SAP Mobile Platform

How to setup JCO Connection Pooling in SMP 3.0 MBO

How to setup JCO Connection Pooling in SMP 3.0   Purpose This technical document explains how to setup JCO connection pooling in SUP/SMP. JCO is the driver used to connect to SAP back end Data Servers. We will explore the available configuration options for connection pooling and what is supported and what versions of SMP that are needed to be used. DESCRIPTION Connection pooling can speed up the connection process. …

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Mobile app development: comparison of native, metadata-driven (SEAM), hybrid and web-based approaches

Why and when should customers use the SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS? How to develop mobile apps once and deploy them to multiple mobile platforms (iOS, Android, Windows). With web technologies developing very fast, are there still limitations of the web-based approach? How does the new SAP Enterprise App Modeler fit into the picture? – These are some of the topics we discussed in the focus group meeting organized …

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Understanding LDAP Provider in SAP Mobile Platform Server – Connection Pooling

LDAP provider, in SAP Mobile Platform (SMP) server, uses connection pooling to reuse connections to the directory server to avoid exhausting network resources. There are two different pools used by the provider. One is the “Administrator Connection pool” where the connections are established using the configured Administrator user credentials. The provider retrieves a connection from this pool to look up a user with a given username and the roles granted …

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Configure Nginx to allow SSL load balancing between clustered SAP Mobile Platform 3.0

In this blog, we are going to see how to configure nginx, to allow secured load balancing between SAP Mobile Platform (SMP) clustered servers. This method of load balancing allowed for Agentry applications, that is deployed in the SMP clustered environment. This load balancing also uses SSL certificate from trusted certificate authority.   Perquisites: Installed SMP 3.0 SP08 or higher, with multiple server nodes, clustered which is using same database. …

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Keep Mobile Simple

Introduction When talking about Mobile apps with Offline capabilities and the capacity to run on different kind of devices, most customers automatically think these apps will cost a lot of money. Depending on the Use case this is not always true. Recently I received the question of one of my customer to renew a mobile App written in VB.NET using SOAP Services to access data from SAP. With SAP Gateway …

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Performance Considerations while creating a Mobile Application

While creating a Mobile Model in the Backend or in the Middleware usually the performance is an aspect that is ignored during the design phase. The focus almost for all the applications initially is to get the functionality working. The performance impact only comes into the picture after the solution has been rolled out and the data continues to grow. This causes issues, especially when supporting large enterprise applications. Following are …

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How to connect to Apache Derby database that comes with SMP?

This article provides step by step instructions to connect to Apache Derby database, using command line interface, that comes with SAP Mobile Platform 3.0. The syntax provided is for Windows platform but the concept is same for Linux environment. Download Derby 10.8.2.2 release: (We should only download this version to match version with that shipped in SMP) http://archive.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.8.2.2/db-derby-10.8.2.2-bin.zip Unzip the zip file Copy the following files into new folder (for …

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Custom Cordova Plugin – Mobile Hybrid App

Custom Cordova plugin I’m not going to spend too much time on introduction and start right away. I had to renew an outdated mobile app running on windows mobile 6.5. The new mobile should support multiple operating systems and different kind of devices. Therefore I’ve decided to create a Hybrid Mobile app. As a SAP Developer I’ve created this app using the WebIDE and the HAT toolkit. I started creating …

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How to reset JVM options in SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 MBO Server

How to reset JVM options in SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 MBO Server Purpose How to revert back to the original JVM option settings in SAP Mobile Platform MBO Server.   Description: From time to time administrators of SAP Mobile Platform may need to add additional Java Virtual Machine (JVM) flags. The JVM flags are case sensitive and can vary in different JVM versions. If we add the value and it …

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Best practiced for upgrading SAP SMP2.3 MBO server to SMP 3.0 MBO Server.

Best practiced for upgrading SAP SMP2.3 MBO server to SMP 3.0 MBO Server.     Purpose   Starting December 31 2016 the SMP 2.3 MBO Runtime as well as the SMP 2.3 Software developers Kit will be end of maintenance all customers should consider upgrading to the SMP 3.0 MBO Runtime server and the SMP 3.0 Software developers kit.   There are many improvements in the SMP 3.0 as well …

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