What are the pipeline steps in SAP PI/PO AEX?

The Pipeline is the way messages are being processed in SAP PI/PO. Each time a message is processed with be processed in that order. The Pipeline steps come from the XI dual-stack days. Here we had different programs responsible for the different processing in the ABAP stack for each time the message was split. We…

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Mulitple operations, what’s the difference between services and operations?

Why do you want to map the Operation Determination in the SAP REST Adapter When you are processing data there should be an option to map which Operation should be used for a given message. This is taking content from the REST request either the URL or from the JSON payload. This is helpful if…

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What is the Service Registry in SAP PI/PO?

It is a place where you can store information about what services is on the which system. It is closely related to the UDDI which is the more generic approach for it. So you can use the UDDI from other providers if you do not find the SR enough. In SR you can create classifications…

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PI course update to support PI/PO 7.5

The world is changing and technology is changing faster. Creating training courses can be challenging, the material that you create have to be updated from time to time. I wanted to let you know that I have updated my SAP PI/PO course to support PI/PO 7.5. From a functional perspective, there is not that much…

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List of SAP Integrations tools from PI/PO to SCP Integration

SAP has quite a lot of integration tools. A lot of customers have asked which tool they should use for the integration. It ended up being quite a list and it was not all that i remembed on the spot, but i did get the onces that made the most sense for them. SAP has…

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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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Why is SAP PI/PO Difficult to Learn?

PICourse.com created a survey to figure out how learning SAP PI/PO can be made easier. The survey also focused on the methods used by current developers to learn SAP PI/PO when they started their careers. One of the questions was referring to the difficulty of learning SAP PI/PO – I wanted to find out why…

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Using the SAP HCI Trial

I recently had the great opportunity of using the SAP HANA Cloud Integration (HCI) platform through the trial program offered by SAP. It is a really nice tool, which is paving the way for the cloud system’s users. It makes it easier for companies to use cloud-based integration. There are some obvious use cases, so…

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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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