I listened to this video link posted in Cloudera - Big Data distribution company. It gives fairly vague idea about Hbase.
Since HDFS has the drawback of sequential access, Hbase is built to overcome this drawback and to make use of random access along with HDFS. Hbase is a combination of HDFS and Random access technology together.
This is the first data warehouse, I am working which has SAP as its source system. I don't have much knowledge on SAP process flow, tables etc. Have seen couple of screens where users query for some details. Last week for one of the data issues, I was searching online for the "Billing Document" flow. Initially assumed that all Billing documents are Invoices, later the below comments in the SAP discussion clarified the point.
1) What is the difference between billing document and invoice?
Billing document is a general term that includes - sales invoice, debit memo, credit memo and cancellation documents. In layman's term, invoice usually refers to the sales invoice, or what you send to your customer as your company's bill or charges. So, all billing documents are not invoices..But all invoices are billing documents . Usually, Invoice is document indicating to delivery goods and Billing is a receipt of payment
Tables are VBRK & VBRP. For flow, go to transaction VF03, enter document number and hit 'Display Document Flow' button on toolbar VBRK and VBRP holds billing/invoice details.
Also I found that SHKZG field is called return/cancellation flag. When this flag is set, It means that invoiced item is returned to its manufacturer. There are 2 ways of Invoice cancellation, 1) by issuing a Invoice cancellation billing document 2) by setting this return flag set along with Credit memo Billing document.
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Hi, I have lately exploring some of the business meanings of the report we are creating for our customers. While loading and reporting i have noticed the column called Payment Terms which will contain values such as NET15, NET30, and NET60 etc. I know this is some kind of terms which an organization have with the Customer. But i dont know it is related to the Account Receivables. Please find the explanation on the articles i come across. "An example of a common payment term is Net 30, meaning payment is due in the amount of the invoice 30 days from the date of invoice. Other common payment terms include Net 45 and Net 60 but could in reality be for any time period agreed upon by the vendor and the customer." I have Payment Term with my Customer as well as my vendors. Payment term with the Vendor will be applicable for the Account Payables whereas the Payment Term with the Customer is to Account Receivables. Cheers! Soma