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Implementing SAP Cloud Platform Smart Business Service

Build SAP Fiori analytical applications in the cloud! Get a comprehensive look at SAP Smart Business service, from implementation on the SAP Cloud Platform to advanced functionality such as enabling predictive and embedded analytics. Walk through step-by-step instructions for creating analytical applications; then see how to build a dashboard for analysis review. Finally, set up the OData adapter and connect SAP Smart Business service to other databases

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Introducing the SAP Financial Closing Cockpit for SAP S/4HANA

Discover a better way to close your books with the SAP Financial Closing cockpit! With this E-Bite, you’ll learn about financial close in the world of SAP S/4HANA, from planning to analytics. See how to prepare a global entity checklist, generate a task list, and run the close list; then monitor your entity close with a centralized status dashboard. Finally, find out how to use SAP Fiori applications to analyze your data. Say goodbye to your financial close workarounds

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Cloud Connector for SAP Cloud Platform: How-to Guide

Setting up a hybrid system with SAP Cloud Platform? Look no further! With this E-Bite, you’ll learn how to easily connect your on-premise system to the SAP Cloud Platform (formerly SAP HANA Cloud Platform) using Cloud Connector. See how to install Cloud Connector; then, get step-by-step instructions to configure your cloud to on-premise connectivity and vice versa. Finally, set up Cloud Connector security and feel confident in your connection

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SAP Master Data Governance

Ready for the next generation of SAP Master Data Management (SAP MDM)? Meet SAP MDG! Start by understanding the deployment options and main data domains. With the basics under your belt, build a firm foundation in data, process, and UI modeling. Take your skills to the next level with complete coverage of data quality, search, and consolidation functionality. Finally, learn to replicate data into different systems or migrate it altogether. Master your master data ...

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SAP BW/4HANA

What is SAP BW/4HANA? More importantly, what can it do for you? Between these pages, you'll explore the answers to these questions, from simplified data models and SAP BW/4HANA Analytics to automated data lifecycle management. You'll find step-by-step instructions for installation and setup, a guide to administrative tasks to keep your SAP BW/4HANA system in tip-top shape, and the low-down on security in your new system. Explore the data warehouse of the future!

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SAP Solution Manager – Practical Guide

With this hands-on guide to SAP Solution Manager (SolMan) 7.2, you'll find everything you need to maintain your SAP landscape! First get a handle on basic concepts, see how to upgrade to 7.2, and configure your solution. Then dive into key functionality: monitoring, business process documentation, change control management, IT service management, testing, and more. Round out your skills with information on security and real-world case studies ...

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SAP HANA Security Guide

How do you protect and defend your SAP HANA database and application development platform? This comprehensive guide details your options, including privileges, encryption, and more. Learn how to secure database objects, provision and maintain user accounts, and develop and assign roles. Then take an in-depth look at authentication and certificate management before seeing how to enable auditing and security tracing. Protect your SAP HANA system ...

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SAP BusinessObjects BI Security

"Don't talk to strangers"—if only data security policies were this easy. Learn to keep your SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence data truly safe from unauthorized actions with this comprehensive guide. Begin with security basics and work your way to advanced concepts; along the way, you’ll explore functional and data security, define a rights model, and secure data sources and universes. Step-by-step instructions ensure that you can implement important security techniques in your administration and design work ...

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SAP BW: Administration and Performance Optimization

Maintaining a high-performing SAP BW system is one part precise administration and one part ongoing tuning—and this book, up to date for SAP BW 7.40, is your guide to both. Throughout the implementation process, from landscape architecture to initial system setup and from data modeling to efficient ETL, your to-do list dominates your desk. Master system setup, architecture, and configuration to lay a foundation for effective data storage, and then optimize your system through regular administration tasks. Consult best practices for creating SAP BW objects, running reports, and using jobs and skills profiles to make your system a well-oiled machine ...

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SAP HANA Administration

Who says that a leopard can’t change its spots? With the advent of SAP HANA, database administration is evolving—and you can evolve along with it. Learn how traditional administration concepts are applied in SAP HANA, and find out about the new concepts relevant to an in-memory database. Novice or expert, this book will help you sharpen your skills ...

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SAP Data Services – The Comprehensive Guide

It's time to extract, transform, and load your skills on managing enterprise data! With this book on SAP Data Services, you'll be an expert in no time. After learning about topics like planning, blueprinting, and integrating SAP Data Services, you'll get into the core of the book: detailed steps on how to perform Data Services tasks. Get the skills you need for your daily job, from basic tasks like designing objects, to advanced duties like analyzing unstructured text ...

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SAP Process Orchestration – The Comprehensive Guide

Are you ready for the latest SAP process integration (SAP PI) and business process management (SAP BPM) solution? Meet SAP Process Orchestration! This is your complete guide to the tools and components of SAP PO. Learn how to build and configure interfaces and use SAP BPM to manage your business processes. Thanks to both a practical and comprehensive approach, you'll find out how to configure the System Landscape Directory, create integration flows, monitor messages, manage processes, and much more ...

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Practical Workflow for SAP

One resource. All of your SAP Business Workflow needs. Reorganized and fine-tuned, the third edition of this #1 bestseller is packed with information and better than ever. Pick the sections or chapters that are most relevant to you; focus on the provided conceptual explanations, technical instructions, or both. You’ll find important topics such as configuration, administration and troubleshooting, design, and enhancement. If you know the basics, you’ll find value in the coverage provided for SAP’s changed landscape such as SAPUI5, SAP Fiori, SAP HANA, and much more ...

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Data Migration with SAP

When it comes to data migration, choosing the right approach for your organization can be overwhelming. This comprehensive guide not only leads you through project planning, but also gives you step-by-step instructions for executing your migration with LSMW, SAP Data Services, the batch input technique, and more. Whether you’re implementing SAP ERP, moving to the cloud, migrating to SAP S/4HANA, or replacing a legacy system, let us smooth the way ...

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Archiving SAP Data – Practical Guide

In the face of large data accumulation, data archiving plays a vital role in maintaining SAP system performance while adhering to legal requirements. Strategize and execute your SAP data archiving plan with this guide! Begin with the basic principles, before diving into tools for storage and transactions for accessing archived data. Whether you’re using a classic approach or SAP Information Lifecycle Management, get the know-how you need to clean out the clutter in your SAP system ...

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SAP ASE 16 – Sybase ASE Administration

Skip the marketing jargon, and jump right into the heart of the major tasks for administering SAP ASE 16. Starting with an introduction to the database and an installation overview, this book is packed with information you'll use on any platform. Get the details you need to define database storage areas, create database elements, work with security and user roles, manage backup and restoration, achieve high availability, and more ...

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Enterprise Information Management with SAP

Learn how to effectively manage your data with the tools in SAP's EIM offerings. From SAP Data Services to the latest solutions like SAP PowerDesigner and SAP HANA Cloud Integration, you'll learn what the different products are and how they work together. Then, get started using them for common tasks with the help of step-by-step instructions and guiding screenshots. This is the resource you need to make sure your enterprise is sitting on a solid foundation—of clean data ...

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SAP Database Administration with IBM DB2

When you’re working with IBM DB2 for Linux, Unix, and Windows, you’re maintaining the Rolls Royce of the SAP-certified database systems. This book is your companion in your daily tasks, from setup to decommissioning. Learn how SAP and DB2 work together, see all administration tools in action, discover strategies for troubleshooting, and acquire key skills for backup and restore. You'll find the information you need for a safe ride ...

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Mobilizing Your Enterprise with SAP

If you’re holding this book in your hands—in print form or on a mobile device—you’ve got your ticket to SAP mobility. Learn how to develop a mobile strategy, and then learn how you can use the SAP Mobile Platform to put it in action. Manager, developer, or just kind of curious, you’re officially on your way to unwiring your world with SAP. Move forward ...

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Implementing SAP Business Suite on SAP HANA

If you're thinking about moving to SAP S/4HANA, your first step is getting SAP ERP on SAP HANA—and this book will serve as your go-to guide. Understand and complete all steps of the migration process, from planning the transition to making the move and going live. Then discover how to optimize your system for SAP HANA by activating enhancements and installing SAP S/4HANA Finance (SAP Simple Finance) and SAP HANA Live. Detailed instructions and guiding screenshots will help get your new platform up and running in no time ...

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SAP Administration – Practical Guide

Need screenshot-by-screenshot instructions on SAP NetWeaver administration? Look no further than this practical guide! Find everything you need to know about SAP Basis administration via step-by-step instructions and hundreds of screenshots. From system monitoring with SAP Solution Manager to database administration and disaster recovery, learn how to maintain your system and handle any situation—from the occasional hiccup to the red alert emergency ...

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Upgrading SAP – The Comprehensive Guide

There's more to upgrading your SAP system than just pressing a button. Here's the next-best thing: a comprehensive guide to the upgrade process. You'll understand project planning and processes, how to use upgrade tools in ABAP and Java systems, and how to upgrade individual products like SAP Solution Manager, SAP BW, SAP CRM, SAP Enterprise Portal, SAP PI and SAP PO, and more. Finally, everything you need to perform successful SAP upgrades ...

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Implementing SAP BW on SAP HANA

If you’re making the leap from SAP BW to SAP HANA, this book is your indispensable companion. Thanks to detailed pre-migration and post-migration steps, as well as a complete guide to the actual migration process, it’s never been easier to HANA-ify your SAP BW system. Once your migration is complete, learn everything you need to know about data modeling, reporting, and administration. Are you ready for the next generation of SAP BW ...

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SAP Performance Optimization Guide – Analyzing and Tuning SAP Systems

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 are many pitfalls to avoid. This authoritative guide to analysis and tuning offers the practical tips and real-world examples to reach your tuning potential day in and day out. Anticipate, identify, analyze, and solve performance problems to keep your SAP system on top ...

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SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP – System Administration

As a system administrator, you know that SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP is the core of an SAP system. This book provides essential information on the main concepts and tools of SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP, as well as new information about SAP Solution Manager 7.1 and the new monitoring infrastructure. This all-inclusive resource teaches you a holistic approach to administration, and can also be used to prepare for the Certified Technical Consultant exam ...

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Authorizations in SAP – 100 Things You Should Know About

Have you ever had an unauthorized user access something in your system that you could have sworn was off limits? Here you go: SAP PRESS equips you with "100 Things" that unlock the secrets of managing your security and authorizations in SAP. Learn how to save time when managing SAP system security and working with the SAP Basis system ...

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SAP HANA Cloud Integration

Learn how to integrate cloud and on-premise landscapes with SAP HANA Cloud Integration! Start with the SAP HCI basics, and then explore predefined integration patterns, debug and secure your integration projects, develop custom adapters, and more. Real-life scenarios guide you through the integration process, along with helpful roadmaps for development steps. Get your applications working together ...

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SAP Gateway and OData

Connect your SAP system and the world of OData with this comprehensive guide to SAP Gateway! Begin with the basics, then walk through the steps in creating SAP Gateway and OData services. Expand your skills further, with how-tos on developing SAPUI5 apps with the SAP Web IDE; building SAP Fiori, mobile, and enterprise applications; and performing administrative tasks for lifecycle management and security. Explore the latest trends and technologies, and map out your OData future ...

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Getting Started with SAP HANA Cloud Platform

Want to extend SAP SuccessFactors? Develop a native SAP HANA application? Code SAPUI5? Guess what: SAP HANA Cloud Platform can do it all. With this book, get the basics of SAP HCP, and then take the next steps. You’ll learn how to create, deploy, and secure applications, and also explore SAP HANA Cloud Portal and SAP HANA Cloud Integration. There’s more to cloud than fluff—find out what it is ...

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SAP Security and Risk Management

It's a scary world out there, but this book will ease your mind. With descriptions of all requirements, basic principles, and best practices of security for an SAP system, you’ll learn how to protect each SAP component internally and externally. In addition, find out how to comply with legal requirements and master the interaction of these requirements to provide a holistic security and risk management solution ...

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Authorizations in SAP Software: Design and Configuration

Authorizations aren't easy, but this book is here to help. Learn how to develop a meaningful authorization concept that meets statutory requirements and is tailored to your business processes. Explore the SAP tools and functions that play a role in designing and implementing an authorizations concept. In addition to discussions of SAP IdM, CUA, SAP Access Control, and the UME, you’ll learn about authorizations across the entire SAP landscape (SAP ERP, HCM, CRM, SRM, and BW) ...

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SAP Solution Manager for SAP S/4HANA

Are you moving to SAP S/4HANA? Learn how SAP Solution Manager 7.2 can smooth your path! Readiness checks? Check. Custom code management? Check. Automated testing? Check. Explore deployment best practices and the fully supported SAP Activate, along with other essential SolMan functionality. Whether you're deploying SAP S/4HANA with SAP SuccessFactors, SAP Ariba, or as a standalone system, SolMan 7.2 will give you the tools you need ...

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Monitoring and Operations with SAP Solution Manager

Running SAP Solution Manager (SolMan)? Say goodbye to CCMS and welcome an array of new options and possibilities to monitor issues across the system landscape. This book leaves no stone unturned: You’ll find detailed instruction on how to operate and configure all tools that come with the new monitoring and alert infrastructure. Throughout the book, practical examples, case studies, and guiding screenshots will help you keep your SAP system running ...

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ITSM and ChaRM in SAP Solution Manager

Stay ahead of the curve with IT Service Management (ITSM)! This is the comprehensive guide to the ChaRM and AIM functionalities in SAP Solution Manager (SolMan). Find everything you need to work with Change Management and Application Incident Management (the new Service Desk): the important concepts, instructions for configuration and functionality, and expert tips and best practices ...

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SAP Solution Manager

Hardly any SAP product in recent years is as important or complex as SAP Solution Manager (SolMan). This book answers all of your questions regarding SAP Solution Manager: implementation and documentation; maintenance and testing; or monitoring, technical operation, and management problems ...

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Operating SAP in the Cloud – Landscapes and Infrastructures

When migrating to the cloud, no journey is the same. If you’re ready to make the leap, you’ve come to the right place! From creating your own cloud to public and private external cloud computing—discover which choice best fits your enterprise. With information on options for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS), you’ll learn to customize an implementation path and build a roadmap for migration. It's no longer whether or not to move to the cloud, but how. Let us show you ...

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Implementing SAP HANA

If you’re ready to move past the basics and see what SAP HANA looks like in the real world, you’ve come to the right place. From initial setup to connecting to a business intelligence platform, follow along with a practical case study that details a complete SAP HANA implementation. Learn how to provision data with SAP Data Services, model data with SAP HANA information views, and connect SAP HANA to SAP’s business intelligence tools. It’s time to put SAP HANA to work ...

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Managing Custom Code in SAP

itemprop="description"> Don’t let custom code negatively affect your business performance—this book will help you create a lean and mean SAP system landscape! You’ll learn what tools help determine when custom code is unnecessary, and how to assess the amount, quality, and efficiency of existing code. With the practical instructions in this book, you’ll be able to use the tools you need in no time flat ...

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Testing SAP Solutions

No go-live without testing! But how do you make sure that your tests are comprehensive and deliver valid results? This complete guide to test planning and test execution answers all of your questions. Not only will you learn the basics for a test strategy and a test methodology that fits the requirements of your solution, you will also understand the functionality and usage of all the tools SAP and their partners provide for testing ...

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Applying Real-World BPM in an SAP Environment

Managing your business processes wisely is key to stay ahead of your competitors! This book is your guide to implementing Business Process Management in all its aspects in your SAP-centric business and IT: It explains how BPM and standard software work together, how to prepare your company for the project, and how to put technology, governance, and the philosophy behind it in action. Extensive use cases from well-known SAP customers including technical and process details make this book a true real-world experience ...

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Smart Data Access: Data Virtualization in SAP HANA

Get smart about accessing and virtualizing your data with this E-Bite on SAP HANA Smart Data Access! First, configure the SDA driver for SAP HANA and other databases such as SAP Sybase IQ, Apache Hadoop (with instructions on setting up SAP Vora!), Oracle, and more. Then learn how to create virtual tables and build data models. Thanks to information on troubleshooting and best practices, virtualizing your data has never been easier ...

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