SAP recommends the application of support package stacks at least once a year so that all corrections can be implemented. To optimize quality, please note the minimum requirements and apply the support packages and patches specified in the stack together.
Support package stacks allow you to keep productive applications up to date on a regular basis with a minimal cost of ownership.
The introduction of minimum support package stack levels gives you more flexibility in planning your maintenance activities by reducing the range of possible combinations. Benefits include:
Note that customers undergoing upgrade or implementation projects may need more than the minimum recommendations.
For each product version, a side-effect report for ABAP support packages can be requested on the support package stack download pages below.