What night of the week is it? Ideally, midnight should be in the middle of the time interval being evaluated. Defining a ‘weeknight’ from midday to midday.
Ignore them to guarantee complaints and reduce confidence in the overall reporting solution.
Wondering why you don't have all the SAP BW Business Content available? Perhaps the BI_TCO_ACTIVATION job canceled and needs to a restart.
Solution Architects know how to use data modeling concepts to correctly assess a solutions technical debt.
SAP Business Warehouse (BW) is an Enterprise Data Warehouse, Reporting and Planning solution.
Using a small snippet of ABAP code, the TVARVC records can automate configurable system behaviour. Significantly reducing the BW Support Debt.
Use the STVARV Transaction to maintain the TVARVC configuration table. This will allow hardcoded BW solutions to be flexible and supportable.
The 'SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and SAP BW v7.5 SP01 Trial on SAP HANA v1.00.102 Database' cloud based developer edition is now available.
While they look closely related, the difference between BW and BI is as big as a real tree versus an ideal goal.
Optimised BW Transformation solutions can leverage the DTP Semantic Group configuration. This solution enforces selection of specific DTP Semantic group fields.
A BW Staging Cube has it's own unique name, so it must be special. Right?
Is my SAP BW Nightly Load Window suffering from a 'Before Midnight' limitation? A WEEKNIGHT Function aligns to Business Requirements much better.
Each piece of Technical Debt has the ability to become multiple instances of Support Debt, compounding the time wasted by BW Support personnel.
Most enterprise requirements will ignore the misalignment of time zones in reporting. Why is this ok? Most of the time ...
Why are there so many perspectives through multiple timeline dimensions when there is only 1 real timeline?
While the software is free, you will waste a lot of time and money if you use under performing hardware. The hardware defines the MiniSAP experience.
The SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP Stack free trial has four options available. Choose the right one before finding out where to download MiniSAP?
Where can I find the MiniSAP download links for the SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP Stack free developer trial?
Use the FOR ALL ENTRIES IN statement to boost performance by minimising DataPacket processing overhead in the database and application server.
How can we approach coding in data warehousing solutions that will more likely be approved in a peer review by the BW Support team?
Complete the availability of Date & Time fields in the SAP BW Formula Builder. Add the SYST-UZEIT field to the list.
Each country has its own local government tax reporting obligations driven by local laws. Can your SAP BW DataModel adapt to time dimension changes?
The process chain solution is out-dated soon after go-live. Despite this; the advantage of automation is worth the time and effort. Now what?
I've upgraded SAP BW but the job is not finished yet. Now its time to implement the post upgrade activities. Who is going to pay for the effort?
The idea of reaching a summit of SAP BW Best Practice DataModeling is an illusion. There is one clear reason why we can get close but never arrive.
A BW Data Warehouse without a BW Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) strategy will waste valuable personnel time and increase operating costs.
Characteristic and Key Figure for Reporting are not just Words and Numbers.
Process Documents and Application Documents are the two most beneficial types to have in my BW Document Library. Why do I want them?
There is a way to save time, save money, communicate expectations, reduce new starter overhead and enable self-service ... process documents.
The relationship between approving BW system improvements and the question "Whats my Return on Investment?" must consider a bigger picture.
The true purpose of the custom data flow diagram features is efficiency by being clear and simple; not an all-in-one detailed visual representation.
Custom data flow diagrams make it easy to absorb a BW system. Discover in minutes what can never be made clear from within the BW system.
How much time and money is wasted ... should all master data maintenance be centralised into a single system?
Process chains automate data processing. They can also cripple a BW system when not configured properly. Find out how ...