Sap hana and bobi 4.0 universe design guide (multi source) v3

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The purpose of this document is to demonstrate step by step implementation instruction on how to design and implement multi source universe functionality in SAP BOBI 4.0. It is assumed that the reader has enough proficient in SAP HANA and SAP BOBI terminologies and technologies and also the application navigating in SAP HANA and BOBI user interfaces. In this implementation guide, SAP BusinessObjects Information Design Tool has been used to build out the multi source Universe.

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Sap hana and bobi 4.0 universe design guide (multi source) v3

  1. 1. ________________________________________________________________________ SAP HANA and BOBI 4.0 Knowledgebase Universe Design Guide (Multi Source) A SAP HAN Community ServiceAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 1
  2. 2. ________________________________________________________________________Table of ContentsExecutive Summary: ............................................................................................... 4Universe Development – Implementation Steps: .................................................. 10Launching Information Design Tool ...................................................................... 12Create a Project .................................................................................................... 13Create a Session .................................................................................................. 15Create a Relational Connection to InfoCube......................................................... 17Create a Data Foundation from InfoCube ............................................................. 27Create a Business Layer from Data Foundation ................................................... 33Create Classes & Objects ..................................................................................... 39 Create Actual & Plan Folder(class) ............................................................................... 41 Create Category Dimension .......................................................................................... 43 Create Other Dimensions and Measure ........................................................................ 45Create Year and Month from Time Dimension ...................................................... 46 Create Month Dimension .............................................................................................. 47 Create Year Dimension ................................................................................................ 49Create Parameters and List of Values .................................................................. 51 Create List of Values .................................................................................................... 51 Create Parameters ....................................................................................................... 58 Parameters and List of Values at Data Foundation Level.............................................. 61Filters .................................................................................................................... 62Prevent technical data from business users ......................................................... 66Publish the Universe ............................................................................................. 68Creating Web Intelligence Document from the published universe ....................... 71 Preview the data ........................................................................................................... 74 Using Filters.................................................................................................................. 75 Filter - Plan Category Only............................................................................................ 75 Filter - Actual Category Only ......................................................................................... 76 Filter – Cost Center France........................................................................................... 77 Filter – France and Germany data ................................................................................ 78Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 2
  3. 3. ________________________________________________________________________ Filter – Actual Category for Germany and India for Q1 ................................................. 82Parameters ........................................................................................................... 83 Category Parameter ..................................................................................................... 83Aliases and Contexts ............................................................................................ 90 Aliases and contexts are used to resolve loops in the schema...................................... 90 Aliases .......................................................................................................................... 92Using OLAP Connection ....................................................................................... 93 Insert a OLAP Connection ............................................................................................ 94 Publish the OLAP Connection ...................................................................................... 99 Create a new Webi Document .................................................................................... 100 Select BEx as Data source ......................................................................................... 101 Select the OLAP Connection and the query ................................................................ 102 Create a Webi Document from OLAP ......................................................................... 103 Publish the webi document to the server. ................................................................... 106Using Single Source MS Access Connection ..................................................... 109SAP Note on creating and using OLAP connection in Information Design Tool . 110Disclaimer: .......................................................................................................... 111_________________________________________________ .......................... 111SAP Community Contributors: ............................................................................ 111Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 3
  4. 4. ________________________________________________________________________Executive Summary:The purpose of this document is to demonstrate step by step implementation instructionon how to design and implement multi source universe functionality in SAP BOBI 4.0. It isassumed that the reader has enough proficient in SAP HANA and SAP BOBIterminologies and technologies and also the application navigating in SAP HANA andBOBI user interfaces. In this implementation guide, SAP BusinessObjects InformationDesign Tool has been used to build out the multi source Universe.Business Drivers: Access enterprise business information through single source Maintain single version of the truth Enable self servicing report functionality Combine data from multiple sources to analyze business insights Reduce technical complexity in data analysis and report development, including Data model Data architecture Data dictionary Meta data Data flow Data filter Table join SQL complexity Easy access of business information irrespective of source systems Business driven , and IT enablement …much moreAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 4
  5. 5. ________________________________________________________________________Multi Source Universe Architecture: Source # 1: SAP HANA Source # 2: SAP BW 7.3Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 5
  6. 6. ________________________________________________________________________Multi Source Universe Architecture: Source # 1: SAP HANA | Application NavigationAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 6
  7. 7. ________________________________________________________________________Multi Source Universe Architecture: Source # 1: SAP HANA | Connection InformationAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 7 ge
  8. 8. ________________________________________________________________________Multi Source Universe Architecture: Source # 2: SAP BW 7.3 | Application NavigationAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 8
  9. 9. ________________________________________________________________________Multi Source Universe Architecture:Source # 2: SAP BW 7. | Connection Information 7.3Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 9 ge
  10. 10. ________________________________________________________________________Multi Universe Development – Implementation Steps: Source # 1: SAP HANA Source # 2: SAP BW 7.3Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 10
  11. 11. ________________________________________________________________________Multi Universe Development – Implementation Steps: Source # 1: SAP HANA Source # 2: SAP BW 7.3Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 11
  12. 12. ________________________________________________________________________Launching Information Design Too ToolOption 1Option 2Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 12 ge
  13. 13. ________________________________________________________________________Create a ProjectSelect - File – New Project. Enter project Name. Leave Project Location as defaultand click Finish.The project created will be listed in the Local ProjectsAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 13 ge
  14. 14. ________________________________________________________________________Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 14
  15. 15. ________________________________________________________________________Create a SessionUnder the Repository Resources, click on the down arrow next to green + sign,and select Insert SessionEnter your login credentials in the Open Session window and click OK.By creating a session you are logging into the Repository, to publish theconnection to the source and business layer/universe to the repository. So that itcan be used by any presentation presentation/reporting tools like Crystal Reports, Web lsIntelligence, Dashboards, etc.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 15 ge
  16. 16. ________________________________________________________________________Once you are connected to the repository all the Connections and universespublished to the repository will be listed under Repository Resources.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 16
  17. 17. ________________________________________________________________________Create a Relational Connection to InfoCubeUnder the Repository Resources right click on Connections and select InsertRelational ConnectionAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 17 ge
  18. 18. ________________________________________________________________________In the New Relational Connection window, enter the resource name anddescription and click next.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 18
  19. 19. ________________________________________________________________________In the Database Middleware Driver selection window, select SAP Java Connector(JCO) under SAP NetWeaver BW and click Next.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 19
  20. 20. ________________________________________________________________________ In the Create an SAP NetWeaver BW Connection window, enter the BW servercredentials and click Test Connection. If the credentials are correct and valid, TestResult window will display with “Test Successful” message. Close the Test ResultWindow. (Contact your system administrator for BW server credentials)Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 20
  21. 21. ________________________________________________________________________After the Test Connection is successful, click on the button with three dots (…) atthe end of the InfoProvider line.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 21 ge
  22. 22. ________________________________________________________________________ After click on the (…) button, “Select an InfoProvider Fact Table” window will display with list of all InfoProviders for the BW system. InfoProviders listed will be IOBJ – InfoObject CUBE – InfoCube MPRO – MultiProvider VIRT- Virtual Provider ODSO – Operational Data Store. By selecting object of your interest the list will be filtered and only fact tables of selected type will be displayed.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 22
  23. 23. ________________________________________________________________________ Here CUBE is selected, so Fact tables of InfoCube type are displayed. List can be searched for a particular cube by selecting the search icon and entering the letters in the cube description, to search the cube of your interest. Once the cube is displayed select it and click OK. Here in the example, entering 33 brought up the BOBJ Class 3312 cube. This cube will be selected.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 23
  24. 24. ________________________________________________________________________ The selected cube will be displayed in the InfoProvider field of the Create an SAP NetWeaver BW Connection window. Click Finish. The connection will be created and published to the repository. Following Info window will be displayed. Select Yes for “Do you want to create a shortcut?”Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 24
  25. 25. ________________________________________________________________________ At this point connection to the InfoCube (or any other info source) is published to the repository and a short to the connection is also created in the local computer. Connection published to the repository will be used by the reports, created based on this universe, during run-time. The connection shortcut that is saved locally in the development system will be used during development time.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 25
  26. 26. ________________________________________________________________________ Shortcut connection is listed under Local Projects with extension .cns Connection published to the repository is listed under Repository Resources without any extension.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 26
  27. 27. ________________________________________________________________________Create a Data Foundation from InfoCubeSelect File-New-Data Foundation. In the New Data Foundation window, enter the Dataname for the data foundation and click next. Enter the name of the Data Foundation and click Next.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 27 ge
  28. 28. ________________________________________________________________________ In the Select Data Foundation Type, select Multisource- Enabled and click Next.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 28
  29. 29. ________________________________________________________________________ Click Next in the CMS user Authentication window.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 29
  30. 30. ________________________________________________________________________ In the Select Connections window select the appropriate connection. (if the project has more than one connection, all connections in the project will be listed here) NOTE: the connection listed here is shortcut connection (.cns extension). Click Next.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 30
  31. 31. ________________________________________________________________________ In the Define connection properties for connection window, click on Advanced and select “Automatically create tables and joins” option. Click Finish.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 31
  32. 32. ________________________________________________________________________• Data foundation with the given name (DF_UNIV_DEV) will be created.• It will be created with the extension .dfx (DF_UNIV_DEV.dfx) and listed under local project• A data foundation tab with data foundation name (DF_UNIV_DEV.dfx) will open• Fact table and dimensions with join will be displayed.• List of tables and joins will also be displayed Author: Chief Architect:: Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community Services SAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012 SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Champion pnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - Cell CloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 32
  33. 33. ________________________________________________________________________Create a Business Layer from Data FoundationSelect File – New – Business Layer Select Relational Data Source in the New Business Layer (Select the type of data source for the business layer) window and click next.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 33 ge
  34. 34. ________________________________________________________________________ Enter name and description for the Business Layer and click Next.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 34
  35. 35. ________________________________________________________________________ In the Data Foundation selection window, click on the (…) button, to open data foundation list.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 35
  36. 36. ________________________________________________________________________ Select the data foundation created before and click OK.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 36
  37. 37. ________________________________________________________________________ Selected data foundation will be populated in the Data Foundation selection window. Select the option for “Automatically create classes and objects for SAP NetWeaver BW connections” and click Finish.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 37
  38. 38. ________________________________________________________________________ • Business Layer will be created with the given name (BL_UNIV_DEV.blx) with the extension .blx and listed under the project in the Local Projects area (will not be in the Repository Resources yet) • Business Layer tab with the name (BL_UNIV_DEV.blx) will be open • Created classes (folders) and objects (dimensions and measures) will be displayed (since “Automatically create classes and objects for SAP NetWeaver BW connections” option was selected in the previous step) • Data foundation from which the business layer was created will be displayedAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 38
  39. 39. ________________________________________________________________________Create Classes & Objects Naming in BI 4.0 and beforeBusinessObjects V 4.0 BusinessObjects V3 and beforeFolder ClassDimension ObjectMeasure ObjectParameter PromptCreating business user friendly objects is the main task of universe design where thecolumns that contain business data are translated to appropriate business domain friendlyterms to make business user independent from technical domain. Security, Parameters, ParametList of values are also defined in universe design.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 39 ge
  40. 40. ________________________________________________________________________The following table describes the Dimensions and Measure that will be created inthis exercise using the objects in the above screenshot. Class and Objects to be created in this exercise Name Type Source Actual & Plan Folder - Category Dimension Category Account Dimension P_ACCT P Activity Dimension P_ACTIVITY Cost Center Dimension P_CCAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 40
  41. 41. ________________________________________________________________________ Data Source Dimension P_DATASRC Report Currency Dimension RptCurrency Year Dimension Time Month Dimension Time Revenue Measure RevenueThe example data set contains Actual & Plan data. So Actual & Plan datafolder(class) will be created to contain dimensions and a measure.Create Actual & Plan Folder(class) Right click on the universe name – select New - FolderAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 41
  42. 42. ________________________________________________________________________In the Folder Properties window enter the name of the folder – Actual & Plan andenter description if any. Actual & Plan folder should appear in the Business Layerlisting.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 42
  43. 43. ________________________________________________________________________Create Category DimensionRight click on the Actual & Plan – select New –Dimension.In the Dimension Properties window enter the dimension name – Category andclick on the SQL Assistant Window.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 43
  44. 44. ________________________________________________________________________SQL Expression Editor window will open. 1. In the Business Layer section expand category folder and select Category dimension by double clicking. 2. Selected dimension – Category will appear in the SQL Expression section. 3. Validate and click OK.SQL Expression editor will close and Category dimension selection expression@select(CON_UNIV_DEVCategoryCategory) will show up in DimensionAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 44
  45. 45. ________________________________________________________________________properties window and the Category dimension will be listed under Actual & Planfolder.Create Other Dimensions and MeasureRepeat the above steps to create Account, P Activity, Cost Center, Data Source,Report Currency dimensions and Revenue measure. (Refer to the table few pagesabove for the source)Save the universe.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 45
  46. 46. ________________________________________________________________________After creating all the dimensions and measure the Actual & Plan class(folder)should appear as shown below.Create Year and Month from Time DimensionThe time data in the data set is in YYYY.MMM format as a string variable. Bygetting the first 4 characters will return Year and last 3 characters will return month.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 46
  47. 47. ________________________________________________________________________Create Month DimensionFollow the steps to create a dimension. In the SQL Expression window: 1. Go to the Functions list 2. Navigate to Database Functions – CharString and double click Rightpart function 3. Rightpart (right())functions syntax and description will appear at the bottom. Also the function template, right($1,$2), will be add to the expression window. 4. Delete $1 from right($1,$2) template. Navigate to Time dimension in Business Layer and double click it. Template will change to right(@Select(CON_UNIV_DEVTimeTime),$2) nd 5. Change the 2 parameter to 3 in function template. The right($1,$2) function finally should be right(@Select(CON_UNIV_DEVTimeTime,3) 6. Validate and click OK.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 47
  48. 48. ________________________________________________________________________Checking the Month valuesBack in Dimension Properties window for Month dimension, click on Show Values..button to preview the values for Month.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 48
  49. 49. ________________________________________________________________________All the unique values for the Month Dimension will be displayed in the “ShowValues for Month” tab. Close it after checking the values.Create Year Dimension Follow the steps for creating Month dimension from year. Instead of right()function use left($1, $2) function to get the Year from Time (in the formatYYYY.MMM).Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 49
  50. 50. ________________________________________________________________________After adding all dimensions and a measure the final list of objects should be asshown here in the folder Actual & PlanSave the universe.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 50
  51. 51. ________________________________________________________________________Create Parameters and List of ValuesParameters: Parameters are used during run time to prompt the user to select run-timevalues to filter the data. Selected parameter values will be used in the whereclause.List of Value (LOV): Predefined set of data for an object. Mostly used incombination with parameters.Create List of ValuesThe following exercise creates list of values for Category, Cost Center and AccountIn the Business Layer tab, click on the Parameters and Lists of Values button,below the Queries button. Parameter and List of Value editor will open. Click onthe down arrow button in List of values. There will be 3 choices to create list of values.values 1. List of values based on business layer objects f 2. Static list of values 3. List of values based on custom SQLIn this exercise first option will be used to create list of values. Select the 1st option. values.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 51 ge
  52. 52. ________________________________________________________________________Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 52
  53. 53. ________________________________________________________________________In the Business Object LOV Properties window enter the name for the LOV(Category LOV) and click on Edit Query.. to open Query PanelAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 53
  54. 54. ________________________________________________________________________In the Query Panel, double click on Category under Actual & Plan folder so that itwill in Result Objects for Query #1.Click OK to go back to Business Object LOV Properties window (shown above)Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 54
  55. 55. ________________________________________________________________________Back in Business Object LOV properties window, click Preview button, the valuesavailable in the LOV will be listed (Category LOV has 2 values “ACTUAL” and“PLAN” ). Values can be sorted using the sort menu.Close the Preview Values window.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 55
  56. 56. ________________________________________________________________________Created LOV (Category LOV) should be listed in List of Values.Repeat the above steps to create Cost Center, Account LOVs.Save the universeAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 56
  57. 57. ________________________________________________________________________Category LOV, Cost Center LOV and Account LOV should be listed under List ofValues.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 57
  58. 58. ________________________________________________________________________Create Parameters 1. Click on the Insert Parameter icon (green +). Parameter Properties will open 2. Enter name for the parameter (prompt) 3. Check Prompt to users option (this will display the Prompt Text at run-time) 4. Enter Prompt Text: (the text entered here will be displayed at run-time) 5. Click (…) button to get list of LOVs to associate with this parameter (prompt)Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 58
  59. 59. ________________________________________________________________________In the Select a List of Values window, select Universe List of Values.All the LOVs created in the previous section will be listed.Select Category LOV and click ok.Selected LOV will be associated with the parameter.Allow multiple values : This option allows entering or selecting (from LOV) more thanone value during run-time for a prompt. When this is checked, where clause in the SQLgenerated, will have “column in (value1, value2, etc.)” If this option is not selected then thewhere clause would be “column= value1”Keep list values: This option saves the values selected from LOV or entered for thenext run-time. For example. If Category=PLAN was selected and ran a report. Next timewhen the report is run, it will populate Category=PLAN automatically.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 59
  60. 60. ________________________________________________________________________Category Prompt/Parameter with Category LOVRepeat the above steps to create Cost Center parameter and Account parameter.Save the universe.Finally the all the parameters and LOVs created should appear as shown in thefollowing screenshot.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 60
  61. 61. ________________________________________________________________________Parameters and List of Values at Data Foundation LevelParameters and List of values can be defined at data foundation level also. When definedat data foundation level, all Business Layer that uses the data foundation inherits thoseparameters and list of values.NOTE: More than one Business Layer (universe) can be defined based on one datafoundation. Ex. data foundation can have all the enterprise data from which Sales,Inventory, and Product etc universes can be builtAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 61
  62. 62. ________________________________________________________________________FiltersFilters are objects that will be used in the “where clause” of the generated SQL. Likedimensions and measures, filters are also named in business terms like – Plan Categoryonly, Actual Category Only, Cost Center France, Cost Center Germany, etc. so thatbusiness users can understand and use them to filter appropriate data.Steps to create Filters are same as those of creating dimensions and measures.Right click on the Actual & Plan folder and select Filters.In the Filter Properties window: • Enter the filter name and description. • Select Business for Filter type: o Native Filter: defined using SQL o Business Filter: define using objects in business layer. • Click Edit FilterAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 62
  63. 63. ________________________________________________________________________In the Edit Custom Filter window,Double click on Category in Actual & Plan folder.Category object will appear on the Filter Objects column in the rightSelect “Equal to” from the operation dropdown.Enter PLAN for the value. (Category LOV can also be used to get the value PLAN)Click OK.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 63
  64. 64. ________________________________________________________________________Filter “Plan Category Only” will appear under the dimensions and measure in theActual & Plan folder /class and Filter definition (Category=’PLAN’) will be displayedin Filter PropertiesRepeat the steps to create Actual Category Only, Cost Center France, Cost CenterGermany, Cost Center India, Q1, Q2, Q3 and Q4 filters.For Q1 uses Month In (JAN; FEB; MAR) (note semicolon between months).Repeat the steps to create Q2 and Q3 filters.Save the business layer.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 64
  65. 65. ________________________________________________________________________The final list of dimensions, measures and filters, in this exercise, should be asshown in the screenshot belowAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 65
  66. 66. ________________________________________________________________________Prevent technical data from business usersThe objects in the folder with the connection name (CON_UNIV_DEV) containsname of the columns from the underlying data source. This should be preventedfrom business users during report creation by them. Only the folder Actual & Planwith business termed dimensions, measures and filters should be visible tobusiness users. To achieve this, the folder with technical names(CON_UNIV_DEV) can be hidden. (any object can be hidden from run-time)Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 66
  67. 67. ________________________________________________________________________Save the universe/business layer.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 67
  68. 68. ________________________________________________________________________Publish the UniverseRight click on the business layerSelect Publish – To RepositoryAuthor: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 68 ge
  69. 69. ________________________________________________________________________In the Check Universe integrity window, select “Check all” and click Next.Check Integrity: checks if the underlying data source schema is changed betweenthe times, when data foundation retrieved the schema and when publishing theuniverse. If changed, the integrity check will fail. In that case, data foundation mustbe updated to synchronize with data source schema before publishing. Otherwise,runtime error may occur.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 69
  70. 70. ________________________________________________________________________Select the folder to publish the business layer/universe (top level folder “Universes”is chosen here) and click Finish.Business layer/ Universe will be published to repository and listed underRepository Resources also.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 70
  71. 71. ________________________________________________________________________Creating Web Intelligence Document from the publisheduniverseBefore creating a Web Intelligence document, you need to log into BI Lauchpad (browserbased) or Start Web Intelligence Rich Client (Windows based).BI LaunchPadOptionally you can enter the url: http:<server>:8080/BOE/BI in the browser.Web Intelligence Rich ClientIn this exercise Web Intelligence Rich client will be used.Launch the Web Intelligence Rich Client and enter the login credentials.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 71 ge
  72. 72. ________________________________________________________________________Double click the published universe (BL_UNIV_DEV) from the universe list.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 72
  73. 73. ________________________________________________________________________Query panel will open with all the Dimensions, Measures, Filters, Parameters andList to values developed in the Information Design Tool business layer.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 73
  74. 74. ________________________________________________________________________Preview the dataThis exercise uses Query Panel to demonstrates filters, parameters and LOVs andpreview the results in the Data Preview panel. The query can be converted to report byselecting Close-Apply changes and Close menu item, which will transfer the objects to aweb intelligence report that can be saved.Select all the dimensions and the measure (click on Category first and hold shift onRevenue to select all objects in between them).Drag the selected objects into Result Objects section.Click Refresh in the Data Preview section, to preview the all the data in the cube.NOTE:SQL generated can be view using SQL script viewer.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 74
  75. 75. ________________________________________________________________________Using FiltersFilter - Plan Category OnlyDouble click the “Plan Category Only” filter or drag and drop into Query Filterssection and click Refresh and verify only PLAN data is retrieved.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 75
  76. 76. ________________________________________________________________________Filter - Actual Category OnlyReplace the Plan Category Only filter with Actual Category Only filter and verify thedata retrieved.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 76 ge
  77. 77. ________________________________________________________________________Filter – Cost Center FranceReplace the previous filter with Cost Center France filter and refresh. Verify datafor only France is retrieved.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 77
  78. 78. ________________________________________________________________________Filter – France and Germany dataAdd Cost Center Germany filter to the Cost Center France filter. When you addsecond filter both will be joined with “And”. Click on “And” to change it to “Or”NOTE: Filters on same columns should have “OR” operator. Filters on different columns should have “AND” operator.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneS eSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 78 ge
  79. 79. ________________________________________________________________________Refresh and verify that data for France and Germany only retrieved.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 79
  80. 80. ________________________________________________________________________Filter – Actual data for France and GermanyAdd Actual Category Only filter to the previous filter. When you add the Actual Category Only filter the filters may have OR operator. The proper filter should be (Actual Category Only) AND (Cost Center France or Cost Center Germany) Cost Center France and Cost Center Germany need to be grouped together To group Cost Centers, click and hold on Cost Center Germany, push it towards Cost Center France and release the mouse. This will group Cost Center France and Germany together and isolate Actual Category Only as a separate group. Click on the “And” and “Or” to toggle them appropriately as shown here.Author: Chief Architect::Pals Nagaraj, PMP Jothi Periasamy A SAP HANA Community ServicesSAP HANA Certified Solutions Architect SAP HANA/EPM/BI/EIM Community Thought Leader 01/10/2012SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Certified Lead/Manager SAP BPC/BOBJ/BI/MDM Community Domain Championpnagaraj@enterpriseitech.com Joesaran@gmail.com, (916)-296-0228 - CellCloneSkills, Inc., http://www.CloneSkills.com , Info@CloneSkills.com , 1.800.836.8959, Page - 80

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