Course announcements

  • In this course you will gain knowledge in migrating an SAP system to another operating system or database.

Course information

  • SAP System Migration
    • Identifying the Difference Between an SAP Homogeneous System Copy and SAP OS/DB Migration
  • The Migration Project
    • Setting Up a Migration Project
    • Identifying Technical Migration Efforts
  • System Copy Methods
    • Evaluating System Copy Methods
  • SAP ABAP Migration Tools
    • Identifying the Tools Used to Perform a SAP ABAP OS/DB Migration
    • Identifying the Tools Used to Perform a SAP JAVA OS/DB Migration
  • Export and Import of System Copies
    • Controlling the Export and Import Processes of System Copies
    • Describing the Database Independent Migration Tool Concept
  • Technical Background Knowledge
    • Storing Data in Control Files
    • Accessing ABAP/JAVA Migration Data
  • Control and Data File Structure for ABAP System Copies
    • Identifying the Purpose and Structure of the ABAP System Copy Control and Data Files
    • Describing the Task and SQL File Handling
    • Configuring Import and Export Options Using ABAP System Copy Tool Command Line Options
    • Identifying the Purpose and Structure of JLOAD Control and Data Files
    • Configuring Import and Export Options Using JAVA System Copy Tool Command Line Options
  • Advanced Migration Techniques
    • Optimizing the System Copy Process
    • Checking Target System Consistency with the Migration Checker
    • Analyzing the Export and Import Time of Migration
    • Controlling the R3LOAD Processes
    • Reducing the Export and Import Time Using ABAP Table Splitting
    • Distributing the R3LOAD Export and Import Processes Over Multiple Servers
    • Reducing the Export time Using MIGMONCTRL
    • Describing De-cluster and De-pooling
    • Controlling the JLOAD Processes
    • Performing Package and Table Splitting for JLOAD
  • The System Migration Process
    • Performing an ABAP System Migration
    • Performing a JAVA System Migration
  • Troubleshooting
    • Troubleshooting Migration Problems
  • Special System Copy Procedures
    • Performing Unicode Conversions
    • Describing SAP HANA Storage
    • Performing a classic SWPM Migration to SAP HANA
    • Performing a SAP HANA Migration Using Multiple Export Servers
    • Performing a DMO Migration to SAP HANA
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Migrate an SAP system to another operating system, and/or another database system (heterogeneous migration).
  • System Administrator
  • Technology Consultant


  • None


  • C_TADM55A_75 or earlier release OR
  • C_TADM55_75 or earlier release OR
  • Comparable practical experience
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server 7.52, stack 05
  • SAP ERP 6.0 EHP8 on NW 7.50, stack 16
  • Recent System Copy improvements and changes since SAP NetWeaver 7.52 are covered in this collection of the course
  • The imparted knowledge can be adopted from SAP NetWeaver since 7.0 onwards
  • Course material and the certificate examination are available in English only.
  • A database migration will be demonstrated during the course.
  • Working in groups of two, participants will migrate both an ABAP and a Java NetWeaver system.

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