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SAP Administration - including SAP Solution Manager, security, data management, performance, integration, and implementations and upgrades.

BOOKS

SAP in the Cloud: Security Essentials

SAP in the Cloud: Security Essentials (Electronic Editions)

$39.95
This book focuses on security topics associated with cloud computing within the SAP space and provides readers with detailed knowledge, expert guidance and best practices to minimize risk and ensure mission critical systems and data remain secure at all times. View
SAP in the Cloud: Migration Roadmap

SAP in the Cloud: Migration Roadmap (Electronic Editions)

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$39.95
This book is a sequel to SAP in the Cloud: An Executive Guide published by insiderBOOKS. While that volume made the case for why you should move your SAP applications to the cloud, this book will explain how to do it. Written for a wide range of audiences, the book is a rich source of information about migrating to the cloud. View
SAP HANA for BASIS Administrators

SAP HANA for Basis Administrators (COMING SOON!)

This book delivers the very latest information on ever-evolving SAP HANA technology, with an in-depth focus on installation, configuration, and operational aspects for both on-premise and cloud scenarios. The author illustrates the use of SAP HANA for efficient query processing in ERP systems using highly detailed examples based on solutions such as SAP Business Suite on SAP HANA and SAP S/4HANA Finance. Basis administrators who want to know more about SAP’s current and future direction will find the information in this book extremely valuable.

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SAP_DisasterRecovery

SAP HANA High Availability and Disaster Recovery Essentials (Electronic Editions)

$79.95
SAP HANA provides speedy access to your data, but only if everything is running smoothly. This anthology, a collection of articles recently published in SAP Professional Journal, contains tips and best practices on how to ensure that your data is highly available despite any system mishap or disaster that may occur. View
SAP BusinessObjects BI System Administration

SAP BusinessObjects BI System Administration

$69.95
$49.95
$20.00 (29%)

A system administrator’s job isn’t easy. When stuff works, no one notices. When stuff breaks, suddenly everyone knows your name.

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100 Things You Should Know About Authorizations in SAP

100 Things You Should Know About Authorizations in SAP

$59.95
$39.95
$20.00 (33%)

Have you ever had an unauthorized user access something in your system that you could have sworn was off limits? Here you go...

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Enterprise Information Management with SAP

Enterprise Information Management with SAP

$69.95
$49.95
$20.00 (29%)

If you’re wondering what you need to know about SAP’s enterprise information management (EIM) solutions, look no further. This book explains the changing face of EIM at SAP: what the different products are, how they work together, and how to get started using them.

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SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP System Administration (4th Edition)

SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP System Administration (4th Edition)

$79.95
$59.95
$20.00 (25%)

In the fourth edition of this flagship reference, you’ll find updated, expanded, and revised information of the most important administration topics for SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP. From getting started with the system, to client administration and authorization concepts, to system monitoring, you’ll find...

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SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe (2nd Edition)

SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe (2nd Edition)

$89.95
$69.95
$20.00 (22%)

If you’ve ever had any questions about working with SAP’s interactive forms, this book will be a valuable addition to your library. Whether you are a beginning or advanced technical consultant, developer, or form designer, you will learn everything you need to know about working with SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe.

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Implementing SAP Enhancement Packages

Implementing SAP Enhancement Packages

$74.99
$54.99
$20.00 (27%)

This book provides numerous step-by-step instructions to describe how you can successfully install SAP enhancement packages (EHPs) and activate them via the Switch Framework. You’ll learn technical details about the architecture, how to approach an EHP project from planning through activation, how to handle enhancement package tools, and...

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Monitoring and Operations with SAP Solution Manager

Monitoring and Operations with SAP Solution Manager

$79.95
$49.95
$30.00 (38%)

Don’t be a stranger to SAP Solution Manager’s monitoring and alerting infrastructure! With this book, you’ll get the expert knowledge you need to confidently wield all of the many tools, functions, and options that SAP Solution Manager offers.

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SAP Performance Optimization Guide: Analyzing and Tuning SAP Systems (7th Edition)

SAP Performance Optimization Guide: Analyzing and Tuning SAP Systems (7th Edition)

$79.95

In today’s high-stakes business environment, system performance is the king of the jungle. From system and load distribution, to memory management, to buffering and locks, you know there’s a lot of ground to cover—and many pitfalls to avoid. Up to date for SAP NetWeaver 7.3, this authoritative guide to analysis and tuning offers the practical tips and real-world examples to reach your tuning potential.

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CHAPTERS

Chapter 5: Conclusion

In the preceding chapters of this book we discussed all possible integration scenarios associated with SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting. SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting provides a built-in integration or the avenue to build integration with other key players in the recruiting industry throughout the recruitment cycle, including sourcing, screening, assessment, interviewing, background checks, and utilizing social media.


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Chapter 4: Built-In External Point Integrations

This chapter covers some external points of integration between SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting and third-party applications. These integrations don’t require a middleware or a big implementation. They usually can be achieved by adding a small piece of code to the existing XML code or enabling a switch in Provisioning or Admin Center.


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Chapter 2: Internal (Cross-Module) Integrations

This chapter takes a look at cross-module integration in SAP SuccessFactors, which is the integration of two or more modules. Included in this chapter are the benefits of integrating several modules, as well as prerequisites for doing so and tips and takeaways you can use to make things easier. Learn how to use the On-Page Business Card to create smooth workflows and step-by-step instructions on how to integrate the different modules.


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Chapter 1: Overview of the Internal/Third-Party Integration Choices Available with the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Execution Suite

This chapter will provide an overview of the different modules in SAP SuccessFactors. It will provide an introduction to the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Execution (REC) Suite, as well as the various modules contained within the suite. From there, later chapters will cover the integration of two or more SAP SuccessFactors modules.


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Chapter 6: Master Data Creation Using Screen Programming

This chapter is about master data creation using a screen program. We are starting screen programming for managing master data, but at this level we are using a simple screen design and very basic screen elements. We will design screens for site master data, site assignment to a user, and article master data. While in the development process, you will get an understanding of the different screen elements and the flow logic of screens. You will experience the creation and use of a selection screen and learn about screen validation by applying different input checks that restrict use to ensure the correct values are entered in screen fields. Details on dealing with the database for reading, creating, and modifying records and how to create transaction codes are included. At the end of this chapter we will go through the process of attaching a search help to any field on general or selection screens.


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Chapter 4: SAP User Management

This chapter introduces SAP user management. You will learn about preinstalled users in SAP NetWeaver Application Server (AS) ABAP and their responsibilities, and how to change the password of any user, lock or unlock a user, create new users, and copy new users from an existing user. We will also create roles for assigning transaction code authorizations to users.


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Chapter 5: Introduction to the ABAP Data Dictionary and Managing Data Dictionary Objects

In this chapter we start our point of sale (POS) project development. This chapter provides an overview of the ABAP Data Dictionary and its different objects (e.g., data elements, domains, structures, tables [database tables], views, search helps, and table types [internal table types]). We will then go through the process of creating all the main ABAP Data Dictionary objects that we will use in the development of the POS project in the following chapters. Finally, we will learn how to change or delete ABAP Data Dictionary objects.


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ARTICLES

Avoiding the 10 Worst Practices of SAP Development Projects

It is a common misconception that unsuccessful SAP projects, regardless of purpose or scale, fail due to a lack of time, money, and/or people. Research shows that this is rarely the case. Projects typically fail for other reasons, like faulty business practices. While there are obviously an infinite number of things that can go wrong, this article zeroes in on the 10 worst — the ones that are the most common, potentially detrimental, and above all avoidable. And although some of these observations may seem obvious at first glance, as an intertwined whole, they will provide a strong safety net for your next project.
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Mastering the SAP HANA Backup and Restore Process

When organizations implement SAP HANA, they need to devise a strategy to protect the data that the system manages in-memory. Depending on your SAP HANA use case, failure to protect this data can lead to significant monetary or productivity losses. One way to protect the data is through the implementation of a backup and restore strategy. This article helps to fortify your general knowledge of the SAP HANA backup and restore process.
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Protect Your SAP HANA Investment with HA and DR Options

Implementing an SAP HANA system involves more than just selecting a standalone server. Organizations must also consider the different options available in terms of high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR). Depending on the organization’s service level requirements, multiple servers, storage devices, backup devices, and network devices might be required. This article gives an overview of the different ways organizations can achieve SAP HANA HA and DR. Equipped with this information, you can develop the right SAP HANA architecture and business continuity strategy more easily.
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Complement Warm Data Management in SAP HANA via Dynamic Tiering

Bonus Article
Christian Savelli describes the Dynamic Tiering option available starting with SAP HANA Support Package 9, which enables a more effective multi-temperature data strategy. It offers management of warm data content via the extended table concept, representing a major enhancement from the loading/unloading feature currently available.
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How to Build an Analytical Dashboard with SAP Lumira Based on SAP CATS Data

Walk through a number of practical steps for setting up a simple analytical dashboard with SAP Lumira. Learn how to complete visualizations in SAP Lumira for a number of real Cross-Application Time Sheet (CATS) key performance indicators (KPIs). Analyzing proper business performance indicators on an analytical dashboard helps you make appropriate business decisions faster. The approach described for setting up a dashboard on CATS KPIs can be applied to any other business area with SAP or non-SAP data sources.
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BLOG POSTS

What Are the Real-World Gains with SAP HANA?

Experts Tackle Customer Questions About Migrations, Sizing, and Performance

BI Expert author Dr. Bjarne Berg and his COMERIT colleagues Rob Frye, Jesper Christensen, and Joe Darlak took part in a live Q&A on SAPinsider Online to discuss how to quickly move your SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) system to SAP HANA using the database migration option tool. An edited selection of answers to SAP customer questions about migrations, sizing, and performance appears below.


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  • Chapter 8: Software Updates

    This chapter covers the importance of software updates. It may seem like a boring topic, but keeping software up to date is essential to good security. We also talk about how a provider can implement updates without interrupting your service. You'll understand how those updates have prevented issues in the past and where to look for new SAP notes, which detail fixes. You should be able to ask intelligent questions about their update policy to make sure it's as aggressive as you need it to be. 

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  • Chapter 7: User Access Controls

    In this chapter, we talk about how SAP manages users and roles and how that prevents even the best intentioned users from making a mess of things. We discuss how to separate your user roles to prevent mishandled data and how to ensure individual user security. This chapter is the heaviest in SAP details, so you should come away from it knowing how to create your users and roles and how to make sure those credentials stay secure. 

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  • Chapter 6: Encryption

    This chapter details how encryption protects your data, both while sitting idle on a drive and travelling over networks. We'll cover the technologies around encryption and how you can enable them in you SAP system. You come away with an understanding of the importance of encryption and proper key management, as well as the ways that encryption can go wrong.

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