Release on 2009-06 | by Michal Krawczyk,Michal Kowalczewski
Author: Michal Krawczyk,Michal Kowalczewski
Pubpsher: SAP PRESS
IDoc integration flows are only efficient if they are well designed. But to design them well, you have to know how to address the difficulties that can arise in various scenarios. So, to solve these problems, you have two possibilities: trial and error, or reading this book. The new edition of this best-selling guide has been completely updated and extended. It not only thoroughly explains the concepts behind IDocs, but also teaches you how to process IDocs via SAP NetWeaver Process Integration in different business scenarios. 1 Expert Advice Learn about the usage, configuration, and administration of IDocs, and familiarize yourself quickly with all monitoring and error handling aspects. 2 Easy-to-Follow Examples Discover how to use the best possible techniques through easy-to-follow examples based on MM (Materials Management) and SD (Sales & Distribution). 3 Technical Details and Business Background Find out about the comprehensive technical details of IDocs, as well as the business background of their implementation — step by step and with the numerous code samples provided. 4 Key Integration Processes Get to know central processes like IDoc monitoring within SAP NetWeaver landscapes and all aspects of exchange development (tunneling, packaging, serialization, mapping). 5 All-New Topics in this 2nd Edition Explore the ALE distribution model, and two of the latest functionalities for IDoc monitoring: SAP Solution Manager and IDoc packaging.
Many companies are still using IDOC integration scenarios for monitoring and error handling, while others are evaluating new SAP SOA integration scenarios and its tools and methods for monitoring and error handling. In this book, we will take a look at what SOA integration means and what kinds of SOA scenarios we can and need to monitor within the SAP landscape so that the business scenarios based on them can run smoothly. Walk through the tools available in SAP backend application systems for monitoring SOA scenarios and evaluate their advantages and disadvantages. Additionally, learn how to set up monitoring frameworks including Forward Error Handling (FEH), Error and Conflict Handler (ECH), and the SAP Application Interface Framework (AIF). - Tools for Monitoring SOA Scenarios - Forward Error Handling (FEH) and Error Conflict Handler (ECH) - Configuration Tips - SAP Application Interface Framework (AIF) Customization Best Practices - Detailed Message Monitoring and Reprocessing Examples Michal Krawczyk is a freelance SAP integration consultant with int4. He has been an SAP Mentor since 2007 and has been recognized for his SAP leadership included winning the top contributor/topic leader award from SDN (SAP Developer Network portal) in SAP PO/PI eight times. Michal is the author of 'Mastering idoc business scenarios with SAP XI', 'Mastering idoc business scenarios with SAP PI' (second edition) and 'The Essentials on SAP NetWeaver Process Integration' (A SAP Mentor 2010 Series). He is a regular contributor to the SAP Professional Journal, SAP CRM, SCM, Solution Manager, HR, SCM online expert magazines. He is recognized as one of the leading SAP integration experts in the world and has written more than 140 articles and blogs on SDN (sdn.sap.com), in addition to regularly speaking at SAP events (SAP Techeds) on SAP PO/PI and SAP AIF. Michal has consulted with clients in the food/beverage, consumer products, high tech and commodities industries on implementing SAP integration with SAP PI/PO, IDOC, ALE, CRM middleware technologies. He holds four SAP certifications including Development Consultant SAP-Exchange Infrastructure 3.0 Developer, SAP Certified Application Associate CRM Foundation with mySAP CRM 2005, mySAP SRM-Procurement Certified, and Development Consultant SAP NetWeaver-ABAP Workbench 2003
Release on 2015-02-27 | by Kevin McDonald,Andreas Wilmsmeier,David C. Dixon,W. H. Inmon
Leveraging the Business Intelligence Capabilities of SAP NetWeaver
Author: Kevin McDonald,Andreas Wilmsmeier,David C. Dixon,W. H. Inmon
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
"This book is the definitive guide for SAP NetWeaver BI professionals. Based on their extraordinary expertise with the product, the authors provide deep insights about key innovations in the areas of user experience, query performance, integrated planning, and enterprise-wide data warehousing." —Stefan Sigg, Vice President, SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence The long-anticipated publication of this second edition reflects the growing success of SAP NetWeaver as well as the various Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities that are embedded with SAP BW version 7.0. Written by SAP insiders, this comprehensive guide takes into account the ever-changing features, functionality, and toolsets of SAP NetWeaver to bring you the most updated information on how to use SAP BW to design, build, deploy, populate, access, analyze, present, and administer data. You'll discover the options that are available in SAP NetWeaver and uncover a new means to improve business performance. This book reflects the process an organization goes through during an implementation of the software. The authors begin with an introduction to BI and SAP NetWeaver and quickly progress to information modeling and enterprise data warehouse concepts. You'll learn how to access and deliver meaningful analytic information to the organization, as well as perform integrated planning functions. Finally, the authors share invaluable insight on warehouse administration, performance, and security. With more than 50 percent new or revised material, this second edition of Mastering the SAP Business Information Warehouse shows you how to: Extract data from online transaction processing systems Store transformed data in a way that best supports reporting and analysis Use the various Business Explorer tools such as BEx Report Designer, BEx Analyzer, BEx Broadcaster, and BEx Web Application Designer Schedule, monitor, troubleshoot, and archive data loads The companion Web site contains sample chapters in Wiki format and the authors' blog where readers may enter discussions about the book and SAP. Wiley Technology Publishing Timely. Practical. Reliable. Visit our Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/ Visit the companion Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/mcdonald The companion Web site contains the sample code presented in the text of the book, plus implementation templates.