Comparison of Features by Version for the SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform
The components in the SAP® BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence (BI) platform have evolved and continue to evolve rapidly. This document is a reference to help you understand when key features were introduced in the BI platform. This information should help you plan how to evolve your infrastructure, plan your upgrades, and deploy the right component to the right audience. This document covers the SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite and the Edge edition of SAP BusinessObjects BI software.
Although this document is not an exhaustive reference of every feature in the BI platform, we attempted to identify features that are important to most implementations. There may be features not described in this document that are important to your specific deployment.
This document does not replace the product availability matrix, which details the specific supported platforms for each release and support pack. These are available at service.sap.com/sap/support/pam. Please note: you need an authorised user ID to access this information.
The document presents you the list of features starting with SAP BusinessObjects XI3.1 up to BI4.1 SP05, Analysis Office 2.x, Design Studio 1.5, Lumira 1.24 and Mobile BI
For the previous version containing XIR2 up to BI4.0 GA (version 4), please download the report via de link provided in the table below.
|4||13 FEB 2013||Update with BI4.1 GA||link|
|5||12 JAN 2015||
Removal of XIR2 Column
BI4.1 Column Updated up to BI4.1 SP3
BI4.1 SP4 Column Added
Design Studio 1.1 Columns updated up to 1.2
Design Studio 1.3 Column Added
|6 (current)||Aug 2015||
Update to BI4.1 SP05
Update to Design Studio 1.4
Update to Analysis for Office 2.0
Adding Lumira up to 1.23
Enhanced usability with Bookmarks and Clear Topic breaks
Additions planned for version 7 of the document are:
– Include/Update BI4.1 SP07 Features & BI4.2
– Include/Update Design Studio 1.6 Features
– Include/Update Analysis Office 2.x Features
– Include/Update Lumira 1.28+