ERP software, combined the data
It simplified the computer infrastructure
within a large organization
SAP R/3 from SAP
PeopleSoft from Oracle
Ramco e.Applications from Ramco Systems
JD Edwards World from Oracle
It is pronounced as “ESS- AY-PEA” . When it comes
with another word its pronounced as sap.
i.e. sap program.
Sap stands for “System Applications and products in data
Sap is the largest “ERP ( Enterprise Resource Planning )
Software ” software solution provider.
Founded in 1972.
Pgm 1 Pgm 2 Pgm 3
Component 1 Component 2 Component 3
Client for pgm 3,
server for pgm 1 Server for pgm 1
Client for pgm 2
It is actually a program named as SAPGUI.exe
Installed on user’s workstation
This is where user will submit input of SAP
R/3 system for processing at business
The presentation server is actually a program
named sapgui.exe. It is usually installed on a
The interface accepts input from the user in
the form of keystrokes, mouse-clicks, and
function keys, and sends these requests to
the application server to be processed.
The application server sends the results back
to the SAPGUI
An application server is a set of executables
that collectively interpret the ABAP/4
programs and manage the input and output
If ABAP/4 program requests information from
the database, the application server will
format the request and send it to the
The database server is a set of executables
that accept database requests from the
These requests are passed on to the RDBMS
(Relation Database Management System).
The RDBMS sends the data back to the
database server, which then passes the
information back to the application server.
Financials and controlling [FICO]
Human Resources [HR]
Materials Management [MM]
Sales and Distribution [SD]
Production Planning [PP]
Quality Management [QM]
Plant Maintenance [PM]