SAP HANA Cloud Platform (SAP HCP)
Provision resources in minutes instead of weeks
There are several ways to introduce and operate new applications. As a company you have the choice between internal realisation and operation, outsourcing, cloud computing and so-called outtasking. In deciding on one of the above concepts, the SAP basis must be included for the evaluation of various technological and operational aspects, which offers the possibility to develop a sound decision. This decision has a significant impact on the future operation of SAP and the associated operating and maintenance costs. The recommendations listed here are intended to help you decide on other forms of service. Information on the recommendation can be found in the Master's thesis in chapters 7.8 and 9.6.
SAP offers a huge toolbox of different technologies to support business processes. The usefulness of their use is essentially determined by the task and its technical requirements. We have gained a lot of valuable experience in the following technologies, which we would like to make available to you.
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Automatic error handling when a job is aborted is desirable and useful in most cases. The conscious processing and consideration of error situations in job chains - also at step level - can help to reduce manual effort. Error situations should be catchable: If they are non-critical elements, the following job can perhaps be started anyway. In the case of critical errors, a new attempt should be made or an alert issued so that an administrator can intervene manually. Simple batch jobs are usually not capable of this. The goal of an automated environment is not to have to react manually to every faulty job.
In order to fully exploit the advantages of SAP NetWeaver as an integration platform, professional care and maintenance of the components by experienced SAP developers is indispensable. Only under these circumstances can IT operations meet the requirements and work quickly, flexibly, innovatively and cost-effectively.
With "Shortcut for SAP Systems" a tool is available that greatly facilitates some tasks in the SAP basis.
BW scenarios primarily benefit from the in-memory database (IMDB) used, as speed advantages in data access are particularly positive.
All applications and calculations are executed here.