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Business Warehouse Accelerator Troubleshooting Guide - Welcome to the main page!

The Business Warehouse Accelerator (BWA) is a solution for enhancing SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (BW) and BusinessObjects Explorer performance based on SAP's Text Retrieval and Information Extraction (TREX) engine and on preconfigured hardware delivered by SAP hardware partners. It provides enhanced performance for online analytical processing in an Enterprise Data Warehousing IT scenario.


This guide intends to help customers solving typical and known issues related to SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse Accelerator 7.00 and BWA 7.20.

The BWA team is constantly working to make available a high quality, interactive and easy-to-use troubleshooting guide. With it our customers can easily and quickly find answers to ordinary problems without having to open a customer messages for every case.

This troubleshooting guide does not claim to be fully complete or correct, although we try our best to keep it up-to-date. In addition, applying the proposed steps happens on your own risk. Its content may be modified, updated or removed without prior notice, so we do not warranty the completeness, timeliness and accuracy of the content.


To find out a solution for a problem you are experiencing, please click on the link related to the BWA version you are using.

  • BWA 7.00 - Not for BusinessObjects Explorer accelerated customers
  • BWA 7.20 - Under construction

BWA Download and Upgrade:

Sporadically new revisions of BWA are released and can be downloaded from the SAP Software Download Center. Information about the revisions, its matrix and the minimum revision in dependency of the BW SP level can be found here.

Bugs - Official Support:

Please keep in mind that this troubleshooting guide is not supposed to be an official support channel. Any inquires due to software misbehavior should be reported via customer message.

For more information, see How-To write optimal customer messages.

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Tip: Always consider upgrading to our latest revision as new features are being released from time to time.
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