Creation of quick reference guides for end users and administrators
A first important step was the introduction of playbooks to professionalize our work. At that time, SAP installation manuals were real tomes with hundreds of pages that often went round in circles and were anything but easy to understand....
All of the above tasks have been part of SAP Basis Administration for decades. However, SAP software has changed a lot since the introduction of HANA in 2010, and with that, the SAP system administrator's job has changed as well. Here are some of the key differences:
SAP S/4HANA migration
Hosting environments and third-party offerings have also contributed to these improvements. Public cloud environments such as Azure and AWS provide a layer of abstraction that eliminates the difficult task of maintaining hardware that was required with SAP on-premises.
SAP Basis is structured as a classic three-tier model. It contains the following components: Database layer (relational database management system) / Application layer (application server and message server) / Presentation layer (graphical user interface).
Tools such as "Shortcut for SAP Systems" are extremely useful in basic administration.
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Understanding the structure and functioning of the system is especially important for IT administration. It is not for nothing that "SAP Basis Administrator" is a separate professional field. On the page www.sap-corner.de you will find useful information on this topic.
You can also define the roles according to a different scheme.