Chapter 7. Laying the Groundwork: SAP NetWeaver

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

  • History and strategy of SAP NetWeaver

  • Overview of SAP NetWeaver 7.0

  • How to design a NetWeaver system using building blocks

  • What’s next? NetWeaver and Enterprise SOA

SAP NetWeaver provides the technology foundation for the entire SAP suite of products. In this way, it is much like the foundation of a building, supplying vertical and horizontal underpinnings on which to build other structures (or in this case, systems). In Hour 7, we discuss the building blocks of NetWeaver, including how they can be used individually or combined to design an SAP environment architecturally.

A Brief History of SAP NetWeaver

Prior to SAP NetWeaver, the SAP technology stack was simply referred ...

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