Extending SAP S/4HANA: Side-by-Side Extensions with the SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK

Extending SAP S/4HANA: Side-by-Side Extensions with the SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDKTailor your SAP S/4HANA system to your business needs with SAP Cloud Platform and the SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK. In this comprehensive guide to side-by-side extensibility, you’ll learn to build, secure, and maintain cloud-native applications that extend the functional scope and reach of SAP S/4HANA. Once the apps are up and running, integrate them with SAP S/4HANA and customize them further with in-app extensions. Optimize SAP S/4HANA for your business!

  • Develop side-by-side extensions for SAP S/4HANA using the SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK
  • Test, secure, and maintain extensions in SAP Cloud Platform
  • Leverage in-app extensibility and SAP Leonardo services to enhance side-by-side extensions

What You Will Learn?

Develop Extensions

Use the SAP Cloud Platform and the SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK to create extensions applications, add a prebuilt or custom frontend, and integrate the app with SAP S/4HANA.

Maintain Extensions

Set up authentication and authorization to secure your app, build unit and integration tests for troubleshooting, and ensure your extensions are performing well with quality checks and monitoring.

Deliver Extensions

Implement a continuous delivery pipeline and use DevOps to deliver high-quality applications to users quickly and ensure their availability.

Book’s Highlights

  • Side-by-side extensibility
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK
  • Cloud Foundry
  • SAP Cloud Platform SDK for service development
  • Security
  • Spring Boot
  • Multitenancy
  • Unit and integration tests
  • DevOps
  • Machine learning and blockchain
  • In-app extensibility

About the Authors of This SAP HANA Book

Dr. Philipp Herzig heads three two-pizza teams responsible for the SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK and SAP RealSpend at the SAP Innovation Center in Potsdam. Over the years he has worked as a software engineer, architect, and product owner at SAP. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Technische Universität Dresden.

Dr. Henning Heitkötter is the product owner of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK at the SAP Innovation Center in Potsdam. He strives to make the SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK a value-adding framework for SAP S/4HANA extensibility. At SAP he has also been responsible for cloud-based applications such as SAP Financial Statement Insights. He completed his doctorate degree in business information systems at the University of Münster.

Dr. Sander Wozniak is the chief architect and lead engineer of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK at SAP Innovation Center in Potsdam. He has worked as a software engineer and architect on various projects in the areas of finance and healthcare at SAP. He was the lead engineer of SAP RealSpend, and was responsible for defining the architecture and implementing several of its core components and services. He earned his Ph.D. at Technische Universität Ilmenau.

Akhil Agarwal is a development architect at the SAP Innovation Center in Potsdam, specializing in SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK integration with the SAP S/4HANA suite. His career at SAP spans more than sixteen years, during which he has worked on several large-scale, global projects in development and managerial roles. He has a background in electrical engineering, and holds a master’s degree in information technology from IIIT-Bangalore and an MBA in strategy and finance management from IIM-Kozhikode.

Dr. Johannes Wust is the head of several agile development teams with the SAP S/4HANA development organization, with a goal of enabling cloud-native extensions for SAP S/4HANA with SAP Cloud Platform. In the past, Johannes co-led the global development organization for financial solutions at SAP. Johannes received his Ph.D. from the Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering.

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