SAP TechED Las Vegas vs Barcelona

This year, I was fortunate enough to attend 2 TechEd conferences: the one held in Las Vegas (October 19-23)  and the one from Barcelona (November 10-12). I would like to share my thoughts on this year’s TechEds. I can say that I enjoyed both, though often for different reasons.   I will probably attend the…

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SAP TechEd Las Vegas Wrap-up

I got home from a 2-week trip whose main focus was on the SAP TechEd Las Vegas conference, followed by APIGEE’s I Love APIs as the second most important conference. The overall information was focused on the two-speed business, systems of records (SAP ERP system, CRM or other back-end systems), and the system of engaging…

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SAP TechEd Sessions on SAP Integration

SAP TechEd Las Vegas 2015 I’ve gone through the list of this year’s SAP TechEd Las Vegas sessions, and I’ve compiled a list of the most interesting ones (from an integration perspective). I hope to attend as many as possible, though I’m not sure whether I can make it to all of them, as I…

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Best Practices – Custom Development

This is part 9 of my Best Practices in SAP PI/PO series. You can read more about the series here.   Custom development is usually done either because the standard does not support the functionality you want, or because the complexity of the scenario needs to be dramatically reduced. Custom development is limited to Java;…

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Bundling Messages Without BPMN/ccBPM

I got the following question from a contact: Hello Daniel, I have a requirement with my client, and as per this requirement, how can we append multiple incoming documents into one document, just for a period of time? This needs to be done without BPM. e.g. 5 files coming in time b/w 4PM to 5PM…

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TechEd Presentation on Best Practices in SAP Integration

I am proud to announce that I am starting a series of posts on the topic of best practices in the area of SAP.   I submitted an abstract for the SAP TechEd Conference Las Vegas (October 19-23, 2015), and I have recently learned that it had been approved.   My first thought was: “Super!…

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Differences Between ccBPM and NW BPMN

A question I often hear is: “What is the difference between SAP ccBPM and SAP Netweaver BPMN?” I hope that this post will give you some more insight into this issue.   The Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) was used by ccBPM. BPEL was a standard created by IBM and Microsoft in 2001. It was…

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BPMN Cannot invoke call from within a transactional context

This error occurs when there are some inconsistencies in your BPMN’s contents (the data). If you look at some of the error descriptions and search for this, you might end up with no relevant information. The only way of solving this is by importing the service interface again, and then deploying the BPMN. When these…

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Error Failed to call the endpoint: Error in call over HTTP: HTTP 200 OK

This error occurs when trying to send a message from the PI to the BPMN. It can also occur the first time you’re calling the BPMN. The reason behind this is that the user requires a password change. Therefore, if you log on to the user administrator account, you will be asked to change the…

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