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Universe Design Tool Training Overview

Accelebrate's SAP BusinessObjectsTM Universe Design Tool Training teaches attendees to get up and running with Universe creation. Attendees learn how to create database connections, joins, classes and objects, hierarchies, loop resolution, contexts, table aliases, and much more.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

Universe Design Tool Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Create and Maintain Universes
  • Join Database Tables and Set or Detect Join Cardinality
  • Create Classes and Objects within Hierarchies
  • Define Dimensions, Details, and Measures
  • Using Contexts and Aliases
  • Create Predefined Conditions
  • Use Desktop ReportingTM 4.x or WebIntelligenceTM 4.x Reporting to Test Universes and SQL Generation

Universe Design Tool Training Outline

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BusinessObjects Overview
  • Basic Architecture
  • Administration
  • Semantic Layer
  • Definitions Review
  • Universe Development Process
Getting Started
  • Using Designer
  • Defining Database Connection
  • Setting Parameters
  • Inserting Database Tables
Joins
  • Defining Joins
  • Methods of Creating Joins
  • Creating Equi-joins
  • Creating Outer Joins
  • Creating Theta Joins
  • Detecting Joins
Classes and Objects
  • Defining Classes/Subclasses
  • Defining Object Types
  • Class and Object Organization
  • Creating Classes
  • Creating Dimensions/Details
  • Object Properties
  • List of Values
  • Deleting Objects
  • Testing Cycle
Measures
  • Creating Measures Class
  • Creating Simple Measures
  • Creating Measures Using Arithmetic Formula
  • Formatting Measures
Understanding Aliases and Contexts
  • Using Aliases
  • Using Contexts
  • Checking Universe Integrity
Restrictions
  • Forced Restrictions
  • Object-level Restrictions
  • Self-restricting Joins
  • Conditional Select Statements
  • Additional Inferred Joins
  • Optional Restrictions
  • Predefined Conditions
  • Understanding Index Awareness
  • Setting Primary and Foreign Key index awareness
@Functions
  • @Prompt
  • @Select
  • @Where
  • @Variable
  • @Script
Hierarchies
  • Hierarchy Types
  • Default Hierarchies
  • Automatic Time Hierarchies
  • Table Based Time Hierarchies
  • Custom Hierarchies
Aggregate Awareness
  • Summary Tables
  • Creating Aggregate Derived Tables
  • Applying Aggregate Awareness
  • @Aggregate_Aware
  • Detecting & Setting Incompatible Objects
Resolving Traps
  • Fan Traps
  • Chasm Traps
  • Procedures for Resolving Traps
Reviewing Security Restrictions
  • Group and User GroGroup & User Security
  • Applying Security Restrictions
  • Net Security Restrictions
Documenting & Maintaining Universes
  • Documenting Universes
  • Creating Hardcopies (Printing)
  • Saving As PDF
  • Distributing Universe
  • Universe Security
  • Enterprise Distribution
  • Exporting Universes
  • Locking Universes
  • Incremental Exports
  • Version Control
  • Maintaining Universes
  • Target Database Changes
  • Impact Resolution
  • Adding New Tables
  • Object Revisions
  • Efficient Maintenance
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

BO-106

Duration:

2 Days

Prerequisites:

All students should already have:

  • Basic Windows Skills
  • Some Database Background
  • Some SQL Skills
  • Experience with Desktop Reporting 4.x or WebIntelligence 4.x Basic Reporting (Recommended)

Training Materials:

All BusinessObjects training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

Class files and instructions for setting them up on your BusinessObjects server are provided. All attendees and the instructor will need access to the server during the training.

Contact Us:

Accelebrate’s training classes are available for private groups of 3 or more people at your site or online anywhere worldwide.

Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

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