SAP BO Analysis Connecting to SAP BW - SAP BO Analysis Edition For OLAP

What is SAP BO Analysis connecting to SAP BW?

In Analysis Edition for OLAP, you can unite to SAP BW data foundation and take benefits of attributes and variables.

When you unite to BEx query, there are variables defined. You will then be provoked to choose the value of variable. An Analysis in OLAP tool supports various variable types −

  • Key Date Variables
  • Hierarchy Variables
  • Characteristics Variables
  • Formula Variables
  • Currency Variables

Connecting to SAP BW

When you choose a new Workspace in the tool, you will be encouraged to select a data source.

create_new_workspace (1)

In Open Data Source choice, you can choose different OLAP data types or a BEx query. You can also unite to HANA Modeling views.


You can link to Cube/InfoProvider openly or can choose Query/Query View to connect to SAP BEx query. When you choose Cube, it displays InfoCube in BW and also in HANA database modeling views. When you select Query from the dropdown, you can see a list of BEx query.



When you choose all from the dropdown list, you can see all OLAP networks pointing to different InfoProviders, BEx query, or straight InfoCubes. When you choose an OLAP connection, you can see a list of all InfoCubes in SAP BW/HANA system as per connection properties.

Choose any Info Provider by navigating to the Folder tab and click the OK button.


You can see list of all the main figures and features added to the metadata explorer in the workspace. This is how you can connect to SAP BW data source to do an Analysis.


All rights reserved © 2018 Wisdom IT Services India Pvt. Ltd Protection Status

SAP BO Analysis Edition For OLAP Topics