On 7 Sep 2016, BW/4HANA was launched in San Francisco. Videos from the event can be found on the event’s website. Especially the BW/4HANA launch demo has attracted a lot of attention. For further reuse – like embedding it into PPT – we have uploaded it to Youtube:
The demo is also available as a screencam:
More infos on BW/4HANA can be found here. The blog has been cross-published on SCN. You can follow me on Twitter via @tfxz.
PS: The demo has been shown also at SAP Teched Bangalore (5’33”, Oct 2016).
Here is a quick summary and a list of some useful pointers for customers requiring real-time data within BW. In general, there is 3 options:
- real-time (0 sec*) w/o any replication via transient or virtual infoproviders and / or infoobjects,
- real-time (1-5 sec*) via SLT replication,
- real-time (1-5 min*) via real-time data acquisition (RDA) enabled extractors.
Marc Hartz’s presentation on the options covers details on all these approaches. Let me add a few comments:
Credits go to C. Dressler for compiling most of the details. You can follow me on Twitter via @tfxz. This blog has been cross-published here.
* This is the latency between the data being created and the data being visible in a report or dashboard.