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  • This course enables experienced SAP BW users, developers as well as administrators to run and work with SAP BW/4HANA. The emphasis on how to migrate an existing SAP BW architecture and leverage new data models and functions provided by SAP BW/4HANA in comparison to SAP BW 7.x

Course information

  • Getting started
    • Training Environment
    • SAP Data Warehousing
    • SAP BW/4HANA
    • SAP BW/4HANA Modeling Tools
    • SAP BW/4HANA Cockpit
  • Paths to SAP BW/4HANA
    • Conversion Strategies and Tools
    • Conversion Approaches
  • SAP HANA Modeling
    • SAP HANA Introduction
    • SAP Web IDE for SAP HANA
    • SAP HANA native Modeling of Calculation Views
    • Differences of HANA Modeling XS classic vs. XS advanced
  • Core Modeling Artifacts in SAP BW/4HANA
    • InfoObjects
    • Advanced DataStore objects
    • CompositeProviders
    • Open Hub Destinations
    • Open ODS Views
    • BAdI-Providers
    • Positioning of these Artifacts in the SAP Layered Scalable Architecture (LSA++)
  • Hybrid Modeling in Mixed Scenarios
    • Generation of external SAP HANA Views for BW/4HANA objects
    • Integration of external SAP HANA Views into XSA modeling
    • Typical use cases for Mixed Scenarios
  • Innovations for Selected SAP BW/4HANA Areas
    • SAP BW/4HANA Content Add-on
    • SAP HANA Analysis Processes
    • Analytic Manager (OLAP engine)
    • SAP HANA-optimized Transformations
    • Process Chains
    • Authorizations
    • Data Protection Workbench (optional)
  • SAP BW/4HANA Data Lifecycle Management
    • Multi-Temperature Data Management
    • SAP BW/4HANA Data Tiering Optimization (DTO)
  • Data Provisioning into SAP HANA and SAP BW/4HANA
    • SAP HANA Smart Data Access
    • SAP HANA Smart Data Integration incl. real-time Streaming
    • Operational Data Provisioning (ODP)
    • Integration Options with Cloud Sources
    • SAP LT Replication into SAP HANA (optional)
  • SAP BW/4HANA and ABAP Core Data Services
    • Overview of SAP ABAP Core Data Services
    • SAP BW/4HANA Statistical Analysis
    • SAP S/4HANA Extraction based on CDS Views
    • SAP S/4HANA Standard CDS Extractors
    • SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics
  • Relation of SAP S/4HANA to SAP BW
    • Impact of SAP S/4HANA on your SAP BW strategy
  • Appendix (optional)
    • SAP BW Workspaces
    • SAP Analytics Cloud
    • SAP BW/4HANA Transaction Codes
    • Glossary of Terms
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Outlining advantages of the SAP "In-Memory" database foundation for SAP BW/4HANA in general.
    • Introducing new user interfaces for working with SAP BW/4HANA: SAP BW/4HANA Cockpit and SAP BW/4HANA Modeling Tools.
    • Outlining the SAP BW/4HANA conversion approaches and the related tools for a transformation project.
    • Introducing native SAP HANA XS Advanced modeling in the SAP Web IDE for SAP HANA.
    • Explaining the data models in SAP BW/4HANA and position them in the context of SAPĀ“s reference architecture Layered Scalable Architecture (LSA++).
    • Describing so-called "mixed scenarios" where how both, SAP HANA Calculation Views as well as SAP BW/4HANA objects can complement each other.
    • Outlining other areas of innovation with focus on Business Content, Process Chains, Analysis Processes or Transformations.
    • Describing Multi-Temperature Data Lifecycle Management concepts and its implementation in SAP BW/4HANA.
    • Providing an overview of all source system interfaces and data provisioning methods for consuming data in SAP BW/4HANA.
    • Introducing SAP Core Data Services and related use cases in the context of SAP BW/4HANA: Extraction from SAP S/4HANA including available SAP Content, Statistical Analysis of the Data Warehouse Infrastructure and SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics.
    • Describing the impact SAP S/4HANA might have on your SAP BW strategy.
  • Application experts and consultants with a sound experience in SAP BW (non-HANA)
  • Project team members implementing and maintaining SAP BW/4HANA


  • Several years of hands-on experience in data modeling with SAP BW 7.x
  • BW310 (SAP BW Enterprise Data Warehousing)


  • BW330 (SAP BW Data Modeling and Implementation)
  • HA100 (SAP HANA Introduction)
  • SAP BW/4HANA 2021 SP04
  • SAP HANA 2.0 SPS05
  • SAP S/4HANA 2022
  • SAP HANA Studio 2.3.71
  • SAP BW Modeling Tools 1.25.06
  • SAP Web IDE for SAP HANA 2.0 SPS05
  • SAP Analysis for Microsoft Excel 2.8
  • This course provides a very sound foundation of SAP BW/4HANA and contains many references to additional documents and information sources. This course has a very strong focus on hands-on experience based on 30 exercises The intended audience for this training are experts which have several years of experience in developing and maintaining applications with SAP BW 7.x (classic).

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