Which Browser Is Best for SAP Analytics?

For many years, Internet Explorer (IE) was the only browser most organizations cared about. Not anymore.

Which Browser Is Best for SAP Analytics?

It seems like it was just yesterday that we were all waiting for SAP to support Internet Explorer 9, but alas that was an eternity ago in 2011 (see related ASUG News article, Waiting on SAP, User Communities Fix SAP BusinessObjects Browser Woes).

Last week, Microsoft published a blog entitled “The perils of using Internet Explorer as your default browser” which among other things states that

 Internet Explorer is a compatibility solution. We’re not supporting new web standards for it and, while many sites work fine, developers by and large just aren’t testing for Internet Explorer these days.

Chris Jackson, The perils of using Internet Explorer as your default browser

In my latest article for the SAP Community Network, Which Browser Is Best for SAP Analytics?, I discuss what the current browser options are for SAP analytics customers.

Which browser or browsers currently reign supreme in your enterprise?

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Author: Dallas Marks

I am a business intelligence architect, author, and trainer. I help organizations harness the power of analytics, primarily with SAP BusinessObjects products. An active blogger, SAP Mentor and co-author of the SAP Press book SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence: The Comprehensive Guide, I prefer piano keyboards over computer keyboards when not blogging or tweeting about business intelligence.

2 thoughts on “Which Browser Is Best for SAP Analytics?”

  1. Is there a document that explains each setting in each server process? I am back at a huge install that is not tuned correct running 4.2 sp5

    1. Tom, I hope you’ll find what you need in the Server Properties Appendix in the back of the SAP BI admin guide. There’s also some specific guidance in the SAP BI sizing guide.

      Dallas

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