Optimize Database Access and Increase System Performance Through More Efficient ABAP Programming

  • by Rehan Zaidi, Senior SAP Technical Consultant
  • May 15, 2002
One of the most common reasons for slow-running ABAP programs is long-running SQL statements, which can cause over-consumption of database and network resources, and ultimately, decreased performance. So how can you prevent your SQL statements from causing this? This article provides an overview of database access optimization. It discusses the various techniques available for speeding up data access and, using sample code along the way, illustrates these techniques in action and points out the most common coding mistakes developers make.

Rehan Zaidi

Rehan Zaidi is a consultant for several international SAP clients (both on-site and remotely) on a wide range of SAP technical and functional requirements, and also provides writing and documentation services for their SAP- and ABAP-related products. He started working with SAP in 1999 and writing about his experiences in 2001. Rehan has written several articles for both SAP Professional Journal and HR Expert, and also has a number of popular SAP- and ABAP-related books to his credit.

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