2.3. Challenges Inherent to Performance Tuning mySAP Systems

Of course, if open performance tuning an SAP system were simple, the formal training courses, volumes of periodicals, and scads of SAP Notes, books, and so on would be unnecessary. But, with any business system that spans complex infrastructure, hardware, OS, database, and application-specific technology layers, not to mention elaborate interface, middleware, and front-end user interface options, it should be no surprise that performance tuning is nothing less than complex. Let's take a closer look at four core challenges inherent to SAP tuning.

2.3.1. Fixed/Finite Systems versus Capacity on Demand (COD)

The fact that nearly all SAP systems deployed today run on a fixed set of hardware ...

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