Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Best SAP career path for someone with DBA background

Is CRM the right choice for someone with background in database administration and development? Expert Srini Katta says maybe NetWeaver might be better.

I am a person with database administration/development background. I would like to explore the SAP world and find a suitable area to specialize. Many people suggested me to go with Basis Admin. But somebody suggested me that many Basis jobs are getting outsourced and only high caliber jobs are staying back in US. Second option was BW; many people had the previous opinion. Now I am with CRM. Could you please advise me on this? Is CRM the right area I can move into? How is the market? If I work hard, how long it may take to become an expert?
I think SAP Netweaver and XI would be better fit for you based on your previous experience. SAP XI is used for integrating non-SAP systems with SAP CRM. SAP NetWeaver is being used for running Web services also.
This was last published in February 2007

Dig Deeper on SAP training and certification strategy

PRO+

Content

Find more PRO+ content and other member only offers, here.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchManufacturingERP

SearchOracle

SearchDataManagement

SearchAWS

SearchBusinessAnalytics

SearchCRM

SearchContentManagement

SearchFinancialApplications

Close