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Difference betwwen PI7.0 and PI7.1

Hi PI experts,

I am interested to know the major advantages in PI7.1 over PI7.0.

please do let me know.

thanks in advance.

Bhoj

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    Feb 27, 2008 at 12:05 PM

    SAP NETWEAVER PI 7.1

    SAP Netweaver PI 7.0 includes a wealthy set of development utilities that together with the runtime stability and performance make this SAP Netweaver component the natural choice for our process integration scenarios PI 7.1 help to increase productivity or administration capabilities to support large development teams.

    In PI 7.0 and XI 3.0, one of the most often requested features (or complaints) is the capability (or lack of) to share user-defined functions (UDFs) across multiple message mappings. As a result, we often had to duplicate the code of frequently used UDFs to multiple message mappings. This feature is now available with PI 7.1. The only restriction is that the library containing the UDFs has to be in the same Software Component Version (SWCV) as the message mapping. Therefore, if we wish to share the library in more than 1 SWCV, then we will need to create dependencies in the System Landscape Directory (SLD).

    In PI 7.0 and XI 3.0, we have been able to import the metadata from RFCs and IDOCs from SAP. Many times, we wish we can also import metadata from SQL tables we wish to access also. This will eliminate a lot of typing and typo-mistakes.

    This feature is now available with PI 7.1. The only requirement is that we have to have a JDBC receiver communication channel.

    Some advantages of PI 7.1 are as follows :

    - Objects tree filtering and positioning : This allows us to select just the set of Software component and SWCV which we are interested in a particular moment.

    - Folders in the Enterprise services repository and Integration directory, by creating the folders it is easy for us to identify the SWCV.

    - We can maintain the Software component version relationships at the SLD levels.

    - Object search, Usage refence and object navigation, this makes the search flexible.

    - Wild cards,context reference and keyboard shortcuts, This is very useful when the number of objects increases.

    - Authorizations, before it was possible to define authorizations at object level for particular roles.This functionality has been enhanced in this version to better support large development teams.

    - Lifecycle management : Objects activation.

    - Local objects allow us to create software components for ES Repository testing process.There is no need to create the object in SLD we can directly create them from general object creation form.

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    Feb 27, 2008 at 07:44 AM

    Hi,

    PI 7.1 will be in rampup then - not global availibility

    when it will be available you will get an upgreade guide as always

    Currently PI 7.0 is only available for real time implementation. You could have the version of PI 7.1 from SDN, but that not for the real time implementation. Its limited only for individual usage.

    There is huge difference between PI 7.0 and PI 7.1.

    1. PI 7.0 is the part of Netweaver 2004s and PI 7.1 is key entity in eSOA.

    2. PI 7.1 have various mapping Enhancements as well as reusability of UDFs across the mappings etc. which is not available in PI 7.0

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/01/02/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-share-user-defined-functions

    3. PI 7.1 comes with the concept of folders for more flexibale and Organized way of developements.

    /people/william.li/blog/2007/08/07/using-folders-in-pi-71 -- Folders in PI 7.1

    4. Advanced adapter engine is used in PI 7.1, which have overcome the various communication related limitations of previous versions

    Refer

    Upgrade to SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/8085e299-718c-2a10-de94-928f62b763ce

    High Volume support in PI 7.1

    /people/holger.faulhaber/blog/2007/12/12/high-volume-support-in-pi-71

    Usability Features in SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1 Development and Configuration Times

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/a0e7734f-e969-2a10-24b6-df58a710941c

    Enterprise Services Repository: Importance in Enterprise SOA Architecture

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/4073b4c4-7137-2a10-a5a9-abb618b7a5e7

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/e0301486-758c-2a10-9d84-a195556df422

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/903a4127-5403-2a10-0a96-e9452c3ab1de

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/c0f90f22-678c-2a10-91a0-f1f1bf7ff191

    Features of PI 7.1

    /people/udo.paltzer/blog/2007/04/26/new-sap-netweaver-process-integration-release-planned-for-2007

    Advance adapter engine:

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/07/display-adapter-synchronous-message-content-in-rwb-of-pi-71

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/07/display-adapter-synchronous-message-content-in-rwb-of-pi-71

    Plesae go through below links to know the advaced features of PI 7.1

    SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1 - Overview of New Capabilities

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/706005a3-3bd6-2910-91ae-a2016239bdcf

    Usability Features in SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1 Development and Configuration Times

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/a0e7734f-e969-2a10-24b6-df58a710941c

    SAP Network Blog: Share User-Defined Functions in Message Mappings of PI 7.1

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/01/02/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-share-user-defined-functions

    Thanks

    Swarup

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    Feb 27, 2008 at 07:43 AM

    Hi,

    See these details

    Added features in PI7.1,

    https://wiki.sdn.sap.com/wiki/x/c54

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/wiki?path=/display/profile/2007/07/27/briefdescriptionaboutEnhancementinPI7.1&

    All you wanted to know about SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1 and more...

    PI7.1

    Display Adapter Synchronous Message Content in RWB of PI 7.1

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/07/display-adapter-synchronous-message-content-in-rwb-of-pi-71

    SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Using Graphical Variable

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/13/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-using-graphical-variable

    Monitoring the IDOC Adapter in XI/PI using IDX5

    /people/kamalkumar.ramakrishnan/blog/2008/02/13/monitoring-the-idoc-adapter-in-xipi-using-idx5

    Point-to-Point Connection using ABAP in SAP using PI 7.1

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/13/point-to-point-connection-using-abap-in-sap-using-pi-71

    SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Parameterized Message Mappings

    /people/jin.shin/blog/2008/02/14/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-parameterized-message-mappings

    SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1: Mapping Enhancements Blog Series

    /people/jin.shin/blog/2008/02/14/sap-netweaver-process-integration-71-mapping-enhancements-blog-series

    SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Copy XML Subtree

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/14/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-copy-xml-subtree

    SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Correct Structural Inconsistencies

    /people/jin.shin/blog/2008/02/15/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-correct-structural-inconsistencies

    SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Graphical Support for JDBC and RFC Lookups

    /people/jin.shin/blog/2008/02/15/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-graphical-support-for-jdbc-and-rfc-lookups

    Regards

    Seshagiri

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      Hi,

      Where can find the list of available or default ESR content in PI7.1 to connect different sap systems.

      Thanks and Regards

      Lakshmi

  • Feb 27, 2008 at 08:23 AM

    Highlight of enhancement in PI7.1

    1) Enterprise Service repository (ESR) contains the design Registry

    2) Includes significant high-volume message processing is supported by message processed in a single

    Service call

    3) Also importantly support for asynchronous messaging based Reliable Messaging (WS-RM) for both

    brokered communication between two systems will be supported in this release.

    4) Provide Service Registry benefits based on UDDI 3.0

    Enterprise Service Repository

    In PI7.1 ES Repository is at the heart of Enterprise SOA

    ES Repository is really the master data repository of service objects for Enterprise SOA

    It contains the definition & process of services

    In ES Repository has two parts, one is the ES Repository and the other being the Services Registry

    ES Repository (ESR) is really the master data repository of service objects for Enterprise SOA

    Besides service definition the ES Repository also provides you with a central point for finding and

    managing service metadata from different sources, including application deployments - this is

    where the Services Registry comes in. The Services Registry is the UDDI part of the ESR which

    enables service consumers to find services

    The SAP XI Integration Repository used by process integration has become the basis of the central Enterprise Service Repository: powering Enterprise SOA and Service Enablement.

    Objects in the ES Repository include:

    Global Data Types (CCTS based)

    Process Component Models

    Executable Integration Processes (BPEL)

    Integration Scenarios

    Service Interfaces (Enterprise Services)

    Interface Mappings

    Enterprise Services built in the ES Repository

    Enterprise Services includes:

    Are built using a consistent enterprise model based on: GDTs, Process Components, and Business Objects.

    Are based on open standards.

    Are mapped to the Service Interface object in the ES Repository.

    Global Data Types - Building blocks for Service Interfaces

    Defined in the ES Repository

    Defined company-wide based on open standards (ISO 15000-5, UN/CEFACT CCTS)

    Reusable semantic building blocks for service interfaces and message types

    Process Component Models

    Drill down from high-level models to service interfaces and operations

    Process component architecture models enable SOA governance

    Process components expose on enterprise services, which are based on service operations

    Web Services Reliable Messaging (WS-RM)

    Asynchronous messaging (EO, EOIO) based on open WS standard

    Support Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)

    Embedded Event Infrastructure: Collecting, pre-filtering and publication of events across SAP and non-SAP systems.

    Event handling: cast the local event to an event proxy to send out event messages to event Consumers.

    Transaction SWF_BAM for event filtering via filter rules and event handling.

    Enhancement for Mapping

    Re-usable user defined functions.

    Look-up function reads multiple fields.

    Synchronous DB RFC lookups: Use graphical function to model look-ups.

    Specify mapping parameters at configuration time.

    Principle Propagation based on SAML

    This feature uses the WS-RM protocol.

    The implementation of this feature is based on the open standard SAML and can

    be used with backend systems that support the SAML technology.

    Forward user context from sender to receiver.

    Authorization check in receiving system based on original user.

    Support BAM Milestone Modeling (BPEL)

    Sub-Process Calls: Integration Process Call,

    User Interaction: User Decisions (initially not part of this project, but will be covered as well to draw the complete picture),

    Alert Categories

    Enhancements for Process Automation

    Human interaction:

    Integration paradigm (design/ configuration).

    Generic user decision.

    Language dependent texts for end-user display, enriched with variables.

    WS-BPEL 2.0 adoption: Preview and implementation BPEL4People, BPEL-SPE Simple user defined functions can be configured directly in the process.

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  • Feb 27, 2008 at 09:50 AM

    Hi bhojaiah

    Please follow these links you will find all the details

    PI7.1

    Display Adapter Synchronous Message Content in RWB of PI 7.1

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/07/display-adapter-synchronous-message-content-in-rwb-of-pi-71

    SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Using Graphical Variable

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/13/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-using-graphical-variable

    Monitoring the IDOC Adapter in XI/PI using IDX5

    /people/kamalkumar.ramakrishnan/blog/2008/02/13/monitoring-the-idoc-adapter-in-xipi-using-idx5

    Point-to-Point Connection using ABAP in SAP using PI 7.1

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/13/point-to-point-connection-using-abap-in-sap-using-pi-71

    SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Parameterized Message Mappings

    /people/jin.shin/blog/2008/02/14/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-parameterized-message-mappings

    SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1: Mapping Enhancements Blog Series

    /people/jin.shin/blog/2008/02/14/sap-netweaver-process-integration-71-mapping-enhancements-blog-series

    SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Copy XML Subtree

    /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/14/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-copy-xml-subtree

    SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Correct Structural Inconsistencies

    /people/jin.shin/blog/2008/02/15/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-correct-structural-inconsistencies

    SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Graphical Support for JDBC and RFC Lookups

    /people/jin.shin/blog/2008/02/15/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-graphical-support-for-jdbc-and-rfc-lookups

    SAP Network Blog: SAP PI 7.1 Mapping Enhancements Series: Using Graphical Variable( /people/william.li/blog/2008/02/13/sap-pi-71-mapping-enhancements-series-using-graphical-variable)

    Enterprise Services Repository: Importance in Enterprise SOA Architecture(https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/4073b4c4-7137-2a10-a5a9-abb618b7a5e7)

    Leverage High Volume Readiness with SAP NetWeaver Process Integration(https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/00982670-748c-2a10-3985-cdd42fb43e50)

    Overview of Supported Standards(https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/70b4f0ed-688c-2a10-36bf-a1a9b1a684c9)

    Principal Propagation in SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1(https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/808d3048-638c-2a10-35a6-faa48e50ad59)

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/advancedsearch?query=advantageofpi+7.1&cat=sdn_all

    https://wiki.sdn.sap.com/wiki/x/c54

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/wiki?path=/display/profile/2007/07/27/briefdescriptionaboutEnhancementinPI7.1&

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    Feb 27, 2008 at 12:13 PM

    SAP NETWEAVER PI 7.1

    SAP Netweaver PI 7.0 includes a wealthy set of development utilities that together with the runtime stability and performance make this SAP Netweaver component the natural choice for our process integration scenarios PI 7.1 help to increase productivity or administration capabilities to support large development teams.

    In PI 7.0 and XI 3.0, one of the most often requested features (or complaints) is the capability (or lack of) to share user-defined functions (UDFs) across multiple message mappings. As a result, we often had to duplicate the code of frequently used UDFs to multiple message mappings. This feature is now available with PI 7.1. The only restriction is that the library containing the UDFs has to be in the same Software Component Version (SWCV) as the message mapping. Therefore, if we wish to share the library in more than 1 SWCV, then we will need to create dependencies in the System Landscape Directory (SLD).

    In PI 7.0 and XI 3.0, we have been able to import the metadata from RFCs and IDOCs from SAP. Many times, we wish we can also import metadata from SQL tables we wish to access also. This will eliminate a lot of typing and typo-mistakes.

    This feature is now available with PI 7.1. The only requirement is that we have to have a JDBC receiver communication channel.

    Some advantages of PI 7.1 are as follows :

    • Objects tree filtering and positioning : This allows us to select just the set of Software component and SWCV which we are interested in a particular moment.

    • Folders in the Enterprise services repository and Integration directory, by creating the folders it is easy for us to identify the SWCV.

    • We can maintain the Software component version relationships at the SLD levels.

    • Object search, Usage refence and object navigation, this makes the search flexible.

    • Wild cards,context reference and keyboard shortcuts, This is very useful when the number of objects increases.

    • Authorizations, before it was possible to define authorizations at object level for particular roles.This functionality has been enhanced in this version to better support large development teams.

    • Lifecycle management : Objects activation.

    • Local objects allow us to create software components for ES Repository testing process.There is no need to create the object in SLD we can directly create them from general object creation form

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  • Feb 27, 2008 at 12:44 PM

    Folders are introduced with the development tools in NW PI 7.1. Folders can be used as an additional option to organize projects and interfaces.

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