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DevOps with SAP Business Technology Platform | Hands-on Video Tutorials


Philip MUGGLESTONE from the SAP HANA Academy and the Partner Innovation Lab just uploaded a new series of hands-on tutorial videos to help you apply DevOps principles to your application development on SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP).

In this blog post you will find the videos embedded with references and some additional information.

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Hands-On Video Tutorials

What You Will Learn

In this series of hands-on tutorial videos we help you apply DevOps principles to your application development on SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP).

A complete end-to-end scenario is covered which encompasses the following topics:

  • Architecture
  • Configuration of BTP subaccounts
  • Application development with SAP Business Application Studio and GitHub
  • Continuous Integration & Delivery (CI/CD)
  • Cloud Transport Management
  • Alert Notifications
  • Smoke testing via SAP Automation Pilot

YouTube Playlist

To bookmark or directly access the playlist, go to

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Introduction

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone provides an introduction to the DevOps topic with SAP BTP including architecture and where to find the relevant product reference guides. Philip also reviews SAP BTP service entitlements that will be used during the scenario.

0:00 – Introduction

2:00 – Documentation

3:20 – Architecture

4:50 – Documentation

5:45 – SAP BTP Accounts

6:20 – Entitlements

8:55 – Recap

References

For the documentation on the SAP Help Portal, see

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Getting Started

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone shows how to configure a developer landscape in SAP BTP including SAP Business Application Studio and SAP HANA Cloud.

0:00 – Introduction

0:45 – Create subaccount

1:35 – Enable Cloud Foundry (org) and create space

2:45 – Entitlements (add 9 service plans)

5:10 – Subscriptions

5:40 – Assign role collection

6:40 – Create SAP HANA Cloud instance

8:00 – Recap

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Develop Application

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone shows how to get started with application development in SAP BTP including how to use the SAP HANA Academy jumpstart generator and configure GitHub as the source code repository.

0:00 – Introduction

0:30 – GitHub Repository

1:00 – Create SAP Business Application Studio workspace Full Stack Cloud Application

2:00 – Clone Git Project

2:55 – Login to Cloud Foundry

3:40 – Launch Template Wizard

4:30 – Configure Project and enable CI/CD

7:50 – Commit and push 

11:10 – Recap

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Continuous Integration and Delivery 

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone shows how to configure and use SAP Continuous Integration & Delivery (CI/CD). This includes credentials, repositories and jobs.

0:00 – Introduction

0:45 – Subscribe to Continuous Integration & Delivery

1:20 – Assign role collection

1:55 – Continuous Integration and Delivery

2:15 – Add repository

3:15 – Configure Webhook

4:50 – Add job

7:40 – Pipeline settings

9:20 – Add credential for technical user

10:00 – Add technical user as member to Cloud Foundry space

11:15 – Stage, commit and push to trigger app deployment

13:30 – Cloud Foundry services and applications

14:00 – Assign role collection to business user

14:45 – Run app

15:45 – Recap

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Transport Management I

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone covers SAP Cloud Transport Management. After subscribing to the service and configuring credentials, BTP subaccounts are configured to host the QA and production nodes of the transport model. Philip also shows how to share an instance of SAP HANA Cloud between different subaccounts hosted in the same Cloud Foundry datacenter/region.

0:00 – Introduction

0:45 – Subscribe to Cloud Transport Management

1:30 – Create role collection and add business user

2:40 – Create Cloud Transport Management service instance and add service key

3:55 – Add credential with service key

5:00 – Create qa and prod subaccount; enable Cloud Foundry (org); add space; add technical user as member

7:50 – Configure entitlements for qa and prod subaccounts

9:50 – Create mapping for SAP HANA Cloud instance sharing

11:30 – Recap

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Transport Management II

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone continues to cover SAP Cloud Transport Management. BTP destinations are created before configuring Transport Management System (TMS) model with nodes and routes. Finally Philip triggers a CI/CD build job that will upload the Multi-Target Application (MTA) archive to the QA node.

0:00 – Introduction

1:00 – Documentation

2:00 – Create new Destination; clone for qa and prod

3:50 – Cloud Transport Management, Landscape visualization: Create qa and prod node with route

5:50 – Business Application Studio: Update config.yml 

7:00 – Stage, commit and push

References

For the documentation on the SAP Help Portal, see

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Transport Management III

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone continues to cover SAP Cloud Transport Management. The CI/CD build job triggered previously is reviewed before importing the MTA archive to the QA and Production nodes.

0:00 – Introduction

1:50 – Uncomment mta.yaml to prevent loading of initial data and update version number

3:00 – Business Application Studio: Stage, commit and push

3:30 – Cloud Transport Management: Import queue to qa node

6:00 – BTP Cockpit: Assign role collection to business user in qa subaccount

7:00 – Cloud Transport Management: Import queue to prod node

8:00 – BTP Cockpit: Assign role collection to business user in prod subaccount

9:30 – Cloud Transport Management: Landscape Visualization

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Alert Notifications

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone shows how to use the SAP Alert Notifications service to automatically send a message to a selected Slack channel whenever a Cloud Transport Management import task starts and finishes.

0:00 – Introduction

0:30 – Create Alert Notification service instance with service key

2:00 – Create Destination ALERT_NOTIFICATION_SERVICE using service key settings

3:30 – Documentation

4:10 – Create new subscription for events TMS import started and finished; assign action type send message to Slack channel

6:30 – Slack: Create app and configure incoming webhook

7:45 – Finish create subscription

8:30 – Cloud Transport Management: Configure qa and prod node to perform notification

9:00 – Business Application Studio: Stage, commit and push 

9:50 – Cloud Transport Management: Import build into qa

References

For the documentation on the SAP Help Portal, see

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Automation Pilot I

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone shows how to set up a smoke test using SAP Automation Pilot. After reviewing the imported smoke test command it is executed locally and the required role assignments are added to the QA and Production landscapes.

0:00 – Introduction

2:25 – Subscribe to Automation Pilot

3:00 – Add role collection to business user

3:30 – Automation Pilot

4:45 – BTP Cockpit: Alert Notification, create service key

5:15 – Automation Pilot: Create alert notification with username and password

6:15 – Create command 

7:00 – Import Catalog as JSON from code sample

7:35 – Configure input: appName, appPath, datacenter, user, password

11:15 – Trigger command

12:00 – BTP Cockpit: Assign app_Viewer role collection to technical user in qa and prod subaccount

References

For the code sample, see

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Automation Pilot II

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone completes the configuration of the smoke test using SAP Automation Pilot. The smoke test command is set up to be executed automatically whenever a Cloud Transport Management import finishes with status messages sent to the Slack channel.

0:00 – Introduction

0:40 – Automation Pilot: Execution, build event trigger

1:20 – BTP Cockpit: create alert subscription with Automation Pilot action

2:30 – Automation Pilot: create service account

3:45 – BTP Cockpit: create alert subscription with Slack notification

4:50 – Cloud Transport Management: Import queue from qa to prod

7:00 – Recap

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