SAP EHP3 for SAP NetWeaver® 7.

0 Overview and Product Highlights
SAP NetWeaver Product Management October 2011


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© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. The foundation components that are part of SAP NetWeaver® provide infrastructure support for creating. extending. Interaction  Reliable and scalable application server infrastructure for industryleading business applications Extensibility SAP NetWeaver Coherence  Proven robustness through ~100.SAP NetWeaver® Technology Platform in the SAP Technology Stack SAP NetWeaver® technology platform provides the shared technology foundation for SAP business applications. 3 . deploying.000 productive installations worldwide Existing Systems  Design support for team development in ABAP™ and Java programming languages based on open standards  Lifecycle management and operations functionality to minimize cost of ownership  Vast ecosystem providing software enhancements and support for best practices Foundation SAP NetWeaver® Application Server ABAP is one of the major foundation components of SAP’s technology platform powering the vast majority of SAP business applications. The components also enable the extension of SAP applications into new solution areas through a large partner ecosystem of experienced developers. and managing SAP applications across the development lifecycle.

All rights reserved.03  Higher level of adaptability and extensibility for Floorplan Manager-based applications  Enrich SAP GUI transactions with context-sensitive WD ABAP content in the SAP NW Business Client side panel  Reversible. © 2011 SAP AG. switchable customizing  Embedded search and analytics  ECM Integration Infrastructure SAP NetWeaver for HANA Evolutionary innovations on a stable core without disruption  SAP Business Suite providing Accelerators for SAP HANA  SAP NetWeaver BW 7. BW. BPM.02  Major enhancements in Floorplan Manager  WD ABAP Page Builder for creating mashups  New language features for more efficient business programming  Higher developer productivity by full-fledged code-completion and two-way editing of global classes  Layer-aware debugging and debugger scripting SAP NetWeaver 7.31  Full SAP NetWeaver platform shipment with same ABAP functionalities as described above SAP NetWeaver 7. CE and Mobile TODAY Planned Innovations Ramp-up planned for November 2011 Future Direction This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time.30 on SAP HANA Breakthrough innovations on the latest ABAP technology optimized for SAP HANA  A new kind of on-premise business applications: state-of-the-art ABAP technology assets combined with new in-memory computing capabilities of SAP HANA SAP NetWeaver 7. 4 .SAP Product Roadmap for SAP NetWeaver Key Themes and Capabilities of the ABAP Application Server SAP NetWeaver 7.3  Focus on Portal. PI.

All rights reserved.03 is the foundation boosting continuous innovations in SAP Business Suite 7 Innovations 2011 Enhancements in SAP NetWeaver 7.Why Do we Need SAP EhP3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 and available enhancement packages instead  Refer to SAP Note 1637366 Ramp-Up start of SAP NetWeaver 7.03 planned for November 8th 2011 This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time.0? SAP NetWeaver 7. 5 .03 are only available for the SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP Installation or upgrade only together with SAP Business Suite 7i2011 or for Add-ons  PI usage type not supported  Consider standalone installation of SAP NetWeaver 7. © 2011 SAP AG.

31 AS Java 7.03 AS ABAP 7.  SAP NetWeaver 7.02 SP09 SAP NetWeaver 7.31 AS ABAP 7.03) and also of SAP EHP1 for SAP NetWeaver 7. All rights reserved.31 which is part of SAP EHP3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 (aka SAP NetWeaver 7.Important Note ! Please note that the content of this presentation is related to SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.31).0 (aka SAP NetWeaver 7.31 For SAP Business Suite 7i2011 and Add-Ons © 2011 SAP AG.31 AS Java 7.31 ABAP consolidation SAP NetWeaver 7. For hub and standalone deployment 6 .03 / 7.

All rights reserved. SAP Enterprise Search enabling and PFCG favorites integration • Context-sensitive interoperability of ABAP Dynpro screens and the WD ABAP Page Builder in NWBC Side Panel Custom Development  Reversible. User Experience Web Dynpro ABAP • New and improved UI elements • Web Dynpro ABAP Page Builder support for homepages • New set of predefined CHIPs for richer user interaction Floorplan Manager for Web Dynpro ABAP • Enhanced Overview Page floorplan and new intuitive UI building blocks • Intuitive and powerful FPM configuration editor • Context-based adaptations based on application runtime context like industry or role • Application Creation Tool for BOL object model SAP NetWeaver Business Client 3.03 at a Glance SAP is offering multiple innovations in the areas of developer and end user productivity to strengthen SAP NetWeaver 7.Innovations in SAP NetWeaver 7. . execution of large sets of regression tests  Usability and accessibility enhancements in debugger  Server-independent trace and analysis in SAT  Easy integration of Document Management Systems  Enhancements in Business Rule Framework Plus  Semi-automatic service implementation  Improved forward error handling Analytics and Search  Operational data provider (BW transient provider) with support for navigational attributes and hierarchies  Tool integration for SAP BusinessObjects solutions such as Xcelsius Dashboards and Crystal Reports  Support of metadata search  Improvements to SAP Crystal Reports viewer in SAP Business Suite for harmonized user experience 7 © 2011 SAP AG. switchable business configuration sets  Seamless integration of ABAP Unit runs and coverage analysis.5 • Side Panel. with dedicated efforts to reduce the Total Cost of Ownership.03 as a scalable and reliable foundation of SAP Business Suite 7 Innovations 2011.

Product Highlights Floorplan Manager for Web Dynpro ABAP Business Rule Framework Plus Web Dynpro ABAP Page Builder SAP NetWeaver Business Client 3.5 Information Lifecycle Management Service Implementation Workbench Analytics and Search Enterprise Content Management Integration Error Conflict Handler Lifecycle Management .

g. and POWL integration Developer Productivity More intuitive design with the new Flexible UI Designer (aka FLUID)  WYSIWYG configuration editor with a graphical Wire Editor. Display/Edit Mode.g. All rights reserved. Search GUIBB Richer interaction and harmonized look and feel with a range of new UIBBs  E.g. Master page. new List and Form.Floorplan Manager for Web Dynpro ABAP Rapidly Build and Adapt Intuitive and Powerful UIs End User Productivity Highlights Enhanced Overview Page floorplan and generic UI building blocks  E. richer design capabilities and appealing preview Higher Level of Adaptability & Extensibility  Context-based adaptations based on runtime application contexts like country. Field and Table extensibility © 2011 SAP AG. 9 . role or industry  Extensibility with the Application Enhancement Tool: e.

Increase your User Experience with Appealing Mashup Applications Highlights End User Productivity Support for Homepage creation  Central entry points to the SAP systems providing overview and status information  UI Harmonization with the Overview Page Floorplan Set of new highly configurable predefined CHIPs leveraging work efficiency  POWL . PFCG Link List. All rights reserved. Link List.Web Dynpro ABAP Page Builder . PFCG Favorite List. 10 . Launchpad Link List Developer Productivity Integration of Floorplan Manager generic UI building blocks  By using the UIBB CHIP Wrapper CHIPs PFCG Integration  Create Web Dynpro ABAP Page Builder configurations out of the role maintenance PFCG © 2011 SAP AG.

WDA Page Builder and JavaScript/HTML applications Enterprise Search enabling  All active Enterprise Search connectors are automatically offered as search providers Central administration  Central management of all company‘s NWBC Desktop installations Integration into Non-SAP Portals  Microsoft SharePoint and IBM WebSphere © 2011 SAP AG.SAP NetWeaver Business Client 3.5 (NWBC) Gain More Efficiency in Your Daily Work New Side Panel for enriching applications without modifying them Highlights Interoperability between ABAP Dynpro and Web applications running in NWBC Side Panel  Contextual data from Dynpro applications can be accessed by WD ABAP. Dynpro Application Side Panel 11 . All rights reserved.

OLAP: On-Line Analytical Processing © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 12 .Analytics and Search (1/2) .Next Generation Operational Analytics with Operational Data Providers (ODPs) Highlights The Operational Data Provisioning framework makes it possible to run OLAP analyses locally in the application backend (Operational analytics).

CRM Sales. SD.Analytics and Search (2/2) . SRM and MDG © 2011 SAP AG.g. All rights reserved. FIN. HCM. 13 .Next Generation Operational Analytics with Operational Data Providers (ODPs) Highlights The ODP Framework provides a common modeling environment for search and analytics Easy usage of in-memory technology based on BWA with a simple configuration step  Query acceleration (performance for high data volume)  Needed for Enterprise Search and Data Browsing via BusinessObjects Explorer More than 500 ODPs delivered in various SAP Business Suite application areas  e.

14 .Enterprise Content Management Integration (ECMI) Leverage existing Document Management Systems Highlights Seamless interoperability of SAP applications with different Document Management Systems (DMS)  Connect to SAP and non-SAP repositories via unified interfaces  Access and process content from 3rd party ECM systems via the OASIS standard CMIS Decouple applications from a specific content repository API for document management available Connect any repository to the ECMI infrastructure via Service Provider Interface  Two implementations available out-of-the-box: ECM Store Connector and CMIS Connector CMIS: Content Management Interoperability Services © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved.

Business Rule Framework Plus (BRFplus) Enhanced Productivity. activate) Highlights Multiple Catalogs  Catalog subsets can now be defined Improved Workflow Integration  Automatic generation of workflow task from an existing BRFplus function. 15 . Improved Performance Mass Object Handling  Perform activities for multiple objects easily (e. create. All rights reserved. etc… Refined BRFplus Workbench.g. Search Dialog and Object Query Optimized code generation improving runtime performance Periodic cleanup of unnamed and unused objects © 2011 SAP AG.

i. 16 .e. All rights reserved. without Java server Standalone ILM Legal Hold Management  Independent from SAP Case Management Enhanced Productivity Rule simulator enhancing transparency of retention rules processing Improved user experience with ILM-tailored NWBC-based cockpits  Retention Management and Retention Warehouse Automation of data transfer and filling of repository during decommissioning  Reduced effort for administrators © 2011 SAP AG. Enhanced Productivity Reduced IT Complexity and Cost Highlights ABAP-based Storage and Retention Service  Can be used instead of XML DAS.Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) Reduced IT Complexity and Cost.

01/7. Bulking. Harmonization Semi-automatic service implementation by usage of code generation techniques  Producers for different object types of the ABAP repository and Enterprise Service Repository Highlights Error Handling framework.Service Implementation Workbench (SIW) Speed. All rights reserved.… Proxy-class (Idempotency. aka Inside-out approach SIW ESR Content creation Only API-based Proxy generation Only API-based Service implementation API and Proxy-based Implement synchronous services with standard templates  Sample templates shipped with SAP Business Suite foundation layer ESR Service Definition ABAP Proxies © 2011 SAP AG. Exception handling. Quality. aka Outside-in approach  Based on API.02 depending on configuration Two service creation types supported  Based on Proxy.0/7. 17 . …) Mapping preparation (error handling…) Application API call Confirmation. LOG Service developer Remote adapters for code generation on older SAP NetWeaver releases available  Available for SAP NetWeaver 7.

Error and Conflict Handler (ECH) Improved Forward Error Handling Search ECH orders by payload attribute values Navigate from the local XI monitor to ECH and vice versa Speed up error resolution by using hints  Create and manage resolution hints for error messages Monitoring (PPO) Errors and Exceptions Highlights Continue ECH Error Resolution Options:  Re-Schedule  Edit Data  Navigate to application  Navigate to customizing Document payload changes  With notes and attachments ---… ---… ---… --- Customer-specific reference objects  Can be added to the detail screen of services delivered by SAP Custom checks at payload save  For example. prevent payload change without documentation Monitor and resolve errors in asynchronous inbound processing on the receivers side © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 18 .

execution of large sets of regular regression tests Server-independent trace and analysis in SAT Usability and accessibility enhancements in debugger Metadata Search supported in Enterprise Search. improving the standard SAP search mechanisms Offline translation process for short texts and PDF Forms     Export or import of texts from or into the ABAP Backend XLIFF and Excel formats supported Enables use of third-party translation and translation memory software No connection between external translation agency and internal SAP system required © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved.Further Enhancements and Improvements Highlights Reversible switch-business-configuration sets Automation and seamless integration into IDE of ABAP Unit runs and coverage analysis. 19 .

All rights reserved.31 AS ABAP Automated SSL validation and configuration © 2011 SAP AG. 20 .03 and 7.Lifecycle Management and Reduced TCO Lifecycle Management Highlights Near Zero Downtime approach for SAP Business Suite systems  Based on trigger technology  Ensuring Business continuity Bundled shipment of latest software logistics tools  Fast consumption of latest tool improvements independently of application release Total Cost of Ownership Simplification of system landscape  Enhanced landscape verification tool  Dual-stack split support for SAP Business Suite and SAP NetWeaver BW systems  Consolidation of SAP NetWeaver 7.

system copy) Last support for dual stack upgrades with SAP Business Suite 7 Innovations 2011  Dual Stack Split Tool part of SL Toolset.Landscape Simplification Value Proposition for Dual Stack Split  More Flexibility regarding SP stacks and releases.3 © 2011 SAP AG.  ABAP and Java technology evolve at different speeds.  Early adoption of innovative SAP NetWeaver technology  Flexible Strategy for Growth  Simplification of related LM tasks (e. All rights reserved.g. based on System Copy procedure and Post Copy Configuration SAP NetWeaver 7. 21 .3 Adoption  Default installation for hub systems of SAP BS 7i2011  Upgrade and update of SAP BS 7i2011 hub systems in preparation  SAP Business Suite 7 and SAP Business Suite 7i2010 content already released for SAP NetWeaver 7.

30  Simplify Business Suites Reference Landscapes Reduce dependencies Significant cost reduction potential 7. PI. OS and DB vendors NW Hubs BW. EP…    ABAP platform 7. serving as basis for on-premise solutions Provide a strong basis for partners.01 7.02 7.1 7.31 Dual Stack support 7. All rights reserved.0 Innovations for existing and new Business Suite customers Java platform 7. 22 .Codeline Simplification Consolidation of SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP SAP NetWeaver Multiple Products New platform strategy EHP Technology Platform  EHP 4 EHP 5 SAP Business Suite 6 interoperable Single on-premise codeline.20 7.30 © 2011 SAP AG.

02 JAVA Stack AS JAVA 7.0 XSS 6.00 AS ABAP 7.00* AS JAVA 7.30 ERP 6. 23 .0 AS JAVA 7.31 XSS 6.0 Recommended ERP 6.02 AS JAVA 7.00 Dual Stack Still supported ABAP Stack ABAP Stack ERP 6.01* AS JAVA 7.0 EP 7. All rights reserved.02* AS JAVA 7.06 AS JAVA 7.00 ERP 6.06 AS ABAP 7.0 EP 7.Upgrade Paths for Dual Stack Installations Dual Stack Split ERP 6.0 Dual Stack Split ERP 6.00* Dual Stack JAVA Stack * Alternative options © 2011 SAP AG.31 AS ABAP 7.06 AS ABAP 7.00 AS JAVA 7. .Thank You! Visit us at http://www.

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