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Architecting Solutions with SAP Business Technology Platform

By : Serdar Simsekler, Eric Du
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Architecting Solutions with SAP Business Technology Platform

By: Serdar Simsekler, Eric Du

Overview of this book

SAP BTP is the foundation of SAP’s intelligent and sustainable enterprise vision for its customers. It’s efficient, agile, and an enabler of innovation. It’s technically robust, yet its superpower is its business centricity. If you’re involved in building IT and business strategies, it’s essential to familiarize yourself with SAP BTP to see the big picture for digitalization with SAP solutions. Similarly, if you have design responsibilities for enterprise solutions, learning SAP BTP is crucial to produce effective and complete architecture designs. This book teaches you about SAP BTP in five parts. First, you’ll see how SAP BTP is positioned in the intelligent enterprise. In the second part, you’ll learn the foundational elements of SAP BTP and find out how it operates. The next part covers integration architecture guidelines, integration strategy considerations, and integration styles with SAP’s integration technologies. Later, you’ll learn how to use application development capabilities to extend enterprise solutions for innovation and agility. This part also includes digital experience and process automation capabilities. The last part covers how SAP BTP can facilitate data-to-value use cases to produce actionable business insights. By the end of this SAP book, you’ll be able to architect solutions using SAP BTP to deliver high business value.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Part 1 Introduction – What is SAP Business Technology Platform?
Part 2 Foundations
Part 3 Integration
Part 4 Extensibility
Part 5 Data to Value

SAP Business Technology Platform Overview

In the last chapter, we learned about the Intelligent Enterprise framework and how the components and capabilities are brought together to support businesses to become intelligent enterprises that are more resilient, profitable, and sustainable.

While SAP applications enable integrated business processes, companies will require additional flexibility to integrate with existing IT landscapes and extend SAP applications to industry-or company-specific needs. SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) is the platform for the intelligent enterprise to provide such flexibility, deliver business value through integration and extension, and transform data into value. It also enables different developer personnel to build innovations from a fully flexible programming model to a low-code/no-code model.

In this chapter, we will walk through the technologies behind SAP BTP and give you an overview of the capabilities of SAP BTP and what kind of...