SAP Cloud Platform

Using multiple Identity Providers for a Portal site in SAP Cloud Platform

A common requirement when building applications on SAP Cloud Platform is to enable access to various groups within different Identity Providers within your organization. You probably are aware of setting up the trust with your Identity Provider within SAP Cloud Platform. After configuring the trust with your Identity Provider, whenever a user tries to access an application deployed on this account, they will be challenged with the login screen from …

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Send and Receive in RabbitMQ

RPC is known as remote Remote Procedure Call which is a common approach for communications between services. RabbitMQ can also support RPC and here is a general introduction of RabbitMQ RPC in http://www.rabbitmq.com/tutorials/tutorial-six-java.html. In this blog, we will focus on how to use RPC of RabbitMQ by using RabbitTemplate and AsyncRabbtTemplate provided by Spring.   @Override public Message sendAndReceive(final Message message) throws AmqpException { return sendAndReceive(message, null); } public Message …

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Blockchain Surge Could Save Pharma Billions [VIDEO]

Gartner Research has predicted business value from blockchain technology will total slightly more than $176 billion by 2025, then surge to exceed $3.1 trillion just five years later. Given blockchain’s peer-to-peer transactional capabilities, those growth projections signify huge potential disruption for many industries, especially pharmaceuticals. I found out how Merck & Co. is getting ahead of the pack during my VIDEO interview with company leaders at SAP TechEd in Las …

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Using Redis in Spring Boot

Redis (https://redis.io/) is an open source, in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache and message broker. It supports data structures such as strings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets with range queries, bitmaps, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes with radius queries. It is widely used in micro services. Spring boot already provided support for Redis. We will introduce how to integrate Redis in spring boot with a simple hello world …

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Hot Off the Press: Feature Scope Description for SAP Cloud Platform

We’ve just published the feature scope description for SAP Cloud Platform and would like to get your feedback. This document describes the legally binding functional scope of SAP Cloud Platform including our service portfolio. SAP Cloud Platform is an open platform as a service to build, integrate, and extend business applications in a fully provisioned environment. This feature scope description provides a concise, high-level overview of all SAP Cloud Platform …

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Deploying Flask/Bottle Python app( Rest API ) on SAP Cloud Foundry

Hi All, I am writing this blog to describe some easy steps to deploy a Python based REST API( Bottle / Flask ) application on the SAP cloud foundry environment. The current python application is a knapsack optimization problem solver created on Python using Bottle server and Google OR-tools. Account setup Steps: You need to have an SCP neo trial account or a US – EAST (VA ) AWS account …

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Platform Support in a Cloudy World

SAP get enterprise software. They understand things like having a rock solid technical platform, scalability, 24×7 operations, multi-language, etc. They highly value backwards compatibility too because they understand their customers want to be able to upgrade without  having to make wholesale changes – or even any changes – to their custom code. Arguably one of the great technical achievements of the ABAP application server is that it remains backwards compatible. ABAP …

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Create HTML5 based SuccessFactors extension app using SAP Cloud Platform – Part 3

In this part of the blog series, I will create a Portal site based on the extension template and embed the HTML5 app as a widget. Configuring a Portal site based on SuccessFactors extension template Let’s switch back to SuccessFactors Tenant and navigate to “Extensions”. In the extensions site directory, click on the + icon to create an extension site. Provide a name for the site and select the template …

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Create HTML5 based SuccessFactors extension app using SAP Cloud Platform – Part 2

In this part of the blog series, I will show you the steps I have followed to create an extension app using SAP WebIDE. Creating a HTML5 based extension application using SAP WebIDE Below is the home page of my SuccessFactors tenant. At the end of this blog series, there will be a new custom tile added to this home page which will be used to launch the extension application. …

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Create HTML5 based SuccessFactors extension app using SAP Cloud Platform – Part 1

In this blog, I am going to share my experience on extending SuccessFactors using SAP Cloud Platform. Over the last few weeks, I had several queries on this topic – Which services in SAP Cloud Platform are required for SuccessFactors extension, where does the extension app get deployed, how do we setup trust between SAP Cloud Platform and SuccessFactors. I myself had couple of questions on how to go about …

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