Upgrade and Migration – BW on HANA



Since TechEd 2012 the two session EIM300/301 where updated with the latest findings for Upgrade and Migration
your existing BW System on anyDB to BW on HANA.

Unicode implications within the Migration


SAP near-line storage solution with Sybase IQ

Furthermore with the availability of the SAP-NLS Solution you can shrinken your database prior to the Migration to SAP HANA.
As smaller the database is, as faster the Migration Process takes time.


DMO Option at a Glance

The database migration option (DMO) as part of the SL toolset can be combined with the existing migration options.

  • database migration option (DMO) included in the SUM is free of charge
  • start releases are 7.0 and 7.01
  • source database remains untouched, e.g. no Upgrade, Modification, etc.
  • business systems are not changed, e.g. <SID>, server, instance change, etc.
  • no relabeling process from 7.03 to 7.31 needed (pre requiste for HANA migration)
  • improved unicode migration included soon (with GA Version, Q3/2013)
  • Conditions for using database migration option of SUM*




All available options at a glance – Migration BW on HANA


SAP First Guidance Collection – BW on HANA

Blog Series for the Classical Migration to SAP HANA provided by the Software Logistic Group within the ALM

Best Regards Roland Kramer, PM BW/In-Memory, SAP AG

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