ABAP Development for SAP NetWeaver BW: Exits, BAdIs, and Enhancements

ABAP Development for SAP NetWeaver BWBook Details

  • Hardcover: 278 pages
  • Publisher: SAP PRESS; 3 edition (August 28, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1592294243
  • ISBN-13: 978-1592294244
  • Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 0.9 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds

Book Description

Steer your BW-specific programming and push your implementation beyond standard BI business requirements! This book is your trusted guide to the most often-used and helpful custom enhancements in SAP NetWeaver BW. Dive into user exits and BAdls for data extracting, importing, reporting, and planning. You’ll develop an understanding of why these custom enhancements are necessary, when to apply them, and how to perform them. Up to date for SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3, this edition will kick your implementation up a notch.

1 System Performance Understand the impact that well-chosen ABAP developments can have on the performance of the SAP NetWeaver BW system.

2 Data Record Modification Differentiate between user exits and BAdIs and learn when to apply each technique in your own custom development.

3 Customer Exits A completely new appendix highlights important customer exits in administrator workbench, extraction, reporting, and planning.

4 New Transformation Options Understand how the updated transformation options have been extended and which new features they provide, such as graphical display of rules.

5 Practical Application Helpful icons flag tips that will make your work easier, caution you about frequent errors made by developers, and offer practical examples.

Highlights Include:

  • Data staging
  • Reporting
  • Extraction process
  • Data import process
  • Transformation
  • Extension options
  • SAP Business Planning and Simulation (SAP BW-BPS)
  • ABAP Dictionary naming conventions
  • VirtualProvider
  • Generated tables and objects

About the Authors of this SAP ABAP Book

After graduating with a degree in business mathematics from Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, Dirk Herzog started his career in 1996 in the CO-OM development department at SAP in Walldorf, Germany. His work focused on cost-center planning and the CO planning processor. Four years later, he moved back to Berlin to join the BW consulting team at SAP Deutschland. Since then, he has led numerous national and international implementations of Business Intelligence (BI) and Strategic Enterprise Management (SEM). These included the world’s first SAP BW 3.0 project, one of the first cube-based SEM-BCS implementations, and a large International Accounting Standards (IAS) project in the banking sector. Dirk also has developed solutions and solution concepts for complex modeling and implementation. He is co-author of the PDEBWB course on “User Exits in SAP BW,” and has taught the course several times. Whenever he has the time, Dirk writes Web logs in the SAP Developer Network (SDN) and answers forum questions.

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