SAP Dashboards (Xcelsius) Query Browser limitations

Introduction: Query browser is a brand new addin in SAP Business Objects 4.0. Before dashboards 4.0 when you want to source the dashboards with corporate data, you would use QAAWS/live office (query as a web service). From 4.0 onwards SAP has given a provision to connect to the universes directly using query browser. That’s only one side of the enhancement. The other side being that you can connect to a BEx query directly from the query browser. This has replaced the need for using the SAP Netweaver BW connection.

Advantages of using Query Browser: Before looking at the limitations of this topic, let’s look at the advantages of using the Query browser. SAP is promoting the query browser big time. Let’s look at why Read more