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Background documentation Performance Warehouse: Configuration  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

You configure all configuration parameters that are related to the performance warehouse on the Configuration screen. For example, you can configure the framework, the templates used for the reports and the report categories.

The DBA Cockpit uses BI Business Explorer (BEx) Web templates to analyze the performance data that is stored in the Solution Manager Diagnostics (SMD) BI. You can create your own BI BEx Web templates based on thise data and integrate new BI BEx Web templates into the performance warehouse.

You can access the Configuration screen of the performance warehouse by calling the DBA Cockpit and choosing Performance   Performance Warehouse   Configuration.

Note

If you are using the SAP GUI-based user interface, a separate Web browser opens for this application.

On the screen Performance Warehouse: Configuration, the following tab pages are available:

        Configuration

        Web Reports

        Report Categories

Configuration

Here, you can view or modify the configuration parameters of the performance warehouse for the monitored system. To modify some of these parameters, use the Edit, Save and Cancel pushbuttons in the toolbar.

Depending on your database platform, the displayed selection of values can vary. The following parameters are displayed for all database platforms:

Parameter

Description

BI Server

BI server where the database performance data is located

Managing DBA Cockpit

This DBA Cockpit is allowed to change any data collectors or performance warehouse configuration for this database. By default, the DBA Cockpit of the Solution Manager system is used for this task.

Reporting Time Zone

The performance data time-stamps are converted to one global time zone for all reports in SMD BI.

Note

The Default checkbox is selected if the default value for your complete landscape is the same as the one specified for your system.

Web Reports

Here, you can configure the display on the Reportingscreen. That is, you can view and modify the integrated BI BEx Web templates in the tree table. To modify some of these parameters, use the Edit, Add and Delete pushbuttons in the toolbar.

The main report categories appear and for each report category, you can view or modify the views by expanding the appropriate report category. These views appear as pushbuttons on the respective category tab page on the Reporting screen. To change the sequence within a category, use the Up or Down pushbuttons.

To display details about a view, simply select it in the table. The following parameters are displayed in the Details for Web Reports area below the table view:

Parameter

Description

Report

Specifies the name of the report

This text appears on the view pushbutton on a category tab page.

Description

Detailed description for the report

This text appears as a tooltip for the pushbutton of the key indicator on a category tab page.

Category

Specifies the report category.

Each category is represented on a separate tab page.

Web Report (Default)

Technical name of the BI BEx Web templates

Web Report (Day)

Technical name of the BI BEx Web templates for granularity Day

Web Report (Month)

Technical name of the BI BEx Web templates for granularity Month

Data Providers (Time)

Specifies the data provider of the BI BEx Web templates with a time dimension. The drilldown of the time dimension is changed according to the selected granularity.

Active

If selected, the report is available for performance analysis.

Default

If selected, the report is executed as soon as the tab page is selected.

Database

Name of database platform

Release (min)

Minimum database release for this report

Release (max)

Maximum database release for this report

Note

Depending on your database platform, there might be more checkboxes available for database-specific features. If you select these checkboxes, the report is only displayed if the specific database features have been set up in the monitored database system.

Report Categories

Here, you can view and modify the categories for BI BEx Web templates of the reports that are displayed the Reporting screen. To modify some of these parameters, use the Edit, Add and Delete pushbuttons in the toolbar. To change the sequence of the categories on the Reporting screen, use the Up or Down pushbuttons.

The following parameters are displayed:

Parameter

Description

Category

Name of the category

Description

Detailed description for the category

 

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