SAP Business Objects BI 4.2 SP4 Release date

The next version of SAP Business Objects BI 4.2 SP4 Release was released in June 2017 and contains the following Business Intelligence features.

SAP Business Objects BI 4.2 SP4

Business Objects versions

  • SAP Business Objects  Business Intelligence 4.2 Service Pack 04 (Released May 2017 ) – release includes
    •  Virus Scan Integration
    •  openSSL updates
    • X.509 Authentication
    • Security Updates 
    • Rest Web Services
    • Fiori Styled BI Launchpad
    • NetWeaver Enterprise Portal
    • HANA SAML Test Connection
    • User Account Status 
    • Document Instances
    • Inbox Limit number of documents
    • CMS DB Drive 
    • Server Group Exclusivity
    • Search Enhancements
    • Promotion Management
    •  Upgrade Management
    • Installer

SAP Business Objects BI 4.2 SP4

This version is expected to offer a number of innovations to users and the key focus of this release is around

  • Enterprise – scalability, multiple users
  • Agility
  • Smart pillar – not just look at preformatted reports, integrating with simple predictive capabilities
  • Big data – HANA Vora
  • Cloud – investing in “all in data” in the cloud

SAP Business Objects BI 4.2 SP4 has received an alternative viewing  interface in 4.2 SP4. The interface is HTML 5 based and will be optimized for use with touchscreen, tables and even large display smartphones – this will enable SAP BO for the growing trend towards Mobile BI Tools.

SAP Business Objects Versions

The SAP Business Objects versions are outlined below

  • SAP Business Objects  Business Intelligence 4.2 Service Pack 05 (Due for Release late 2017 )
  • SAP Business Objects  Business Intelligence 4.2 Service Pack 04 (Released May 2017 ) – release includes
    •  Virus Scan Integration
    •  openSSL updates
    • X.509 Authentication
    • Security Updates 
    • Rest Web Services
    • Fiori Styled BI Launchpad
    • NetWeaver Enterprise Portal
    • HANA SAML Test Connection
    • User Account Status 
    • Document Instances
    • Inbox Limit number of documents
    • CMS DB Drive 
    • Server Group Exclusivity
    • Search Enhancements
    • Promotion Management
    •  Upgrade Management
    • Installer
  • SAP Business Objects  Business Intelligence 4.2 Service Pack 03 ( Released on September 2016 )
  • SAP Business Objects  Business Intelligence 4.2 ( Released on 18-May -2016 ) 
  • SAP Business Objects  Business Intelligence 4.1 ( Released on 23- Nov -2013 )
  • SAP Business Objects  Business Intelligence 4.0 ( Released on 16-Sep-2011 )
  • SAP Business Objects XI R3.0
  • SAP Business Objects XI R3.1
  • Business Objects XI.R1
  • Business Objects XI R2
  • Business Objects 6.x
  • Business Objects 5.x
  • Business Objects 4.x
  • Business Objects 3.x

SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 (as of January 2014) for SAP Business Objects Versions

Business Objects

SAP BI Business Objects 4.0
Product version:
XI 4.0 and Build: 565 –> SAP BI BusObjects 4.0 SP02 Patch 12
version 14.04 and Build 738 –> SAP BI BusObjects 4.0 SP4 no patch
version 14.04 and Build 855 –> SAP BI BusObjects 4.0 SP4 Patch 5

Business Objects XI 3.1 SP6
12.6.0.1596 –> XI 3.1 SP6

Business Objects XI 3.1 SP5
12.5.0.1190 –> XI 3.1 SP5
12.5.3.1475 –> XI 3.1 SP5 FP3
12.5.4.1599 –> XI 3.1 SP5 FP4
12.5.4.1600 –> XI 3.1 SP5 special fix (for a customer the c3_calc.dll)
12.5.5.1710 –> XI 3.1 SP5 FP5

Business Objects XI 3.1 SP4
12.4.0.966 –> XI 3.1 SP4
12.4.1.1188 –> XI 3.1 SP4 + FP 4.1

Business Objects XI 3.1 SP3
12.3.0.601 –> XI 3.1 SP3
12.3.1.684 –> XI 3.1 + SP3 + FP3.1
12.3.2.753 –> XI 3.1 + SP3 + FP3.2
12.3.3.812 –> XI 3.1 + SP3 + FP3.3
12.3.4.895 –> XI 3.1 + SP3 + FP3.4
12.3.5.925 –> XI 3.1 + SP3 + FP3.5
12.3.6.1006 –> XI 3.1 + SP3 + FP3.6

Business Objects XI 3.1 SP2
12.2.0.290 –> XI 3.1 + SP2
12.2.1.412 –> XI 3.1 + SP2 + FP2.1
12.2.2.441 or 12.2.2.453 –> XI 3.1 + SP2 + FP2.2
12.2.3.467 –> XI 3.1 + SP2 + FP2.3
12.2.4.507 –> XI 3.1 + SP2 + FP2.4
12.2.5.537 –> XI 3.1 + SP2 + FP2.5
12.2.6.567 –> XI 3.1 + SP2 + FP2.6
12.2.7.598 –> XI 3.1 + SP2 + FP2.7
12.2.8.638 –> XI 3.1 + SP2 + FP2.8
12.2.9.698 –> XI 3.1 + SP2 + FP2.9
12.2.10.810 –> XI 3.1 + SP2 + FP2.10

Business Objects XI 3.1
12.1.0.882 –> XI 3.1
12.1.1.957 –> FP1.1
12.1.2.996 –> FP1.2
12.1.3.1028 –> FP1.3
12.1.4.1068 –> FP1.4
12.1.5.1096 –> FP1.5
12.1.6.1116 –> FP1.6
12.1.7.1144 –> FP1.7
12.1.8.1176 –> FP1.8
12.1.9.1290 –> FP1.9
12.1.10.1390 –> FP1.10
12.1.11.1454 –> FP1.11

Business Objects XI 3.0
12.0.0.683.Business ObjectsE_Titan_RTM –> XI 3.0
12.0.0.796.Business ObjectsE_Titan_FP_RTM_REL –> FP 1
12.0.0.840.Business ObjectsE_Titan_FP_RTM_REL –> FP 2
12.0.3.900 Business ObjectsE_Titan_FP_RTM_REL –> FP 3

Business Objects XI r2
11.5.0.313 –> RTM
11.5.3.417 –> SP1
11.5.7.608 –> MHF1
11.5.7.682 –> CHF13
11.5.7.723 –> CHF14
11.5.7.770 –> CHF15
11.5.7.811 –> CHF16
11.5.7.852 –> CHF17
11.5.7.1048 –> CHF20
11.5.8.826 –> SP2
11.5.8.826 –> FP2.1
11.5.8.939 –> FP2.2
11.5.8.963 –> FP2.3
11.5.8.998 –> FP2.4
11.5.8.1030 –> FP2.5
11.5.8.1061 –> FP2.6
11.5.8.1111 –> FP2.7
11.5.8.1187 –> FP2.8
11.5.8.1237 –> FP2.9
11.5.9.1076 –> SP3
11.5.9.1101 –> FP3.1
11.5.9.1138 –> FP3.2
11.5.9.1176 –> FP3.3
11.5.9.1202 –> FP3.4
11.5.9.1227 –> FP3.5
11.5.9.1265 –> FP3.6
11.5.9.1330 –> FP3.7
11.5.9.1378 –> FP3.8
11.5.9.1449 –> FP3.9
11.5.10.1263 –> SP4
11.5.10.1298 –> FP4.1
11.5.10.1322 –> FP4.2
11.5.10.1358 –> FP4.3
11.5.10.1404 –> FP4.4
11.5.10.1426 –> FP4.5
11.5.10.1460 –> FP4.6
11.5.10.1491 –> FP4.7
11.5.10.1554 –> FP4.8
11.5.10.1619 –> FP4.9
11.5.10.1681 –> FP4.10
11.5.10.1765 –> FP4.11
11.5.10.1854 –> FP4.12
11.5.11.1470 –> SP5
11.5.11.1545 –> FP 5.1
11.5.11.1578 –> FP 5.2
11.5.11.1610 –> FP 5.3
11.5.11.1639 –> FP 5.4
11.5.11.1673 –> FP 5.5
11.5.11.1732 –> FP 5.6
11.5.11.1797 –> FP 5.7
11.5.11.1856 –> FP 5.8
11.5.12.1838 –> SP6

SAP Business Objects Versions

RTM = Release To Market (first release, without any patches).
MHF = Monthly Hot Fix.
CHF = Critical Hot Fix.
SP = Service Pack.
FP = Fix Pack.