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We believe in Open Source, Open Standards, and Open APIs. Our solutions provide more choices and flexibility by using such open technologies.

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No single company can keep pace with the power and speed of communities that openly co-innovate. We believe that sharing creates value.

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Open Source software requires qualities such as security, data protection, and accessibility to be able to be used in enterprise scenarios.

SAP Open Source Projects

SAP is an active contributor, user, and creator of open source software. Here are some of our most promiment projects and contributions


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Gardener is a production-grade Kubernetes as a service management tool that works across various cloud-platforms (e.g, AWS, Azure, GCP, Alibaba & SAP Datacenters) and on-premise (e.g. with OpenStack).

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Project Kyma offers a flexible and easy way to connect and extend enterprise applications in a cloud-native fashion. It is designed natively on Kubernetes and thus, it is portable to all major cloud providers.

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Cloud Foundry

SAP contributes to a number of Cloud Foundry projects. You can learn more about these projects here.


Code once. Run on any device. OpenUI5 enables you to create enterprise-ready Web apps responsive to all devices. It follows open standards, and includes powerful development concepts and a rich set of UI controls.

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CLA Assistant

CLA Assistant makes the contribution process to your open source project as smooth as possible. Let your contributors sign the CLA with one click.

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SAP Machine

A Java Development Kit and Runtime Environment based on the OpenJDK, built for enterprise Java workloads.

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Apache Olingo

Apache Olingo is a Java library that implements the Open Data Protocol (OData). Apache Olingo serves client and server aspects of Odata.

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The fastest DBMS engine that supports complex domains, multiple models, and languages.

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UI5 Web Components

UI5 Web Components allow the framework-agnostic consumption of both basic and advanced UI elements. These UI elements are lightweight to use but provide enterprise-grade qualities along with SAP Fiori user experience.

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SAP is a contributor to the following open source projects and foundations:

Linux Foundation

In addition to involvement with the Linux Foundation projects listed here, SAP is a Silver member of the Linux Foundation itself

Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Platinum member; SAP is represented on the Board

Cloud Foundry Foundation.

Founding member and a Platinum member; SAP is represented on the Board of Directors

Apache Software Foundation

SAP is involved with the Apache Olingo project, and with Apache Hadoop through Altiscale

Eclipse Foundation

Founding member and a strategic development member of the Eclipse Foundation.

Open API

Silver member.


SAP is a contributor to the OpenJDK project

Open Stack Foundation

SAP is a Corporate Sponsor of the Open Stack Foundation

ToDo Group

General member.

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