Mastering SQL Queries for SAP Business One

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  • Quickly get up and running with SAP's Query Generator and Query Wizard
  • Develop best practices for creating SQL queries for use with SAP Business One
  • Discover how "keeping it simple" will lead to a better SQL query
  • Assign SQL query security within your company
  • Learn how to get user queries ready for approval
  • Optimize user queries for alerts through step-by-step instruction
  • Build special queries for Formatted Search
  • Create the core part of the query to utilize the SBO Transaction Notification stored procedure
  • Master Query Print Layout design
  • Improve your Crystal Reports with SQL queries
  • Employ expert-level query methods
  • Reduce your learning curve by following real-world examples and expert advice
  • Achieve advanced SQL query building and troubleshooting skills

SAP Business One is an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software which offers an ideal solution for growing small to midsized businesses. For such companies, retrieving the most relevant information from their business data can be key to standing out from the competition. SAP Business One is a rapidly growing software package and this book is timely in giving those businesses an advantage in the area of Business Intelligence. Having SQL query skills in- house is the most important and cost-effective move you can make in this growing field.

This practical guide will provide you with the skills to gain more specific business information from SAP Business One by using SQL queries. It will provide you with solutions for solving complicated report related problems, covering basic tools like the Query Generator and Query Wizard. More advanced content like using queries with Crystal Reports will also be delved into.

SQL query is one of the advanced tools available in SAP Business One which is easily learned and quickly utilized. By referring back to and applying the many examples in this book, you will be able to create and run correct, and therefore effective, SQL queries to help your business.

The book begins by teaching a clear definition of the SQL query, and covers the data dictionary and table links. Coverage will then jump to a higher level of complex SQL queries, discussing features like FMS. Along the way more advanced SQL Query topics will be covered, such as extending the scope of basic SQL queries for more complicated cases. You will ultimately gain in depth query knowledge to bring more Business Intelligence into SAP Business One.

  • Practical SAP query examples from an SAP Business One expert
  • Detailed steps to create and troubleshoot SQL queries for Alerts, Approvals, Formatted Searches, and Crystal Reports
  • Understand the importance and benefit of keeping SQL queries simple and easy to understand
  • Benefit from special tips and tricks related directly to SQL queries within SAP Business One
Page Count 352
Course Length 10 hours 33 minutes
ISBN 9781849682367
Date Of Publication 23 May 2011


Gordon Du

Gordon Du studied System Engineering & Computer Science at the Nankai University in Tianjin, China. He has more than 25 years of experience with diversified information technology fields. His experience with SQL goes back to 1987. He has passion for helping others whenever he can. He is the top contributors on the SAP Business One forum ever since August 2008. Over 25% of all his points are related to solving SQL questions and problems posted by other forum members. Gordon has worked and trained in China, Singapore, USA and Canada. In China, he is the first person to successfully implement an international software package in a domestic company. He is also a Microsoft Certified System Administrator, Microsoft Certified System Engineer and Microsoft Certified Database Administrator.