SAP NetWeaver Integration Technology Overview



Gain knowledge about the different SAP integration technology components. This course is an introductory course. It provides basic knowledge of integration technology in SAP NetWeaver. The implementation and all related aspects of SAP NetWeaver PI are covered in various courses, within the BIT curriculum.

This course is based on software release SAP NetWeaver 7.4 / SAP NetWeaver PI 7.40.


  • Developer
  • Developer consultant
  • Help desk / COE support
  • Program / project manager
  • System administrator
  • System architect
  • Technology consultant


  • Basic knowledge of SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP01 SAP Overview is recommended
  • SAPTEC Fundamentals of SAP Web AS is recommended

Learning Objectives

  • Scenarios and processes in SAP NetWeaver process integration
  • Technical communications modes and processes
  • Business scenarios and the business hierarchy used by SAP

1. Integration Basics

  • Explaining Scenarios and Processes in SAP NetWeaver Process Integration
  • Explaining Technical Communication Modes and Processes
  • Explaining Business Scenarios

2. Classical System-to-System Communication

  • Communicating Between Two SAP Systems
  • Communicating Between Two Non-SAP Systems
  • Communicating Using Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
  • Communicating Using IDocs
  • Processing IDocs

3. Web Services

  • Processing HTTP Requests
  • Describing Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) Basics
  • Analyzing Different Web Services
  • Describing Inside-Out and Outside-In Web Services
  • Explaining Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

4. Integration Technologies: On-Premise Process Integration (Design Time)

  • Processing Integration Middleware Tools (PI Dual Stack)
  • Installing Dual-Stack or Single-Stack Options
  • Securing Objects
  • Creating PI Objects
  • Explaining Design Objects
  • Modeling PI Scenarios
  • Creating an Integration Scenario
  • Configuring an Integration Scenario
  • Displaying the Configuration Objects in the Integration Directory
  • Integration Technologies: On-Premise Process Integration (Runtime)
  • Connecting SAP NetWeaver PI with Proxies
  • Creating File Adapters
  • Executing Configuration Objects
  • Monitoring Tools

5. Integration Technologies: On-Premise Process Orchestration (PO)

  • Explaining Business Process Management (BPM) Explaining Process Orchestration (PO)
  • Explaining Advanced Adapter Engine Extended (AEX)
  • Explaining Business Rules Management (BRM)

6. Integration Technologies: On Demand

  • Explaining SAP HANA Cloud Integration (HCI)
  • Describing Eclipse-Based Access
  • Using the Web UI to Access HCI

7. SAP NetWeaver Gateway

  • Explaining the SAP NetWeaver Gateway Scenario
  • Explaining the SAP NetWeaver Gateway Development View
  • Accessing an Open Data (OData) Service