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SAP BW4 HANA

  • WRITTEN BY : Shiva Aluri
  • ON : 6 Sep,2017
  • IN : BW4 HANA

 

SAP BW/4HANA - Overview and Roadmap
VP Product Management, SAP EDW (BW/HANA) June 2017

 

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History of SAP BW:

   

SAP BW/4HANA - Architecture

              

SAP BW/4HANA is…

  • a new (innovation) code line
  • not part of and does not depend on a NetWeaver delivery
  • based the ABAP application server and SAP HANA
  • running on premise or in the cloud
  • not the legal successor of SAP BW powered by SAP HANA
  • the “logical successor” of SAP BW powered by SAP HANA

SAP BW/4HANA Highligths

SAP BW/4HANA Roadmap – Delivered with SPO in Q3 2016
 

SAP BW/4HANA Roadmap:

SAP BW/4HANA Roadmap – Delivered with SP2 in Q4 2016
 

SAP BW/4HANA Roadmap – Delivered with SP4 in Q2 2016
 

SAP BW/4HANA Roadmap – Planned for in Q4 2017
 

SAP BW/4HANA Roadmap – Future Innovations
 

Paths to SAP BW/4HANA

  • New installation
  • System Conversion
  • Land Transformation

Paths to SAP BW/4HANA:

Paths to Convert Your System:
 

  • All BW customers can start NOW
  • Customers on SAP BW powered by SAP HANA have a head-start
  • Customers can convert at their own pace – benefiting gradually from HANA - optimizations

SAP BW/4HANA Starter Add – On:

The "SAP BW/4HANA Starter Add-on" (f.k.a. "SAP BW, Edition for SAP HANA") is prerequisite for In-Place Conversions.

BW MODE:

  • All restrictions temporarily disabled.

Compatibility Mode:

  • Unsupported object types cannot be created.
  • Existing scenarios can continue running as before.
  • Unsupported objects can be changed when adding them to a white list.

B4H Mode:  

  • No imports of unsupported Object types.
  • White list is not relevant any more.

Ready-For Conversion:   

  • System is ready for component upgrade.

 

Next Steps:

SAP BW/4HANA Transfer Toolbox – planned for Q2 2017
 

Migration to SAP BW/4HANA

Outlook – Conversion Support – In Place Conversion
 

 Migration to SAP BW/4HANA

Outlook – Conversion Support – Remote Conversion

  

Planned Roadmap for SAP BW/4HANA Transfer Toolbox:
 

SAP BW/4HANA & Analytics:
Postioning and Integration 

SAP BusinessObjects
 

SAP BW/4HANA & SAP S/4HANA:

SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics + SAP BW on SAP HANA or SAP BW/4HANA

Comprehensive Operational + Historical Analytics and Planning Powered by SAP HANA

  

                          All analytics requirements fulfilled with one unified solution

               Data integration scenarios are possible in multiple hybrid system setups

 

Content implications for SAP S/4HANA (with SAP BW on HANA and SAP BW/4HANA)

  • All extractors not blacklisted(2333141-SAP S/4HANA 1610:Restrication Note ) are enabled for SAP BW on HANA and SAP BW/4HANA*
  • All custom developed objects for extraction have to be verified and adapted to the new SAP S/4HANA relevant structures.

 

Training for SAP BW/4HANA:

If you would like to know more about SAP BW/4HANA refer the below links.

 

 

 For more information about SAP BW/4HANA