SAP Gateway - Building OData Services



This course is designed for developers, architects, and other technical professionals responsible for creating OData services using the SAP Gateway solution. In this course, you will learn about the latest SAP Gateway 2.0 architecture, OData and consumption of OData services, and identifies various OData services deployment options. You will gain a thorough understanding of how to implement an SAP Gateway Service, learn the SAP Gateway Service Generation model, and perform tasks related to SAP Gateway Service extensibility and the use of the new SAP Web IDE. This course will also cover the SAP Gateway Hub functionalities and implementing SAP Gateway security, as well as advanced OData options, such as function imports, implementation of expand, deep insert, etags, batch processing, offline support, and media links.

This course is based on software release SAP Gateway 2.0 SP08.


  • Application consultant
  • Developer
  • Developer consultant
  • Solution architect
  • System architect


  • BC400 (ABAP Workbench Foundations) or equivalent
  • BC401 (ABAP Objects) or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Java, JavaScript, and HTML is highly recommended

Learning Objectives

  • SAP Gateway 2.0 architecture and deployment options
  • OData protocol and OData services using SAP Gateway
  • How to create OData services using SAP Gateway and consumption
  • How to implement an SAP Gateway Service
  • SAP Gateway Service Generation
  • SAP Gateway Service Extensibility
  • SAP Gateway Hub functionalities
  • Work with advanced OData options
  • Work in the SAP Web IDE environment
  • How to implement SAP Gateway security

1. SAP Gateway Overview

  • Explaining SAP Gateway
  • Describing the SAP Gateway Deployment Options

2. OData Overview

  • Explaining REST
  • Explaining OData
  • Performing OData Operations
  • Performing OData Queries

3. SAP Gateway Service Implementation

  • Implementing a Gateway Service
  • Defining Data Model
  • Implementing Read Operations
  • Implementing Navigation
  • Implementing Query Options
  • Implementing Change Operations

4. SAP Gateway Service Generation

  • Operating the RFC/BOR Generator
  • Operating the Search Help Generator
  • Redefining a Data Service

5. SAP Gateway Service Extensibility

  • Redefining a Gateway Service

6. SAP Gateway Hub Functionalities

  • Assigning Multiple Back-End Systems Support
  • Configuring Routing Capabilities
  • Performing Multi-Origin Composition
  • Describing Workflow Support

7. Advanced OData Options

  • Implementing Function Imports
  • Implementing Expand Operation
  • Implementing Deep Insert Operation
  • Handle ETags
  • Processing Batch Requests
  • Explaining Offline Support
  • Explaining Media Links
  • Describing Server Side Caching

8. SAP Gateway Security

  • Enabling Authentication
  • Managing Users

9. OData Service Consumption

  • Consuming OData Services