What you need to know before migrating to SAP HANA

by Sap Noida SAP Training Institute in Noida


SAP HANA is an in-memory, column-oriented, relational database management system developed and marketed by SAP SE. Its primary function as a database server is to store and retrieve data as requested by the applications. 


SAP HANA is the most important technology innovation from SAP in the last decade and has the broad potential to integrate this platform into almost all SAP products released after SAP HANA. 


SAP HANA is not a traditional database, it is an in-memory data platform deployed on Premise or in the cloud and allows you to accelerate business processes, run your business faster, and simplify your IT environment with more innovations and capabilities for enhanced business intelligence Provides. 


SAP HANA provides outstanding results in terms of performance, integration capabilities, analytical intelligence, and data processing and improves the ROI of its SAP landscape with faster time value. This blog is designed to assist you to plan and implement a successful technical migration to the SAP HANA platform, which aims to ignore the most important steps to reduce the risk of your organization's journey into SAP HANA. You can go with SysAppPro for the best SAP HANA Training in Noida.


Shape your HANA landscape correctly

Shaping your SAP HANA landscape is an important and fundamental step when planning your technology project and helps you realize the maximum benefit from your investment while minimizing the long-term cost of ownership.

To select the perfect SAP HANA size you need to follow these three main steps-

· Memory Size (for static and dynamic data)

· Disk Size (for constancy storage) 

· CPU Size (for transactions, queries and calculations) 


Select the Right Platform and Migration Structure

You can quickly and migrate to SAP HANA by selecting the most appropriate platform for your business needs, budget and resources. SAP HANA can be deployed for maximum control and low risk, or in the cloud for the rapid increase in flexibility, scalability, and value.


Refine Your Data

SAP HANA provides a lot of advanced analytics and opportunities to optimize the operation of your business by analyzing large amounts of data in real-time. It runs faster than all the traditional databases we know so far.

Data cleaning is one of the important activities that you should do before bringing your SAP system to HANA and unfortunately, it is also the most overlooked step.

· Reduced data footprint will also reduce your infrastructure, hardware and SAP HANA licensing costs.

· Reduced data size allows you to make technical migration with less business downtime.

· By keeping only quality and required data in your system, SAP HANA performs better even after technical migration.


Apply High Implementation Standards

If things go wrong while performing the technical migration, you will be better prepared and less likely to miss a solution. SAP provides the latest fixes and solutions to common issues with each release and support package. Make sure you have these in your system before starting a migration project.


Considering take unnecessary risks especially when it migrating your database. You will never have too many backups; therefore, make sure you have full backups and archive logs to allow regular restore points. Eliminate common risks to ensure a smooth technical migration.


Do a proof of concept

You need to go with Proof of Concept in a sandpit environment first, so you can “validate” your migration process to an SAP HANA platform. 

It's a crucial step for any technical migration process and the cost of duplicating the environment is well worth it. 

· This gives you an idea of ​​how long it takes

· You can identify potential issues in the sandpit system and reduce project risk

· It facilitates business to realize the power of SAP HANA

· It helps you make important decisions in your project plan and improve overall project productivity.

· You will have more testing and verification time in a non-critical environment

· It speeds up the entire project.


Final Thoughts- HANA migration is a purely technical exercise. A migration to HANA involves many considerations that need to be carefully analyzed. Migration usually works well with a partner who possesses deep expertise and familiarity with the HANA platform as well as its operating system, hosting environment and migration methodology. 


Without these competencies, the partner won’t be able to utilize SAP HANA benefits like high performance, real-time capabilities, security and business value. If you are looking for an Online SAP HANA Training in NoidaThe SAP HANA system may benefit from having older data archived before migration begins. This ensures a speedy process, optimal performance and a smaller footprint.

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