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SAP Cloud Platform Functions is a new offering from SAP’s Serverless Computing on SAP Cloud Platform. This service is available in beta and is used to build responsive applications and extensions that react to triggers (e.g. event, HTTP, timer) to deploy additional business logic on demand without disrupting your digital core.
Enable beta features in your SAP Cloud Platform account to start using this beta service.

SAP Cloud Platform Functions (beta)

Learn about this new, fully-managed cloud service for building, running, and managing short-lasting application functions. Engage with the community and learn how to develop and use functions to build agile and responsive applications in a serverless environment.

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Use SAP Cloud Platform Functions with SAP Cloud Platform Enterprise Messaging so your applications can subscribe to business events from other sources, which can then trigger the execution of your functions.

How to use SAP Cloud Platform Functions and Enterprise Messaging to build agile, responsive applications and “keep the core clean”

See SAP Cloud Platform Capabilities, SAP Enterprise Messaging


Functions provides key capabilities for the Extension Factory, an integral part of SAP Cloud Platform, which will enable you to develop tightly-integrated, cloud-native extensions faster. Subscribe to business events registered in SAP Cloud Platform Enterprise Messaging, so they can act as triggers to execute your functions.

The next evolution for extensions – the SAP Cloud Platform Extension Factory

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SAP Cloud Platform Functions

Function as a service to build, run, and manage functions for agile, responsive extension applications. Enable applications to react to business changes in real-time by defining triggers to execute functions on demand without disrupting your digital core.

Getting started with SAP Cloud Platform Functions (beta) in a serverless environment)

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Develop functions using Web IDE

Use SAP Web IDE Full-Stack to create serverless functions and deploy them to SAP Cloud Platform Functions.

Developing Functions with SAP IDE Web IDE Full-Stack

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Define triggers to execute functions on demand.

Functions lie dormant until awakened by a trigger (event, HTTP, timer) so that the function code can be triggered only when needed.

Documentation, Add Triggers

Documentation, Supported Triggers

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