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You can use this function to calculate the potential savings that can be achieved by archiving or deleting data in your system landscape.


To calculate the potential savings, you must fulfill the following prerequisites:

  • To be able to load the data for your system landscape from the Business Warehouse, you need authorization for the connected BW system.

  • You have activated and scheduled the DVM extractors in line with the basic configuration. The extractors must have been active for the period of time for which you want to analyze the data distribution and growth.

  • In addition to the extractors, analyses at table level must be scheduled for certain areas, for example, Time-Based Data Distribution. For more information about scheduling analyses, see Analyses.

  • You have selected an object type and a query in which you have specified the scenarios and systems you want to analyze. For more information, see Queries.


You can carry out the following evaluations: