Appendix B. SAP Acronyms and Common Terms

To help you navigate the world of SAP, this appendix includes acronyms and commonly used terms found in this book and throughout the SAP community. The goal is not to define these acronyms and terms, but to help you understand how and when to use them correctly and, therefore, credibly.


ABAP/4—Advanced Business Application Programming/4 (SAP)

ACL—Access Control List

ACC—Adaptive Computing Controller (SAP)

AD—Active Directory (Microsoft)

AFS—Apparel and Footwear Solution (SAP)

AIX—Advanced Interactive eXecutive (IBM OS)

ALE—Application Link Enabling (SAP)

AM—Asset Management (SAP ERP module)

API—Application Programming Interface

APO—Advanced Planner and Optimizer (SAP SCM component)

ASAP—Accelerated ...

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