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Can any body explain what is the difference between Webas ABAP, Third Party, Webas Java and Standalone



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Hi Jayaram

Technical system

Web AS ABAP - Web AS ABAP technical systems, ranging from any SAP system to an APO server or CRM server, are based on the same Basis Component (BC), which includes the ABAP interpreter, ABAP Dictionary, ABAP Workbench, and so on. A dedicated database, which stores most of the data of the BC and the application components, is associated with the system.

Web AS Java - Web AS Java systems consist of one or more instances and each instance is installed on a separate host. An instance itself consists of cluster nodes that can communicate with each other.

Standalone Java - Standalone Java technical systems are standalone Java applications that are installed in a computer system from an administration perspective. They can also be installed as an operating system service or as a daemon.

Third-Party - Third-party technical systems contain third-party software components and products.

With this there are PI systems

SAP NetWeaver Process Integration (PI) - PI technical systems are the infrastructure systems (such as integration servers and adapter engines) of PI.

Now lets talk about Business system

Web AS ABAP - A business system, which is associated with a Web Application server ABAP. A business system, which is associated with a Web AS ABAP, can play the role either of an application system or an integration server. An integration server is the central component of PI, which provides a framework for the exchange of information among various internal and external entities of a company. The integration server facilitates the interaction between the different operating systems and applications across internal and external networks.

Web AS Java - A business system, which is associated with a Web AS Java.

Standalone - A business system, which is associated with a standalone Java application.

Third-party - A business system, which is associated with a third-party technical system.

Business system over PI system - Business Partner - A business system, which is a sender or receiver within PI and which is not associated with a technical system. Business partners are used for backward compatibility with PI release 2.0.


Gaurav Bhargava

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