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What are the different types of source system? | ERP Questions

SAP R/3 Source Systems, SAP BW, Flat Files and External Systems.

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What is the significance of ODS in BIW? | ERP Questions

An ODS Object serves to store consolidated and debugged transaction data on a document level (atomic level). It describes a consolidated dataset from one or more InfoSources. This dataset can be analyzed with a BEx Query or InfoSet Query. The … Continue reading

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What is AWB?. What is its purpose? | ERP Questions

AWB stands for Administrator WorkBench. AWB is a tool for controlling, monitoring and maintaining all the processes connected with data staging and processing in the business information whearhousing.

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What are variables? | ERP Questions

Variables are parameters of a query that are set in the parameter query definition and are not filled with values until the queries are inserted into workbooks. There are different types of variables which are used in different application: Characteristics … Continue reading

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What is Bex? | ERP Questions

Bex stands for Business Explorer. Bex enables end user to locate reports, view reports, analyze information and can execute queries. The queries in workbook can be saved to there respective roles in the Bex browser. Bex has the following components: … Continue reading

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Name some drawbacks of SAP. | ERP Questions

Interfaces are huge problem, Determine where master data resides, Expensive, very complex, demands highly trained staff, lengthy implementation time.

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Define Meta data, Master data and Transaction data. | ERP Questions

Meta Data: Data that describes the structure of data or MetaObjects is called Metadata. In other words data about data is known as Meta Data. Master Data: Master data is data that remains unchanged over a long period of time. … Continue reading

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What is “Extended Star Schema” and how did it emerge? | ERP Questions

The Star Schema consists of the Dimension Tables and the Fact Table. The Master Data related tables are kept in separate tables, which has reference to the characteristics in the dimension table(s). These separate tables for master data is termed … Continue reading

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What is the difference between OLAP and Data Mining? | ERP Questions

On line Analytical processing is a reporting tool configured to understand your database schema, composition facts and dimensions. By simple point-n-clicking, a user can run any number of canned or user-designed reports without having to know anything of SQL or … Continue reading

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How can an ERP such as SAP help a business owner learn more about how business operates? | ERP Questions

In order to use an ERP system, a business person must understand the business processes and how they work together from one functional area to the other. This knowledge gives the student a much deeper understanding of how a business … Continue reading

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