Announcement – Tools on

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Recently, I have been working on introducing various tools on Just want to capture them here.

(Fixed) Menu

Menu was introduced relatively in past around 2 months or so. You have more choice on menu as well as it is fixed when you scroll it.

HTML Site Map

XML Sitemaps are there for Google robots, but us humans still prefers to read . So, introduced a HTML Site Map, which gives you all the post in a single page. Find the link for this in the footer section as well.

Recent Activity

A page where you can see recent activities on the site – including all Articles and Comments on a single page. This is restricted to only last 30 days to save some bandwidth. Find the link for this in the footer section as well.

Guest Author

I would take this opportunity to mention that, I welcome Guest Authors. Check out Authors page to check all post by Guest Authors. Just fill the form Write A Post and I would get in touch with you!

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  • steve oldner

    Yes, I have noticed all the hard work you have put into the site over the years. Very impressive! Haven’t thought about being a guest author, since I generally copy your code!

    Anyway, thanks for the blog and all the work you have put into it.

  • Hello Steve, Thanks for your kind words :)

  • Hi Naimesh,

    Great Work. Need to appreciate you for the effort you are keeping for the site.

    I have a question for you – old topic
    1) when to go for – for all entries or inner join(i have 1 answer that inner join should be used for maximum of 3 tables)
    2) is there any conditions/prerequisite to think before using Hashed Internal tables

  • Aashrith

    Dear Abhi,

    Regarding question 2,

    SAP advises using the Hashed Internal Table if you expect to have large amount of data in the internal table and you will be accessing the data only through key access.

  • Hello Abhi,

    Regarding #1 – It always depends on the number Tables and optimal access path to execute the Join. You would see some amazing results by having as many as 6-8 tables which has a optimal access path as it has mandatory fields with concrete values which would result in a good join. If you try to break this join using the SELECT & LOOP, you may end up spending more time to get to the dataset.

    But on the other side, if you have a table which doesn’t follow the optimal access path, the same query may take longer runtime.

    Regarding #2 – Usage of hashed table, I agree with comment from Ashrith.
    From SAP help: See section Hashed Table in Choosing a Table Type

    Hashed tables
    This is the most appropriate type for any table where the main operation is key access. You cannot access a hashed table using its index. The response time for key access remains constant, regardless of the number of table entries. Like database tables, hashed tables always have a unique key. Hashed tables are useful if you want to construct and use an internal table which resembles a database table or for processing large amounts of data.

    Naimesh Patel

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