Tagged: BW

Nederlandse BI podcast: Aflevering 17

Na een veel te lange tijd waren we weer terug met een half uurtje SAP BI nieuws. Deze keer een recap over het sitNL event wat weer een groot aantal deelnemers mocht verwelkomen. Gasten aan tafel zijn Jan van Ansem (Bluefin UK), Jeroen van der A, Ronald Konijnenburg en ondergetekende...


Browse infoprovider content via RSRT using a ‘non existing’ query

Browse infoprovider content via RSRT using a 'non existing' query

Imagine you’ve created an (acquisition) DSO for which you’d like to browse its content. Imagine this DSO contains General Ledger Data and is called MC_O005 Of course “Display data” or SE16 can come in handy, but slicing and dicing on this data isn’t easy. Wouldn’t it be nice if there...


Need more HANA memory? Clean out your change log(s)!

Because, to some, SAP HANA memory is (still) expensive, it’s wise to clean out unnecessary memory when running your SAP BW system on SAP HANA. Of course PSA’s are regularly cleaned (this was usually already initiated when running you SAP BW system on a non SAP HANA database) as no...


Calculation before aggregation: A big NO in BW7.4

I believe all of us have been using the “calculation before aggregation” option multiple times working with (calculated) keyfigures when creating queries/reports. Even though SAP doesn’t want us to keep on using the “calculation before aggregation” option (see warning message below when using it in a SAP BW 7.3 system),...


Getting out of my comfort zone: SAP Business Objects Dashboards


I’ve been a ‘back end’ consultant for most of my professional life. I started out with (back end) ABAP development and gradually moved over to (back end) BW development…and later on to Project Management, but that’s less relevant for this blog post. Even though I’m aware of the fact that...