ST03N Workload monitor
Archiving of workflows
Mentioning the SUM tool leads us to another part of SAP Basis: system updates and upgrades. Since SAP software receives updates from SAP at regular intervals - in the case of R/3 in the form of SPS (Support Package Stacks) and in the case of S/4HANA in the form of FPS (Feature Pack Stacks) - a large part of an SAP Basis administrator's job is to import these packages into the SAP system.
The past ten years have primarily revolutionized the infrastructure and database layer. The fascinating thing is that there have been hardly any changes to the SAP installation program SAPinst during this time.
SWELS Switch event trace on/off
With the growth of the company also came extensions and the need for a whole SAP Basis team. Basically, it is a condition that occurs sooner or later in any organization that maintains SAP systems.
Maintaining the availability of critical business processes not only requires a high-quality infrastructure, but also places equally high demands on the management and operation of the underlying SAP NetWeaver and SAP HANA platforms due to their high complexity. These platforms are often referred to as SAP Basis.
Some missing SAP basic functions in the standard are supplied by the PC application "Shortcut for SAP Systems".
It includes various middleware programs and tools and is responsible for the smooth operation of the SAP system.
A less good choice is the test automation for frequently changing software or processes, because the maintenance effort can be enormous.