ODS

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ODS Benefits
• Overwrite Capability
• of (non key) Characteristics • of keyfigures

• Store Data on the Document Level
• Consolidated or overwritten • Cleansed

• Reporting
• Drilldown from InfoCube to the ODS • Directly on the ODS
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Architecture: BW ODS
• BW Operational Data Store (ODS)
• Merge data from different InfoSources • Transaction and master data • Data changes • Denormalized data structure - Transparent table • Data available for reporting • Potential to create an external file

BW ODS

ODS Objects

Update Rules Transfer Rules

PSA

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Parallel ODS Upload
Parallel Upload supported − Reduced upload times
ODS object ODS object ODS object

− Faster availability for reporting Benefit: Performance and Scalability

File

File
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BW ODS Data Flow Example
InfoCube
Update Rules
Level 2

ODS

Order-Deliv. Order Delivery

Level 1

Update Rules Transfer Rules

PSA
InfoSource Source System

Order

Delivery

InfoSource

Data extract

Data extract
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Performance - Reporting ODS
Reporting ODS − No further data targets − Immediately available for reporting − Performance
ODS object

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BW ODS Reporting
1 2 3

ODS Only

InfoCube to ODS

ODS to OLTP

RRI
OLAP Processor OLAP Processor OLAP Processor OLTP System

ODS Object

InfoCube

ODS Object

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Business Content

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Business Content is . . .
 Data Provision: DataSources and InfoSources  Warehouse Management: InfoCubes, InfoObjects, etc.  Analysis: Queries, KPIs  Information Deployment: Roles, Solution Workbooks

… throughout all Business Processes and Applications … for different Roles … for different Scenarios (e.g. repetitive, discrete, continuous manufacturing etc.) … for different Industries
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Business Content Installation
Start via menu or transaction code (RSA1 or RSOR) A description of the tool is displayed in the right frame

1. Select one or several objects 3. Start installation online or in batch

2. Drag & Drop objects (or use context menu)

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BW Repository

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