SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1 (BI 4.1) is now Generally Available after it’s initial release to customers (RTC) in May and a ramp-up period. The most recent patch level is Support Pack 1 (SP01), but there is no full build of SP01 at this time.
For an overview of BI 4.1 and its new features, see Timo Elliott’s article, SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 Release to Customers.
Resources for SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1
What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Suite 4.1
SAP Note 1893529 – SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.1 Support Pack 1 Install Guide
SAP Note 1893530 – SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite 4.1 Support Pack 1 Release Restrictions
SAP Note 1893531 – SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.1 Support Pack 1 Upgrade Guide
SAP Note 1894255 – SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.1 Support Pack 1 Fixed Issues
SAP Note 1897154 – SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.1 Support Pack 1 Update Install Guide
Supported Platforms for SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 on SAP Community Network (SCN)
As always, use caution when applying a service package or critical patch to your existing SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.0 environment. It’s always best to perform some rudimentary testing on a sandbox before committing the upgrade to a live development system.