Tagged: InMem DSO

Reporting on (non-materialized) transitive attributes

Reporting on a transitive attribute, aka an attribute of an attribute, can be a tricky thing to model if you don’t want to materialize the transitive attribute(s) in your data provider. Imagine we have an infoobject Z__ATE which represents a calendar day and contains many (date related) attributes, like fiscal...

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How SAP BW and SAP HANA will merge over time

While surfing the net, searching for more information on SAP HANA, SAP BW and a possible merger, I stumbled upon a very interesting article on SearchSap. In this article Ethan Jewett describes the likely paths of BW and HANA and outlines three possible scenarios for their convergence, or lack thereof. To...

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SAP Inside Track 2012 – Netherlands

For the fourth time in a row the SAP Inside Track – Netherlands will be organized with “The SAP TechEd XPerience” as theme. Also this year I’m gonna join this community event in which experiences and thoughts on SAP TechEd 2012 will be shared. This event is open for both...

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Semantically partitioned object (SPO) wizard

A semantically partitioned object is an InfoProvider that consists of several InfoCubes or DataStore objects with the same structure. Semantic partitioning divides the InfoProvider into several small, equally sized units (partitions). SAP often uses the picture below the explain the SPO principle. As of BW 7.3, creating SPO based InfoProviders...

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