Interoperability of Java-Based Applications and SAP's Business Framework : State of the Art and Desirable Developments

Aleksy, Markus ; Korthaus, Axel

Document Type: Conference or workshop publication
Year of publication: 1999
Book title: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Distributed Objects and Applications : DOA '99, September 5 - 6, 1999, Edinburgh, Scotland
The title of a journal, publication series: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Distributed Objects and Applications (DOA'99)
Page range: 190-200
Date of the conference: September 5-6, 1999
Place of publication: Los Alamitos
Publishing house: IEEE Computer Society
ISBN: 0-7695-0182-6
Publication language: English
Institution: Business School > Wirtschaftsinformatik III (Schader -2015)
Subject: 004 Computer science, internet
Subject headings (SWD): CORBA , SAP AG
Abstract: As the leading vendor of enterprise business standard software, SAP has recognized the need to adapt their R/3 system to current trends in software development and to meet market needs for speed of development, flexibility, openness, and interoperability. In this paper, we first present SAP's approach to object-oriented and component-based technology by describing the Business Framework, the concepts of Business Objects, BAPIs, and the Business Object Repository. On this basis, we then analyze current communication architectures and products enabling the interaction of external Java-based software applications with SAP R/3, point out the advantages and disadvantages of different solutions and finally elaborate on potential strategies and steps for driving the evolution of SAP R/3 in order to further increase interoperability, openness, and flexibility.

Dieser Eintrag ist Teil der Universitätsbibliographie.

Metadata export


+ Search Authors in

+ Page Views

Hits per month over past year

Detailed information

You have found an error? Please let us know about your desired correction here: E-Mail

Actions (login required)

Show item Show item