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Computer Interview Questions Answers

SAP Interview Questions Answers

Question - 11 : - What are internal tables check table, value table, and transparent table?

Answer - 11 : - Internal table: It is a standard data type object, which exists only during the runtime of the program. Check table: Check table will be at field level checking. Value table: Value table will be at domain level checking ex: scarr table is check table for carrid. Transparent table: - Exists with the same structure both in dictionary as well as in database exactly with the same data and fields.

Question - 12 : - What are the major benefits of reporting with BW over R/3? Would it be sufficient just to Web-enable R/3 Reports?

Answer - 12 : - Performance — Heavy reporting along with regular OLTP transactions can produce a lot of load both on the R/3 and the database (cpu, memory, disks, etc). Just take a look at the load put on your system during a month end, quarter end, or year-end — now imagine that occurring even more frequently. Data analysis — BW uses a Data Warehouse and OLAP concepts for storing and analyzing data, where R/3 was designed for transaction processing. With a lot of work you can get the same analysis out of R/3 but most likely would be easier from a BW.

Question - 13 : - What is WF and its importance?

Answer - 13 : - Business Work Flow: Tool for automatic control and execution of cross-application processes. This involves coordinating the persons involved, the work steps required, the data, which needs to be processed (business objects). The main advantage is reduction in throughput times and the costs involved in managing business processes. Transparency and quality are enhanced by its use.

Question - 14 : - What should be the approach for writing a BDC program?

Answer - 14 : - Convert the legacy system data to a flat file and convert flat file into internal table. Transfer the flat file into sap system called “sap data transfer”. Call transaction(Write the program explicitly) or create sessions (sessions are created and processed ,if success data will transfer).

Question - 15 : - What is Extractor?

Answer - 15 : - Extractors is a data retrieval mechanisms in the SAP source system. Which can fill the extract structure of a data source with the data from the SAP source system datasets. The extractor may be able to supply data to more fields than exist in the extract structure.

Question - 16 : - How can an ERP such as SAP help a business owner learn more about how business operates?

Answer - 16 : - In order to use an ERP system, a business person must understand the business processes and how they work together from one functional area to the other. This knowledge gives the student a much deeper understanding of how a business operates. Using SAP as a tool to learn about ERP systems will require that the people understand the business processes and how they integrate.

Question - 17 : - What are the problems in processing batch input sessions and How is batch input process different from processing online?

Answer - 17 : - PROBLEMS: i) If the user forgets to opt for keep session then the session will be automatically removed from the session queue(log remains). However if session is processed we may delete it manually. ii)if session processing fails data will not be transferred to SAP database table.

Question - 18 : - What are the different types of data dictionary objects?

Answer - 18 : - tables, structures, views, domains, data elements, lock objects, Match code objects.

Question - 19 : - What is SAP R/3?

Answer - 19 : - A third generation set of highly integrated software modules that performs common business function based on multinational leading practice. Takes care of any enterprise however diverse in operation, spread over the world. In R/3 system all the three servers like presentation, application server and database server are located at different system.

Question - 20 : - What is the step by step process to create a table in data dictionary?

Answer - 20 : - step 1: creating domains(data type, field length, range). step 2: creating data elements(properties and type for a table field). step 3: creating tables(SE11).

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