New Universe Wizard in BI4.1 Information Design Tool – Using it to create an ERP Universe
First you should watch this great tutorial by the SAP Product Education Team at http://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-42033
You’ll notice the new welcome screen:
Notice in the lower left-hand corner the cheat sheets; it reminds me of the HANA studio.
I go ahead and select the Universe Wizard.
You can create an existing project or new project.
I create a new project.
Since I am creating an ERP universe I select Relational data source.
Give the relational connection a name.
Since this is a SAP ERP universe, I select the SAP JCO connection
Enter the parameters for the connection
Enter more parameters listed below.
This is a single-source universe
Now follow the normal steps of creating the data foundation and the business layer. In my example I am creating a Universe against an ERP infoset.
The business layer – I have to turn the value into a measure:
Follow the normal steps of publishing the connection to the repository.
Please give to us more about 4.1
Does BI 4.1 supporting ECC table with ERP connection ?
No, it does not support direct connections to ERP tables yet.
Did you know any logical reason why ?
I do not - I believe that is a question for SAP to answer, not me. I am just a customer.
I am customer too. Maybe you will ask on next workshop.