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How To: Create Dataflow within BW/4HANA

What is a DataFlow Object? The Dataflow object is a way to model your dataflow within SAP BW/4HANA within the Eclipse world. It is a graphical feature which also enables you to create a dataflow from start to finish. All created objects eg Datasource, ADSOs, InfoObjects etc are available for re-use within other dataflows. The…

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SQL statements for HANA DB maintenance

Hello, quite often it’s necessary to fix issues related to HANA model execution – e.g. defective views,  troubles with authorizations etc. There are some SQL statements that are quite handy for that purpose and I like to share those:   –Check invalid custom DB views select * from “SYS”.”VIEWS” where schema_name not like ‘SAP%’ and…

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How to create transitive navigation attributes in BW Modeling Tools

Introduction In traditional BW, modeling of transitive attributes (attribute of attribute) has been quite time consuming and also led to duplication of data, see explanation here. Transitive attributes – as an out-of-the-box feature – have been introduced in the BW Modeling Tools InfoObject editor with BW 7.5 SP4. Here you can simply enable the required…

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Which road to take to BW/4HANA?

Introduction BW/4HANA is available now for more than 2 years and I got the feeling that more and more BW users are starting to think how to get there. If you do not start from scratch with BW then the process to BW/4HANA from any previous BW release is a completely new experience since it…

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How to change/create Infoobjects with RSD1 as of BW 750 SP11 on HANA and BW/4HANA as of SP8

Introduction Before SAP BW 750 SP 11 it was possible to edit/maintain InfoObjects in RSD1 with the help of value nohdb in ok-code (see https://www.zpartner.eu/how-to-changecreate-infoobjects-with-rsd1-as-of-bw-7-5-sp4-on-hana/) . This was switched off with SAP BW 750 SP11. In some cases, it could be helpful to change InfoObjects (for instance if you want to edit Master Data Read…

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ZPARTNER S/4HANA Demo21 mit SAP Analytics Cloud Integration

Hannes Kröner und Stefan Witteck haben zusammen erfolgreich die S/4HANA mit SAP Analytics Cloud Integration aufgesetzt. Gratulation und vielen Dank für den Einsatz!

HDB modeling in WebIDE – and why we are staying in HANA Studio for the time being

We are working with lots of mixed-scenarios, meaning that our data is stored in BW and exposed as Calculation Views for further HANA native processing. When we became aware that HANA modeling is moving away from HANA Studio and into Web IDE for SAP HANA with quite some new features, we were excited at first.…

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Usage of SAP HANA Exit Variables for a standard reporting scenario

The scope of the document is to show how SAP HANA Exit variables are working for column selection for standard YTD reporting and delta calculation using native SQL. As a result the native SQL statements on generated calculation views work nearly similar as a SAP BW Query. By using HANA Exit variables the Query can be…

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SAP BW Hierarchien mit D3.js und BSP im ZPARTNER Style

Holger hat sich mal überlegt die Darstellung von SAP BW Hierarchien im graphischen Sinne ein wenig zu optimieren.Dabei ist ein kleines Framework zur Darstellung von SAP BW Hierarchien mit D3.js und BSP geworden. Per URL Parameter wird die Hierarchie übergeben. Danach kann der User graphisch durch die Hierarchie navigieren – komfortable, schnell und graphisch ansprechend.…

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Master Data Management with BPC Embedded

Requirement A typical requirement within a BW Project might be to offer Master Data Maintenance to End Users. E.g. to maintain specific global BW hierarchies. Overview of Possible Approaches In the following figure a compoarison between different approaches can be found. Within the next chapter we will go into the details of the BPC Embedded…

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