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Latest BWA Notes Released\Updated May 2014

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Below follows the latest BWA notes released for May 2014:

SAP Note: 1016781 BIA indexing performance with unequal data distribution

Symptom:

During the initial indexing in the BI accelerator server of an InfoCube, the

blocks for parallel processing in batch jobs may not be optimal if the data in

the fact tables is not distributed equally.

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction and manual steps.

SAP Note: 1044015 Check whether all data has arrived in the BIA

Symptom:

There is data missing in the BIA server, but all indexing processes have run

without errors. 

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

SAP Note: 1140188 How to provide BWA/TREX indexes for problem analysis

Symptom:

You need to provide BWA indexes to SAP for analysis of a software issue or

problem.

This a SAP information note.

SAP Note: 1705046 BWA 7.00/7.20: Huge query causes IndexServer crash

Symptom:

The execution of a very large BW query causes a BWA IndexServer to crash. The

query returns an error message.

Depending on the setting, a core file may be

written. The IndexServer gets re-started by the TREX Daemon.

This a SAP information note.

SAP Note: 1781701 BWA Maintenance via RSDDB shows UTC timestamps

Symptom:

BWA maintenance screen via transaction RSDDB, always shows UTC timestamps for

all the indexed infoproviders.

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

SAP Note: 1880250 RSDDTREX_SINGLE_TABLE_INDEX writes log into RSDDTREXADMIN

Symptom:

When we execute the report RSDDTREX_SINGLE_TABLE_INDEX, this information is also

logged into table RSDDTREXADMIN, apart from the creation of application log.

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

SAP Note:  1892739 Rare chance of wrong data from BWA during request deletion

Symptom:

When a query is run against an infocube having BWA indexes, you might sometimes

see the data from those requests which are currently getting deleted from the

infocube, though lock exists on the basis infocube.

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

SAP Note:  1917850 Slow Runtime after System Accesses Table RSDDBOBJDIR

Symptom:

The system runs slowly owing to necessary accessing of table RSDDBOBJDIR.

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

SAP Note:  1958848 BWA 7.20 rev30: Creation/Filling of temp indexes not python traced

Symptom:

Python trace is activated for "Searching" and "Temp. Indexes for BIA query".

This should deliver a python trace of the search call plus a python trace of the

creation and filling of temp indexes that are used at query execution. But only

the python trace for the search call is delivered.

Solution: Please upgrade to revision 31.

SAP Note: 1972281 BWA 7.20 Rev30: Error in refreshing trex_cache

Symptom:

When trex_cache is on and it is to be refreshed due to updates or deletion, an

error in refreshing the cache occurs.

Solution: Please upgrade to revision 31.

SAP Note: 1974787 The Masterdata Daemon in BW 730

Symptom:

This is a Consulting Note explaining the Masterdata Daemon features.

SAP Note: 1983294 BWA 7.20 Rev 30 - Query execution: Error 6904 Attribute not defined (udiv)

Symptom:

The execution of a BW query reports the following error:

Attribute not

defined (Attribute Engine)

Error 6.904 occurred in the BWA server.

Upgrade to BWA 7.20 rev 31.

SAP Note: 1988771 IndexServer restarts with Signal 11 in OlapEngine

Symptom:

When executing queries IndexServer restarts with Signal 11 in OlapEngine.

Generated core file shows OlapEngine::RefTableMerger::transformRefs(...) in

stack trace.

This a SAP information note.

SAP Note: 1990484 BWA 7.20 rev30: IndexServer crashes when running a query with hierarchy and high

Symptom:

You have BW queries with hierarchy selections. When executing such a query and

the memory usage is high, the IndexServers crashes and core file is generated.

Update to BWA 7.20 Rev 31.

SAP Note: 1998626 Transaction trexadmin dumps when trying to optimize index in background

Symptom:

When clicking "optimize index" button in tcode TREXADMIN and selecting "in

background" to perform the action, the following dump happens:

Runtime

Errors         MESSAGE_TYPE_X

ABAP Program           SAPLSPRI

in

Include LSPRIU01, function module GET_PRINT_PARAMETERS.

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction

SAP Note: 2003970 BWA 7.20: Allow 64/128/256 GB for IBM with X- 8870 CPUs

Symptom:

For IBM with X- 8870 CPUs 64GB of memory is not supported

This a SAP information note.

SAP Note: 2007334 No response from AlertServer

Symptom:

This a SAP information note on how to overcome this issue.

SAP Note: 2009756 Lock during initial fill of BWA Index (Only BW 7.0X)

Symptom:

Initial fill terminates due to lock if other processes (say a changerun) is

working on the same cube.

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

SAP Note:  2010242 Invalid query: Error 34021 occurs on SAP HANA/BWA server

Symptom:

During query execution with navigation attributes in the drilldown, error 34021

occurs on the SAP HANA/BWA server.

The locally used data types have been converted to the type STRING. Alternatively, this SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

SAP Note: 2010995 Hard coded text for value in RSDDTREXADMIN in message text

Symptom:

Hard coded text for value in RSDDTREXADMIN in message text does not show the

real value.

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

SAP Note: 2012482 Error during batch parallelization

Symptom:

Filling of a BWA index fails during parallelization.

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

SAP Note: 2013617 BWA 7.20: Revision 31

Highlighted points:

BWA upgrade revision information note.

SAP Note: 2016832 How to disable BWA for queries

Highlighted points:

This note provides steps on how to disable BWA on a query level. 

SAP Note: 2018321 BWA 7.20 Rev31: BW-Query on a MasterData Provider or CRM Segmentation: Data mis

A BW Query is executed on a MasterData Provider. Or: A CRM Segmentation is

executed.

Symptom:

Upgrade to BWA 7.20 Revision 32.

SAP Note:  2019244 Invalid query: Error 34021 occurs on SAP HANA/BWA server

Symptom:

Error 34.021 has occurred in the SAP HANA/BWA server

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

SAP Note: 2019831 Dimension table indices at BW Accelerator seems not to be complete for InfoCube

This a SAP information note.

SAP Note: 2020093 Number of cells over limit of 100000000

This a SAP information note.

SAP Note: 2021644 BWA 7.20 rev30: IndexServer causes signal 11 when doing data mining

Symptom:

Doing data mining on an index using TREXAdmin may cause IndexServer crash with

Signal 11

SAP Note: 2022169 Error 6.900 has occurred in the SAP HANA/BWA server in BW Accelerator

This a SAP information note.

SAP Note: 2022782 BWA inactive indexes

Symptom:

You find that your BWA indexes are inactive(status shows gray) in RSDDB or

RSDDV. A BIA index has the status "inactive".

SAP Note:  2022795 BW Accelerator is currently locked and therefore unavailable

This a SAP information note.

SAP Note:  2022912 BW Accelerator License Key for 7.20 version

This a SAP information note that references SAP note 1445787

SAP Note: 2022952 BWA error code '1.994' at BW Accelerator InfoCube indices creation

This a SAP information note.

SAP Note: 2023059 SCHEDULE_BATCHJOB aborts when start time is initial

Symptom:

The Masterdata Demon indexing batch job fails with a SCHEDULE_BATCHJOB-3 error

if the batch job is scheduled at midnight when the time is 00:00:00.

This SAP note comes with an ABAP correction.

Thanks,

Diego Seben.

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