Webinar Summary: We will cover how to get from your current data warehouse landscape to SAP BW/4HANA. (from SAP)

Three Key Take-Aways:

1. All SAP BW customers can start NOW on their path to SAP BW/4HANA

2. Distinct paths with in-place and remote conversion give customers a choice and flexibility

3. Customer who started with SAP BW powered by SAP HANA have the shortest path and customer with SAP BW on any database

Speaker: Marc Bernard SAP

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Agenda

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BW/4HANA is the innovation code line

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A subset

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Simplification list

 

help.sap.com/bw4hana10 - long document

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2 converstions - in place, or remote

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New installation; go through document by Roland Kramer

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New modeling, drag and drop

 

Path 2 - System Conversion

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Transfer toolbox available in June, available to all customers

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Use BW migration cockpit

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In place conversion

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Maintenance planner allows you to download starter software and check existing add-ons in system

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Core tasks, some housekeeping

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BW mode is self explanatory

Compatibility - whitelist for changes; goal is to make changes in compatibility mode and then move to B4H mode (everything is HANA optimized)

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Task list has steps that require input from you or is automated

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Make scenario transfers in DEV

Write to transport request

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Sample metadata

 

Composite provider for navigation attributes (not persistent) - move to virtual layer

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Request sid to request transaction number

 

Classical DSO's need to be activated

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Realization phase is different from in-place; will need additional hardware as run in parallel

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Changes through transports using BW4H

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Use RFC to move cluster tables

 

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Task list similar to in place

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Transfer toolbox will be available in Q4 for BPC

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Customer specific situation

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