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SAP Transaction Codes by Module

SAP Transaction Codes List by Module

SAP HANA Overview and Architecture

Hihg-Performance Analytic Appliance - Is an in memory appliance/database for SAP ERP systems. The data is stored in in memory instead of a regular database. The performance of HANA is much better than regular databases. For More Details Read : SAP...

How to automate flat file loads into SAP BW?

  Flat file uploads are pain in the neck in most cases. However, in many cases we do not have an option except to go with flat file uploads because of non SAP source systems or in cases where business users has to consolidate source file from diff...

How to change process chain (PC) status in SAP BW?

There are scenarios where you need to change status of a process chain or a particular step in process chain. It is easy to change the status of a step if it is data load, you can just change the status of request in the monitor and it will in tur...

SAP BW - Navigational Attributes - Importance, Usage, How to?

Navigational Attributes in SAP BW Navigational attribute is like any other master data attribute except that we can navigate (filter, drill down and selection) in reports on this characteristic. As you know we can navigate only based on characteri...

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SAP BW : PSA and Changelog Deletion

  Best practice to have a strategy on PSA and changelog deletion. For PSA data below are the best practices in my view. PSA Deletion in SAP BW/BI(Business Intelligence) 1.    Transaction Data – Keep upto 45 days, delete the requests older than 45 ...

Tips and Tricks to improve SAP BW - BI performance

20 Technical tips and tricks to speed SAP Business Intelligence (BW - BI) query and report perforance by Dr. Bjarne Berg. This is wonderful presentation by Dr. Bajarne Berg whos is considered to be SAP BI guru. This presentationg gives 20 tips on ...

Information Broadcasting in SAP BI 7.0

This SAP document gives step by step instructions on troubleshooting information broadcasting in SAP BW/BI. Information broadcasting is used to send reports to users in email, publish reports to portal or for sending reports to printer. SAP has ad...

How to check SAP GUI front end ptach (FEP) version for BW or BI?

Many times strange problems with SAP GUI or bex reports relate to front end patch version. Problems like right clicking not working for some users, issue with decimal places etc. BI 7.0 added more confusion as we have now two front end patches (FE...