DBACOCKPIT DBA Cockpit: Maintaining the System Configuration
A new SAP system is created...
A trick often used by administrators is to allow for time buffers before starting the next job. The buffer times are necessary because it is not possible to predict exactly how long a job will take to complete, since the duration depends on many incalculable parameters. Since it makes little sense to run backups and SAP jobs at the same time, these tasks are usually done one after the other rather than in parallel. In more complex environments, data backup durations, time buffers and job runtimes add up to such an extent that the time available is no longer sufficient to perform all activities within the available time corridor. Tools that work with status dependencies and then automatically start the next job when its predecessor job has been processed without errors can help here.
Better technologies have expanded the role of SAP Basis Administrators, paralleling the IT industry as a whole. It's no longer enough to keep the system running and performing well. An SAP HANA Basis Administrator also plays a role in cost control, IT strategy and even business policy.
The database layer is used to store all company data and consists of the database management system (DBMS) and the data itself. In each NetWeaver system there is a database server on which the SAP database is located. It provides all other applications with the necessary data. The data is not only data tables, but also applications, system control tables and user data. All basic components ensure that the user has fast and reliable access to this data.
In the result table USERTCODE are the transaction codes of the SAP users. Afterwards you simply have to output the complete list via "Object > Output complete list". Then save the list via "System > List > Save > Local file". The column Account contains the SAP user. This way you can see the used transactions grouped by SAP user.
Tools such as "Shortcut for SAP Systems" are extremely useful in basic administration.
The settings in SAL are relevant for secure continuous operation.
SAP Basis is the foundation of any SAP system. You can find a lot of useful information about it on this page: www.sap-corner.de.
The growing number of installed components - such as SAP BW, SCM, SRM, PI/PO - and systems integrated via interfaces - RFC, WebServices - further increase the requirements.