Whitepaper about Federated Search between Microsoft Search Server and SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Search

My colleague Andre Fischer from SAP and two mote SAP employees just published a new whitepaper about the integration of Microsoft Serach Server and SAP’s NetWeaver Enterprise Search. They used the OpenSearch interface from NetWeaver Enterprise Search that lets you use results from Enterprise Search within any OpenSearch Client, in this case Microsoft Search Server…

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New Whitepaper – iView Web Part Restrictions in MOSS 2007

We just published a new whitepaper about integrating iViews from SAP NetWeaver Portal in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007; you can find the paper at http://download.microsoft.com/download/B/F/2/BF2C3AAD-BC64-496C-B3BC-72ADD9617E2C/iView%20Integration%20with%20Microsoft%20Office%20SharePoint%20Server.pdf. You will ask why such a whitepaper is necessary since MOSS ships with the iView Web Part Toolkit, a Web Part which allows you to grap an iView from…

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The SharePoint Team announced the WSRP Toolkit for SharePoint

The SharePoint team announced today the Web Services for Remote Portlets (WSRP) Toolkit for Office SharePoint Server 2007 (see http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2008/12/05/announcing-the-wsrp-toolkit-for-sharepoint.aspx) so you will now be able to expose SharePoint data via WSRP and consume this data in the WSRP consumer which ships with the SAP NetWeaver Portal. We described in whitepapers already how you can expose iViews in SAP NetWeaver…

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New whitepaper published about SQL Server 2008 Integration Services 2008 and SAP BI 7.0

Hello, my colleague Chunhui Zhu, a Technology Architect at Microsoft, published a paper about SQL Server 2008 Integration Services with SAP BI. The white paper demonstrates the use of the Microsoft Connector 1.0 for SAP BI in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services packages. It shows how to load data into SAP BI by using…

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SAP and Hyper-V: Where to find more info

Hyper-V as virtualization platform for SAP applications get’s more and more focus. I constantly get questions where to find more info on the technology, administration, infrastructure planning, performance, management etc. The good news is: There is plenty of information available – it just may require some time to search for it. In order to help…

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Microsoft Connector 1.0 for SAP BI is released to the Web for download on 10/17/2008

The Microsoft Connector for SAP BI is a set of managed components for transferring data to or from SAP NetWeaver BI version 7.0 systems. The component is designed to be used with the Enterprise and Developer editions of SQL Server 2008 Integration Services. To install the component, run the platform-specific installer for x86, x64, or…

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SAP Enterprise Services Explorer for Microsoft .NET – Version 2

SAP just released a new version of the Enterprise Service Explorer for Microsoft .NET on SDN (see https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/dotnet). The new version supports Visual Studio 2005 and Visual Studio 2008 and it allows you also to publish your own Web Services directly into the Enterprise Service Registry. You can download the new version from the link…

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Microsoft BI and SAP – New Whitepaper about unloading hierarchies from NetWeaver BI

We just published a new whitepaper about Microsoft BI and SAP NetWeaver BI / SAP BW at http://download.microsoft.com/download/7/c/4/7c463654-e3ab-432b-809d-bcf4a7e99d4e/SAPBI%20-%20Unload%20Hierarchies.pdf written by Hermann Daeubler from the SQL Server team. The paper describes how to unload hierarchies from SAP NetWeaver BI 7.0. In SAP NetWeaver BI master data usually consists of attribute, text and hierarchy data. A simple…

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SAP supports Hyper-V for productive use

As virtualization becomes more and more important for SAP, we are very excited that SAP has announced the support for Hyper-V as virtualization platform for productive SAP systems. During the last 12 month, we worked very closely with SAP on testing Hyper-V based installations, running performance tests and helped to develop a monitoring integration which…

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Microsoft SAP Customer Advisory Board Meeting at SAP TechEd Las Vegas

The next Microsoft SAP Customer Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 8, 2008, in conjunction with SAP’s TechEd conference in Las Vegas, NV. This board is designed for Senior Technical Decision Makers (IT Professional, Architect and Developer) at customers who wish to influence the future direction of interoperability and products developed by SAP and Microsoft.  The…

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