1. Tell us what are SET parameters and GET parameters?

To use parameter IDs, you need to “set” values in the global memory area and then “get” values from this parameter ID memory area. In the case of the online program, you have to “Set” values from screen fields, and you will “get” these values for screen fields.

2. Do you know what are variables?

Variables are parameters of a query that are set in the parameter query definition and are not filled with values until the queries are entered into the workbooks.

3. Tell us what is the difference between Domain and Data Element?

☛ Data Element: It is an intermediate object between domain and table type
☛ Domain: It defines the attributes such as length, type, and possible value range

4. Explain me what is the difference between SAP BASIS and SAP ABAP?

SAP ABAP is the programming language used within SAP to customize, generate forms, generate reports, etc. While SAP basis is, the administration module of SAP used to control code changes, upgrades, database admin, network setup, etc.

5. Explain me what is Meta data, Master data and Transaction data?

Meta Data: Meta Data is data about Data. It tells you about the structure of data or MetaObjects.
Master Data: This Data is key business information like Customer information , Employee , Materials etc. This is more like a reference data. For Ex. If a customer orders 10 units of your product instead of asking customer for his shipping address 10 times , the same can be referenced from the Customer Master Data.
Transaction Data: This is data related to day to day transactions.

6. Tell me what is the process to create a table in the data dictionary?

To create a table in the data dictionary, you have to follow this steps
☛ 1. Creating domains (data type, field length, range)
☛ 2. Creating data elements (Properties and type for a table field)
☛ 3. Creating tables (SE 11)

7. Please explain what are reason codes used in Account Receivable?

“Reason Codes” are tags that can be allocated to describe under/overpayments during the allocation of incoming customer payments. They should not be mixed up with “void reason codes” used when outgoing cheques are produced.

8. Tell us what is meant by a “baseline data” in SAP AR and AP?

The baseline date is the date from which the payment terms apply. Usually, it is the document date on the invoice but can also be the date of entry or posting date from the ledger.

9. Explain me briefly about SAP?

SAP stands for Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing. It was Founded in 1972 by Wellenreuther, Hopp, Hector, Plattner and Tschira and is a German Company.
SAP is name of the company as well its ERP product.
SAP is #1 in the ERP market .As of 2010; SAP has more than 140,000 installations worldwide, over 25 industry-specific business solutions, and more than 75,000 customers in 120 countries.

10. Can you mention some of the set-backs of SAP?

☛ 1. It is expensive
☛ 2. Demands highly trained staff
☛ 3. Lengthy implementation time
☛ 4. Interfaces are a little bit complex
☛ 5. Does not determine where master data resides

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