Tagged: Process chain

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...

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Jump start a ‘hanging’ Process Chain

Sometimes a step within a process chain seems to be ‘hanging’ for no particular reason, causing the process chain to wait in vain for it to finish. I’ve added, as an example, a screen-shot of a ‘hanging’ process chain step which extracted 0 records from its source system, but did...

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Process Chain: Restarting at a failed step in a chain in BW 7.3

A couple of days ago I’ve posted a blog about restarting Process Chains at a failed step in a chain, which is a time consuming and little bit complex activity. As of BW 7.3, restarting failed steps in a Process Chain is taken to the next level. It has become...

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Process Chain: Restarting at a failed step in a chain

When a process chain fails at a certain step (and you can’t restart it via rightmouse click + repeat), some ‘tweaking’ needs to be executed: Step 1) Rightmouse click on the failed step within the process chain and select ‘display messages’. Within the newly opened screen, click on the ‘Chain’...

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Starting a DTP WITHOUT a process chain

In the old days, working with infopackages, it was easy to schedule loads from within the infopackage. Schedule the infopackage directly, or in the background on a specific date + time.Unfortunately this easy scheduling is not available from within the DTP. To schedule an individual DTP, you HAVE to create...

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Easy overview of (the runtime of) Process Chains

When you’re interested in the runtime of several process chains (eg. during last night), transaction codes RSPC, RSPC1 or RSPCM don’t do the trick completely.Luckily there’s a workaround via transaction code SA38, report name /SSA/BWTExecute the program, check radiobutton Process Chain Analysis and press F8. In the following screen press...

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