• The "SAP Certified Technology Associate - OS/DB Migration for SAP NetWeaver 7.52" certification exam validates a candidate's capability as a well-trained technologist and prepare the candidate to help clients manage and execute key business processes. Armed with an understanding of SAP NetWeaver 7.52 and OS/DB migration for SAP systems, the candidate can implement this knowledge in projects as a technology consultant.


  • To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training.
  • You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

SAP System Migration > 12%

Clarify what is a homogeneous or heterogeneous system copy, which tools are available, what is the Going Live OS/DB Migration Check Service, and from where to get information about the migration procedure.

  • TADM70

Advanced Migration Techniques > 12%

Identify the Time critical steps in an R3LOAD / JLOAD based system copy. Describe the Methods/strategies to save time during system copy.

  • TADM70

Control and Data File Structure for System Copies > 12%

Explain the purpose, contents, and structure of the R3LOAD and JLOAD control and data files.

  • TADM70

SAP Migration Tools 8% - 12%

Recognize the tools that are required to perform a SAP OS/DB migration and describe their functions. 

  • TADM70

Technical Background and Troubleshooting 8% - 12%

Describe how Data Classes are used to map tables to database storage units and how Data Classes are handled by R3LDCTL and R3LOAD. Explain the purpose of table DBDIFF, and describe how the R3LOAD/JLOAD data access works. Distinguish between the R3SZCHK behavior if the target database type is the same or different than the source database type.

  • TADM70

Special System Copy Procedures 8% - 12%

Describe the scope of special system copy procedures. Describe the NZDT/MDS system copy method, and distinguish between the classic migration to Sap HANA and the database Migration option for SUM

  • TADM70

The System Migration Process 8% - 12%

Describe the migration procedure and explain the steps required to migrate an ABAP and Java based system.

  • TADM70

Export and Import of System Copies 8% - 12%

Evaluate the database-specific and non-specific options for performing SAP homogeneous or heterogeneous system copies (OS/DB Migrations).

  • TADM70

General Information

Exam Preparation 

All SAP consultant certifications are available as Cloud Certifications in the Certification Hub and can be booked with product code CER006. With CER006 – SAP Certification in the Cloud, you can take up to six exams attempts of your choice in one year – from wherever and whenever it suits you! Test dates can be chosen and booked individually.

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as "Topic Areas" and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

Certification exams might contain unscored items that are being tested for upcoming releases of the exam. These unscored items are randomly distributed across the certification topics and are not counted towards the final score. The total number of items of an examination as advertised in the Training Shop is never exceeded when unscored items are used.

Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.

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