Learning Path for SAP Data Services

New to this topic? Not sure where to start? For your convenience, we have created the below learning path where articles are organised in the order of their relevance and complexity. Start from the beginning and read one by one to master the subject.

1One Stop to SAP BODI/BODSBasic
2How to install SAP BODS - StandaloneBasic
3SAP BODS Cluster InstallationBasic
4Why SAP Data ServicesBasic
5Getting Started SAP BODSBasic
6Fools Guide to BODS - Introductory TutorialBasic
7Fools Guide to BODS - Repository CreationBasic
8Fools Guide to BODS - Registering Repository to CMCBasic
9Fools Guide to BODS - DesignerBasic
10SAP BODS TransformsBasic
11Working with Data Services FlatfilesBasic
12How to handle multiple input file in SAP Data ServicesIntermediate
13Data Services Flatfiles TipsBasic
14XML file generation using SAP Data ServicesIntermediate
15Handling XML source files in SAP Data ServicesIntermediate
16Exception Handling While Reading Multiple XML Files in Data ServicesIntermediate
17Learning SAP Data Services - Online TutorialBasic
18How to use Lookup and Join in SAP Data ServicesBasic
19How to use SAP Data Services Case TransformBasic
20Using MERGE Transform in SAP Data ServicesBasic
21Data Services Scenario Questions Part 1Basic
22Data Services Scenario Questions Part 2Basic
23Data Services Scenario Questions Part 3Basic
24Data Services Scenario Questions Part 4Basic
25Data Services Scenario Questions Part 5Basic
26Data Services Scenario Questions Part 6Basic
27Data Services Scenario Questions Part 7Basic
28How to use Data Services Pivot TransformationIntermediate
29How to use Data Services Reverse Pivot TransformationIntermediate
30Table Comparison Transform to Implement Slowly Change Dimension (SCD) in Data ServiceIntermediate
31How to implement SCD Type 2 using History Preserve Transform in Data ServicesIntermediate
32How to implement SCD Type 3 in Data ServicesIntermediate
33SAP Data Services Analytic FunctionsIntermediate
34RANK in Data ServicesIntermediate
35DENSE RANK in Data ServicesIntermediate
36GROUP RANK in Data ServicesIntermediate
37Data Services Scripting LanguageAdvanced
38SAP Data Services Custom FunctionAdvanced
39Auditing in SAP Data ServicesIntermediate
40Error Handling, Recoverability- SAP Data ServicesIntermediate
41Real Time Jobs in Data ServicesIntermediate
42Web Service Call in SAP Data ServicesIntermediate
43Text Data Processing using SAP Data ServicesAdvanced
44Map_CDC_Operation in Data ServicesIntermediate
45SCD implementation from Source based CDC tableIntermediate
46Data Services Metadata Query Part 1Basic
47Data Services Metadata Query Part 2Basic
48Data Services Metadata Query Part 3Basic
49Top 50 SAP Business Objects Data Services (BODS) Interview Questions with AnswersBasic

In our earlier article on Data Services we have learnt how to register the local repository with CMC. In this part of the article we will start using Data Services Designer.

In our earlier article, we have learnt how to create a repository in BODS. Once that part is done, The final process before launching the BODS application is registering the repository with CMC.

In the first chapter of this article we have learnt the very basic of BODS. In this part of the article we will begin with BODS Repository creation process

This article is a guide to the readers who are totally ignorant about the tool SAP Business Objects Data Services. It is presented in a very simple way so that readers would be familiar with common terms, terminologies and would be able to run simple programs.

This article is a step by step guide to learn the basic of SAP BODS. Starting from the Basic we will cover the essential topics like SCD implementation, Fact loading, CDC Mechanisms, Persistent Cache, Substitution Parameters, Variables and Parameters, Data Quality and many more.

SAP BusinessObjects Data Services delivers a single enterprise-class solution for Data Integration, Data Quality, Data Profiling, and Text Data Processing that allows us to integrate, transform, improve, and deliver trusted data to critical business processes. Read on to know more.

This article is a step by step guide on how to configure SAP BODS for High Availability using Windows Cluster services. To take advantage of fail-over support for SAP BusinessObjects Data Services services in a Windows Clustering Environment, Windows cluster must be created before installing the software.

This article is a step by step guide on how to install standalone SAP BODS Batch Job Server, Client Components, Web based Administrative Console and how to configure the same.

BODI Business Objects Data Integrator or BODS Business Objects Data Services is a GUI workspace that allows to create jobs that extracts data from heterogeneous sources, transforms that data using built-in transforms and functions to meet business requirements and then loads the data into a single datastore or data warehouse for further analysis.

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