Using ERPConnect to send IDocs to your SAP system within an ETL process based on SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

For SSIS based integration processes with SAP R/3, ERP and BI/BW systems, Xtract IS offers many components for SAP interface technologies: SAP Table/View, SAP Query, SAP BAPI/RFC, BW Cube (InfoCube, InfoQuery), BW Hierachy, Open Hub Services (OHS), ABAP Report, SAP DeltaQ and BWLoader (see http://www.theobald-software.com/en/products/xtractis.htm). Here is a sample scenario, if you want to send Idocs with SSIS, where the Data is in SQL Tables. 76continue reading →

Managing Errors during Delta Updates

After having established a delta process with the Xtract IS DeltaQ component, there are usually only delta updates (update mode D). If a delta update fails, you may use update mode R and fill the Request ID in the setting dialog to repeat a failed delta. If you fail to do so and just execute the next delta update a repetition of the failed delta is not possible anymore as SAP ERP only "remembers" the last delta. This is why we have to design an architecure that suppresses delta updates after a failure…continue reading →