Tagged: SE16

Change is inevitable. So it’s nice to see what has changed…

Whenever you’re ordered to redesign an existing object (eg. DSO), it would be nice that, after you’re done with the alteration, you’re able to validate the correctness of your actions. This blogpost describes an easy way to find out which fields were altered (added, removed, replaced) after the redesign of...

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Error stack (PSA) content deletion/manipulation

Today I’d encountered an annoying issue with an error stack in combination with a full load, via an DTP, towards an DSO. Eventhough I’d executed a full load (with only 1 entry), this entry was stored in the error stack (PSA) due to the fact that a record with the...

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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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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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Exclude query to use BW Accelerator (BWA)

What’s in a name : High Performance Analytics(HPA) became Business Intelligence Accelerator(BIA) which became Business Warehouse Accelerator(BWA) which will, eventually, become Open Database Analytics(ODA). Anyway: After you’ve enabled a cube to be indexed/loaded to the BWA, all queries belonging to that cube will be executed via the BWA. You’re able...

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Find out in which MASTERchain a LOCAL (process)chain is embedded

If you have the technical name of a process chain (and you want to execute it via transaction RSPC1), you might need to know if you’re going to execute the MASTER process chain or (just) a LOCAL process chain.You can find out the “link” between a local process chain and...

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