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SAP Data Services 4.x Cookbook

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SAP Data Services 4.x Cookbook

Overview of this book

Want to cost effectively deliver trusted information to all of your crucial business functions? SAP Data Services delivers one enterprise-class solution for data integration, data quality, data profiling, and text data processing. It boosts productivity with a single solution for data quality and data integration. SAP Data Services also enables you to move, improve, govern, and unlock big data. This book will lead you through the SAP Data Services environment to efficiently develop ETL processes. To begin with, you’ll learn to install, configure, and prepare the ETL development environment. You will get familiarized with the concepts of developing ETL processes with SAP Data Services. Starting from smallest unit of work- the data flow, the chapters will lead you to the highest organizational unit—the Data Services job, revealing the advanced techniques of ETL design. You will learn to import XML files by creating and implementing real-time jobs. It will then guide you through the ETL development patterns that enable the most effective performance when extracting, transforming, and loading data. You will also find out how to create validation functions and transforms. Finally, the book will show you the benefits of data quality management with the help of another SAP solution—Information Steward.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
SAP Data Services 4.x Cookbook
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Using built-in Data Services ETL audit and reporting functionality

Data Services provides ETL reporting functionality through the Management Console web application. It is available in the form of the Operational Dashboard application on the main Management Console Hope page.

Getting ready

You do not have to configure or prepare the operational dashboards feature. It is available by default, and all you have to do to access it is start the Data Services Management Console.

How to do it…

Let's review which ETL reporting capabilities are available in Data Services. Perform these steps:

  1. Start the Data Services Management Console.

  2. Choose the Operational Dashboard application from the home page:

  3. The main interface of Operational Dashboard includes three sections. It includes the pie chart of the general job status statistics per interval for a selected repository. Green shows the number of successfully completed jobs for a specific period of time, yellow shows jobs successfully completed with warning...