SAP Basis refers to the administration of SAP system that includes activities like installation and configuration, load balancing, and performance of SAP applications running on Java stack and SAP ABAP. This includes the maintenance of different services related to database, operating system, application and web servers in SAP system landscape and stopping and starting the system.
The key responsibilities of SAP Basis Administrator include −
- System installation and Configuration
- Load balancing on servers
- Performance management of different components
- Managing interfaces and integration with servers
- Managing servers and different services
With the help of SAP Basis, different SAP modules like Finance Accounting, Production Planning, Sales and Distribution, SAP EWM and other modules can integrate and communicate with each other.
SAP Basis supports the installation and configuration of SAP applications on different operating systems like Windows, Unix, AS/400, etc. and different databases like SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2 for back end database.