This course is designed to give you the comprehensive skills needed to work with the Information Design Tool. The Information Design Tool enables designers to extract, define, and manipulate metadata from relational and OLAP sources to create and deploy SAP BusinessObjects universes.
In this course you learn how to use data from different source systems (SAP and non-SAP) to design universes to be used with the SAP BusinessObjects BI client tools.
Who Can Benefit
Data Consultant / Manager
Working knowledge of SQL and relational also OLAP database management systems, concepts, and structures.
Relational database management systems, concepts, and structures
OLAP database management concepts, systems and structures" Recommended:
Basic knowledge of reporting with SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence or equivalent knowledge of how universes are used by the various SAP BusinessObjects analytics tools
Basic SAP BusinessObjects Universe Design -Describing Universes -Working with Local Projects
Data Foundations -Creating Data Foundations -Using Joins
Business Layers -Accessing Data through the Business Layer -Integrating the Business Layer Components -Validating Objects -Creating Measure Objects
Shared Projects -Using Shared Projects -Manipulating Other Designers‘ Resources
Loops in a Data Foundation -Creating Loops on the Data Foundation -Resolving Loops Using Aliases -Resolving Recursive Loops -Resolving Loops Using Contexts
Data Restrictions -Defining Data Restrictions -Applying Mandatory Data Restrictions -Applying Optional Data Restrictions
Lists of Values -Defining a List of Values -Associating a List of Values to a Business Layer Object
SQL Traps -Defining SQL Traps -Identifying a Chasm Trap -Resolving a Chasm Trap -Identifying a Fan Trap -Resolving a Fan Trap
Object @ Functions -Using @ Functions in SQL -Using the @Aggregate_Aware Function -Using the @Select Function -Using the @Where Function -Using the @Execute Function -Using the @Variable Function
Extending the Data Foundation with Derived Tables and Calculated Columns -Creating and Using Derived Tables -Creating and Using Calculated Columns
Universe Management with Data Foundation and Business Layer Views -Managing the Data Foundation Using Views -Managing the Business Layer Using Views
Universe Security -Securing a Deployed Universe with Security Profiles -Creating and Assigning Universe Security Profiles -Identifying the Priority of Security Settings -Updating a Deployed Universe
Ambiguous Outer Join Resolution
Universe Creation with Different Data Sources -Identifying Different Data Sources -Creating an OLAP Universe -Creating a Universe from a BW Query -Creating a Multisource Universe -Creating and Using Federated Tables
Linked Universes -Defining and Creating a Linked Universe -Special Considerations Concerning Linked Universes -Managing Core Universes -Prioritizing the Display of Tables Common to Multiple Core Data Foundations
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?
Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.
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Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.
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