The authors of »SAP Gateway and OData«

Carsten Bönnen

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Carsten Bönnen joined SAP in 2001, and is the director of SAP Gateway product management. Initially a Java developer and trainer, he soon became a consultant and led strategic projects in the then-new field of enterprise portals. By the end of 2002, he became a product manager for SAP Enterprise Portal. A year later, he took on responsibility for a new product, which later became known as Visual Composer; subsequently, he managed the complete UI topic in this area. Looking for a new challenge in 2008, he joined the Microsoft Strategic Alliance Management group, which oversees the strategic alliance between SAP and Microsoft. Carsten remained in this role for four years before he joined the SAP Gateway product management team in 2012.

Volker Drees

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Volker Drees has been at SAP since 1998, and is currently a product expert for SAP Gateway in the Information Worker division. Volker studied electrical engineering at Fachhochschule in Wiesbaden, Germany, and holds a degree in communications engineering. He has experience in a number of areas, including ABAP development, R/3 implementations, SAP CRM, mobile sales, mobile asset management, and mobile infrastructure.

André Fischer

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André Fischer has been on the product management team for SAP Gateway since 2011, starting with the support of the pilot version of the software. After finishing his physics degree at RWTH Aachen University and Heidelberg University, Germany, he started his professional career in 1995 as a technology consultant for an SAP partner. From 1999 to 2000 he was responsible for setting up a data center as the co-managing director for a newly founded joint venture outsourcing company, and his technical expertise contributed to the company becoming a certified SAP hosting partner.

Ludwig Diehl

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Ludwig Heinz is the CIO of the Europewide acting recycling company, Theo Steil GmbH. He studied business informatics at the University of Applied Sciences FHDW in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, and has worked as an ABAP and mobile developer at itelligence AG in Cologne since 2006. Ludwig was a member of the SAP Design Partner Council for SAP Gateway from 2011 until the end of 2013. There he worked with SAP AG and other partners to improve SAP Gateway. He also took over the topic responsibility of SAP Gateway at itelligence in 2012. In addition, he works as a college lecturer and supports students working on bachelor’s theses that focus on mobile UI technologies.

Karsten Strothmann

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Karsten Strothmann has been with SAP for more than 12 years and is currently the global head/area product owner for the SAP Gateway CPS team that focuses on customer and partner enablement and coaching selected customer projects. He has more than 15 years of experience in the software industry, with 13 of those at SAP. Before joining SAP Gateway in 2010, he worked on diverse topics such as mobile, SAP SRM, and SAP Enterprise Portal. His experience includes product management, development, quality assurance, and consulting, which has enabled him to acquire a holistic view of both software creation and its usage. Karsten holds a master’s degree in computer science from Dortmund University, Germany.
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    SAP API Management

    Carsten Bönnen, Harsh Jegadeesan, Divya Mary, Shilpa Vij

    365 pages, hardcover

    Unpack your API toolkit with this guide to SAP API Management. Learn how to use the API Designer to create enterprise APIs and discover how to manage their lifecycle. Walk through key processes that optimize your APIs and keep them More about the book

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    • Design and architect your enterprise APIs with SAP Cloud Platform
    • Use traffic management, mediation, and security policies to manage the API lifecycle
    • Learn to monetize, monitor, analyze, and consume APIs
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    Event-Driven Architecture with SAP

    Martin Bachmann, Karsten Strothmann

    124 pages

    Build an end-to-end event-driven landscape! Start with the basics: Understand different types of events and the event-driven model. Then explore the SAP Business Technology Platform services, such as SAP Event Mesh, which support event-driven architecture. Learn to enable and configure More about the book



    • Learn about events and event-driven architecture design
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    SAP Gateway and OData

    Carsten Bönnen, Ludwig Diehl, Volker Drees, André Fischer, Karsten Strothmann

    810 pages, hardcover

    Calling all SAP developers and admins! If your SAP and non-SAP apps rely on OData, you need this definitive guide to SAP Gateway. Perform your SAP Gateway deployment, including installation and configuration. Follow step-by-step instructions to create OData services in More about the book

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    • Get SAP Gateway up and running in your system
    • Generate and develop OData services with step-by-step instructions
    • Use SAP Gateway and OData services with SAP Business Application Studio, SAPUI5, SAP S/4HANA, and more