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  • HOW-TO: Activate Master Data Hierarchies for SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)

    20 Feb 0 Comments

    Introduction SAP Analytics Cloud enables to create dynamic visual stories based on key business areas with trusted data that is managed by IT. (Source: https://www.sapanalytics.cloud/product/#businessintelligence ) There are many introductions and learning materials for creating powerful reports and dashboards for SAC. All the information shows how to visually deal with data derived from various sources. Since the…

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  • How To: Create Dataflow within BW/4HANA

    07 Dez 0 Comments

    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

    06 Dez 0 Comments

    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

    05 Dez 0 Comments

    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?

    06 Nov 0 Comments

    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

    17 Okt 0 Comments

    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

    10 Aug 0 Comments

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

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

    18 Jun 0 Comments

    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

    04 Okt 0 Comments

    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

    01 Sep 0 Comments

    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

    28 Jul 0 Comments

    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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  • HANA Views & SQL – Technical Performance Optimization

    07 Jul 0 Comments

    BW on HANA can easily enable SQL data access for third party tools, using the “External SAP HANA View” flag to automatically generate Calculation Views out of BW objects. However, Consuming multidimensional BW scenarios through relational SQL paradigm can lead to quite some issues with performance. This blog is about a few basic technical tips,…

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  • How to change/create InfoObjects with RSD1 as of BW 7.5 SP4 on HANA?

    03 Apr 0 Comments

    Introduction InfoObject maintenance in the BW Modelling Tools (BW-MT) was made mandatory starting with SAP BW 7.5 SP4 on HANA. Since then it is not possible to maintain/create InfoObjects from the SAP GUI using the transaction RSD1. Displaying though still works. This change surprised the one or the other as this is the first existing…

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  • ZPARTNER (Stefan Witteck) hat seine S/4HANA Demo21 erfolgreich aufgesetzt.

    03 Feb 0 Comments

    #zpartner hat nun mit der #S/4HANA Demo21 eine super Sandbox zum Testen und Implementieren von neuen Ideen. SAP-ZPARTNER-DEMO21-CONFIRM

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  • RSEC*-Tables and IO AUTH_HASH

    01 Sep 0 Comments

    Old or Pre BW 7.4 Database-Tables for Hierarchy Entries within Authorizations RSECHIE Status of Authorization Hierarchies RSECHIE_CL Authorization Hierarchies Changes Change Log Database-Table after Upgrade to BW 7.4: All newly created Hierarchy Authorizations will be saved within this new table. RSECHIE_STRING Status of Authorization Hierarchies Old or Pre BW 7.4 Database-Tables for Value Entries within…

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  • Alternative Usage of RSDG_TRFN_ACTIVATE

    14 Jul 0 Comments

    Stefan Witteck hat einen neunen Blog gepostet, welches das BW-Leben erheblich erleichtern kann http://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-74131

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  • Enhance technical content with BEx 7.x Bookmark calls

    29 Jun 0 Comments

    The scope of the document is to show a possible way to track BEx 7.x Bookmark execution and integrate the results into the technical content. Integration is done with the help of quite new SAP BW objects, like Open ODS View or Composite Provider. Tracking bookmark execution could be very helpful in case of housekeeping…

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  • BW system restore and one way to save the delta from source systems

    04 Apr 0 Comments

    This blog can help you to save the delta in case of a system restore. Read the full blog on SAP SCN: http://scn.sap.com/community/data-warehousing/bw/blog/2014/01/20/bw-system-recovery-and-one-way-to-save-the-delta-from-source-systems What happened? The productive BW system of one of our clients had a serious problem. Some tables (SID tables of several central InfoObjects) were deleted directly from the database and could not…

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  • Comparison of SAP BEx Query Designer and eclipse BW Modeling Query

    12 Feb 0 Comments

    Comparison of SAP BEx Query Designer and eclipse BW Modeling Query This blog tells you about the differences between SAP BEx Query Designer and the eclipse based BW Query on BW 7.4 and should help you to understand how query design works with the eclipse based BW-Query if you have worked long time with the…

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  • SAP HANA – SQL Execution Performance

    30 Dez 0 Comments

    BW can effortlessly expose data for external consumption e.g. by a third party tool, using the checkbox “External SAP HANA View”. Those automatically generated Calculation Views which are based on Composite Providers or even BW Queries are usually quite complex, so SQL access will probably perform poorly. This blog is about two parameters which can…

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