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Data Modeling in BI Content

The guidelines linked in this document describe best practices and recommendations used by SAP's internal BI Content developers to build a consistent data warehouse model. As you build your own, you'll benefit from following their lead.

Multi-Dimensional Modeling

Get essential information on the techniques used to design and implement InfoCubes, the multidimensional structures within SAP BW.

Modeling the Data Warehouse Layer

Start with some general do's and don'ts regarding the data warehouse (DWH) layer. Get acquainted with definition, properties, and benefits of the different conceptual layers in the DWH. This theoretical background is illustrated by explicit data modeling patterns and use cases. The document concludes with performance considerations around the DWH layer.

MultiProviders and InfoSets

Start with some general do's and don'ts regarding MultiProvider and InfoSet models. Learn about explicit data modeling patterns and use-cases. The document concludes with performance considerations around Multiproviders and InfoSets.

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