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The Book Store

Intensive knowledge sharing within the teams, with customers and on social media ensures and demonstrates our innovation and creativity. 
Next to this we are Proud to support SAP customers with more detailed information by writing our own books of specific subjects.

Please find below the books our Experts have written over the last Years.


SAP S/4HANA System Conversion Guide

Published by SAP PRESS.

If you’re performing a brownfield migration from an existing SAP ERP system, this is the technical guide for you! From planning the project and preparing your system to adjusting custom code and executing the conversion, you’ll get step-by-step instructions for all stages of your implementation. Troubleshooting tips and extensive coverage of the functional conversion will help you ensure that all your data makes it to where it needs to be. The time to move to SAP S/4HANA is here!

  • Plan and prepare for the migration from SAP ERP to SAP S/4HANA
  • Walk through the complete technical conversion process and adapt custom code and business functions for SAP S/4HANA
  • Learn about essential functional conversion steps for finance, logistics, and more

Securing SAP S/4HANA

Published by the ESPRESSO TUTORIALS.

Explore how to protect and defend your SAP S/4HANA applications, Fiori, Gateway, and the SAP HANA database platform. Learn how to create a consistent cross-system authorization concept and translate the technical specifics for each system into a comprehensive and consistent security model. Explore technical security aspects such as privileges and roles, authentication and encryption, and monitoring for S/4HANA. Compare and contrast SAP S/4HANA applications to the SAP ERP security model and identify what has changed. This book is up to date for SAP HANA 2.0! Dive into SAP S/4HANA authorizations and gain an understanding of the impact on the new front-end and database security setup, and why the different levels need to be consistent. Get best practices for SAP Fiori and Gateway. Find out why it is important to secure SAP HANA from an application layer point of view, as well as a database point of view. Take an in-depth look at how to secure the SAP Application Server, database, operating system, and the network infrastructure.

  • Effectively secure SAP S/4HANA, Fiori, and Gateway 
  • Privileges and roles, authentication, encryption, and monitoring
  • Mobile access and SSO considerations
  • Cross-system authorization concepts and implementation


Published by the ESPRESSO TUTORIALS.

This book provides system architects, technical consultants, and IT management the tools to design a system architectures to deploy SAP applications on SAP HANA. Explore production and non-production systems, deployment options, backup and recovery, data replication, high-availability, and virtualization in detail. Dive into on-premise deployment options and data provisioning scenarios. Walk through scale-up and scale-out options and data partitioning considerations. Review the advantages and disadvantages of storage and system replication options and when to use each. Clarify how to leverage HANA for single node and distributed systems. Dive into a discussion on software and hardware virtualization. Compare the options available and guide your decision using flowcharts your organization can leverage to choose the proper technology for your environment and specific needs. This book enables readers to carefully evaluate and implement a well-considered SAP HANA scenario.

  • SAP HANA sizing, capacity planning guidelines, and data tiering
  • Deployment options and data provisioning scenarios
  • Backup and recovery options and procedures
  • Software and hardware virtualization in SAP HANA
  • SAP HANA sizing, capacity planning guidelines, and data tiering
  • Deployment options and data provisioning scenarios
  • Backup and recovery options and procedures
  • Software and hardware virtualization in SAP HANA

Upgrading SAP

Published by the SAP PRESS.

There’s more to upgrading your SAP system than just pressing a button. Here’s the next-best thing: a comprehensive guide to the upgrade process. You’ll understand project planning and processes, how to use upgrade tools in ABAP and Java systems, how to upgrade the different major SAP components, and troubleshoot. Finally, everything you need to perform a successful SAP upgrade.

  • Master the SAP upgrade process, from project management to technical steps
  • Learn how to perform AS ABAP and Java upgrades: PREPARE, SAPup, and more
  • Find out what you need to know for product-specific upgrades

SAP Netweaver Application Server Upgrade Guide

Published by the SAP PRESS.

With release 7.0 (the basis of SAP ERP 6.0), SAP undertook a complete revision of the upgrade procedure of NetWeaver AS. Now, it is also possible to upgrade so-called “double-stack” installations; those with both an ABAP and a Java stack under the hood. This comprehensive guide covers all kinds of SAP upgrades. It describes a complete project, explains project management questions, provides technical background information (also on the upgrade of other systems like CRM, SCM, and BI), and then walks you through the project steps – from A to Z.

Complete technical details for upgrading to SAP NetWeaver AS 7.00

  • In-depth coverage of all upgrade tools and upgrade phases
  • Includes the brand-new upgrade procedure for double-stack installations
  • Includes the combined upgrade Unicode conversion procedure

The SAP OS/DB Migration Project Guide

Published by the SAP PRESS

If you need to migrate your OS/DB quickly and at no cost, but don’t know where to start, or how to set up the project, then this exclusive new SAP PRESS Essentials guide is guaranteed to help you out. When it comes to planning, methods, setting up the new environment, data export and import and the application of SAP services for migration, every step is explained in detail with tips and tricks for avoiding common pitfalls. Readers benefit from the authors’ many years of experience with projects of this kind and learn how to organize migration projects ensuring the maximum degree of manager and user satisfaction.

  • Planning, methods, set-up of a new environment, data export and import
  • Drastically reduce project time and costs
  • Leverage years worth of consulting experience


Published by the SAP PRESS.

Although the average SAP customer tackles an SAP upgrade project every three years, it is still often very challenging to comprehend or calculate the impact of such an undertaking. Further complicating matters, the upgrade process has changed dramatically from the old releases (up to 4.6C) and the current releases (ECC 5.0/Web AS 6.40 and above).

This new technical guide from the SAP PRESS Essentials series discusses the upgrade from a project management, customization, development and technical point of view (execution of the PREPARE and R3up phases). The authors cover the entire process in detail – from first picking up the upgrade manual, to sending an e-mail to management, informing them that the system is now running the new SAP release – and every step in between. All of the bases are covered, including how to plan the upgrade project and the impact on the system landscape during your SAP upgrade.

  • Complete technical details for upgrading to Web AS 6.40
  • In-depth coverage of all upgrade tools and upgrade phases
  • Practical guidance including a complete real-life upgrade scenario