Displaying the SAP BW Metadata Repository via a web URL

All of us, who’ve been around in SAP BW for a while, will recognize the picture below. The ‘good old’ meta data (repository) available within a SAP BW system and accessable via transaction RSA1 But how to access this repository from ‘outside’ SAP BW. Thus without RSA1 and via a...

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SAP TechEd 2014 : Takeaway visual recap

On the 29th of November, during the 6th edition of the sitNL, Ronald Konijnenburg and myself hosted a 60 minute re-cap on all SAP BI related highlights of the TechEd in Las Vegas and Berlin. This evening we redid our presentation and recorded it via Google hangouts. For those not...

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SAP HANA Live vs SAP BW: When to choose what?

Lately I’m receiving more and more (reporting related) questions regarding when to opt for “BW (on HANA)” and when to opt for “HANA Live”. As BW has been around for years and years it probably doesn’t need any introduction. HANA Live on the other hand does: HANA Live is about...

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#sitNL: Pubquiz 2014

"Who in the room likes hardcore porn?"
@svleuken moderating the pub quiz at #sitNL

— Thorsten Franz

A community event as the #sitNL deserves a final/closing session which is not about content, but about collaboration and having fun. That’s why, for the 3th consecutive time, the final #sitNL slot was granted to the PubQuiz. You can win the #sitNL PubQuiz without having a deep SAP knowledge…..as to...

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