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Akash Kumar explains the concept of blockchain and explores the services released by SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service that allow users to develop blockchain scenarios.
Kehinde Eseyin shows how to activate tracing to resolve authorization errors in SAP HANA. You then can troubleshoot authorization errors related to repository role activation, SQL privileges, and analytical privileges.
Taha M. Mahmoud shows how to use the security editor in the Information Design Tool to create security profiles. There are two main types of security profiles: data security and business security. Learn why you need to have a security matrix in place before implementing Universe security and get sample matrices to use as templates. Also, see a video demo about how to use the security editor to create different security profiles.
Taha M. Mahmoud offers a comprehensive introduction to the enterprise security model in the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform. Learn about the main differences among the three different security levels in the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform 4.x: object-level, application-level, and Universe-level security. Find the right references to know more about each security level, and get two helpful security matrix templates to use for your own security implementation projects.
Rakesh Kalahasthi walks you through a step-by-step approach to overcome a limitation when you are developing geographical charts in SAP Lumira by pulling data from SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) powered by SAP HANA. SAP Lumira doesn’t allow you to create geographical charts by directly accessing SAP BW data models. This drawback can be addressed by importing optimized InfoCubes as native SAP HANA models and accessing them in SAP Lumira, which provides the ability to develop all types of geographical charts.
Ned Falk gives an overview of the techniques used to build analytic privileges to control access to the data in information views (calculation, analytic, and attribute) in SAP HANA. He shows the options of using SQL privileges and XML-based analytical privileges, along with dynamic versions of both to accomplish row-level security. He also discusses the difference between both catalog (run-time) and repository (design-time) role creation of these privileges.
Ned Falk gives an overview of the techniques used to build security roles to control access to data and the administration features of the SAP HANA database and how they should be assigned. With two graphical options for building roles, the design-time/repository method and the run-time/catalog method, learn the best option to use, and when.
Adam Getz explains how to configure and set up delegated administration in BusinessObjects Enterprise 4.1 for groups, and how to limit the availability of users and groups within the Central Management Console (CMC) to a specific sub-administrator group.
Kehinde Eseyin explains how to control the ability of end users to make changes to the user settings of their Web Dynpro-based application forms.
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Data governance can cripple a good mobility program — or ensure its likely success. Find out why data governance is important for mobile BI performance.
Learn how to create dashboards and mobile applications with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio, and find out how Design Studio integrates with SAP NetWeaver BW.
Take a tour of the basic security access levels offered in BusinessObjects, including overviews of how to manage these levels, how to assign advanced rights to users or groups, and how to use inheritance options to save time.
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Frank Bulacher is the manager of SAP CH, Alstom Switzerland. He has over 14 years of BI experience in the U.S. and Europe.
Stephanie Huber is a senior consultant for business intelligence at Deloitte Consulting, with extensive SAP BI experience.
Rich Chlebek has 19+ years of SAP BI experience; currently, he's a director of business intelligence at BIPC.
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