SAP BODS Tutorial
SAP BO Data Services (BODS) is an ETL tool used for data integration, data quality, data profiling and data processing. It allows you to integrate, transform trusted data-to-data warehouse system for analytical reporting. BO Data Services consists of a UI development interface, metadata repository, data connectivity to source and target system and management console for scheduling of jobs. This introductory tutorial gives a brief overview of the features of SAP BODS and how to use it in a systematic manner.
This tutorial will help all those readers who want to create their own local repository, configure a job server, start basic job development and execute the job to extract data from source systems and load the data to target systems after performing transformations, look-ups and validations.
Before you start proceeding with this tutorial, we assume that you have basic knowledge of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence. Basic knowledge of any RDBMS would be an added advantage.