SMP 2.x Enterprise Scale Mobility: Life Cycle Management
SAP Mobile Platform: Enterprise Readiness Built-Ins
The SAP Mobile Platform (SMP) is a one-of-a kind solution for enterprises that take mobility seriously. SMP provides you with state of the art technology guaranteeing enterprise ready operations, with built in features including Security, Performance, Supportability, Lifecycle Management and more.
In this series of SCN pages, we drill down into Enterprise Readiness.You'll find links to White Papers, How-To Guides, recorded presentations and demos, Blogs and other resources that dive deep into any of the five selected topics.
SMP Enterprise Readiness: Webinar Series
In addition to the assets that you find on below SCN pages, we - the SAP Mobile Rapid Innovation Group (RIG) - host a series of webinars around Enterprise Grade Mobility with SMP.
The webinars will be presented by mobility experts from within SAP: Every week, every Thursday, and they are free to attend! And yes, we'll post recordings a few days after the sessions.
SMP on Topic: Platform Life Cycle Management
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What do we mean by Lifecycle Management?
Lifecycle management in this area pertains to information valuable to the various phases of the project lifecycle from planning to daily operations. This topic includes information you will need for starting a SMP project like system landscape information, system planning and sizing. It also includes topics needed for deployment like installation, creating a highly available environment as well as help with the operation of the SMP Landscape.
The following list of links is by no means complete. In particular, the product documentation contains a lot more, valuable informatoin that will help you through the different phases of the product lifecycle.
Provides a functional understanding of the technology to assist in making informed decisions about choosing the correct mobile technology to use for a particular use case. It includes some level of detail about the internal workings of the platform.
Helps to understand the different technology options and sizing considerations. Making these assessments and decisions early in the process is essential in ensuring a successful project rollout.
A companion document to the Sizing Guide. It provides some adjacent data points and examples of their usage in the context of sizing.
This part of the product documentation discusses a number of requirements, like: Host Platform Requirements, SAP Interoperability Requirements, Network Requirements, and others.
Discusses different landscape options and helps with chosing
A blog helping with the minimum requirements for MobiLink.
This section of the product documentation includes worksheets.
This white paper explains step by step on how to configure and install Sybase Unwired Platform 2.2.x cluster using Microsoft Cluster Failover
A brief publication explaining how to install the IBM DB2 driver and configure a connection to the DB2 server in SUP.
Learn how to configure the ASA JDBC driver connection to add pooling options.
A simple but very useful guide to setup the relay server component and setup SUP 2.1.x to use the relay server for coms with mobile device
This technical document explains how to install the Microsoft JDBC driver and configure a connection to the Microsoft SQL Server in SUP.
- Configuring Logs in Sybase Control Center
The Relay server is used as a Revers Proxy, to allow the SMP server to communicate outside the firewall. You have to configure the relay server details in the SMP server and @Sharvari tells you how to achieve that.
Once you Run
- How to remove SUP node manually from the Cluster (SUP 2.x)
This document explains how to remove an SUP node manually from the cluster data tier database manually if the uninstall is not possible
- How to Migrate Single SUP Node to a Cluster Environment (SUP 2.2)
This white paper explains all the steps needed to migrate a single node SUP 2.2.x to a cluster environment.
- Best practices for SMP cluster administration
Best practices in the form of guidelines for the administration of SAP Mobile Platform clusters for SUP 2.2, but adaptable to all 2.x versions of SUP and SMP with little or no effort.
- SUP 2.x setting up Scheduled Tasks in Sybase Control Center
This technical document explains how configure the four Sybase Control Center Scheduled Tasks in order to keep SUP 2.x clean.
- How to Improve the Performance of the SUP Cache Database
Covers techniques and procedures you can follow to improve the performance of the Cache Database, the key runtime component of the SAP Mobile Platform when it comes to running high performance, data rich, mobile apps.
- How to Back Up the SAP Mobile Platform Data Tier
A walk though the different options for backing up the data tier. We then take you step-by-step through a typical data tier backup. We conclude by giving you recommendations on how you should manage backups and restores in a High Availability landscape.
- Disaster Recovery in SUP server with an IMO based client
In this document, @Sharvari discusses the recovery methods that the SDK/ client can incorporate to recover from a 'disaster.
If you're not already familiar with these technologies, then now is the time to become familiar! The reason is: they are on the SAP roadmap.
In preparation for that, here's a set of presentation that will give you an overview of what OSGi is, why it is needed, and how the OSGi Framework handles the software you develop; whatSpring Framework is and how it has been combined with OSGi to create Spring Dynamic Modules, and lastly, how Maven works and how its behavior can be adapted to suit the needs of your particular project.
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