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SAP Business Intelligence Quick Start Guide

By : Vinay Singh
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SAP Business Intelligence Quick Start Guide

By: Vinay Singh

Overview of this book

The SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform is a powerful reporting and analysis tool. This book is the ideal introduction to the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform, introducing you to its data visualization, visual analytics, reporting, and dashboarding capabilities. The book starts with an overview of the BI platform and various data sources for reporting. Then, we move on to looking at data visualization, analysis, reporting, and analytics using BusinessObjects Business Intelligence tools. You will learn about the features associated with reporting, scheduling, and distribution and learn how to deploy the platform. Toward the end, you will learn about the strategies and factors that should be considered during deployment. By the end, you will be confident working with the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform to deliver better insights for more effective decision making.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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Section 1: Introduction to SAP Business Intelligence
Section 2: Data Visualization, Analysis, and Reporting
Section 3: BI Platform Features and Deployment

SAP BusinessObjects BI4 for cloud deployment options

We have the following options available for the deployment of SAP BusinessObjects BI4 to the cloud:

  • SAP hosting partners: An SAP hosting partner is a third-party hosting partner that already has SAP BI4 experience. Having a hosting partner enables customers to run faster, simpler, and smarter.
  • SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud: This is a cloud managed by SAP for the SAP HANA, BW on HANA, SUITE on HANA, and SAP BI4 environments.
  • Amazon Web Services: Customers can deploy SAP BI4 on Amazon's public cloud infrastructure for productive and non-productive purposes without the upfront infrastructure cost.

SAP BusinessObjects on SAP HANA

Having SAP BI on SAP HANA combines the capabilities...