Installation of the R/3 System

Minimum Requirements:
Hardware: Pentium II 300 MHz and above H.D.D : 25 GB Memory : 512MB Software: Windows NT 4.0 and Service Pack 6.0

Client
• A client is logically an independent unit in a R/3 System with its own set of Master and Transaction data. • In simple terms, a client is nothing but a work area where all your customizations and data are stored.

Default clients in R/3
• Client 000 - SAP Standard Client • Client 001 - SAP Reference Client • Client 066 - Earlywatch Client

IDES System
• IDES : Internet Demonstration and Evaluation System. Default Client : 800 * In IDES system client 800 is a preconfigured client supplied by SAP.

System Landscape
• • • • One System Landscape Two System Landscape Three System Landscape Four System Landscape

One System Landscape
• DEV, TST, QAS, PRD in a Single System. Advantages • Less Investment on resources Disadvantages • Cannot go in for enhancements after the system goes live. • Upgrade to a newer version not possible.

Two System Landscape
• DEV and TST in One System • QAS and PRD in another System Advantages
• Developments & transports can be tested before being moved to PRD.

Disadvantages
• Client independent customization immediately become live after transport from DEV.

Three System Landscape
• DEV and TST in One System • QAS in One System • PRD in One System * The Three System and The Four System landscape are SAP Standards. Large SAP installations follow this standard.

Which Customer Requirements are met by the R/3 System?
 Comprehensive business functionality
Integrated solutions Suited for large and small companies

SD MM Open systems PP

FI CO

R/3
PM

AM PS WF

Industryneutral

QM

Client / Server ABAP/4
HR IS

Client / Serverarchitecture Integration of Desktop applications

Multinational

The R/3 Integration model
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Which Customer Requirements are met by the R/3 System?
 Comprehensive business functionality  Integrated business processes
Business Processes
Order management Product development Customer service Financial reporting Personnel Marketing/ Sales Research/ Devlopment Production Design System

Functional Areas

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Service Accounting

Which Customer Requirements are Satisfied by the R/3 System?
 Comprehensive business functionality  Integrated business processes  Customer-specific configuration of R/3 applications (Configure to order)  Flexibility, scalability, and performance through multi-level client/server architecture

DB Application Presentation

 Installation of additional servers if resource bottlenecks occur  Parallel servers with homogeneous loads and high proximity of program execution  Buffering of Data and programs close to the executing processors  Logon / Load balancing

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System Platforms for the R/3 System
Hardware
UNIX systems Bull IBM Digital SNI HP SUN SINIX SOLARIS Data General Sequent AT&T SNI Bull/Zenith HP (Intel) Compaq IBM (Intel) Digital (Intel) ... IBM AS/400

Operating AIX system Digital UNIX
HP-UX

Windows NT

OS/400

Database

ADABAS D DB2 for AIX INFORMIX-OnLine ORACLE8.1

ADABAS D MS SQL Server 7.0 ORACLE8.1

DB2/400

Dialog SAPGUI

Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows NT, OSF/Motif, Presentation Manager, Macintosh

Windows ‘95 OS/2

Languages

ABAP/4, C, C+ +

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The SAP Dispatcher
Presentation

SAPGUI

SAPGUI

SAPGUI

SAPGUI

Application
Dispatcher

Communication

Work process

Work process

Work process

Buffer

Database

R/3 Instance (Central System)
Message server SAP Gateway Dispatcher D ... V E E B ... S
Instance profile (parameters)

Instance

SAP buffer START or STOP

R/3 Administrator
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