Use SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1 Tools for Provisioning and Consuming Enterprise Services in ABAP

  • by Prasad Illapani, Solution Architect/PL RIG Specialist, SAP Labs LLC
  • Dr. Susanne Rothaug, Solution Manager, SOA Middleware, SAP AG
  • September 15, 2008
What is the best way to create and provision enterprise services in a service-oriented architecture (enterprise SOA) environment? This article shows you how to model, implement, configure, publish, and consume enterprise services in ABAP using the tools of SAP NetWeaver Process Integration (SAP NetWeaver PI) 7.1 to provide and consume enterprise services, including using SAP Enterprise Services Repository and the Services Registry. It also shows you how to test the enterprise service with the SAP Web Services Navigator tool. Learn how to create language-independent service interfaces and their platform-specific back-end representations.

Prasad Illapani

Prasad Illapani is a solution architect/PL RIG specialist with the BST SAP NetWeaver Solution Management RIG team at SAP Labs LLC, in Redmond, Washington, where he focuses on both the development and systems areas of SOA middleware technologies. He has been with SAP Labs for nearly eight years. During this time, he has also been part of the SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM) team, working as a Regional Implementation Group (RIG) Specialist in various Ramp-Up SAP SRM integration projects. Prasad holds a master’s degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He is a regular speaker at SAP TechEd, SAP SDN, and Wellesley Information Services’ SAP Insider conferences.

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Dr. Susanne Rothaug

Dr. Susanne Rothaug has been with SAP since 2001, working in various areas of SAP NetWeaver product management. Currently, she is a solution manager for SAP NetWeaver foundation topics. 

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