Your SAP PI/PO Proxy Setup

You need to have a proxy to handle your set-up.   1. It will enable switching to a new PI server. a. SAP PO migration: You want to be able to move to a new server. You cannot move everything at once, so you have to do it one interface at a time. b.  High reliability system:…

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Forcing the Use of SAP PI/PO

One of my colleagues has recently approached me with a question: what happens if the customer doesn’t want the use of the PI system for certain scenarios? We usually stick to the idea that communication needs to be done directly through the PI system – but should consultants force the use of PI for every scenario?   In…

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SAP PI/PO Developers Have a Lot of Experience

I’m currently doing a survey on how SAP XI/PI/PO developers started. The survey is still in progress, but I would like to share one interesting result with you.   There are currently 89 responses, collected in one week. I will evaluate the survey next week, so please help out by responding to the questions. I can…

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How Did You Learn SAP Integration?

  I was talking to my little brother yesterday. He is a medical doctor and he is currently finishing his higher education. In this phase, he is working as a general practitioner – but he has supervision. So every day he has 30 minutes to talk about some of the experiences he is going through…

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First impressions of HANA Cloud Integration (HCI)

I participated in a Swedish SAP user group meeting for Integration today in Gothenburg, where participants received hands-on experience with SAP. The PI Roadmap was intensely discussed, so was PO and predictions about what was going to be delivered, as well as other future innovations. Contrary to my expectations, a very interesting – and I…

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Searching SAP PI/PO message content with module development

I was talking with a fried around searching content and how easy it would be to implement your own search solution. After taking a look at search APIs, such as Amazon’s, and having long discussions with a friend, I came across this useful page: https://www.searchify.com/documentation/java-client I thought it would be a good project to start my development and…

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Getting Feedback on Your SAP PI/PO Design

Lately, I have been preoccupied with the feedback aspect of the design process, which is an important issue for anyone working with PI integration or PI development.   Feedback is not something you should seek at the end of a project. Why? Because it is easier to observe and correct small mistakes on the way,…

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Challenging the use of ccBPM

Today I had a discussion with one of the pupils on teaching on how to create a scenario from SAP PI. From his initial description of the business process was something like, “get a idocs update database of the idocs update Send the stages documents to a receiving system and he did not have the…

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Getting AWS SAP PO system back online

I had an issue today. I was doing a performance test on my new SAP PI adapter for Swift SAA SOAP. I was processing 8000 messages with a lot of logging and attachments. Which was probably not a good idea to test on the system. I was using SAPs Amazon Webservices (AWS) cloud image or…

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We dont need this java on PI

I was working with a client doing Bank (BCM) integration on the SAP PI platform. Everything was going well. Then I got into a talk around if we could get rid of this Java thing. Then I had a small issue… Since my focus was to make everything in the integration layer as simple as…

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