SAP BW4 HANA
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.
- All restrictions temporarily disabled.
- 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.
- No imports of unsupported Object types.
- White list is not relevant any more.
- System is ready for component upgrade.
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 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.