SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence and BI Semantic Layer

SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence and BI Semantic Layer are part of SAP BusinessObjects product suite, used for analytical and ad hoc reporting to meet an organization’s business requirements.

SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence and BI Semantic Layer are part of SAP BusinessObjects product suite, used for analytical and ad hoc reporting to meet an organization’s business requirements. Web Intelligence is a BusinessIntelligence (BI) reporting tool for business users to analyze data from different data sources: Data Warehouse, SAP BEx queries, SAP HANA views, Excel files, text files, relational data bases, multidimensional databases, web services, free-hand SQL … The Semantic Layer is a common, easy-to-use interface that allows you to ask questions to any kind of data sources without worrying about the technical details of how the request is run. You query these data sources through universes, the Semantic Layer artefacts created with Universe Design Tool and Information Design Tool. The SAP Web Intelligence and BI Semantic Layer REST API allows you to access, author and use the Web Intelligence and Semantic Layer resources stored in the BI Platform repository and deployed on premise. Note: The API presented here is far from complete: please refer to the user guide for a full documentation. Warning: To use Web Intelligence RESTful Web Service API, you need to log in and log out from the SAP Business Intelligence Platform using the SAP BI Platform REST Web Service.