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AMDP - ABAP Managed Database Procedures
ABAP Managed Database Procedures are a framework for managing and calling
in AS ABAP. Accordingly, the ABAP Managed Database Procedures manage
The following sections describe the components of AMDP:
Currently, AMDP only supports database procedures and functions from the SAP HANA database. In principle, however, AMDP is designed so that stored procedures and functions from other database systems can also be supported. The constant CALL_AMDP_METHOD of the class CL_ABAP_DBFEATURES can be used to query whether the current database supports AMDP procedures.
The programming guideline Use Open SQL is particularly relevant for AMDP too. The use of AMDP is not recommended if the same task can be achieved using Open SQL (or ABAP CDS). The executable example AMDP, Comparison with Open SQL demonstrates how a database access not programmed well in Open SQL can often be optimized using an improved use of Open SQL, removing the need to use AMDP in these cases. AMDP should be used only if it enables database-specific functions to be accessed that do not exist in Open SQL (see the executable example for Currency Conversion) or if large process flows or analyses that incur repeated transports of large amounts of data between the database and the application server can be swapped out.