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SAP Analytics Cloud Story SAP with HANA Live Connection ABAP Cache Warmer

Next to most current and correct data, performance is another very important factor in analytics. In the blog „How to trace widgets in SAP Analytics Cloud stories connected via HANA Live Data Connection“ ( https://blogs.sap.com/2020/02/24/how-to-trace-widgets-in-sap-analytics-cloud-stories-connected-via-hana-live-data-connection/ ) it was already described how to grep performance data and link them to a widget in a SAP Analytics…

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Trigger SAP Analytics Cloud Data Management Schedule via REST API

Scope  SAP Analytics Cloud offers many possibilities for reporting and planning. Especially SAP Analytics Cloud core planning includes features like “Generating Private Versions” and “Advanced Commenting”. To be able to use SAP Analytics Cloud core planning, data have to be imported into SAP Analytics Cloud Planning Models. SAP Analytics Cloud Planning Models can use global dimension importing data from different sources. In a hybrid scenario with SAP BW as source system it could be very useful to use existing InfoObjects as import source for SAP Analytics Cloud global dimensions and keep data…

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SAP Analytics Cloud – Performance Do`s and Don‘ts

There are many factors which can impact performance within SAP Analytics Cloud. For one thing, there is a given technical environment like local PC’s resources (CPU, memory, browser), network bandwidth or backend sizing and configuration. Those definitely affect runtimes but can hardly be influenced by an application developer. On the other hand, an efficient design…

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BPC Live Planung mit SAP Analytics Cloud

Einleitung  Die SAP Analytics Cloud bietet neben der Analyse von Daten auch die Möglichkeit in der SAC selbst ein Planungsmodell zu erstellen und somit eine Planungslösung für den Endanwender zur Verfügung zu stellen. Ebenso gibt es aber auch die Möglichkeit bereits in einem SAP BW System erstellte Planungsmodelle mittels BPC und einer BPC Live Connection zu konsumieren.  Dieser Blog soll…

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ABAP Toolbox – Generate ADSO from csv + Extraction

Introduction  Loading flat files can be a bit time consuming with the “normal” approach by creating an Infopackage and prepare the settings with field list. Also, in times of LSA++ and BW4/HANA the PSA are outdated. Therefore, we have created a solution for directly creating a field based ADSO based on a flat file and load the data within one program without too much preparation.   Program Set delimiter and escape character according your file you want to upload.  Set InfoArea and…

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Into the world of SAP Data Warehouse Cloud series – Part 4

Into the world of SAP Data Warehouse Cloud series

Into the world of SAP Data Warehouse Cloud series – Part 3

Hi everyone, I hope you still follow along with our DWC blog series, today we present to you chapter 3. As a reminder in chapter 1, we have created a space, while in chapter 2 we created 3 views. And in this chapter, we will relate these 3 views together to make it as a source for our dashboard. As a starting point, let us navigate by clicking the menu data builder (see Fig 1 on the left panel).    The 3 views previously created, show up (Fig 2) and you can…

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Transport ODATA Services – System Aliases

ODATA is very helpful common language that allows systems a standardized communication. Also in SAP BW Context data could be consumed via ODATA as described in https://blogs.sap.com/2016/02/08/bex-queries-and-odata-in-bw-74/. When transporting the service and checking /IWFND/MAINT_SERVICE the System Aliases are most likely not set. One option is to set this in target system directly. In case of…

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An Approach for Strategic Planning with SAP IP

Requirement To implement a strategic planning solution is quite a common requirement. Usually the time horizon for strategic planning is 3-5 years. In contrast to operational planning it is also quite typical to plan in percentage rather than in absolute numbers. For our example let us assume an existing planning solution for the current year…

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How-To insert an In-Cell-Chart into a SAC Story Table

Introduction This How-to Paper provides guidance on how to display a deviation in a table in the SAP Analytics Cloud in conformity with the International Business Communication Standards. This type of visualization is very useful because you can visualize a table together with a bar/column chart. The possibility of combining two different forms of data…

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