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  • 1. Enterprise Portal, Business Information Warehouse and the Extraprise Information Factory Naeem Hashmi Chief Technology Officer Information Frameworks e-mail: nhashmi@infoframeworks.com Web: http://infoframeworks.com Webcast on TechTarget.com May 1, 2002
  • 2. About the Speaker
    • Founder and CTO of Information Frameworks, an author, speaker and world-renowned expert on emerging eBusiness Intelligence Technologies.
    • Author of the best selling book titled,
    • SAP Business Information Warehouse for SAP .
    • Member of Intelligent ERP magazine's board of editors, is a frequent speaker at IT industry conferences including SAP TechEd, ASUG, Oracle Open World, DCI, The ERP World, and the Data Warehouse Institute.
    • 24+ years of experience in emerging Information Technology research, development, and management, Information Architectures; Enterprise Application Integration e-business; ERP applications; Data Warehousing; Data Mining; CRM; Internet, Object and Client/Server Technologies and Strategic Consulting.
    • Email- [email_address] Web Site: http://infoframeworks.com Tel: 603-432-4550
    Naeem Hashmi
  • 3. Agenda
    • The Extraprise Information Factory – EIF - A Technical Information Architecture for the future Enterprise Applications
      • Technical Architecture - Layers
    • Two Major Components of EIF
      • Business Intelligence
      • Enterprise Portal
    • EIF Implementation Considerations – Performance and Infrastructure
    • Q&A
  • 4. Agenda
    • The Extraprise Information Factory – EIF - A Technical Information Architecture for the future Enterprise Applications
      • Technical Architecture - Layers
    • Two Major Components of EIF
      • Business Intelligence
      • Enterprise Portal
    • EIF Implementation Considerations – Performance and Infrastructure
    • Q&A
  • 5. The Extraprise Information Factory-EIF “ The Extraprise Information Factory is a Technical Architecture to construct and deploy scalable, extendable, distributable and integrated solutions needed to support business critical applications.” The Extraprise Information Factory, Webcast, searchSAP.com Jan 8, 2002 Loosely Coupled Integration Tightly Coupled Integration File Based data/transaction Integration On-demand Integration
  • 6. Agenda
    • The Extraprise Information Factory – EIF - A Technical Information Architecture for the future Enterprise Applications
      • Technical Architecture - Layers
    • Two Major Components of EIF
      • Business Intelligence
      • Enterprise Portal
    • EIF Implementation Considerations – Performance and Infrastructure
    • Q&A
  • 7. Business Intelligence Building Blocks Business Intelligence is an umbrella term, introduced by Howard Dresner of the GartnerGroup in 1989 to describe a set of concepts and methodologies to improve decision making in business through the use of facts and fact-based systems. What is Business Intelligence ? Business Intelligence Applications • Executive Information Systems • Decision Support Systems • Enterprise Information Systems • Management Support Systems • OLAP (On-Line Analytical Processing) as well as technologies such as: • Data Mining • Data Visualization • Geographic Information Systems Today, Business Intelligence goes beyond traditional definition that includes: • Balanced Score Cards • Click-Stream Analysis • CRM Analytics • SCM Analytics • Closed-Loop Analytic • Full-Circle Analytics
  • 8. What is SAP Business Intelligence?
    • SAP Business Intelligence consists of the following Solutions:
      • SAP Business Information Warehouse
        • Data Warehousing Solution
      • Business Analytics
        • Business Content
      • Knowledge Warehouse
        • Knowledge Management
      • Enterprise Portal
        • Information Integration and Delivery
    +420 InfoCubes +90 ODS Objects +1700 Queries
  • 9. SAP Business Information Warehouse - BW
    • What is SAP BW ?
      • A complete Data Warehouse Solution.
      • SAP BW also comes with rich set of pre-defined analytical applications (known as business content) common to all business analytical and reporting needs
      • Integrated with SAP Business Applications
      • Analytical Applications platform for other SAP applications
    Data Extraction Transformation Data Warehouse Reports Data Sources Reporting and Analysis Data Access
  • 10. SAP BW – Infrastructure Data Sources Data Management Information Consumers Meta Data Manager OLTP Reporting Business Information Warehouse Server Meta Data Repository Administrator Workbench Administration Scheduling Monitor Data Manager OLAP Processor InfoCubes Operational Data Store Business Document Services Other Data Providers BAPI Staging Engine R/3 OLTP Applications Production Data Extractor Non R/3 Production Data Extractor Non R/3 OLTP Applications HUB AND SPOKE SERVICES Customers Suppliers Mobile Workforce Internal Workforce WEB BAPI ODBO
  • 11. SAP BW – Data Sourcing DATABASE SERVER APPLICATION SERVER DB Connect
  • 12. SAP BW - Information Access InfoCube OLAP ENGINE ODS Object MOLAP Cube 3 rd Party Client Application ODBO Source: “Business Information Warehouse for SAP” by Naeem Hashmi, Prima, 2000 MDX Dataset Query Cubes SAP Enterprise Portal SAP R/3 Non- SAP R/3 BEx DATABASE SERVER ETL/STAGING APPLICATION SERVER
  • 13. Enterprise Data Warehouse Performance Assurance Metrics Data Extraction Time Data Scrubbing Time Data Transformation Time Data Load Time Query Response Time Backup/Recovery Time Data Delivery Time Number of Users Query Complexity Network Topology Data Storage Security
  • 14. Agenda
    • The Extraprise Information Factory – EIF - A Technical Information Architecture for the future Enterprise Applications
      • Technical Architecture - Layers
    • Two Major Components of EIF
      • Business Intelligence
      • Enterprise Portal
    • EIF Implementation Considerations – Performance and Infrastructure
    • Q&A
  • 15. SAP Enterprise Portal
    • What is a portal anyway?
      • Portal is much more than an Interactive flashy Web Site to publish reports or marketing material
      • Enterprise Portal is a web based business-critical system
        • Integrated information view and business applications
        • Seamless integration between BI, OLTP and Knowledge Management Systems
        • A collaborative environment
    • Classes of Portals
      • Information Portals
      • Functional Portals
      • Industry Specific Portals
      • Enterprise Portals
  • 16. SAP Enterprise Portal - Characteristics
    • Information Centric
    • Personalization
    • Customization
    • Content Aggregation
    • Collaboration
    • Integration
    • Publishing and Distribution
    • Searching, Indexing
    • Taxonomy and Categorization
    • Security
    Groupware CRM .... Business Application SAP Web Portal client Information sources Portal Content Dir BI Unifica- tion KM Y! iViewServer Portal Builder User/Role Mgmt Enterprise Portal Solution Source: SAP
  • 17. SAP Enterprise Portal - Building Blocks ADMINISTRATION CLIENT (Internet Browsers, Mobile Devices, etc.) INFORMATION SOURCES (Data Warehouses, Analytics, Documents, Web Content, etc.) DEVELOPMENT KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT INTEGRATION SECURITY Content Management Retrieval&Classification Collaboration Unification Engine Unifiers for OLTP, ERP BI Analytics Etc. Content Directories Personalization Customization Roles Services Metadata LDAP Basic Authentification Corporate LDAP Single Signon
  • 18. SAP Enterprise Portal Infrastructure Information Sources Information Management Information Consumers External. Content Portal Repository Directory & Security Portal Server Portal Component Servers
    • Search engines
    • Index crawlers
    • Content servers
    • Categorization servers
    • Application /Content integration servers
    • Application servers
    Data Knowledge Warehouse Web Server Customers Suppliers Mobile Workforce Internal Workforce Internal Content Business Applications
  • 19. Enterprise Portal Performance Assurance Metrics Information Acquisition Taxonomy/Grouping Indexing Content Load Time Content Retrieval Backup/Recovery Time Information Aggregation and Integration Number of Users Query Complexity Network Topology Information Storage Roles/Security
  • 20. Agenda
    • The Extraprise Information Factory – EIF - A Technical Information Architecture for the future Enterprise Applications
      • Technical Architecture - Layers
    • Two Major Components of EIF
      • Business Intelligence
      • Enterprise Portal
    • EIF Implementation Considerations – Performance and Infrastructure
    • Q&A
  • 21. Enterprise Information Management Performance Assurance Metrics Business Intelligence Enterprise Portal Information Acquisition Taxonomy/Grouping Indexing Content Load Time Content Retrieval Backup/Recovery Time Information Aggregation and Integration Number of Users Query Complexity Network Topology Information Storage Roles/Security Data Extraction Time Data Scrubbing Time Data Transformation Time Data Load Time Query Response Time Backup/Recovery Time Data Delivery Time Number of Users Query Complexity Network Topology Data Storage Security
  • 22. SAP BW and SAP Enterprise Portal Infrastructure Information Sources Information Management Information Consumers External. Content Portal Repository Directory & Security Portal Server Portal Component Servers Data Knowledge Warehouse Web Server Customers Suppliers Mobile Workforce Internal Workforce Internal Content Business Applications Meta Data Manager OLTP Reporting Business Information Warehouse Server Meta Data Repository Administrator Workbench Administration Scheduling Monitor Data Manager OLAP Processor InfoCubes Operational Data Store Business Document Services Other Data Providers BAPI Staging Engine R/3 OLTP Applications Production Data Extractor Non R/3 Production Data Extractor Non R/3 OLTP Applications HUB AND SPOKE SERVICES Customers Suppliers Mobile Workforce WEB BAPI ODBO
  • 23.
    • So Many Components
      • Servers: Database, Application, Web, Network, Security
      • Software: Applications, Integration, Analytics, Portals
    • Data Center Readiness
      • Much easier to prototype solution but how to keep all servers, software components up an running without going through the hoops is a challenge?
    • Availability
      • Round the Clock
      • Low Latency
    • Scalability
      • Large data volumes/users
        • Loads/Analysis/Access
    • Performance
      • Loads/Analysis/Access
    EIF Implementation Issues Loosely Coupled Integration Tightly Coupled Integration File Based data/transaction Integration On-demand Integration
  • 24.
    • Business Intelligence and Enterprise Portal
    • Reduced Components
      • ERP Centric
      • Mainframe Centric
      • Hardware Architecture
    • Data Center Readiness
      • Data Center Management
      • Disaster Recovery
      • Availability
    • Scalability
      • Large Volumes
      • Processing
      • Reduced Network Traffic
    EIF Implementation Requires Platform One Mainframe - Multiple Personalities A True Windows Based Mainframe ES7000 Loosely Coupled Integration Tightly Coupled Integration File Based data/transaction Integration On-demand Integration MS Provider (AFD) SMB Server SMB Redir Named Pipes SAP APP SERVER Nt OLE OSF DCE RPC WINSOCK DLL NET BIOS TCP NBT Net BEUI NWNB Link NW Link IP Null Xport NDIS Driver NETWORK ADAPTER DRIVER NETWORK INTERFACE CARD MS Provider (AFD) SMB Server SMB Redir Named Pipes SAP DATA BASE SERVER Nt OLE OSF DCE RPC WINSOCK DLL NET BIOS ES7000 CROSS BAR TCP NBT Net BEUI NWNB Link NW Link IP Null Xport NDIS Driver NETWORK ADAPTER DRIVER NETWORK INTERFACE CARD ES7000 CROSS BAR SAPMNT SAP SOCKET SAPMNT SAP SOCKET
  • 25. Agenda
    • The Extraprise Information Factory – EIF - A Technical Information Architecture for the future Enterprise Applications
      • Technical Architecture - Layers
    • Two Major Components of EIF
      • Business Intelligence
      • Enterprise Portal
    • EIF Implementation Considerations – Performance and Infrastructure
    • Q&A
  • 26. Q&A Naeem Hashmi Chief Technology Officer Information Frameworks e-mail: nhashmi@infoframeworks.com Web: http://infoframeworks.com Tel: 603-432-4550 SAP Enterprise Portal, SAP Business Information Warehouse and the Extraprise Information Factory This presentation is also available at http://infoframeworks.com