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3321191 - How to maintain Database Hints for optimizing CDS views for program “Read from Universal Journals” in S/4HANA Finance for Group Reporting


While executing the Task “Release Universal Journals” (aka Data Release Task) the following may happen:

  • a time out limit is stopping the program
  • Hana Memory limits are ending the execution


  • runtime may not fulfill the KPIs defined

Root Cause Analysis made by you or by SAP Support showed that a certain SQL statement reading from a certain CDS view can be optimized by database hints. For more information regarding hints, refer to KBA 2142945 - FAQ: SAP HANA Hints. This KBA aims to give guidance on how to maintain the recommended hints and give background information for ongoing system operations with the chosen settings.

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  • S/4HANA Finance for Group Reporting Private Cloud Edition
  • S/4HANA Finance for Group Reporting On Premise


Performance, CDS Views, HANA Hints, Group Reporting, S/4HANA Finance, Release of Universal Journals, Data Release Task, HANA Memory, DBSQL_SQL_INTERNAL_DB_ERROR, CX_SY_OPEN_SQL_DB , KBA , FIN-CS-COR-DT-RUJ , Release Universal Journals , FIN-CS-COR , S/4HANA Financial Consolidation, Core Processing , FIN-CS-COR-DT , Data Transfer , Problem

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