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An InfoCube is an InfoProvider, for which queries can be created or executed. It can be either physical storage of data in real database tables, or a virtual collection of data (view) that only collects data temporarily to feed it to a query, but does not permanently stores it. 

InfoCube as a Multidimensional Data Structure


Some general information about InfoCubes:


Maximum no. of dimensionsMinimum no. of dimensionsSAP pre-defined dimensions
16 (3 SAP pre-defined+ 13 customer defined)4 (3 SAP pre-defined+ 1 customer defined)
  • P (data package dimension)
  • U (unit dimension)
  • T (time characteristics)



InfoCube as part of the data flow

Requestmanagement in InfoCubes

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