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3232938 - [BW Central KBA] How-To: Data Management for BW Infoprovider tables


The purpose of this KBA is to provide information about the processes to clean up and remove data from various tables of the various infoprovider types. It covers options to:

  • Remove data, but make it accessible if required
  • Remove data permanently

The KBA covers cleaning up data from:

  • Infocubes* (CUBE)
  • Classic Datastore Objects* (DSO)
  • PSA*
  • Advanced DataStore Objects (ADSO)
  • DTIS**
  • Characteristics

* Only in SAP NetWeaver and S/4HANA (component SAP_BW)
** Only in BW/4HANA (component DW4CORE)



  • SAP Netweaver BW


SAP BW/4HANA all versions ; SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


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