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Can any SAP admins give me an idiots guide ideally in a management freindly low tech analogy on the following SAP terms and what exactly they do in terms of our SAP Financials/ERP modules

Netweaver
SAP R/3
SAP ECC
ABAP
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Netweaver is the platform that SAP runs on
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAP_NetWeaver

SAP R/3 is the old name for SAP ERP
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAP_R/3
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAP_ERP

SAPO ECC is the base of SAP ERP (ERP Core Component)

SAP ABAP is the programing language for SAP
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ABAP
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Have a look at the Wiki

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAP_R/3

Gary
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@tbsgadi the same link I posted ?
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Thanks arnelovius, does sap erp run on top of oracle datbase? And subsequently any vulnerabilities associated with oracle database could expose the sap data to unauthorised access or tampering?
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Can you define 'the base of ERP' in laymans...
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@ ArneLovius - Sorry - going blind in my old age
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