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Cloud-Based Financials in SAP

Chapter 8 Excerpt - SAP in the Cloud: An Executive Guide
SAP has several versions of cloud-based financials, some of which have been around for a while. But for now, the solution that is being hyped for the cloud is SAP S/4HANA Finance. Read this excerpt from Chapter 8 of SAP in the Cloud: An Executive Guide for insight into what makes SAP S/4HANA Finance such a game-changer.
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Four ways to ensure the security of your cloud server

If you’ve recently moved your SAP solutions into the cloud, you’ve probably given some thought about the safety of your network and the information that your business transfers on a daily basis. And who can blame you? With an almost daily dose of reports in the news about hacks and compromised personal information, it’s a critical requirement for any business to make sure they have the proper physical safeguards in place to protect information.

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Overview of the New ABAP Debugger in SAP GUI for Windows

Chapter 3 Excerpt - Introduction to ABAP

Most of the time during development, you have to monitor the values of variables and check the flow of the program by executing the program line-by-line using a debugger. Using the ABAP Debugger, you can execute the code line-by-line or by section, display or change the value of a variable, and check the flow logic of the program.

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Recruitment Management and Recruitment Marketing

Chapter 2 Excerpt - SAP SuccessFactors Recruitment

The Recruitment Management and Recruitment Marketing integration provides a number of advantages to companies, including employee referral, site branding, real-time job syncing, and single sign-on. Let’s look at the benefits of each of these.

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Setting Up Local Connections

Chapter 5 Excerpt - Integrating SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 with SAP BW and SAP HANA

SAP Lumira is able to leverage connections from the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform as well as establish location connections towards SAP HANA or SAP BW. In this section we will first set up a local connection towards SAP BW and then set up a local connection towards SAP HANA. In general, SAP Lumira does not provide the ability to create a list of connections locally, so the local connection is established each time you create content using SAP Lumira. In case of a local connection for SAP BW, SAP Lumira leverages the entries from SAP GUI.

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Selecting the Right BI Tool: SAP BusinessObjects BI Portfolio and Personas

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With the acquisition of SAP BusinessObjects a few years back, SAP extended its offerings in the Business Intelligence (BI) area and is now in a position to offer companies a broad range of BI products. With this larger set of BI clients also comes more complexity when choosing the right BI tool based on your own specific requirements. Learn about the available options and how to choose the best BI tool to meet your company’s needs.

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Protect Critical Nodes in Transaction Code SPRO with Email Alerts

As you know, SPRO is a critical transaction code, but there are some nodes that are the most critical part of the system configuration. There is no functionality available for the system to send email alerts if a user tries to display or change those nodes. I will explain how to identify your critical nodes and let the system send you email alerts if any user tries to display or change these nodes. I cover two scenarios.

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Get Data From Any Table in Another SAP System: A Generic Way in ABAP

Learn a new way to load data from any table in any SAP system to any other SAP system. See how to use a Remote Function Call (RFC) function module call, Runtime Type Service (RTTS), and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) serialization/deserialization.

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Experts Share How to Keep Data Secure in the Cloud

With companies like SAP recently announcing near-record highs with customers since the start of their cloud integration, it seems obvious cloud migration can’t be avoided. However, with migration comes new security and disaster recovery prevention needs. 8 industry experts share their top tips and strategies for keeping data secure in the cloud, as well as disaster recovery planning.
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  • Chapter 1: On Premise vs. The Cloud

    Before we get into what goes into cloud security, we need to have a basic understanding of what a cloud deployment means to your IT environment. We’ll talk about the types of clouds and the layers of cloud computing that you can use, then finish with a discussion of what an SAP system can look like in a cloud environment and some of the threats that the system can face.

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  • Chapter 2: Why Choose the Cloud?

    Companies are choosing the cloud to deliver responsive IT and to innovate the way people work. Regardless of your role in your organization, you may find that cloud computing can open the door to business transformation. This chapter attempts to explain some of those advantages.

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