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SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 Support Package 2 Released

SAP released Support Package 2 for BusinessObjects 4.1 on Friday. The new release includes support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1, as well as a few others. This version will also support the upcoming Data Services/Information Steward 4.2 SP1, which is slated for release in December. As always, Support Package 2 is a a roll-up of past fixes, but also includes a new RESTful Semantic Layer SDK.

Added Support

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8.1
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 24.0.x
  • IBM Websphere 8.5.5

New Semantic Layer Data Sources

  • HP Vertica 6.1
  • IBM DB2 10.5
  • Teradata 14.1

New RESTful Semantic Layer SDK

The new RESTful Semantic Layer SDK included in Support Package 2 continues to build on the functionality introduced with the WebIntelligence Raylight SDK.  This new SDK supports the following features:

  • Retrieving a list of universes, universe metadata, business views, query capabilities, link groups of a universe
  • Creating a query, get the details of a query, get the list of queries, delete a query
  • Get the OData flow metadata, get the OData flow content (query results)

Fixes Includes

Support Pack 2 includes fixes from all of the following previous releases:

  • BI 4.1 Patch 1.1
  • BI 4.0 Patch 4.16
  • BI 4.0 Patch 5.11-5.14
  • BI 4.0 Patch 6.3 – 6.6
  • BI 4.0 SP7
  • BI 4.0 Patch 7.1 – 7.2
  • BI 4.0 SP8
  • XI 3.1 FP 5.6
  • XI 3.1 FP 6.2

For More Information

BI Suite 4.1 Support Pack 2 What’s New

BI Suite 4.1 Support Pack 2 Fixed Issues

BI Suite 4.1 Support Pack 2 Supported Platforms Guide

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