By Bob Croce, SAP Experts
BEx queries, it’s the best way to retrieve data from SAP NetWeaver for reporting in SAP BusinessObjects applications, says Mustafa Aydogdu in a recent article in the BI Expert knowledgebase.
Aydogdu, Senior BI Consultant at Turkish Telecommuncations, adds that — unlike InfoProviders — BEx queries provide flexibility for using data stored in SAP NetWeaver BW.
Want to read more details on the subject? Check out Aydogdu’s article, which gives you eight tips for building efficient BEx queries for SAP Business Objects. You can access it for free by visiting the SAP Experts site.
Aydogdu writes in the article that you can apply the functionalities of BEx queries with calculated key figures, restricted key figures, and variables. Because SAP NetWeaver BW and SAP BusinessObjects are separate products, he adds, you need additional steps when transferring data with MDX statements and universes from SAP NetWeaver BW to SAP BusinessObjects. For this reason, when it comes to building BEx queries for SAP BusinessObjects tools, you should be very careful to avoid performance problems.
Read more by downloading 8 Tips for Building Efficient BEx Queries for SAP BusinessObjects