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BI@AWS : Getting Started with SAP BusinessObjects BI4.x on AWS

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SAP BusinessObjects BI4.x is being certified and supported for deployments on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Via this document we provide you with all the steps to deploy SAP BusinessObjects BI4.x on a Amazon Web Services hosted system.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS is currently available in various geographic locations:

  • US
    • East (North Virginia)
    • West (Oregon)
    • West (N. California)
  • EU
    • Ireland
    • Frankfurt - Germany)
  • Asia Pacific
    • Singapore
    • Tokyo
    • Sydney
  • South America
    • São Paulo

for the latest list of locations, please check Global Infrastructure

It is strongly recommended to select a AWS location nearby your (organizations) datacenter / datasource to reduce a potential performance impact due to network latency.


If you want to play with SAP BusinessObjects BI4.1 or BI4.2, you can also enroll yourselves for a TRAIL version of our software via our Cloud Appliance Library. steps how to enroll your free 30 day trail version of SAP BusinessObjects BI4.1 or SAP BusinessObjects BI4.2 can be found here : BI4x_Trail@AWS


Before deploying SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.x, please read the SAP Note around SAP Application on AWS: http://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1656099


STEP 1: Sizing

  • Sizing requirements
  • Sizing for AWS
  • Sizing Recourses

STEP 2 : Provisioning

  • Log into your Amazon Web Services (AWS) Account
  • Select Instance Type
  • Create EC2 Instance
  • Launch and Configure Instance

STEP 3 : Connect and Roll-Out

  • Assign an Elastic IP Address
  • Connect to Instance

STEP 4: Deployment and configuration of SAP BusinessObjects BI4.x

  • Download SAP BusinessObjects BI4.x Installer
  • Run Installer
  • Configure SAP BusinessObjects BI4.x
  • Connect SAP BusinessObjects BI4.x Client Tools

STEP 5: Connect to SAP HANA One (AWS)