Best Practice: Periodic Jobs and Tasks in SAP BW © 2004 SAP AG2
Applicability, Goals, and Requirements
To ensure that this Best Practice is the one you need, consider the following goals and requirements.
Goal of Using this Service
This service provides recommendations about jobs and tasks that have to be performed on a regularbasis to ensure system performance and stability in a BW system.
You can get SAP experts to deliver this Best Practice if you order the Solution ManagementOptimization (SMO) service known as System Administration Workshop. For further details concerningthis service, please refer to SAP Service Marketplacehttp://service.sap.com/supportservices
Staff and Skills Requirements
For optimal benefit you should make sure that you have experience in the following areas:
Knowledge of standard SAP application and database monitors
Practical experience with the SAP BW Administrator Workbench
Experience with monitoring of data uploads
Experience with monitoring of SAP BW queries
Experience in job scheduling in a SAP environment
This document refers to BW 3.x and Netweaver 2004s (BI) systems. In order for it to be of relevanceand benefit to all BW administrators, it will not cover features or restrictions that belong to anyparticular database or operating system.
Duration and Timing
Periodic jobs and tasks have to be performed in a BW system on an ongoing basis. The time requiredfor the periodic jobs and tasks depends therefore on the objects being used and the data volumebeing loaded.