What is code review in SAP ABAP?

What is code review in SAP ABAP?

generally code review is done by the senior people (may or may not be in the project). The purpose is to check the code whether all the coding standards and naming stds, performance issues are ok or not.

What are different tools to optimize the custom ABAP code?

The main tools are Runtime Analysis, SQL Trace and the workload monitor for runtime monitoring. With NetWeaver 7.40, the new SQL monitor was introduced to analyze SQL statements in your productive system. The SQL Monitor is the recommended tool for optimizing SQLs in custom code during the migration to SAP HANA.

How do you perform performance tuning in SAP ABAP?

ABAP Performance tips

  1. Using all the keys in SELECT statement.
  2. Avoid SELECT *
  3. Fetching Single Record.
  5. Using Indexes.
  7. SELECT statement inside LOOP.
  8. Nested SELECT statement.

What is code review process?

Code review is a software quality assurance process in which software’s source code is analyzed manually by a team or by using an automated code review tool. The motive is purely, to find bugs, resolve errors, and for most times, improving code quality.

What is ABAP test cockpit?

ABAP Test Cockpit (ATC) is a framework that is integrated into ABAP Workbench; it simplifies considerably the handling of the tests required during development. ATC makes it possible to execute and display results for various tests on development objects, for example: Extended program checks.

What can you do with the code inspector?

The Code Inspector is a tool for checking Repository objects. Using the Code Inspector, we can check individual objects or sets of objects for performance, security, syntax, and adherence to name conventions.

What is code remediation?

The code remediation analysis or CRA is simply determining what items need to be changed and then planning the work effort and even the resourcing.

What are the guidelines for optimizing ABAP code running on HANA?

The following existing guidelines should be prioritized higher on SAP HANA:

  • For modifying operations (INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE) using array operations should be preferred to single operations when changing many data records.
  • Nested SELECT loops should be avoided or replaced if possible by.

What is SQL trace in SAP ABAP?

The SQL Trace, which is part of the Performance Trace (transaction ST05), is the most important tool to test the performance of the database. Unfortunately, information on how to use the SQL Trace and especially how to interpret its results is not part of the standard ABAP courses.

What is buffering in SAP ABAP?

Definition. Table Buffering in SAP ABAP is a concept in ABAP Tables to enhance performance (10 to 100 times) and reduce time of processing (accessing) the table. A Buffer is an interface between Database layer and Application layer. If not, it takes data from database and also syncs the Buffer.

How do you review source code?

10 tips to guide you toward effective peer code review

  1. Review fewer than 400 lines of code at a time.
  2. Take your time.
  3. Do not review for more than 60 minutes at a time.
  4. Set goals and capture metrics.
  5. Authors should annotate source code before the review.
  6. Use checklists.
  7. Establish a process for fixing defects found.

Which is the ABAP code review tool for SAP?

We use ABAP code review tool which is a part of ERPScan Security Monitoring Suite for SAP. After that, our team of experts analyze reports, identify false positives and false negatives and perform manual review of the most critical parts and execute complex manual checks which are not possible to automate.

Are there any vulnerabilities in the ABAP custom code?

The ABAP custom code like any other code can have vulnerabilities, allowing the attacker unauthorized access to critical information and even change data present in the production system. We review custom code according to the best-practices such as OWASP ( and EAS-SEC (

Do you need to capture abapgit code review?

Our changes could be overwritten easily, or contradict/incompatible with the ongoing changes in abapGit open source code after we update our abapGit code from the internet. For objects that are not supported by abapGit, we still need to capture a review has taken place.

Is it possible to scan standard SAP code?

Analyzing standard SAP code is the responsibility of SAP, and they take good and secure code (since they provide good code, it is weird they don’t allow everybody to scan their code…). Unfortunately a lot of add-on providers do not.

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