SAP Business Warehouse (BW) powered by SAP HANA helps you speed up data analysis by consuming data via a Data Warehouse (DW) for analytical reporting and data analysis. You can achieve key opportunities like real-time data integration and data modeling and hence real-time BI reporting on large amount of data in the database. SAP BW integrates data from different sources, transforms and consolidates the data, performs data cleansing, and stores data. SAP BW also includes data modeling, administration and staging area.SAP Cloouds provides access to SAP Hana Server Access.
SAP Hana Server Access.
SAP Business Warehouse continues to act like a powerful data warehouse tool to consolidate master data and provide flexible reporting options. With SAP HANA underneath BW system as a database, you can use a combination of DW capabilities with fast in-memory database to achieve performance improvements and exceptional modeling capabilities.
HANA in-memory database is much faster as compared to other common databases like Oracle, SQL Server and hence DW performs much faster when powered by HANA as database underneath it. It combines the power of both the tools – BW Modeling and HANA in-memory computing engine to process huge amounts of data. Services includes by SAP Cloouds is SAP Hana Server Access.
BW on HANA supports various exceptional databases and reporting capabilities that are not possible using other databases – like transformations and DSOs are moved to HANA database to provide much faster processing of data, data load performance, query processing and optimization, exceptional HANA modeling capabilities, etc.
As per SAP, organizations of all sizes and industries around the world are using the power of SAP HANA platform to transform their business and create new value. It includes a list of companies from all domains and regions who have adapted HANA as database and used in-memory power of HANA database with BW data warehouse features.SAP Cloouds includes SAP Hana Server Access as one of its services.
SAP BW is known as open, standard-based tool which allows you to extract data from different systems to BI system. It evaluates the data with different reporting tools and you can distribute this to other systems.
When you go to SAP BI Administration workbench, the source system is defined there.