Creating a Source System

A BW system can accept data from all kinds of source systems, such as the following:

  • R/3 systems
  • BW systems
  • Flat files
  • External systems through third-party ETTL tools

The following procedure shows how to create a flat file source system. Chapter 10, Business Content, describes how to create an R/3 source system.

Work Instructions

Step 1. Select Source systems under Modelling in the left panel. In the right panel, right-click Source systems and select Create….

 

 

SCREEN 3.1

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Step 2. Select the FileSystem, manual meta data, data using file inte option, and then click graphics/continue.gif to continue.

 

 

SCREEN 3.2

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Step 3. Enter a name and a description for the source system, and then click graphics/continue.gif to create the source system.

 

 

SCREEN 3.3

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Result

You have created the source system. A status message Source system SS_DEMOFF creation successful finished will appear at the bottom of Screen 3.4.

SCREEN 3.4

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Part I. Guided Tours

Business Scenario and SAP BW

Creating an InfoCube

Loading Data into the InfoCube

Checking Data Quality

Creating Queries and Workbooks

Managing User Authorization

Part II. Advanced Topics

InfoCube Design

Aggregates and Multi-Cubes

Operational Data Store (ODS)

Business Content

Generic R/3 Data Extraction

Data Maintenance

Performance Tuning

Object Transport

Appendix A. BW Implementation Methodology

Object Transport

Appendix B. SAP Basis Overview

Object Transport

Appendix C. Glossary

Appendix D. Bibliography



SAP Bw. A Step-By-Step Guide
Sap Bw: a Step By Step Guide for Bw 2.0
ISBN: B000LZM8CM
EAN: N/A
Year: 2002
Pages: 106

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