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SAP BW: Administration and Performance Optimization

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652 pages, , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-59229-853-2
652 pages,
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-854-9
652 pages, , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-855-6
Maintaining a high-performing SAP BW system is one part precise administration and one part ongoing tuning—and this book, up to date for SAP BW 7.40, is your guide to both. Throughout the implementation process, from landscape architecture to initial system setup and from data modeling to efficient ETL, your to-do list dominates your desk. Master system setup, architecture, and configuration to lay a foundation for effective data storage, and then optimize your system through regular administration tasks. Consult best practices for creating SAP BW objects, running reports, and using jobs and skills profiles to make your system a well-oiled machine.
  • Architect an SAP BW 7.40 system for optimal performance
  • Explore step-by-step instructions for administration tasks performed daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly
  • Employ best practices for optimizing query and report performance and designing performance-driven data models
About the Book About the E-book 652 pages, hardcover, 1.75 in. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Foreword written by Dr. Bjarne Berg, CIO of COMERIT, Inc. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Smyth-sewn casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (81 MB), EPUB (89 MB), and MOBI (119 MB) file for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. Performance Optimization

    Design highly efficient data models leveraging the new features in SAP BW 7.40.

  2. Tasks by Time Frame

    Learn which administration tasks to perform daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly.

  3. System Setup and Architecture

    Begin with system landscape design, system connections, change management, and system parameters. Implement a layered scalable architecture and adopt effective data loading and management techniques.

Highlights include:

  • System design and installation
  • Data loading and management
  • Data modeling performance tuning
  • Roles and authorizations
  • System checks
  • Log and trace cleanup
  • Hardware maintenance
  • Database maintenance
  • System refreshes
  • Upgrades
  • Reporting performance tuning
»The daily reference you've been missing!«

Joe Darlak, director at COMERIT, Inc., has been successfully implementing SAP BW at clients since 1998, including several large-scale, full lifecycle global rollouts.

Jesper Christensen, director of Business Intelligence International at COMERIT, Inc., was part of the SAP BW Regional Implementation group at SAP that initially rolled out SAP BW.

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