While helping my customer to switch to latest BW version, we have come across Advanced DSO (aDSO), the new Infoprovider type introduced by SAP in BW 7.4 on HANA. This blog summarizes the FAQs on advanced DSO. What is SAP BW advanced DSO? In all current and previous versions of BW, transaction and summary data … Continue reading FAQ: Advanced DSOs
From BW 7.4 on HANA, SAP provides options to push the ABAP logic to HANA, by rewriting the ABAP code using HANA script. The purpose of the code push down is to leverage the in-memory capabilities of HANA to boost performance. SAP terms it as HANA Optimization. In our recent BW migration project, we measure … Continue reading Optimize BW ABAP codes to HANA
To prepare your BW system to migrate to HANA, it's important to estimate the memory size of the new HANA server. For BW 7.3 customers with a sufficient ST-PI Patch level, the BW HANA Sizing report /SDF/HANA_BW_SIZING should already be in the system. This sizing report helps customer to estimate the memory requirement of their … Continue reading Prepare your BW for HANA – Read the Sizing Report
What is a storage snapshot? A storage snapshot captures the state of a system at a particular point in time. It is easy to revert the system to a snapshot. A snapshot, however, does not protect against media failure. A storage snapshot is stored in the same place as the data. So when a media … Continue reading How to perform HANA Storage Snapshot backup
ABAP Eclipse Editor: Mandatory or Optional? Is it true that I must use the new ABAP Eclipse Editor to develop my ABAP programs in an HANA environment? The answer is no. SE80 SAPGUI ABAP Development workbench if fully supported in all ABAP based HANA System, like SAP on HANA, BW on HANA, S/4 HANA, etc. … Continue reading ABAP Eclipse Editor: Mandatory or Optional?