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Practical Guide to SAP NetWeaver PI - Development







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498 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-59229-334-6
498 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-683-5
498 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-684-2
Tired of dull documentation? This book is your solution. Dive into SAP PI and get hands-on practice developing mappings, adapters, and proxies. With exercises to test your knowledge, you'll find detailed descriptions and examples for all development and configuration objects, including monitoring.
  • Presents end-to-end process integration from a developer’s perspective
  • Helps you master the development of mappings, adapters, and proxies
  • Includes a comprehensive example scenario
About the Book About the E-book 498 pages, hardcover, 1.5 in. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper. Casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in black and white. PDF (16 MB), EPUB (27 MB), and MOBI file (48 MB) for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy & paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. The Nitty-Gritty Details

    Get practical, hands-on instruction about developing mappings, adapters, and proxies.

  2. Concrete Activity Guidelines

    Detailed tutorials with numerous programming examples explain the implementation of all development and configuration objects.

  3. Multilayer Scenario

    Explore an integration example to understand the process of implementing a sales process (inquiry, quotation, ordering, and billing).

  4. Procurement Processes and PI

    Survey the big picture of all procurement processes, along with a list of relevant transactions in the SAP system.

Highlights include:

  • System definition in the SLD
  • Configuration of the local Integration Engine
  • Adapter-specific system settings
  • Configuration of objects, service interfaces, mappings, adapters, proxies
  • Enterprise Services Repository, Services Registry, Runtime Workbench
  • Design, configuration, process, monitoring
  • RFC-to-file, file-to-IDoc, ABAP-proxy-to-SOAP, file-to-JDBC, BPM
  • Advanced Adapter Engine, integrated configuration
  • Enhanced receiver determination, XML validation
  • Message packaging, mapping lookups
»The goal of this practical guide is to enable you to quickly and easily delve into SAP NetWeaver PI and its functions. Our hope is that the information you find in this book is easy to understand, and that the examples can be quickly adapted to your work in the real world.«

Valentin Nicolescu is responsible for the operation of SAP training systems for higher education throughout Germany and for providing SAP training to higher education teachers.

Matthias Heiler is a solution sales executive at SAP AG in Walldorf, Germany, where his focus area is service-oriented architectures, particularly integration platforms and business process management.

Florian Visintin is a development consultant working mainly in the area of SAP NetWeaver. He studied information technology, with economics as his minor subject, at Technische Universität München.

Professor Burkhardt Funk is a professor of information management at the University of Lüneburg, Germany.

Dr. Holger Wittges is the operations head of the SAP Hochschul Competence Center (SAP University Competence Center (SAP HCC)) at Technische Universität München.

Benedikt Kleine Stegemann is a development consultant with GWIL GmbH and works mainly on development projects in the SAP area.

Professor Peter Niemeyer is a professor of information management at the University of Lüneburg, Germany.

Thomas Morandell is a development consultant at SPV AG, and focuses mainly on products of the SAP NetWeaver platform.

Harald Kienegger is a research assistant at the Department of Information Systems with Dr. Helmut Krcmar at Technische Universität München.

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