The difficulty of the migration work increases if a hardware environment, an operating system and a database are also changed. At the same time, the most important aspects for each company are the security and integrity of data and a continuous access to them, which is why the process of migrating the system must have the support from the software manufacturer, and the whole project should be prepared in accordance with its recommendations and standards.
The transfer of the environment with an SAP application is a process supported by the software manufacturer. SAP provides dedicated tools to migrate its software. It also provides recommendations and procedures to carry out the SAP system migration process, and renders the services of support for its customers throughout the process, both in the preparation phase of the migration project, during its execution and upon completion of work.
There are two types of the system migration in the SAP technology: a homogeneous copy and a heterogeneous copy. The proper definition of a planned copy type is necessary for the selection of appropriate tools and methodology of work.
We deal with a homogeneous copy when we move the system to a new platform, but to the same ...