Course announcements

  • You will learn how to design and maintain your own data flow components including Process Chains.
  • You will work with data flows for attributes, text, hierarchies, and transaction data.
  • You will learn how to position the various interface options.
  • You will work with the Service API as well as the ODP to extract data from ECC for example.
  • You will learn how the delta mechanism works for the Service API, ODP, and other interfaces.
  • You will learn about Smart Data Integration and Smart Data Access.
  • You will perform flat file imports and how to extract with Data Services.
  • You will learn how to perform debug with the Data Transfer Process (DTP) as well as how to use the DTP Full vs. Delta settings.
  • You will learn how to do transports for all BW objects.

Course information

  • SAP BW and HANA Data Acquisition
    • Introducing BW and HANA
    • Explaining Data Acquisition in SAP BW
    • Explaining SAP HANA Optimized Data Staging
    • Comparing & Migrating 3.x to 7.x Data Flow Components
    • Introducing Data Replication to HANA using SLT, SDI, and SDA
  • Data Acquisition with the SAP BW Service API
    • Connecting SAP Source Systems to SAP BW
    • Displaying the Configuration of the SAP BW Service API
    • Modeling Generic DataSources
    • Explaining Business Intelligence (BI) Off The Shelf Content
    • Loading hierarchies from ECC
    • Examining the Transfer of GL Data
    • Adapting BI Content DataSources
    • Implementing Process Chains
  • Delta Data Flow Management
    • Describing Delta Management
    • Explaining Terms and Basic Processes of Delta Enabled DataSources
    • Configuring the Logistics Data Extraction (LO Cockpit)
    • Configuring Generic Delta DataSources
    • Learning Data Transfer Process (DTP) Settings
  • Data Acquisition with ODP and SLT
    • Describing Data Acquisition with Operational Data Provisioning (ODP)
    • Analyzing Operational Delta Queue (ODQ)
    • Replicating Data with SAP Landscape Transformation (SLT)
    • Learning the Details of Real Time Data Acquisition (RDA)
    • Extracting to BW via ODP-SLT
  • Flat File Data Transfer
    • Accessing Data from a Flat File
    • Loading Flat File Hierarchies
    • Using Workspaces for Local Flat File load
  • Additional Data Acquisition Techniques
    • Positioning DB Connect
    • Positioning Universal Data (UD) Integration
    • Explaining XML-Based Extraction
    • Acquiring Data Using an XML Based Web Service
    • Integrating SAP Data Services and SAP BW
    • Positioning HANA SDI capabilities for BW
  • Data Mart Interface and OpenHub
    • Positioning the Data Mart Interface
    • Implementing OpenHub Destinations
    • Exporting a Hierarchy with OpenHub
    • Exporting from a BW InfoProvider to a Native HANA Table
  • Overview of BW Transports
    • Describing the BW Transport System Landscape
    • Determining Object Versions and Metadata
    • Managing BW Transports
    • Troubleshooting Transport Strategies
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Learn how to extract data from SAP source systems with the SAP API (Application Programming Interface) and how to manage delta data
    • Acquire data from using different interfaces such as: SDI - Smart Data Integration, SDA - Smart Data Access, ODP -Operational Data Provisioning, Flat File, DB Connect, XML, and Data Services
    • Design and maintain process chains and perform transports * Distribute data via Data Marts and Open Hub
  • Developer
  • Solution Architect
  • System Administrator
  • Technology Consultant
  • Trainer


  • Sound knowledge of the content that is covered in BW310H - Data Warehousing course, especially working with the Data Warehousing Workbench


  • Knowledge of the Data Dictionary and at least one SAP Component
  • BW 7.5 SP04
  • SAP HANA 1.0 SPS 12
  • BIP 4.1 SP07

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