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REPORTING AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS USING SAP NETWEAVER BI
Exercises / Solutions
DIETER KRIEGER, SAP NETWEAVER PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, SAP AG, WALLDORF, GERMANY TIMOTHY HIGLEY, APPLICATIONS CONSULTANT - BI, MORRISTOWN, NJ, SAP AMERICA
SAP will deliver a Reporting Suite called in SAPGUI. The following exercises are meant to let you gain hands-on experience with the Reporting Suite that will be available by end of 2007. . The content of the respective reports is based on Web Templates.SAP TECHED ’07 1 REPORTING AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS USING SAP NETWEAVER BI SAP performance and availability data of monitored landscape components. Even data from other sources can be included in BI reporting. their respective output is dynamically displayed as embedded HTML in SAP GUI. Performance data stored in the Central Performance History of the central monitoring system. can be stored for up to 24 hours and displayed in a central monitoring system. and on EarlyWatch data supplied by Solution Manager. both ABAP and Java based. However. SAP Business Intelligence lets you analyze and report not only on performance and availability data but also on workload statistics. On choosing selection options in the Reporting Suite. SAP has a solution for this requirement: SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence (BI). the configuration and management of the BI integration. and system workload statistics from monitored satellite systems can be extracted to BI. IT departments and hosting service providers require history data for both medium and long-term reporting on technical key performance indicators. and the BI tools for creating reports.
Choose filters where applicable. Time Interval. Try out the selection options for Report. both in the same system client. . Note: In this hands-on session scenario. Solution 1: Log on to the system. Display the Reporting Suite from the menu. and System Name.SAP TECHED ’07 2 Exercise 1: Display the Reporting Suite Log on to System M28 in system client 000 with your user name LCM264_xx and the password provided by your trainer. M28/000 is the the source system and the BI system. Then click Display.
A yellow box indicates activity. Expand the CCMS Chains node. or use Zoom In and Zoom Out to resize it. Today’s load history is displayed. You see a list of process chains. Use the View Adjust function to make the process chain fit the screen frame. Note that the master process chain contains sub-process chains (Load CCMS CPH data. Choose Today. Display the log view by clicking the appropriate icon. Display the master process chain Load All CCMS Data. A red box indicates an error. Load All CCMS Data. Solution 2: Choose the Process Chain menu entry. The Process Chain Display Planning View screen is displayed. or enter transaction code RSPC. to display the main process chain. . Load CCMS DSR and Load CCMS Selection Master Data). Double click the first entry.SAP TECHED ’07 3 Exercise 2: Display the master process chain Note that the master process chain and all of its sub-chains are automatically created by the setup tool. Load CCMS ABAP Statistics Data. Switch to the log view to display today’s loading history . The Process Chain Display Planning View screen is displayed with the master process chain.
Display the monitor by clicking the Monitor icon. The sub-process chain is displayed. . Display the InfoPackage it contains. Double click the Load Data box. The InfoPackage is displayed. Solution 3: Go back to the planning view by clicking the chain icon. Double click one of the sub-process chains in the master chain.SAP TECHED ’07 4 Exercise 3: Display a sub-process chain and its data loading details Display one of the sub-process chains in the graphical representation. which represents an InfoPackage . Sub-process chains are represented by boxes with the chain icons. Display its monitor.
Dialog response times) Concurrent Users (Average and maximum values) and more… Note that query definitions are used in Web Templates for reporting. Click on OK. A message tells you that you are not authorized to change it. Choose Start All Programs Business Explorer Business Explorer (3. for example. call the Query Designer. The Query Definition is displayed. The relevant SAP Query Definitions are located under Monitoring Performance Data o CPH Performance Data (All Resolutions without Online Data) Statistics Data o Distributed Statistical Records (DSR) o WebAs Kernel Choose. Click on the Open Query icon to display existing Query Definitions.x). save it under a new name. We use the 3. Display one or more of these query definitions using the Query Designer 3. Solution 4: To display existing Query Definitions. If you want to experiment.SAP TECHED ’07 5 Exercise 4: Display predefined Query Definitions. The Query Designer is displayed. SAP delivers a set ot Query Definitions for the Reporting Suite: Instance Availability System Load Overview (Users logged in. .x) Query Designer (3.x. choose InfoAreas. In the Open Query window. Instance Availability 2 contained in CPH Performance Data (All Resolutions without Online Data). Expand the Computing Center Management System entry.x version of the Query Designer for technical reasons.
for example. maps. display template Teched – Service Level Report. You can format and display your data in the BEx Web Application Designer in different ways by using a range of Web items (such as tables. In addition. and documents). In the Description / Technical Name field. In this way. one or more queries.x). A Web application is a Web-based application in the Business Explorer used for data analysis. which is not part of the reporting suite. Execute it to check its output. Instance Availablity Reporting Suite. that has BI-specific contents. The Web Application Designer is displayed. enter the name of a Web Template. reporting. Display and execute one or more of the predefined Web Templates used in the Reporting Suite using Web Application Designer 3. A logon window is displayed. Click on the Open Web Template icon to display the Open Web Template window.x) Web Application Designer (3.SAP TECHED ’07 6 Exercise 5: Display report templates (Web Templates) A Web Template is an HTML document that determines the structure of a Web application. or an alert monitor. you can individually create Web applications such as BI cockpits and access them using the intranet or an enterprise portal.x. which is used for a model Service Level Report. maps. Check the properties of the items contained in the template. A Web report is an HTML page. for example. It contains placeholders for Web items. filters. data providers.Reporting Suite . charts. charts. published on the Web. Enter system client 000. Execute the template by clicking the Execute icon.x version of the Web Application Designer for practical reasons. and commands. Example: Instance Availablity . The Web Template structure is displayed. We use the 3. and analytical applications on the Web. Solution 5: Choose Start All Programs Business Explorer Business Explorer (3. your user name and password.
Execute it by clicking the Execute icon. Template Teched – Service Level Report You are done with the exercises! . Note that this template is not part of the Reporting Suite.SAP TECHED ’07 7 Display template Teched – Service Level Report by entering its name in the Open Web Template window.