How COVID-19 Is Affecting Tech

The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed the lives of almost every American. With stay-at-home orders in place, and nonessential businesses closed, the internet has become the place where we work, shop, learn, worship, bank, communicate, and socialize. The demands of the COVID-19 crisis also translate into greater mechanization in laboratory testing, hospital settings, logistics and delivery. The need to secure

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Online SAP Courses Offered Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

SAP systems provide the highest quality integrated management system keeping your databases, financials, inventory, logistics, and other resources working smoothly and securely together. In order to optimize your use of the SAP systems, it’s wise to have your people expanding and refining their education in SAP offerings. With most of the country in lockdown and working from home, this is

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SAP Dispatcher: Structure, Functions, and Caveats

Architecture and Functions Think of the SAP dispatcher as the gatekeeper of a gated community. He makes sure that authorized personnel enter and directs them to the appropriate place. The SAP dispatcher lies between the Internet and your SAP system. It is the entry point for HTTP(s) requests into your system, which consists of one or more NetWeaver application servers.

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Here Are 12 SAP Monitoring Best Practices

You have invested in having the highest quality system, integrating inventory, finance, human resources, logistics, and everything else by implementing SAP. Now, to get the most of that system, it is crucial that it is functioning at its optimal level. In order to make sure that it is doing so, there are a number of monitoring options available to you.

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Why You Should Consider an SAP Sandbox System

Remember when you were a small child and the sandbox could become a battleground, or a bakery, or just a place to bury your toes? You could do anything there, use your imagination to create monsters or mountains. And, once you were tired of that particular game, you could flatten out the sand and start all over with building an

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SAP IDES: The Perfect Steppingstone to SAP Mastery

IDES stands for “Internet Demonstration and Evaluation System” and in the SAP R/3 world it represents a model company. Using IDES, you can do training that will increase your knowledge and competence with SAP. In the newer S/4HANA IDES System, SAP offers Model Companies that offer the same training advantages, and also gives you the option to use them as

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SAP GRC Auditing: Why It’s Crucial for Your Organization

Most people hear the word “audit” and begin to tense up. That’s probably because it is typically used in the context of an IRS audit, and nobody wants that. However, an audit is simply an objective examination and evaluation, usually of financial records, and in this context, including systems, applications, and products as well. When you use an SAP landscape,

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SAP Security: Best Practices, Risk, and More

SAP Security is like an extraordinarily complex, multi-person juggling act. You may have seen performances where a couple people juggle several balls, throwing them between each other, while always keeping them in the air. Imagine if that were expanded to include every person in your business and all those balls represented every one of your customers, every item in your

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SAP Basis vs SAP ABAP

What Is SAP ABAP? ABAP (Advanced Business Application Programming) is the primary programming languages in which many of SAP’s applications are written. ABAP began life as a purely procedural language and has subsequently incorporated object-oriented features. ABAP programs are run on SAP’s Netweaver ABAP application server, the only publicly available ABAP runtime environment. In most organizations, ABAP experts are programmers

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SAP Basis vs SAP Security: What Are They, Differences, and More

“An SAP system administrator ensures that the Basis components of every SAP system and their functions are working correctly during live operation.” SAP Administration: Practical Guide, p. 17 Galileo Press, 2011. SAP Basis SAP Basis is landscape administration for all SAP environments. It is designed to keep all of the different systems in the landscape working at optimum efficiency— all

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CCMS in SAP Basis

You have the finest enterprise resource planning (ERP) software available in SAP; now you need to know how to optimize its use. The best way forward is to use the Computing Center Management System (CCMS) to monitor, control, and configure your SAP system. Monitoring Your CCMS can conduct system-wide monitoring and automatic reporting. It produces alerts that are assigned a

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SAP Basis: What It Is and Why You Need It Managed

You’ve invested in SAP to bring your business to the forefront of your industry, and SAP Basis is the system administration of that software. SAP runs on almost any system, and you can use the database of your choice. It’s designed to be scalable and with the future in virtualization and cloud computing, SAP is an essential foundation for the

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