What’s the Difference Between Archiving and Deleting Data?

  • by Terry Lewis, Vice President, d.d. synergy
  • May 14, 2013
SAPexperts/HR
Use this quick tip to help you determine whether to delete or archive your payroll data. Archiving is the process of copying data, storing the copied data, and deleting the original data from the online database. There’s no reason to shy away from archiving payroll data. The process is the same as for other data in other modules.

Data archiving is the only SAP-supported way of moving data out of an SAP system.

Terry Lewis

Terry Lewis is vice president of d.d. synergy. A 20-year IT veteran, Terry has spent the past five years helping SAP customers identify their SAP data and document business requirements. Terry specializes in mapping optimal archiving strategies, eliminating the business users’ fear that they will lose control of their data, and selecting the tools and resources required for a successful end-to-end SAP archiving solution.

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