Understanding and Optimizing Your ALE Data Distribution: Minimizing Data Volume

  • by Arthur Wirthensohn, Senior Consultant, EDS
  • January 15, 2004
If you are involved in setting up or maintaining data distribution using SAP's Application Link Enabling (ALE) technology, you have a role to play in ensuring that the distribution performs well and uses system resources efficiently. This is the second installment of a two-part article series designed to help you do just that. The first installment dealt with processing capacity and availability. This second installment shows you how to minimize the amount of data to be processed. You will learn how to filter out unnecessary data, how to use ALE tools and features to further minimize data during the distribution process, and how to implement the tools and features that yield the biggest performance gains.

Arthur Wirthensohn

Arthur Wirthensohn is a senior consultant at EDS Switzerland and a member of EDS’s international Technical Leadership Network. He has worked both as a project manager and product manager in the ERP and IT integration business for many years, mainly in the retail, consumer products, manufacturing, and trade industries. Currently, he works as a project manager for SAP integration and consolidation projects.

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