Tagged: update rule

Testing an instance method (via tcode SE24)

As an SAP BW developer I don’t often come across classes and methods as, traditionally, function modules are more often used. So a couple of weeks ago, when I was asked to validate and debug a transformation which contained several methods, I was a bit puzzled. Via transaction SE24 I...

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Checkpoint group (transaction code: SAAB)

Today I’ve received a great tip by SAP Netweaver consultant Frans van GelderenĀ regarding checkpoint(s groups). Checkpoints define points in a program, at which the state of the program can be tested during program execution. You can activate and deactivate checkpoints as well as break points from outside of the program...

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Boosting performance of START routine

There are several ‘places’ where custom made ABAP code can be added within a SAP BI system. One of those places is the START ROUTINE (of an update rule). Within such a start routine, the (incomming) data package can be altered/extended.This alteration is usually done via ‘looping’ over the datapackage:...

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How To: Delete an Update Rule to an already deleted target

When you’ve deleted an ODS/Infocube/Infoobject (aka target), without prior having deleted the update rule which was linked to that particular target, the update rule still ‘wanders around’ your SAP BI system. (Eventhough you can not see it via transaction RSA1)You can deleted this (orphan) update rule (call it some kind...

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