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SAP BusinessObjects Universe Design


BOU310 - Universe Design XI 3.1 Training

Introduction

This three-day training course is designed to give learners the comprehensive skills needed to design, build and maintain BusinessObjects XI R3 Universes.

This three-day training course is designed to give learners the comprehensive skills needed to design, build and maintain BusinessObjects XI R3 Universes.
This three-day training course is designed to give learners the comprehensive skills needed to design, build and maintain BusinessObjects XI R3 Universes.
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Duration: 3 days

Understanding BusinessObjects Universes
  • Understanding how Universes allow users to query databases using their everyday business Terms.

Creating the Course Universe

  • The course database and Universe
  • Creating the Universe

Building the Universe Structure

  • Populating the Universe structure
  • Defining joins in a Universe
Creating Dimension Objects
  • Understanding classes and objects
  • Creating classes and objects 
Creating Measure Objects
  • Understanding measure objects
  • Creating measure objects

 Using Lists of Values

  • Working with LOVs in Designer
  • Creating a cascading LOV
 Resolving loops in a universe
  • Resolving loops using aliases
  • Resolving loops using shortcut joins
  • Resolving loops using contexts
Resolving SQL Traps
  • Resolving chasm traps
  • Resolving fan traps
Applying Restrictions on Objects
  • Restricting the data returned by objects
Using Functions with Objects
  • Using @ Functions
Using Hierarchies
  • Working with hierarchies
Derived Tables and Indexes
  • Using derived tables        
  • Applying index awareness
Linking Universes
  • Creating links between Universes
Securing Universes
  • Setting access restrictions on a Universe
Managing Universes
  • Documenting Universes
  • Deploying & maintaining Universes

Participants will gain the knowledge to create and deploy BusinessObjects Universes with in the XIr3 Environment

  • A solid understanding of relational databases and client-server concepts is required.
  • Delegates must be SQL-literate.
  • Participants should be familiar with report creation using either BusinessObjects, Desktop Intelligence or Web Intelligence.