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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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A 'Four-Lever' Solution for Managing Cloud Migration

Cloud migration is no easy project to undertake. When establishing a cloud strategy for SAP solutions, business and IT leaders, as well as managers, can often feel overwhelmed during the beginning stages of this strategy development. Imagine that you’re a line of business (LoB) executive in an organization where each LoB has ongoing requirements and agendas that are in competition with those of IT. It’s pretty likely that when it comes to initial strategizing for any long-term project, you’re shooting for a different outcome than one that is seen as feasible by the IT department and vice versa.
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What Every BW/BI Developer Needs to Know About ABAP in BW

Over time every BW developer needs to write ABAP in SAP NetWeaver BW to be able to meet user requirements. ABAP might be required in a start routine, end routine, expert routine, InfoPackage, Data Transfer Process, Analysis Process Designer, query, or field. Get basic knowledge on how to write ABAP code and the differences between each routine method.

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  • Chapter 7: Phase Four: Transition

    In the final phase, transition, we go through what you can expect at go-live, followed by lengthy discussions regarding service level agreements, operations process training, and transition to cloud operations. We talk about intricacies of system stabilization and monitoring. Finally, we explore the options for business continuity and security

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  • Chapter 6: Phase Three: Build

    In the third phase, build, we walk through developing proofs of concept for your project. The chapter discusses how to take advantage of a provision-shared infrastructure, as well as strategies for building and testing that infrastructure. There is an examination on how to build and mitigate databases and applications, as well as planning the phase cutover. It also looks at automated provisioning and automated services.

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  • Chapter 5: Phase Two: Model

    The second phase of moving SAP to the cloud, model, contains an overview of the second half of onboarding to the cloud. It examples infrastructure requirements and design and walks the reader through the process of developing a workload analysis. The chapter discusses application and business process discovery as well as operational run books and migration strategy.

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  • Encryption

    The previous chapters [of SAP in the Cloud: Security Essentials] discussed how cloud providers can prevent an attacker from accessing your data. But what happens if an attacker does gain access? Does this mean it’s game over, data’s stolen, start running damage control? Not necessarily. This is where encryption can help you. In this chapter excerpt, we’ll cover what encryption is and how you can use it to protect your cloud-based SAP system.

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