Formation SAP BW/4HANA – Data Warehousing : Delta from SAP BW 7.5 classic to SAP BW/4HANA

  • Référence : DBW462
  • Durée : 35 heures
  • Certification : Non
  • Eligible CPF : Non


This course enables experienced SAP BW users, modelers 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.


  • 1-Several years of hands-on experience in data modeling with SAP BW 7.x
  • 2-Have followed the BW310 training (SAP BW Enterprise Data Warehousing) or have equivalent knowledge and skills
  • 3-It is also recommanded ta have followed the BW330 training (SAP BW Data Modeling and Implementation) & the HA100 trainig (SAP HANA Introduction)


  • 1-Application experts and consultants with a sound experience in SAP BW (non-HANA)
  • 2-Project team members implementing and maintaining SAP BW/4HANA


  • 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
  • Explaining the data models in SAP BW/4HANA and position them in the context of SAP´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 focuson Business Content, Process Chains, Analysis Processes or Transformations
  • Describing Multi-Temperature Data 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


  • 6 à 12 personnes maximum par cours, 1 poste de travail par stagiaire
  • Remise d’une documentation pédagogique papier ou numérique pendant le stage
  • La formation est constituée d’apports théoriques, d’exercices pratiques et de réflexions


  • Auto-évaluation des acquis par le stagiaire via un questionnaire
  • Attestation de fin de stage adressée avec la facture


Consultant-Formateur expert SAP BW4/HANA


1 - Getting started

  • Training Environment
  • SAP Data Warehousing
  • SAP BW/4HANA Modeling Tools
  • SAP BW/4HANA Cockpit

2 - Paths to SAP BW/4HANA

  • Conversion Strategies and Tools
  • In-Place Conversion, Shell Conversion and Remote Conversion Approaches

3 - 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

4 - 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++)

5 - 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

6 - Innovations for selected SAP BW/4HANA Modeling Areas

  • SAP BW/4HANA Content Add-on
  • SAP HANA Analysis Processes
  • Analytic Manager (OLAP engine)
  • SAP HANA-optimized Transformations
  • Process Chains
  • Authorizations

7 - SAP BW/4HANA Data Lifecycle Management

  • Multi-Temperature Data Management
  • SAP BW/4HANA Data Tiering Optimization

8 - Data Provisioning into SAP HANA and SAP BW/4HANA

  • SAP LT Replication into SAP HANA
  • SAP HANA Smart Data Access
  • SAP HANA Smart Data Integration incl. real-time Streaming
  • Operational Data Provisioning based on SAP Extractors, and BW InfoProviders
  • Integration Options with Cloud Sources

9 - SAP BW/4HANA and ABAP Core Data Services

  • Overview of SAP Core Data Services
  • SAP BW/4HANA Statistical Analysis
  • SAP S/4HANA Extraction based on ABAP CDS Views
  • CDS-based DataSources in SAP S/4HANA and related content in SAP BW/4HANA
  • SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics

10 - Relation of SAP S/4HANA to SAP BW

  • Impact of SAP S/4HANA on your SAP BW strategy

11 - Appendix (optional)

  • SAP BW Workspaces
  • SAP Analytics Cloud
  • SAP BW/4HANA Tool Collection
  • SAP BW/4HANA Transaction Codes
  • SAP BW/4HANA Support Components
  • Glossary of Terms