SAP HANA



Introduction

  • Introduction to SAP HANA
  • SAP In-Memory Strategy
  • HANA compare to BWA

Look and Feel

  • In-Memory Computing Studio
  • Administration view
  • Navigator View
  • System Monitor
  • Information Modeler

Architecture

  • Architecture Overview
  • IMCE and Surroundings
  • Row Store
  • Column Store
  • Loading data into HANA
  • Data Modeling
  • Reporting
  • Persistent Layer
  • Backup & Recovery

Data Provisioning


Method1-Data Provisioning using FLAT FILES


Method2-– Data Provisioning using BODS 4.0 (ETL Based Approach – Building AGILE Data Marts)


  • BODS 4.0 Architecture in detail
  • Data Stores in BODS
  • Meta Data
  • BODS Objects and components Hierarchy
  • Building Data Flows in Designer (to Load the Data to SAP HANA)
  • Query Transform in the Data Flow
  • Loading the Data from diff files to SAP HANA using SAP BODS (Text files, spread sheets, XML files and COBOL copybooks)
  • Using Merge Transforms, Date Generation Transforms, SQL Transforms, Pivot Transforms, Reverse Pivot, Match Transform, Match Results Transform, Case Transforms, Validation Transforms, KEY Generation Transform, R Generation Transform, Table Comparison Transform, History Preservation Transform, Map operation Transform with Insert, Map Operation transform with Updates in BODS Data Flow to load the data to SAP HANA
  • Creating Repository Users
  • Creating a Local Repository
  • Setup Central Management Server (CMC)
  • Setup of Data Service Job Server
  • Creating Central repository and using it
  • Loading the Data from different SAP ERPS (like ECC, CRM) using SAP BODS to DSAP HANA for COPA Scenarios, FI Scenarios, Sales Scenarios, Purchasing Scenarios, Marketing Scenarios and Opportunity Scenarios and Service Scenarios.
  • Loading the Data from SAP BW 7.3 to SAP HANA using SAP BODS (Open Hub Tables, DSO tables etc)
  • Loading the Data from Non-SAP Source Systems to SAP HANA using SAP BODS

Method 3 – Data Provisioning using SLT

  • Positioning and Key Concepts
  • Overview on Configuration Aspects
  • SLT based Transformation concepts
  • Selective Data replication
  • Transformation of data
  • Extension of (target) table Structure
  • Specific Considerations

Method 4 – Data Provisioning using Direct Extractor Connection (DCX)

  • Using SAP provided Business Content Extractor
  • ABAP Data Flows for Table and Pool clusters

Modeling

  • Purpose of Information Modeler
  • Levels of Modeling in SAP HANA
  • Attribute Views
  • Analytic Views
  • Calculation Views
  • Creating Advanced Calculation Views using GUI and SCRIPT methods
  • Creating Attribute Views, Analytical Views, Calculation Views for FI scenarios, COPA scenarios, Sales Scenarios, Purchasing Scenarios and Marketing Scenarios
  • Export & Import – Server and Client sides
  • Using Hierarchies (Level Based and Parent-Child Hierarchies)
  • Creating Restricted and Calculated Measures
  • Using Filter Operations
  • Using Variables, input parameters
  • SAP HANA SQL Introduction
  • SQL Script and Procedures
  • Using Currency Conversions, Create hyperlinks
  • Persistency Considerations
  • SAP HANA Engine Overview
  • Choosing Views For Information
  • Using SAP HANA Information Composer for Modeling Procession Information Models
  • Validating Models
  • Comparing Versions of Information Objects
  • Checking Model References
  • Generate Auto Documentation
  • Connecting Tables
  • Joins (Inner, Left Outer, Right Outer, Full Outer, Text, Referential and Union)
  • Managing Modeling Content
  • Manage Schemas
  • Import and Export data Models
  • Copy Information Objects

Reporting

  • HANA, Reporting Layer
  • Connectivity options
  • SAP Business Objects BI 4.0
  • Designing Complex Universes in IDT based on HANA Tables and HANA Views
  • WEBi 4.0 on HANA
  • Crystal Report for Enterprise with HANA
  • Designing the Dashboards using Query Browser on HANA Universes using Dashboard Design 4.0 SAP Business Objects BI 4.0 Explorer
  • Designing Information Space based on SAP HANA Information Model using BO Explorer 4.0
  • Exploring the Data using BO 4.0 explorer based on Information Spaces created on HANA
  • Creating Analysis Views using Analysis edition for OLAP (HANA OLAP connection)
  • Analysis edition for Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint
  • SAP Visual Intelligence on HANA
  • Crystal Reports via ODBC/JDBC Connections
  • Others & MS Excel 2010

User Management

  • Creation of Users
  • Creation of Roles
  • Creation of Role Hierarchy
  • Assignment of Users to Roles
  • Authentication
  • IMCE Authorizations

Security and Authorizations

  • User Management and Security
  • Types of Privileges
  • Template Roles

Concepts of SAP BW 7.3 on HANA

  • BW 7.3 powered by SAP HANA
  • In-memory optimized Infocubes
  • In-memory optimized DSO’s
  • Migration concepts of BW 7.3 on traditional Database to BW 7.0 on SAP HANA
  • Migrating standard Infocubes to In memory optimized Infocubes using migration Tool
  • Migrating standard DSO’s to In-memory optimized DSO’s using migration Tool
  • Customer Testimonials

User Management

  • User Management (SAP BI 4.0 Integration)
  • User Management (Single-Sign-on SSO)

HANA Certification Guidelines

  • Sample questions and documentation for HANA certification provided (C_HANAIMP_10