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Advantages and Disadvantages of Direct Access Method (BICS)

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 17:29

Written by Prakash Palani

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There is often a question raised to me on the advantages and disadvantages of BICS connectivity? I have attempted to share few of the advantages and disadvantes in this article.

Advantages

* You can re-use your BEx Queries just by a single click

* It supports advanced BEx query elements such as calculated key figures, formulas and custom structures

Disadvantages

* Administrative limits such as timeout cannot be set

* You cannot create custom objects

* Customization of the metadata is not possible

Advantages and Disadvantages of Direct Access Method (BICS)