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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Using Query as a Web Service (QaaWS)

Query as a Web Service is a small but powerful tool in the SAP BusinessObjects BI portfolio. It allows us to create a query on top of a SAP BusinessObjects Universe and publish its results as a Web Service. This recipe shows you how to create a QaaWS and how to consume the data in SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards.

Getting ready

First, you will need SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform to be installed on your machine (along with server and client components). You will also need a Universe that is connected to an underlying database.

How to do it...

  1. Open Query as a Web Service and log in to your SAP BusinessObjects BI server. You can find this application in the SAP BusinessObjects BI 4 platform Client Tools folder.
  2. Click ...

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