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The Main agenda of creating this blog i will be showing you how to do an Left outer join in SAP-BODS.

Step 1:  

  •  Here On bottom left of the screen you can find the tables which you wanted to join. Select     your  desired tables and drag them. in this case my tables 'CUSTOMERS' and "ORDERS'.

Step 2:

  • On the extreme of your screen where you can find a pallet, select the query transform then click and drag it.

Step 3:

  • Provide the naming convention to the query Transform. Right click on that query you can find an option rename.

 Step 4:

  • Rename query transform as you desire.

Step 5:

  • Now map those couple of source files to the query Transform as shown.

Step 6:

  • Double click on the query transform then you will be entering into the query transform.

Step 7:

  • Now we have to do the mapping to the required column's  from 'schema in' to 'schema out'

Note : we have to do mapping common columns from both tables on which we apply join condition

Step 8:

  • The common columns must be mapped as per the below mentioned screen shots for easy recognition.

Note 1: Customers table common column mapped as per the picture.

Note 2: Orders table common column mapped as per the picture.

Step 9:

  • Now can find the 'FROM'  option in schema remapping.

Step 10:  

  • Right click on the "FROM" option then 'Input schema', 'Join pairs' and 'From clause' will be appearing in Schema mapping.

Step 11:

  • Now we have to select both the tables in input schema which we wanted to join in 'FROM' option

Step 12:  

  • Now move to 'Join pairs' below the input schema and select left tables as per the requirement.

Step 13:

  • I will be selecting customers table as the left table depending upon scenarios.

 Step 14:

  • Now select the right side table as per the requirement

Step 15:

  • Select 'Join type' which you want to do.

Step 16:

  • I will be selecting Left outer join here as Highlighted.

Step 17:

  • Now we have write the join condition at "Join condition" option as highlighted.

Step 18:

  • Now click "open smart editor" as show in below screen shot.

Step 19:

  • Now Smart editor window" dialog box will be opened in designer area.

Step 20:

  • Now select the common columns from those tables and write the join condition then after click OK .

Step 21:

  • Now get back to Data flow, Drag the template table into designer and map query transform to the template table as shown.

Step 22:  

  • Now click on the validation icon highlighted, so you can check for any errors in your whole process.

step 23:

  • Now click on the "save all" option it then save all your process the click OK.

Step 24:

  • Now we have to do job execution so go to "Data service management console" which i have highlighted click on that.

Step 25:

  •  Then the "Data service management console" window will be opened in a webpage where we have to provide our credentials.

Step 26:  

  • Select the administer which i have Highlighted below.

Step 27:

  • Now we have to expand the "Batch" option.

Step 28:

  • Now we have to select our Repository.

Step 29:

  • Here the selected repository status opened in console and now we have to select "Batch job configuration" and click on that.

Step 30: 

  • Now we can see all our batch jobs opened in console and choose our job and execute

Step 31:

  • So, Job execution window is open, select the require option and click on execute that is on highlighted .

Step 32:

  • Now job started successfully if you want see the job log status then click on 'Click here' option to view your log.

Step 33: 

  • Finally if your hole process went well then you can see your job got executed successfully.

Thank You.


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