SAP BO Analysis Overview - SAP BO Analysis Edition For OLAP

What is the Overview of SAP BO Analysis?

Analysis edition for OLAP is a BI reporting tool by means of which you can attach to OLAP data sources. It advantages business managers in choice making, and to examine business data. You make a new workspace, and then add charts and crosstab objects and OLAP data bases to get the data into these objects.

In Analysis edition for OLAP, you can attach to numerous data providers concurrently. For instance, you can have a workspace where data originates from SAP BW cube and also from Microsoft Analysis Cube.

This tool can be retrieved via BI Launchpad in a web browser by means of the resulting link –


In the beyond link, local host signifies the Name of BI server. When you have BI server on the similar system on which you are trying to access BI Launchpad, you can make use the local host in the URL, or else you has to mention the name of BI server to open BI Launchpad.


In order to open the application, navigate to Applications dropdown at the top of the screen. You can see Analysis Edition for OLAP tool in the dropdown list.


You must have tool put in on SAP Business Objects server and a joining from the local system to BI platform. You can also access SAP BO Analysis for Microsoft Office, which mixes Analysis with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.


All the connections and Analysis workspaces are managed in Central Management Console (CMC). You can distribute Analysis workspace to large number of users over the web.

What is an OLAP Data Source?

A relational data source comprises data in one setup and to meet the business necessities, you need to generate a multidimensional product. OLAP data signifies the ordered combinations of the discrete transactions. Combined data can be examined much faster than relational data.
OLAP data source also lets hierarchy of data where you can drill to different data levels. OLAP data model is also called a data cube.


By means of a data cube, you can examine the data in dissimilar ways to meet different business necessities. In the beyond cube, you can examine −

  • How are products selling at diverse times of year? (Product by Time)
  • How are products selling in every region? (Product by Region)
  • How are products selling in every region at altered times? (Product by Region and Time)

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