SAP BW powered by SAP HANA

Course Details
Code: BW362-v012
Tuition (USD): $4,495.00 • Virtual (5 days)
$4,495.00 • Classroom (5 days)
Course Details
GSA (USD): $3,037.78 • Virtual (5 days)
$3,037.78 • Classroom (5 days)

Skills Gained

  • Outlines advantages of the new SAP "In-Memory" database foundation for SAP BW.
  • Explains HANA specific features as well as optimized existing and new data models or functions of SAP BW.
  • Enables you to support a migration project to SAP BW on SAP HANA from application side.
  • Introduces the SAP architecture framework of LSA++ and provides guidelines on how to adapt your existing one.
  • Explains native HANA modeling and how both, HANA information views as well as BW InfoProviders can complement each other in so-called "mixed scenarios".
  • Provides an overview on new SAP HANA-related data provisioning methods for SAP BW including HANA Smart Date Integration
  • Gives an overview of SAP´s next generation Data Warehouse Solution SAP BW/4HANA and how to get there

Who Can Benefit

  • SAP BW application consultants
  • Project team members implementing and maintaining SAP BW on SAP HANA.


  • Essential:
       -Hands-on experience in data modeling with SAP BW 7.x
  • Recommended:
       -DBW73 or DBW74

Course Details

Course Content

  • Getting started
       -SAP HANA Basics
       -SAP BW Basics
       -SAP HANA BW Modeling Tools
       -SAP HANA Native Modeling
       -SAP HANA Live
       -SAP S/4HANA embedded Analytics
  • Migration to SAP BW on HANA
       -Migration Strategies and Tools
       -SAP BW Migration Cockpit
  • BW on HANA Data Management
       -Multi-Temperature Data Management
       -Optimizing BW Data Management based on Dynamic Tiering as well as Active/Non-Active Concept
       -Optimizing BW Data Management based on Nearline-Storage
  • Optimization Areas in BW on HANA
       -HANA-Optimized Data Modeling: InfoCubes
       -HANA-Optimized Data Modeling: Advanced DataStore-Objects
       -HANA-Optimized Data Modeling: CompositeProviders
       -HANA-Optimized Data Modeling InfoObjects
       -HANA-Optimized Data Staging and Transformations
       -HANA-Optimized Analytic Manager
       -HANA-Optimized Analysis Processes
  • Modeling with SAP´s Reference Architecture LSA++
       -Review of Layered Scalable Architecture (LSA)
       -From LSA to LSA++: Streamline Core Layers
       -LSA++: Open Operational Data Store Layer based on Open ODS Views
       -LSA++: BW Workspaces
  • Hybrid Modeling in Mixed Scenarios
       -Generation of HANA-Views for BW Objects
       -Modeling Mixed Scenarios
       -HANA-Optimized BI Content
       -Use case for Mixed Scenarios: SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics
  • Data Provisioning into SAP HANA and SAP BW
       -Overview of Data Provisioning Methods into SAP HANA
       -SAP LT Replication into SAP HANA
       -SAP HANA Smart Data Integration for SAP BW
       -Operational Data Provisioning into SAP BW
       -DB-Connect and Open Hub Destination
  • Summary & Outlook
       -Introduction of SAP BW/4HANA
       -The HANA Data Warehouse
       -Overview of new Transactions and Authorizations


  • This course provides you a very sound foundation of new BW concepts and contains many references to additional documents and information sources.
  • This course has a very strong focus on hands-on experience based on 33 exercises.

Course based on software release

  • SAP BW 7.5 SP04
  • SAP HANA BW Modeling Tools 1.15
  • SAP HANA Live Browser 1.0
  • SAP BusinessObjects Analysis for MS Excel 2.2