Architecture of SAP
Introduction to SAP, the SAP architecture, understanding the SAP BI landscape, understanding the SAP BI/BW, overview of SAP BW Works, the description of BW works model, understanding PSA data sources, data transfer process, Char and Key Figure Model.
End to end Data warehousing module and Architecture of SAP-BW
Understanding the data warehousing module, ETL and Reporting, introduction to data warehousing work bench, complete SAP BW Architecture, concepts, and description.
Sap BW Modelling
Introduction to SAP BW data modelling, understanding the source system, learning about SAP Source and Non SAP Source, PSA Info Providers like cubes, info, char, do modelling.
Transformation and Scheduler
Learning about the SAP BW Data Transformation, and Scheduler, extracting data from flat files to SA P BW, changing data sources, difference between internal and external sources, editing info object catalog, creating and working with meta data of target, creating of company application, and working with Scheduler.
Hands-on Exercise – Extract data from flat files to SAP BW, change data sources, edit info object catalog, create and work with meta data of target, create company application, deploy a scheduler.
Understanding of SAP BI/BW data schema, understanding Master Data Table, learning about Extended Star Schema, master data load, attribution of master data, hierarchies and text of master data.
Hands-on Exercise – Work on SAP BI/BW data schema and Master Data Table, Create Extended Star Schema, Edit attribution of master data, hierarchies and text of master data
SAP BW-Info providers
Understanding the SAP BW info providers, introduction to data store object, designing and working with standard data store object, editing and displaying data store object, loading of data in DSO as an info provider, display and change transformation in DSO.
Hands-on Exercise – Design and working with standard data store object, edit and display data store object, load data in DSO as an info provider, display and change transformation in DSO
Data store object (DSO)-Direct object
Functionality of DSO, advantages, drawbacks and creation of DSO.
Hands-on Exercise – Create a DSO.
Data store object (DSO)-write optimized
Understanding the concept of write-optimized data store objects, learning to create write-optimized data store objects, the basic characteristics and rules.
Hands-on Exercise – Create write-optimized data store objects, set rules
Introduction to Infoset, a specific kind of Info providers, learning about the rules of Infoset, deploying Infoset for data modelling, the Join Concept and knowing when to use Infoset.
Hands-on Exercise – Deploy Infoset for data modelling, Use Join
Understanding the multidimensional data structure, the various types of info cubes, creating a standard info cube, characteristics and key features, the most important rules for designing an info cube, understanding Star Schema, Extended Star Schema and fact tables.
Hands-on Exercise – Create a standard info cube, set characteristics and key features, create star schema and fact tables.
Multi provider and Infoset
Introducing the concept of Multi provider, combining data from various info providers, the rules of updating, learning about Virtual and Hybrid providers.
Hands-on Exercise – Combine data from various info providers, Set the rules of updating, work with virtual and hybrid providers
Routines in transformations(Start & end routines)
Understanding the concept of routines in transformation, local ABAP classes, learning about the Data Transfer Process, troubleshooting techniques, process chain and business content in BI.
Hands-on Exercise – Use ABAP classes, Perform a data transfer
What is Extraction in BW
Learning about Data Extraction in BW, extracting data from various tables in BW, learn how to extract data from R/3 systems to BI, various types of SAP extracts – cross-application, application-specific, creating a generic data source and standard extraction procedure, creating BI Side Info Package.
Hands-on Exercise – Extract data from a table in BW, Extract data from R/3 systems to BI, Create a generic data source, Create BI Side Info Package
Introduction to Logistics Cockpit data extraction, the standard extract procedure, the various concepts like event, delta initialization and extraction, the methods and modes of update, understanding Delta Queue, setup table and LUV.
Hands-on Exercise – Extract data using Logistics Cockpit, Perform standard extract procedure, Handle events, Initialize delta, Update data, Create a delta queue, setup a table
Introduction to CO-PA Extractor, working with COPA data source, delta mechanisms, challenges faced while extracting data during implementation.
Hands-on Exercise – Work with COPA data source, Use delta mechanisms, Extract data during implementation
SAP BW Reporting
Introduction to SAP BW Reporting, understanding the Business Explorer, BEx query designer, the query designer panel, standard tool bar, the various query elements, query properties, filter in query designer.
Hands-on Exercise – Design a query using BEx query designer, Use standard tool bar to create a query using various query elements, Change query properties and use filters
Restriction and Exceptions
Learning about the SAP BW restrictions and exceptions, defining exceptions in BEx query designer, restricting characteristics to single value, hierarchy nodes, or value variables, understanding conditions, exceptions, restricted key figures, structure, new selection and formula.
Hands-on Exercise – Define SAP BW restrictions and exceptions, define exceptions in BEx query designer, Restrict characteristics to single value