Publish date December 15, 2017
SAP HANA is an in-memory data platform that lets you speed up business processes, simplifies your IT environment and delivers more business intelligence. SAP HANA removes the dire need to maintain your legacy systems as well as stored data to run your business more efficiently. This data can be either moved to be stored in cloud or on-premise, as the business finds comfortable. This, in turn, enables analysts and developers to avoid having to write back or load data.
SAP HANA enables real-time delivery of analysis and transactions. Its major advantage is that it increases information processing efficiency because of its columnar format rather than traditional data processing in row-based memory. The high level of data compression makes SAP HANA architecture much smaller than traditional ones; however, it does require more server memory.
Steps for successful Data Migration to SAP HANA
SAP HANA is probably the most crucial technology invention from SAP in the past decade or so. All SAP products released post-HANA are capable and have the innate ability to adapt and integrate seamlessly to this platform. SAP HANA is one of the most powerful tools that SAP has to offer, out of its suite of products as it enables quicker integration, more data procession, improved ROI for every organization, etc. This is achievable, only if you know how to migrate organizational data appropriately onto SAP HANA.
Let us understand a few steps for successful data migration onto SAP HANA-
All ECC to S/4HANA conversions take place on-premise and cannot happen on the cloud. Hence the above scenarios are for businesses that are already using classic SAP business suite. Few prerequisites for a successful data migration from ECC to SAP S/4HANA are installing an SAP Maintenance Planner, update the software using Software Upgrade Manager (SUM), Migrating data, Customizing, etc.
All these are key factors you need to keep in purview about successful SAP HANA data migration.
Vamsi krishna Solution Architect @ YASH Technologies