SAP Watch:

August, 2006

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August 31, 2006  11:25 AM

Critical database flaw discovered

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Symantec has issued an advisory about a crtical flaw in the SAP MaxDB database that could be targeted by hackers to execute arbitrary code. Researcher Oliver Karow of Symantec is credited with finding the database vulnerability.

The flaw was fixed in the latest version of MaxDB...

August 25, 2006  1:57 PM

SearchSAP readers speak out on Duet

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What do real-life SAP users think about Duet? We recently asked our readers to share their two cents on the new product. The vast majority of the 100+ readers who were kind enough to submit comments to us were overwhelmingly positive. No doubt about it -- the buzz we saw around the Duet booth at...


August 23, 2006  9:26 AM

Podcast: SAP, Microsoft Duet software costs, viability questioned

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I recently interviewed Jim Murphy, a research director at Boston-based AMR Research Inc. about his recent survey of SAP customers on the jointly developed SAP-Microsoft Duet software. Overall, respondents saw the value that could be gained using the software, which melds SAP data with the familiar...


August 21, 2006  1:30 PM

SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI) Learning Guide

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We are pleased to bring to you the SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI) All-In-One guide. SAP XI is one of the mandatory four components that make up...


August 11, 2006  2:29 PM

SAP, Microsoft Duet versus Lotus Notes?

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AMR Research recently surveyed a group of SAP customers who were familiar with the new Microsoft-SAP Duet software and came out with some interesting albeit very preliminary results.

There...


August 10, 2006  3:47 PM

SAP simplified, Dynamics looming

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Over the years, we've taken our fair share of jabs at SAP for being overly complex, bogged down with acronyms and seemingly always being a few steps ahead and out of sync with many customers. Sure enough, SAP has always been somewhat intimidating, and we did some head-scratching over how SAP...


August 4, 2006  2:25 PM

SAP jobs research: SAP skills are hot

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Additional pay for IT certifications and non certified skills is being incorporated into workers’ base salaries, according to the latest research from New Canaan, Conn.-based job research firm, Foot Partners. David Foote, CEO of Foote Partners, said such salary-based tech skills pay allows...


August 2, 2006  8:56 AM

Updated: mySAP HR Learning Guide

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Our ever-popular mySAP HR Learning Guide just had a makeover. The layout scheme has been overhauled for easier navigation and readability, valuable content was...


August 1, 2006  2:26 PM

SAP Jobs info center

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SAP jobs and certifications have always been hot topics on SearchSAP.com. Our veteran career guru Jon Reed receives hundreds of questions from readers every month about everything from future job trends and ways for getting into a new functional area to basic certifications and tips on how to avoid...


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