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below are some of the tables commonly used in SAP BI ( NW 2004) - however the same has not been tested in NW2004s and please make corrections if required. Some of this material has gone through a lot of eyeballs before making it to the final list and could contain some older references / incorrect references , however most of them have been validated. Transfer Structure RSTS RSTSFIELD RSTSRULES RSAROUTT DD03T Update Rules RSUPDROUT RSUPDDAT RSUPDKEY RSUPDINFO Embedded ABAP coding for Transfer / Update Rules RSAABAP InfoPackage RSLDPIO RSLDPIOT RSLDPRULE RSLDPSEL RSMONICDP RSPAKPOS ProcessChain RSEVENTCHAIN RSEVENTHEAD RSEVENTHEADT RSPCCHAIN RSPCCHAINATTR RSPCCHAINEVENTS RSPCCHAINT RSPCCOMMANDLOG RSPCLOGCHAIN RSPCLOGS Event Chain Processing Event Table Header for the event chain Header for the event chain Process chain details Attributes for a Process Chain Multiple Events with Process Chains Texts for Chain System Command Execution Logs (Process Chains) Cross-Table Log ID / Chain ID Application Logs for the Process Chains Links datasource to infopackages InfoPackage Text Description ABAP source code for InfoPackages Hardcoded selections in InfoPackages Contains the request-id number by data target List of InfoPackage Groups / InfoPackages ABAP source code per object routine Update rules List Update rules with routines Update rule key fields InfoProvider to Infosource correlation Transfer Structure List Transfer Structure fields Transfer Structure rules Text name of Transfer Routine Text for R/3 Transfer structure Objects
RSPCPROCESSLOG RSPCRUNVARIABLES RSPC_MONITOR Queries RSZELTDIR RSZELTTXT RSZELTXREF RSRREPDIR RSZCOMPDIR RSZRANGE RSZSELECT RSZELTDIR RSZCOMPIC RSZELTPRIO RSZELTPROP RSZELTATTR RSZCALC RSZCEL RSZGLOBV RSZCHANGES Workbooks RSRWBINDEX RSRWBINDEXT RSRWBSTORE RSRWBTEMPLATE RSRWORKBOOK Web templates RSZWOBJ RSZWOBJTXT RSZWOBJXREF RSZWTEMPLATE InfoObject RSDIOBJ Logs for the Chain Runs Variables for Process Chains for Runtime Monitor individual process chains Directory of the reporting component elements Texts of reporting component elements Directory of query element references Directory of all reports (Query GENUNIID) Directory of reporting components Selection specification for an element Selection properties of an element Directory of the reporting component elements Assignment reuseable component <-> InfoCube Priorities with element collisions Element properties (settings) Attribute selection per dimension element Definition of a formula element Query Designer: Directory of Cells Global Variables in Reporting Change history of reporting components List of binary large objects (Excel workbooks) Titles of binary objects (Excel workbooks) Storage for binary large objects (Excel workbooks) Assignment of Excel workbooks as personal templates Where-used list for reports in workbooks Storage of the Web Objects Texts for Templates/Items/Views Structure of the BW Objects in a Template Header Table for BW HTML Templates Directory of all InfoObjects .
RSDIOBJT RSDATRNAV RSDATRNAVT RSDBCHATR RSDCHABAS RSDCHA RSDDPA RSDIOBJCMP RSKYF RSDTIM RSDUNI InfoCube RSDCUBE RSDCUBET RSDCUBEIOBJ RSDDIME RSDDIMET RSDDIMEIOBJ RSDCUBEMULTI RSDICMULTIIOBJ RSDICHAPRO RSDIKYFPRO RSDICVALIOBJ Aggregates RSDDAGGRDIR RSDDAGGRCOMP RSDDAGGRT RSDDAGGLT ODS Object RSDODSO RSDODSOT RSDODSOIOBJ RSDODSOATRNAV Texts of InfoObjects Navigation Attributes Navigation Attributes Master Data Attributes Basic Characteristics (for Characteristics.Time Characteristics. and Units) Characteristics Catalog Data Package Characteristic Dependencies of InfoObjects Key Figures Time Characteristics Units Directory of InfoCubes Texts on InfoCubes Objects per InfoCube (where-used list) Directory of Dimensions Texts on Dimensions InfoObjects for each Dimension (Where-Used List) InfoCubes involved in a MultiCube MultiProvider: Selection/Identification of InfoObjects Characteristic Properties Specific to an InfoCube Flag Properties Specific to an InfoCube InfoObjects of the Stock Validity Table for the InfoCube Directory of Aggregates Description of Aggregates Text on Aggregates Directory of the aggregates. texts Directory of all ODS Objects Texts of all ODS Objects InfoObjects of ODS Objects Navigation Attributes for ODS Object .
for example in SAP Source System) Mapping Between InfoSources and DataSources (=OLTP Sources) Mapping Between DataSource Fields and InfoObjects InfoSpoke Directory and Selection Options InfoSpoke Directory with Selection Options and Versioning List of all InfoSpokes with attributes maintained with transaction RSBO which include the name of the Source & Target Structures RSBSPOKET RSBSTEPIDMESS List of all InfoSpokes with the Short & Long Descriptions (only one of these can be maintained). Contains all the messages that have been recorded during the execution of an InfoSpoke.RSDODSOTABL PSA RSTSODS DataSource (= OLTP Source) ROOSOURCE RODELTAM RSOLTPSOURCE InfoSource RSIS RSIST RSISFIELD Communications Structure RSKS RSKS RSKSFIELD RSISFIELD Transfer Structure RSTS ROOSGEN Mapping RSISOSMAP RSOSFIELDMAP InfoSpoke RSBSPOKESELSET RSBSPOKEVSELSET RSBSPOKE Directory of all ODS Object Tables Directory of all PSA Tables Header Table for SAP BW DataSources (SAP Source System/BW System) BW Delta Procedure (SAP Source System) Replication Table for DataSources in BW Directory of InfoSources with Flexible Update Texts on InfoSources with Flexible Update InfoObjects of an InfoSource Communications Structure for InfoSources with Flexible Update Communications Structure (View) for Attributes for an InfoSource with Direct Update Texts on InfoSources with Flexible Update InfoObjects of an InfoSource with Flexible Update Transfer Structure in SAP BW Generated Objects for a DataSource (Transfer Structure. This table can be added to using the ABAP Class/Method i_r_log->add_sy_message. SAP BW Statistics RSDDSTAT RSDDSTATAGGR RSDDSTATAGGRDEF Basic Table for InfoCubes/Queries Detail Table for Aggregate Setup Detail Table of Navigation for each InfoCube/Query .
. Useful for checking the installed SAP GUI versions on user machines. .RSDDSTATCOND RSDDSTATDELE RSDDSTATWHM Misc RSFEC RSSELDONE RSPSADEL TBTCP TBTCO RSMONMESS RSERRORLOG V_RSZGLOBV DEVACCESS TSTC RSDDAGGRDIR ROIDOCPRMS SMEN_BUFFC TSTCT DD03L DD03LT DD02L DD02LT Web Item RSZWITEM RSZWMDITEM RSZWITEMXREF RSZWMIMEIOBUFFER RSZWOBJ RSZWOBJTXT RSZWOBJXREF RSZWTEMPLATE Archiving RSARCHIPRO InfoCube Compression InfoCube Deletions Warehouse Management BW Frontend Check. InfoPackage selection and job program.. there in field UPDMODE the update status (INIT/DELTA/FULL) PSA Table deletion Job Schedule Definition Job Schedule Result Monitor Messages Check loading errors in table Report Variables view table Developer Keys table All Transactions in the system Directory of the aggregates Control parameters for data transfer from the source system Objects in User's Favorites Transaction Codes with Text field names and corresponding data element names Description of each data element All SAP Defined Table Names Description of All SAP Defined Table Names Header Table for BW Web Items BW Web Metadata: Template Item ( Dataprovider. Item. to IO Storage of the Web Objects Texts of Templates/Items/Views Structure of the BW Objects in a Template Header Table for BW HTML Templates BW Archiving: General Archiving Properties . Cross Reference of Web Items Buffer for Translation MIME Rep. ).
or take it as template for your project to speed up implementations. When the cardinality of a column is low. InfoSources. a user with an authorization can display and execute. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 10. that's mean only 2 dimension are involved. It contains roles. a bitmap index size will be small. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 10. and other mySAP solutions. key figures. They are similar to the InfoAreas used with InfoCubes. Authorization An authorization defines what a user can do. Authorization object An authorization object is used to define user authorizations. the BW OLAP processor retrieves data from the original InfoCube instead. Authorizations are defined using authorization objects. queries. such as queries. Bitmap index A bitmap index uses maps of bits to locate records in a table. Reference Aggregate Application component Application components are used to organize InfoSources. Bitmap indices are very effective for Boolean operations of the WHERE clause of a SELECT statement. thereby reducing I/O volume. such as display and execution. B BEx Short for Business Explorer. It has fields with values to specify authorized activities. For example. and to which SAP objects. It reduce the I/O and improve the performance. If no appropriate aggregate exists. and extractors for SAP R/3. Definitions & Explanations A Aggregate An aggregate is a subset of an InfoCube. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 32. a query. For examples. BW . that means you may have up to 10^10 possible records. You can simply use business content directly. It includes following tools to present the reports to end user: Analyzer / Web Application Designer / Report Designer / Web Analyzer. If high level manager often access the report focus revenue in 2008 by customer.The BW OLAP processor selects an appropriate aggregate during a query run or a navigation step. workbooks. on authorized business objects. Business Content Business Content is a complete set of BW objects developed by SAP to support the OLAP tasks. Another possible choice in BW on this topic is B-tree index. Authorization profile An authorization profile is made up of multiple authorizations. update rules. The objective when using aggregates is to reduce I/O volume. characteristics. but not change. assume you may have 10 dimensions and each one have 10 value. Aggregate rollup Aggregate rollup is a procedure to update aggregates with new data loads. You can do aggregate and it may only contain 2 dimensions with 100 records.RSARCHIPROIOBJ RSARCHIPROLOC RSARCHIPROLOCSEL RSARCHIPROPID RSARCHREQ RSARCHREQFILES RSARCHREQSEL Open Hub Destination RSBOHSERVICETP RSBREQUESTDELTA RSBREQUESTMESS RSBREQUID RSBREQUID3RD RSBREQUIDRUN RSBSTRUCTURE BW Archiving: General Archiving Properties BW ARchiving: General Local Properties BW Archiving: Archived Data Area BW Archiving: Program References of InfoProvider BW Archiving: Archiving Request BW Archiving: Verfified Archive Files BW Archiving: Request-Selections Open Hub: Service Types Open Hub: Cross Reference Outbound/Inbound Open Hub: Log for a Request Open Hub: Requests Open Hub: Status of 3rd Party Requests Open Hub: Table with Status for a Request Open Hub: Generated Structures and Tables BW Glossary. InfoCubes.
automatically. When you load data into Infocube. Technically. And be careful if you defined your own delta mechanism. Compound attribute A compound attribute differentiates a characteristic to make the characteristic uniquely identifiable. Data shared by all clients is called client-independent data. Data Warehouse Data Warehouse is a dedicated reporting and analysis environment based on the star schema (Extended) database design technique and requiring special attention to the data ETTL process. BWA / BIA BW/BI Accelarator is a tool that improves the performance of BW 7. BW Monitor BW Monitor displays data loading status and provides assistance in troubleshooting if errors occur. Wall-Mart noticed that men often bought beer at the same time they bought diapers. Client A client is a subset of data in an SAP system. Once in the system.You can set it in SPRO Data Mining Data mining is the process of extracting hidden patterns from data. Communication structure The communication structure is the structure underlying the InfoSource. They mined its receipts and proved the observations. Material Number. It is based on the same techniques used for scheduling R/3 background jobs. they are group with Requests ID. but it shows how data mining seeks to understand the relationship between different actions. It enables quick access to any data with a low amount of administrative effort and is especially useful for sophisticated scenarios with unpredictable query types. Compress will move the data in F table to E table and aggregate the records with same char. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 9. if the same characteristic data from different source systems mean different things. When we talking about BW. For example. You can easily manage the data with Request ID. Take the most famous story "beer and diapers" as example. as compared with client-dependent data. T-code: RSMO BW Scheduler BW Scheduler specifies when to load data. The latest version is SAP Business Intelligence 7. the data packet size determines how work processes will be used in data loading. and sales skyrocketed. It waste the table space and affects query performance. It is widly used when you are sure that the data in InfoCube is correct and you won't need Request ID in the future. the user has access to both client-dependent data and client-independent data. Unit of Measure.Business Warehouse (BW) is a Data Warehousing solution from SAP. Sales Representative ID. it often talking about BW3.0. such as Customer ID. high data volume and high frequency of queries C Cache / OLAP Cache A technology to improve the performance. but also an object that contains ETTL-related information.5. The smaller the data packet size. So they put diapers next to the beer coolers. Change run Change run is a procedure used to activate characteristic data changes. When logging on to an SAP system. But the request ID have disadvantages cause the same data record (with same characteristics but different request ID) to appear more than once in the fact table. It is one of the function provided by SAP BI. Characteristic Characteristics are descriptions of fields. Cache buffers query result data. BW Statistics BW Statistics is a tool for recording and reporting system activity and performance information. You can eliminate these disadvantages by compressing data and bringing data from different requests together into one single request (request ID 0).x queries on InfoCubes. D Data packet size For the same amount of data. Cache Mode Determines whether and in what way the query result and navigational states are to be saved in the OLAP Cache. a user must specify which client to use. the more work processes needed. and Transaction Date. The story is a myth. then we can add the compound attribute 0SOURSYSTEM (source system ID) to the characteristic. Compress Compressing will bringing data from different requests together into one single request (request ID 0) in Infocube. in order to provider them for further accesses. Four types of DataSources exist: y y y y DataSources for transaction data DataSources for characteristic attributes DataSources for characteristic texts DataSources for characteristic hierarchies . DataMart The distribution of contents of ODS or InfoCube into other BW data targets on the same or on other BW systems DataSource A DataSource is not only a structure in which source system fields are logically grouped together. 0SOURSYSTEM is provided with the Business Content.
The maximum number of characters allowed for a DataSource's technical name is 32. Dimension table Part of the Star Schema structure for InfoCubes. is the process of extracting. Here the data is filtered and showed in the intial result of the query. the delta process must be initialized. Before a delta update occurs. Dim tables contain pointers to the Fact tables & to the Master Data (SID tables). one of the most challenging tasks in building a data warehouse. If you compress the data. document item) and data fields that. Also known as ETL. Check the definition and example at: http://help. A DataStore object contains key fields (such as document number. ETTL ETTL. the F-fact table can have entries as well as when you use the functionality 'do not compress requests' for Aggregates. The data from a DataStore object can be updated with a delta update into InfoCubes (standard) and/or other DataStore objects or master data tables (attributes or texts) in the same system or across different systems. Delta update The Delta update option in the InfoPackage definition requests BW to load only the data that have been accumulated since the last update. Its fields are mapped to the fields of the SAP Source System DataSource. Development class A development class is a group of objects that are logically related. it is always written into the F-fact table. and loading data correctly and quickly. Extraction Structure The data structure used by the extraction program to extract data. For example.x. These additional requests will be updated into the OLAP Cache. or time period.5 A DataStore object serves as a storage location for consolidated and cleansed transaction data or master data on a document (atomic) level. you can drill-down to detail report through free characteristic DSO Short for Data Store Object. Prerequisite: a transformation to define the data flow between the source and target object. a comprehensive / harmonized data warehouse solution. product group. Delta Caching Additional requests will be read from the InfoCube's (F) fact table. in addition to key figures. There are 3 kinds of DSO: Standard DataStore Object / Write-Optimized DataStore Objects / DataStore Objects for Direct Update. DataSources are used to make data known to the BW. E EDW The Enterprise Data Warehouse. Reference BW330.com/saphelp_nw2004s/helpdata/en/f9/45503c242b4a67e10000000a114084/frameset. Reference Navigation attribute Drill-down Drill-down is a user navigation step intended to get further detailed information.If the source system is R/3. E-fact table is optimized for Reading => good for Queries. You can also use the data transfer process to access InfoProvider data directly. since aggregates are compressed automatically. F-fact table is optimized for Writing => good for Loads Free characteristic A free characteristic is a characteristic in a query used for drill-downs. This data can be evaluated using a BEx query. is design to avoid isolated applications. transferring. replicating DataSources from a source system will create identical DataSource structures in the BW system. You can use tables and views from the database management systems that are supported by SAP to transfer data. After a changerun.sap. transforming. InfoSet is similar to a view but allows outer joins between tables. Full update The Full update option in the InfoPackage definition requests BW to load all data that meet the selection criteria specified via the Select data tab.htm DTP The Data Transfer Process (DTP) transfers data from source objects to target objects in BI 7. F Fact tables The Fact table is the central table of the InfoCube. The F-fact tables for aggregates are always empty. Display attribute A display attribute provides supplemental information to a characteristic. customer). when they are changes to the data basis. where it is then processed in the same way as data from all other sources. It is not displayed in the initial result of a query run. Granularity . DB Connect A BW function that offers flexible options for extracting data directly into the BW from tables and views in database management systems that are connected to the BW in addition to the default connection. In this way. And these can be saved and reused in the in othercontexts. There are two fact tables: the F-fact table and the E-fact table. can also contain character fields (such as order status. G Generic data extraction Generic data extraction is a function in Business Content that allows us to create DataSources based on database views or InfoSet queries. Here key figures & pointers to the dimension tables are stored. If you upload data into an InfoCube. the complete data for the query no longer has to be read from the database again. Reference ODS in BW3. Reference Delta update Filter Filter is used to restrict data to a certain business sector. the data is shifted from the F-fact table to the E-fact table.
In BW 3. But operational reports always require more detail information such as by day or by product spec. InfoPackage An InfoPackage specifies when and how to load data from a given source system. such as Per Unit Sales Price.Granularity describes the level of detail in a data warehouse.com/saphelp_nw2004s/helpdata/en/44/0243dd8ae1603ae10000000a1553f6/content. To a user. rather. different index types from those in a standard case are used. each InfoObject is assigned to an InfoArea as well. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 9. It is determined by business requirements and technology capabilities. Reference Characteristic. and one for key figures. M Metadata Repository Metadata repository contains information about the metadata objects of SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence. For high level reports. Generally. whose processing logic is defined in the IDoc Interface.5 it is a MUST and in BI 7. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 30. the user can select characteristics and key figures from different basic cubes. Reference ADK and archiving for more information.sdn. And online help: http://help. InfoSource An InfoSource is a structure in which InfoObjects are logically grouped together. InfoCubes and characteristics interact with InfoSources to get source system data. Metadata contains data about data. a dimension has a high cardinality if the number of dimension entries is 20% (or more) of the number of fact table entries. For example. and Sales Revenue.sap.sap. I IDoc IDoc (Intermediate Document) is used in SAP to transfer data between two systems. Each InfoCube is assigned to an InfoArea. When you creating a InfoCube.htm K Key figure Key figures are numeric values or quantities. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 30.sap. Multi-cube A multi-cube is a union of basic cubes. BW uses two types of indices: B-tree indices for regular database tables and bitmap indices for fact tables and aggregate tables. It is a specific instance of a data structure called the IDoc Type. Quantity Sold.0 it is optional. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 30. important object properties and their relationships with other objects. L Line item dimension A line item dimension in a fact table connects directly with the SID table of its sole characteristic. you have chance to use this feature on define dimension. The difference: http://help. InfoCube An InfoCube is a fact table and its associated dimension tables in the star schema. H High Cardinality means that this dimension contains a high number of attributes. Information Lifecycle Management includes data target management and data archiving.0: http://help. Logical system A logical system is the name of a client in an SAP system. data reside in the basic cubes. Two types of InfoObject Catalogs exist: one for characteristics. BW generates a 30-digit code starting with ZPAK as an InfoPackage's technical name. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 32.sap. the data was generated in OLTP system such as R/3. Through an InfoObject Catalog. InfoArea InfoAreas are used to organize InfoCubes and InfoObjects. N Navigational attribute . InfoCube compression InfoCube compression is a procedure used to aggregate multiple data loads at the request level. key figures and characteristics are collectively called InfoObjects.htm Information Lifecycle Mangement Generally. It is only possible if exactly one characteristic in a dimension. depending on the database platform. When creating a query.htm And the Recommendations for Using InfoSources in BI 7.com/saphelp_nw2004s/helpdata/en/a4/1be541f321c717e10000000a155106/content. See: https://wiki. See: IDOC Basics Index An index is a technique used to locate needed records in a database table quickly. the multi-cube is similar to a basic cube. This information is used to execute physical optimizations. The multi-cube itself does not contain any data.com/wiki/display/BI/Characterstic+and+Key+FiguresCharacteristic and key figures InfoObject Catalog InfoObject Catalogs organize InfoObjects. InfoObject In BW. manager tend to high aggregated report such as by month or by BU. In BW. It help to improve the performance because we do not need to join SID table when accessing the master data.com/saphelp_nw2004s/helpdata/en/d0/84e5414f070640e10000000a1550b0/frameset.
Instead. and other applications. to execute a query. when available. OLAP is generally used to analysis data. Q Query A BW query is a selection of characteristics and key figures for the analysis of the data in an InfoCube. Request A request is a data load request from BW Scheduler. Each InfoProvider Separate: All InfoProviders are saved separately. It provides supplemental information about a characteristic and enables navigation from characteristic to characteristic during a query. such as 0customer_0country Number range A number range is a range of numbers that resides in application server memory for quick number assignments. ERP / PDM / MES . R Read mode Read mode determines how often the OLAP processor reads data from the database during navigation. ODS objects do not aggregate data as InfoCubes do.htm Profile Generator Profile Generator is a tool used to create authorization profiles. rather than for dimensional analysis. The benefit of using partition is mainly focus on: y y y Well balanced partition / fragments Improve read performance Fast of delete partition by "Drop" instead of "Delete from where" Fact table can be partitioned over a time characteristic either 0CALMONTH or 0FISCPER(Fiscal year/period)..sdn. and other infoproviders are saved together in groups according to their properties. Partitioning Type provides options for handling the data that is returned by the individual InfoProviders from the MultiProvider separately and saving it in the cache separately. Process Chain A process chain is a sequence of processes that are scheduled to wait in the background for an event. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 30. Partition A partition is a piece of physical storage for database tables and indices. You can include process chains in other process chains to manage a group of them. Partitioning in Groups: Basis Cubes Separate: similar as above. P Parallel query A parallel query uses multiple database processes. individual Infocubes are saved separately. known as meta chains. before the data are sent to its destinations in BW. SAP R/3. then only those partitions will be selected and examined by a SQL statement.Decision Support System. It can be done in Cube or DB level. If the needed data reside in one or a few partitions. Reference DSO.A navigational attribute indicates a characteristic-to-characteristic relationship between two characteristics. It is not based on the star schema and is used primarily for detail reporting. OLTP / OLAP Short for Online Transaction Processing / Online Analytical Processing. A query refers to only one InfoCube. or deleting old records.0. PSA The Persistent Staging Area (PSA) is a data staging area in BW. EIS .sap. and its result is presented in a BEx Excel sheet. The naming convention for a navigational attribute is: InfoObject_Attribute. Repartition is possible in SAP BI 7. It is design at the implementation phase and one of the most important jobs in support and maintenance phase. updating existing records. which means it is generally used to support the daily operation. For example. DDS .sap. For examples. as specified by the 0RECORDMODE value. analytical applications. Open Hub Service The open hub service enables you to distribute data from an SAP BW system into external data marts. See https://wiki. y y y y No Partitioning: All results of the InfoProviders are summarized as one result and cached. y y y Read all data Read during navigation Read during navigation & expanding hierarchy Reconstruct Reconstruct is a procedure used to restore load requests from PSA. thereby significantly reducing I/O volume. a unique request ID is created in the data packet dimension table of the InfoCube.. data are loaded into an ODS object by inserting new records.Executive information systems.com/wiki/x/N4C4AQRepartitioning Partitioning Type For MultiProvider queries.com/saphelp_nw2004s/helpdata/en/8f/c08b3baaa59649e10000000a11402f/frameset. More information please reference: http://help. It allows us to check data in an intermediate location. O ODS ODS is a BW architectural component located between PSA and InfoCubes that allows BEx reporting. Partitioning in Groups: Infocubes in one group. RFC . SAP BW. OLTP system are Transacton-Orientated. Each time that BW Scheduler loads data into an InfoCube.
For example. cleanse & integrate data. Time-dependent hierarchy structure A time-dependent hierarchy structure consists of nodes or leaves that are time-dependent. an authorization profile corresponds to a role.0 Variable A variable is a query parameter. If the update rule is applied to data from an ODS object. InfoCubes. The database optimizer generates the most efficient execution plan based on either the heuristic ranking of available execution plans or the cost calculation of available execution plans. You must use DTP to load data to InfoProvider. many execution plans are possible. But we still have chance to use it in BI 7. For example. Transfer structure A transfer structure maps DataSource fields to InfoSource InfoObjects. BW uses the cost-base optimizer for Oracle databases.RFC (Remote Function Call) is a call to a function module in a system different from the caller's usually another SAP system on the local network. When the source system is an SAP system. The data target can be an InfoCube or an ODS object. Star schema A star schema is a technique used in the data warehouse database design to help data retrieval for online analytical processing. In BI 7. Transformations (TRF) TRFs connect source objects (DataSources. In BI 7. SAP BW use extended star schema with following advantage compare to classical star schema: y y y y y y Use of generated key (short number) for faster access External hierarchy Multi-language support Master data are separated. When the source system is a non-SAP system. transfer rule and update rule are replaced by transformation. A user assigned to that role also has the corresponding authorization profile. Variables act as placeholders for: y y y y y Characteristic values Hierarchies Hierarchy nodes Texts Formula elements Virtual InfoProvider . A user can be assigned to multiple roles. System Administration Assistant System Administration Assistant is a collection of tools used to monitor and analyze general system operation conditions. transfer rule and update rule are replaced by transformation.0. which saves I/O and memory during OLAP. you have one hierarchy but one of his node was changed from 2007 and 2008. S SID SID (Surrogate-ID) translates a potentially long key for an InfoObject into a short four-byte integer. you have two hierarchy which presents organization of company in 2007 and 2008. Statistics is the information that the cost-based optimizer uses to calculate the cost of available execution plans and select the most appropriate one for execution. the update rule's technical name will match the InfoSource's technical name. the technical name matches the logical system name. InfoSets) to Data Targets (InfoProviders) of a data-staging process. DSOs.0. It gets its value from user input or takes a default value set by the variable creator. Source system A source system is a protocol that BW uses to find and extract data. System landscape The system landscape specifies the role of each system and the paths used in transporting objects among the various systems. It is common to all cubes Support slowly changing dimensions Aggregates in its own tables for faster access Statistics For a SQL statement. Transfer rule Transfer rules specify how DataSource fields are mapped to InfoSource InfoObjects. Reclustering It allows you to change the clustering of Infocubes and Data store objects that already contain data. Role In Profile Generator. such as a flat file or a third-party tool. the update rule's technical name will match the ODS object's technical name prefixed with number 8. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 30. If the update rule is applied to data from an InfoSource. but the hierarchy itself is not time-dependent. UVWXYZ Update rule An update rule specifies how data will be updated into their targets. HR may belong to administration division before 2007 and belong to supporting division after 2008. The TRF process allows you to consolidate. The maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 32. They replace combination of transfer rules & update rules. either R/3 or BW. T Time-dependent entire hierarchy A time-dependent entire hierarchy is a time-dependent hierarchy whose nodes and leaves are not time-dependent. the maximum number of characters allowed for the technical name is 10.
This linking of the SAP BW tables help to meet multiple requirements. we are confused while debugging any query for getting where used list. the data is read for reporting using an interface with another system. Only the structure of the VirtualProvider is defined in BI. Workbook A BW workbook is an Excel file with a BEx query result saved in BDS. our work is done.Some of which are: --> Find Where Used List ---> Find List of queries restricted on the particualr value. BW assigns a 25-digit ID to each workbook. for writing codes where query relations need to be required. Users need merely name a workbook's title. This can be obtained by using the relationship as shown in the diagram below: List of Important Query Related Tables RSZELTTXT RSZELTXREF RSRREPDIR RSZCOMPDIR RSZELTDIR RSZELTDIR RSZRANGE RSZSELECT RSZCOMPIC RSZCALC RSZCEL RSZELTPRIO RSZGLOBV RSZELTATTR RSZCHANGES RSZELTPROP Texts of reporting component elements Directory of query element references Directory of all reports Directory of reporting components Directory of the reporting component elements Directory of the reporting component elements Selection specification for an element Selection properties of an element Assignment reuseable component <-> InfoCube Definition of a formula element Query Designer: Directory of Cells Priorities with element collisions Global Variables in Reporting Attribute selection per dimension element Change history of reporting components Element properties (settings) . We always think if we know the relation between them.A Virtual Provider is a type of InfoCube where the data is not managed in BI. relation between BEx Tables Most of the times. --> Find the queries list where selection is used etc.
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