Landscape Management Tools
Due to the complexity of today’s landscapes and the interdependencies between single software components, tool support for landscape management is a must. Therefore, SAP provides you with the following tools.
SAP Solution Manager
SAP Solution Manager is the strategic application management platform and to enable the collaboration between you and SAP. It collects system information in the Landscape Management Database (LMDB). Here is a list of the most important documents: https://wiki.scn.sap.com/wiki/x/oUS7Gg
System Landscape Directory (SLD)
The System Landscape Directory of SAP NetWeaver, which is the central directory of system landscape information relevant for the management of your software life cycle.
SAP NetWeaver Development Infrastructure
The SAP NetWeaver Development Infrastructure (NWDI) provides you with a centrally managed system landscape to develop, build and distribute Java applications.
Change and Transport System
SAP Landscape Virtualization Management
The SAP Landscape Virtualization Management software (standard edition, which is free of charge) allows you to dynamically assign SAP instances to physical and virtualized server resources, to adapt to changing workload and optimize data center operations. The product’s enterprise edition provides additional, powerful automation features, such as end-to-end system copy automation.