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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Using the SAP NetWeaver BW Connection

With the SAP NetWeaver BW Connection, we can deliver SAP BW data to dashboards that are hosted on the same SAP BW system. With this setup we don't need a separate SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform to host the dashboards, and the connections to source systems.

Note

The Using the Query Browser recipe later in the chapter will demonstrate how to connect to SAP BW data from the SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform, as the workflow is the same as connecting to a Universe.

Getting ready

To set up a connection between SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards and SAP BW, you have to make sure that your SAP installation fulfills the following minimal technical requirements:

  • SAP BW 7.01, service pack 05 with ABAP and Java stacks deployed ...

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