Preface

Book Objective

This book is a how-to guide. It uses step-by-step procedures with captured screen shots to illustrate SAP BW's functionalities. Although the book focuses on the core SAP BW technology, it also discusses other SAP technologies, such as Basis, ABAP (Advanced Business Application Programming), and ALE (Application Link Enabling) when necessary. It does not, however, discuss third-party reporting tools and BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface).

Intended Audience

This book is written for BW implementation teams and other individuals who need a product to understand the data warehousing concept.

Prerequisites

BW is built on the Basis 3-tier architecture and coded in the ABAP language. ALE and BAPI are used to link BW with ...

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