a freestyle or SQL-oriented one – as prevalent in many handcrafted data warehouses (DWs) based on …

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Streaming Process Chains

Context To update and ADSO in near-realtime, one has to consider the Process Chain for Streaming (available since BW 7.5 SP03; information can be found at https://help.sap.com/viewer/2e90b26cf7484203a523bf0f4b1bc137/7.5.4/en-US/ac029de05e164a12ac1ce08d16180f05.html). Using RDA (realtime data acquisition) does not support updating ADSO’s (only cubes, classic DSO’s, and alike), and has thus become yet another obsolete …

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