Description

  • The “SAP Certified Application Specialist – SAP BW powered by HANA SPS12 (Edition 2016)” certification exam verifies that the candidate has the knowledge of implementing and modeling SAP BW on SAP HANA required by the profile of an SAP BW application consultant. This certificate builds on both the basic knowledge gained in related BW-on-HANA training and documentation, as well as on practical experience gained as a member of a SAP BW team where the candidate would apply this knowledge practically in projects. In order to be eligible to take this exam you have to have passed one of the following certification exams: C_TBW45_70, P_BIE_70, C_TBW55_73, P_BIE_73, C_TBW60_74, C_TBW65_73.

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Getting started with SAP BW and SAP HANA > 12%

Describe the basics of in memory concepts of SAP HANA, such as column based data management, the SAP HANA modeling studio, and the analytical engines and their impact on BW. Additionally understand the new GUI, SAP HANA BW Modeling Tools und new ways for operational reporting.

Optimization Areas in SAP BW on SAP HANA > 12%

Understand and implement HANA optimized models and functions in BW such as SAP HANA optimized InfoCubes, CompositeProvider, Advanced DataStore Objects, InfoObjects, Transformations, Process Chains, OLAP Engine and HANA Analysis Process

Modeling with SAP’s Reference Architecture LSA++ > 12%

Design a layered scalable architecture (LSA) for BW-on-HANA (LSA++), transform classical LSA to LSA++, and implement field based modeling, Open ODS View, Smart Data Access, and BW Workspaces. 

Data Provisioning into SAP HANA as well as SAP BW > 12%

Get a general overview of how to load data into SAP HANA. Implement System Landscape Transformation (SLT) as a source for HANA and implement SDI as well as ODP as source for BW.

Migration to SAP BW on SAP HANA 8% – 12%

Prepare for BW-on-HANA installation, upgrade, or migration by considering relevant activities such as BW migration cockpit, delta merge, sizing, and migration tools.

SAP BW on SAP HANA Data Management 8% – 12%

Manage your Data efficienly in order to leverage System Resources in the best way.

Hybrid Modeling in Mixed Scenarios 8% – 12%

Combine and integrate BW and HANA modeling concepts, and use HANA related authorization objects. Understand new BI Content and how SAP Predictive Analytics can benefit from BW mixed scenarios

General Information

Exam Preparation

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as “Topic Areas” and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

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