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Sams Teach Yourself SAP in 24 Hours, Fourth Edition by George W. Anderson

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Hour 3. SAP Technology Basics

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

Technology architecture

SAP Basis

Hardware server and disk basics

Operating system considerations

Database considerations

Traditional and contemporary infrastructure providers

Now that we’ve covered the basics of SAP and what it means to run a business using SAP, we need to spend some time discussing the basic technologies “under the covers.” In this hour, we investigate several commonly used infrastructure-related technical terms and take an introductory look at the three core technologies necessary to support any SAP application: hardware, operating systems, and databases. We conclude the hour with a discussion about how these technologies are appropriated. Even ...

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