This month's article will be a study in the use of little-known tool available in the ABAP Debugger, the Web Dynpro Tool. The author is a co-worker and a friend.
New ABAP Debugger
The SQL Trace, which is part of the Performance Trace (transaction ST05), is the most important tool to test the performance of the database. Now you as of ABAP 7.2, you execute it and other important measurements from inside the New ABAP Debugger.