SAP NetWeaver AS for ABAP 7.5 - One ABAP Platform for SAP Business Suite and SAP S/4HANA, on-premise edition

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This is the landing page for SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP 7.5, which is the underlying ABAP platform for SAP S/4HANA, on-premise edition, SAP Business Suite Enhancement Package 8 and SAP Business Warehouse 7.5.




                    • Compatible successor of SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.4
                    • Innovation without disruption: Big Data, SAP HANA, Industrie 4.0, SAP Fiori and Cloud
                    • Runs on innovation kernel 7.45
                    • Supports SAP HANA and other classical databases
                    • Unicode systems support only



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SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.5


Today with more then 41.000 productive ERP customer systems and 4,5 milllion registered ABAP developers, SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP is and continues to be the key technology platform for majority of enterprise-ready SAP business solutions.

With SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.5, the main ABAP platform assets such as rock solid and scalable server for mission critical business systems, effective programming environment for the complete life cycle of business applications were strengthened and extended to serve new and evolving business and technology trends - such as Big Data, Mobile and Social, Internet of Things and Cloud - and growing customer expectations like best user experience, extensibility, safeguard and innovate SAP Business Suite, connect everything and new business models.

To meet the needs of next generation SAP Business Suite - SAP S/4HANA, cloud and on-premise editions, the ABAP platform was transformed and enhanced with regards to easy-to-exploit SAP HANA as the underlying platform, simplified and standardized data model compatible to the classic ERP and cross-application user experience with SAP Fiori as UX paradigm.

SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.5 facilitates Industrie 4.0 scenarios by enabling direct communication with sensors and machines through native TCP/IP support in ABAP using ABAP Channels. SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.5 further evolves in the way to exploit SAP HANA in productive applications by offering new advanced Core Data Services(CDS) and Open SQL features such as table functions (seamless integration of CDS and AMDP), new SQL functions and consumption of associations in query.

SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.5 enables the easy development of new role-based SAP Fiori applications by offering an effective programming model based on the new application infrastructure:


  • Best user experience with SAP Fiori
  • One harmonized data model with ABAP CDS
  • Data to UI with OData service
  • ALV like HANA optimized services for analytic apps with SADL
  • Transaction, error and event handling services with BOPF
  • End-to-end development tools in Eclipse


SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.5 further modernizes and simplifies ABAP language, contributes to first class developer experience in Eclipse, keeps up advanced quality assurance and provides new custom code management tools for the migration to SAP S/4HANA.





ABAP application development further optimized for SAP HANA (Learn more)


New ABAP language features for more simple and concise code (Learn more)


Increased developer efficiency in Eclipse


Efficient programming model for SAPFiori applications


Increased coverage of SQL standard


Industrie 4.0 and big data scenarios support


Tool support for migration to SAP S/4HANA


Further Information


ABAP Development Tools (ADT) 2.51 for SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.5

ABAP for SAP HANA News in SAP NetWeaver 7.5

ABAP News for Release 7.50 - What is ABAP 7.50?

ABAP News for Release 7.50 - CDS Table Functions implemented by AMDP

ABAP News for Release 7.50 - IS INSTANCE OF

ABAP News for Release 7.50 - Fundamentals

ABAP News for Release 7.50 - Test Seams and Test Injections

ABAP News for Release 7.50 - SELECT UNION

ABAP News for Release 7.50 - CORRESPONDING, again ...

ABAP News for Release 7.50 - Host and Other Expressions in Open SQL