Tagged: multiprovider

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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Simplify SAP training: The SAP Learning Hub

The SAP Learning Hub is a cloud based solution that provides instant online access to the vast knowledge base from SAP Education with no need to schedule or travel to training. You’re able to get fast, easy access to all SAP’s latest learning materials for training as and when you...

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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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Want to find out which queries have been created on a dataprovider?

Being active on a global SAP BW roll-out, I’d to find out which queries had already been created on a dataprovider (DSO, Cube, MultiProvider,….) before creating new ones. As all roads lead to Rome, I’m herewith sharing the road I’d taken today. Execute transaction RSRT Within the ‘Menu bar’, select ‘Environment’ and...

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Easy overview of Multiprovider assignment/identification

When creating/maintaining a multiprovider, consisting of several dataproviders, it’s hard to get an overview of the ‘linking’ of every multiprovider-‘field’ to it’s dataprovider(s)-field.The SAP BW GUI doesn’t deliver the desired overview in one glance….you have to click on every individual field to see the way it’s linked. By looking at...

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