Welcome to the Online Help of the Board Connector.

The Board Connector is a SAP Connector that makes various SAP objects available in the Board Server in pull mode.

Available Components #

The following overview shows, which components are available to extract data from SAP systems. Board Connector-architecture

Extraction Types #

Board Connector offers a set of nine extraction types to cover a range of demands of SAP data extraction.

  • BAPI accesses BAPIs and RFC function modules.
  • BW Cube extracts data from SAP BW InfoCubes and BEx Queries.
  • BW Hierarchy extracts Hierarchies from an SAP BW / BI system.
  • DeltaQ extracts DataSources (OLTP) and extractors from ERP and ECC systems.
  • ODP extracts data via the SAP Operational Data Provisioning (ODP) framework.
  • Open Hub Services (OHS) extracts InfoSpokes and OHS destinations.
  • Query extracts ERP queries. Note: not BEx queries supplied by BW Cube.
  • Report extracts ABAP Reports.
  • Table extracts data from SAP tables and views; allows joining several tables on the SAP side.
Extraction Type ERP / ECC BW
BAPI X X
BW Cube   X
DeltaQ X X
BW Hierarchy   X
ODP X X
OHS   X
Query X  
Report X  
Table X X

Note: Further scenarios and combinations are possible.

More information on functions of Board Connector is provided in the following sections:

About this Online-Help

Introduction to Board Connector

Getting Started with Board Connector

Advanced Techniques

Web-API

Server

Logging

Security

BAPI

BW Cube

BW Hierarchy

DeltaQ (deprecated)

ODP (Operational Data Provisioning)

OHS (Open Hub Services)

SAP Query

Report

Table

Table CDC

SAP Customizing