This redbook explores the SAP Business Information Warehouse (BW) 1.2B on the S/390 system. It takes a close look at the tasks and functions that are specific to the S/390 environment. It is designed to assist S/390 technical specialists, DB2 database administrators, and SAP Basis consultants in implementing this technology.
This redbook offers valuable information that includes:
- An overview of BW
- The preparation of the BW installation
- The BW installation process
- Recommendations on administering BW databases to: improve query response time, improve performance of loading databases, update delta information, gather database statistics, and more.
- Preliminary sizing recommendations based on tests and SAP recommendationsWe assume that the readers have already installed the SAP R/3 system and are familiar with SAP applications, terminology, prerequisites, documentation, and technology.