Author: Jonathan Haun
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business enterprises
Implement SAP HANA as a standalone data warehouse Integrate SAP Data Services and the SAP BusinessObjects BI tools with SAP HANA Benefit from step-by-step instructions, technical details, and downloadable data for every step In the new SAP HANA era, processes that once took weeks now take days, hours, or even minutes. Truly take advantage of this bold jump forward with this resource for a standalone SAP HANA implementation. Master data loading with SAP Data Services, data modeling in SAP HANA, and then SAP HANA integration with SAP BusinessObjects BI for reporting and analytics. From general concepts to specific implementation steps and a real-world case study, this book offers the practical details about implementing SAP HANA that will shift your system into high gear. Data Storage See how SAP HANA has fundamentally changed data storage with column store tables that improve compression and, consequently, performance. SAP Data Services Avoid fast trash. Preprovision your data using source system analysis, profiling tools, and mapping to load high-quality data into SAP HANA.SAP HANA Studio Dive into SAP HANA-specific data modelling components like the attribute, analytic, and calculation views that produce quality multidimensional models. Connecting SAP HANA with BI Deliver sophisticated data visualization and analysis by integrating SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio, SAP Lumira, SAP Predictive Analysis, and more with SAP HANA. Hands-On Case Study Take SAP HANA for a test drive. Download the data for the fictitious AdventureWorks Cycle Company s implementation and follow along every step of the way. Highlights Source system analysis SAP Data Services Analytic, attribute, and calculation views SAP HANA Studio Columnar database technology Denormalization Information Design Tool SAP Information Steward SAP Predictive Analysis SAP BusinessObjects BI toolset SAP Lumira
Learn how to run SAP BusinessObjects BI tools on top of SAP data Understand your data connectivity options for integration Get up to speed on SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and SAP Lumira 3rd edition updated and expanded You know what SAP BusinessObjects BI can do for a business now make it happen. With this detailed, click-by-click guide, learn how to connect SAP to the SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 platform. From data connectivity to server-side and client-side configuration to creating reports, you ll find the information you need to get your systems talking. Installation and Configuration Begin at the beginning get SAP BusinessObjects BI set up quickly and in the right way. With detailed instructions and screenshots, you ll get started on the right foot. Data Connectivity Universes, BI Consumer Services, and more: Find out what you need to know about data connectivity for SAP BusinessObjects BI and SAP NetWeaver. Report Building Consider this your crash course in report development. From SAP Crystal Reports to SAP Lumira, get hands-on experience with every tool. Troubleshooting and Tips Learn from an expert who knows all the tricks of the trade.Find what you need to know to get everything working together. Updated and Expanded 3rd Edition Discover new features of SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1, as well as new SAP business intelligence solutions like SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and SAP Lumira.
As a system administrator, you know that users like to keep you on your toes. Don't worry This guide to BOBJ administration helps you stay one step ahead. From sizing to troubleshooting, it offers you the background you need to administer a system that does what it's supposed to do.
Don't just read about SAP BW - get your hands dirty with this updated, must-have guide. Tackle all of the common tasks you'll encounter when working with SAP BW, from creating objects, to extracting and transforming data, to mastering the BEx tools. Keep your skills sharp with information new to this edition, including updates for SAP BW 7.4 and BW on SAP HANA. Throughout the book, follow along with a comprehensive case study to cement your knowledge.
An easy-to-understand guide, covering topics using practical scenarios and live examples, and answering all possible questions. If you are a solution architect, developer, modeler, sales leader, business transformation managers, directors, COO, or CIO; this book is perfect for you. If you are interested in other technologies and want to jump-start into SAP, this book gives you the chance to learn SAP HANA. Basic knowledge of RDBMS concepts enough is to get you started.
Author: Jim Brogden
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2014-08-01
A guide to SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence that can sharpen your data presentations. From creating a report, to displaying data via charts, to sharing reports with others, it covers everything from the basics to the actionable details that inform your work. It also includes expanded coverage of new topics like SAP HANA and mobility.
There are a lot of different ways to go live with a BW on HANA system - do you know which path to take? Whether you're performing a new installation, a sidecar installation, or a full migration, this book shows you how to choose the right scenario and perform the necessary steps to accomplish it - from creating HANA-optimized cubes to reporting.
Enhance your SAP HANA skills using this step-by-step guide to creating and reporting data models for real-time analytics About This Book This book will help you to process analytical and transactional data in real time with the help of SAP HANA. Walk through the steps of the data modeling process and build various data models and artifacts in SAP HANA Studio. Packed with rich examples and use cases that are closely focused on developing real-time applications. Who This Book Is For If you are a SAP HANA data modeler, developer, implementation/migration consultant, project manager, or architect who is responsible for implementing/migrating to SAP HANA, then this book is for you. What You Will Learn Get to grips with the basic building blocks of Analytics/Data models in the SAP HANA environment. Discover various schemas, modeling principles, Joins, and the architecture of the SAP HANA engine. Build data models and artifacts in Sap HANA Studio. Design decision tables and understand the concept of transport management in the SAP HANA landscape. Work with the different views in SAP HANA Studio. Explore full-text search and fuzzy search in SAP HANA. Create your own scenarios and use cases using sample data and code. In Detail SAP HANA is an in-memory database created by SAP. SAP HANA breaks traditional database barriers to simplify IT landscapes, eliminating data preparation, pre-aggregation, and tuning. SAP HANA and in-memory computing allow you to instantly access huge volumes of structured and unstructured data, including text data, from different sources. Starting with data modeling, this fast-paced guide shows you how to add a system to SAP HANA Studio, create a schema, packages, and delivery unit. Moving on, you'll get an understanding of real-time replication via SLT and learn how to use SAP HANA Studio to perform this. We'll also have a quick look at SAP Business Object DATA service and SAP Direct Extractor for Data Load. After that, you will learn to create HANA artifacts—Analytical Privileges and Calculation View. At the end of the book, we will explore the SMART DATA access option and AFL library, and finally deliver pre-packaged functionality that can be used to build information models faster and easier. Style and approach This is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step, rapid guide to help you learn analytics in SAP HANA through ample hands-on exercises and use case scenarios.
Author: Cindi Howson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-08-22
The definitive reference for building actionable business intelligence—completely revised for SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0. Unleash the full potential of business intelligence with fact-based decisions, aligned to business goals, using reports and dashboards that lead from insight to action. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0: The Complete Reference offers completely updated coverage of the latest BI platform. Find out how to work with the new Information Design Tool to create universes that access multiple data sources and SAP BW. See how to translate complex business questions into highly efficient Web Intelligence queries and publish your results to the BI Launchpad. Learn how to create dashboards from data sourced through a universe or spreadsheet. The most important concepts for universe designers, report and dashboard authors, and business analysts are fully explained and illustrated by screenshots, diagrams, and step-by-step instructions. Establish and evolve BI goals Maximize your BI investments by offering the right module to the right user Create robust universes with the Information Design Tool, leveraging multiple data sources, derived tables, aggregate awareness, and parameters Develop a security plan that is scalable and flexible Design Web Intelligence reports from basic to advanced Create sophisticated calculations and advanced formatting to highlight critical business trends Build powerful dashboards to embed in PowerPoint or the BI Launchpad Use Explorer to visually navigate large data sets and uncover patterns
If you are a business analyst, BI developer, or an IT professional who wants to learn the A to Z of how to work with Web Intelligence reporting tools and different types of data, then this book is for you. The only thing you need is a basic understanding of what Business Intelligence is and data concepts.
Author: John MacGregor
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2013-11-01
From your customer's purchasing habits to your employee's key performance indicators, data can provide business insight and predict future market trends. With this comprehensive guide to SAP's Predictive Analysis toolset, anticipate market changes, drive decision making and unlock the potential of your data sources. Filled with practical examples, case studies, and business explanations, this book will simplify the complex predictive analysis process and teach you how to use SAP's Predictive Analysis toolset to understand what your data has been trying to tell you. Extensive coverage of the Predictive Analysis module, the PAL Library, R-Integration, and HANA will enable you to choose the best algorithm for your needs. Learn how to organize large amounts of data into comprehensive data models, visualizations, and reports with ease!.
What does SAP HANA mean for you? This book is your introduction to all the essentials: from implementation options to the basics of data modeling and administration. With cutting-edge coverage of Smart Data Access, Vora, and more, this bestseller has everything you need to take your first steps with SAP HANA.