- Explain the SAP CPI Adapters
Users on SAP CPI have the alternative of specifying the technical protocols that need to be used for connecting a receiver and a sender to tenants. It is important for the users to have in mind that there are some restrictions while working in Cloud Foundry atmosphere. There are different SAP CPI adapters used for carrying out the different procedures involved in this system. Some of the most important adapters are sender adapters that enable SAP CPI tenant to take in messages from topic subscriptions in external messaging mechanism or from queues. The receiver adapters enable the tenant to deliver messages from topic in external messaging mechanism or from queues.
- Differentiate between SAP Cloud Integration (CPI) VS SAP Process Orchestration (PO)
There is SAP PO or Process Orchestration on one hand and then there is SAP CPI or Cloud Integration in the other. The SAP PO Middleware has evolved with time while SAP CPI is known to inherit majority of the lessons learned from on-premise. At present, SAP CPI is widely being provided to the customers and it is far more popular than the use of SAP PO. Understanding the difference between SAP PO and SAP CPI will get you working on understanding the complicated licensing procedure first. Both SAP CPI and SAP PO tend to different in terms of licensing and also in terms of the functionalities that they come loaded with.
- Explain all the SAP Cloud Service models
SAP Cloud service involves outsourcing or offloading the different layers of the internet for accessing an application required on internet or in the browser. SAP Cloud service offerings and models can easily be understood by working on the fact that SAP can easily be run in Cloud based on the offloading extent from on-premise to Cloud. There are different models available based on the amount that the users want to offload. There is the on-premise model, the IaaS Cloud model, the SaaS Cloud model and the PaaS Cloud Model. There is also this Hybrid model and for understanding these models, you will have to understand what amount of offloading you can do on the different models.