A SAP report is an executable program that reads data from the database and generates output based on the filter criteria selected by the end user.
Execution of a SAP report almost never leads to an update of the database.
The various categories of reports are —
- Standard SAP reports
- Custom reports – developed by your organization
- Ad hoc queries
You can create various interactive reports and Dashboards in SAP Solution Manager.
Interactive reporting allows you to display most important metrics of the objects in System Landscape. The following object types are available −
You can use SAP BW system to move these metrics. Reports are created to get a quick view of the Key Performance Indicators. Reports can be created for the following metric values
- Capacity Reports
- Availability Reports
- Performance Reports
Application Dashboards allow you create Dashboards to ensure that your technical systems and scenarios are available and performing as per the requirement. Application Dashboard can show the following values
- System Availability
- System Performance
- EUE Reporting
Service Level Reporting
Service Level Reporting is used to monitor internal and external service level agreement. This report is based on SAP Early Watch Alert. This report consistently performs check on KPI’s
- System Availability
- Threshold Report
- Periodic reports as per specific time period.
Service Level Reporting on Service Level Agreements for your SAP Solution
- Service Level Reporting (SLR) is an automatic service for monitoring ABAP and Java systems. It facilitates a periodic reporting on various kinds of technical indicators that are relevant for the adherence to your specific service level agreements (SLAs) in systems and business processes of your solution landscape. This service is covered by your maintenance agreement with SAP with no extra charge and can be setup by yourself for either weekly or monthly reporting.
- An easy-to-use setup allows flexible customization of reporting contents and offers you broad possibilities to create report documents that are tailor-made for your individual requirements. Using similar technology, you can think of Service Level Reporting as an ideal addition to SAP EarlyWatch Alert (SAP EWA) to enhance your reporting capabilities regarding non-standard report content and customer-specific alert thresholds for reporting.