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HANA Optimized BW Content – ASUG Webcast Part 2

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


Figure 1: Source: SAP

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


Figure 2: Source: SAP

Data flows of new content are shown in Figure 2 for reference.


Figure 3: Source: SAP

Figure 3 shows 5 areas for purchasing


Figure 4: Source: SAP

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


Figure 5: Source: SAP

Figure 5 is an example of “last and past”


Figure 6: Source: SAP

With LSA++ cubes are needed anymore as you can query directly on DSO level in the business content


Figure 7: Source: SAP

Figure 7 shows what the previous figures show – reporting is based on DSO’s instead of cubes.


Figure 8: Source: SAP

Figure 8 shows SD business content based on cubes.


Figure 9: Source: SAP

Figure 9 shows only doing source-specific transformations, with the multi-providers on top


Figure 10: Source: SAP

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 & BI Content Extensions – SAP Library


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