SAP’s Brian Wood and Natascha Marenfield gave this ASUG webcast last month. Part 1 is here HANA Optimized BW Content – ASUG Webcast Part 1
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Figure 1 provides more details, which patterns are used in which areas
For this SAP is only deliver a few queries as most customers build their own queries
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Data flows of new content are shown in Figure 2 for reference.
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Figure 3 shows 5 areas for purchasing
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Last and past – historical Accounts Receivable is loaded to BW and customer can load latest AR items real time to HANA and these are merged to provide
current outstanding and overdue analysis
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Figure 5 is an example of “last and past”
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With LSA++ cubes are needed anymore as you can query directly on DSO level in the business content
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Figure 7 shows what the previous figures show – reporting is based on DSO’s instead of cubes.
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Figure 8 shows SD business content based on cubes.
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Figure 9 shows only doing source-specific transformations, with the multi-providers on top
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Business content is a real value-add. It is extended to take advantage of new HANA-based capabilities
For reporting you go against the DSO’s instead of InfoCubes
Now it has persisted InfoProviders which are stored in database as storing in cubes is redundant, resulting in the number of layers reduced
SAP Help – BI Content 7.47 / BI Content 7.37 SP 07 Documentation:BI Content &amp; BI Content Extensions – SAP Library
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