Performing a Successful and Cost-Effective Migration of Your SAP System: Understanding the Import Process

  • by Michael A. Moore
  • September 15, 2004
When faced with reducing costs, consolidating dissimilar SAP systems, or adding processing power without breaking the bank, you have to consider migrating your SAP system. This is the second article in a two-part series designed to help you identify the risks associated with an SAP migration and provide you with insight into how to effectively manage the entire migration process. The first installment walked you through the data export process. This second installment takes you through the steps required to import the exported data into a target system and validate the results, and provides some useful tips on optimizing the import to minimize the outage time of your production system.

Michael A. Moore

Michael A. Moore has been an IT consultant for 24 years with more than 12 years of experience as an SAP technical architect. Mike has held positions with DuPont, Westinghouse, IBM, and Accenture. His clients have included public sector, consumer products, manufacturing, and financial companies. For the past seven years, Mike's career has focused on SAP technical architecture, where he is responsible for SAP financial, logistics, asset management, and business intelligence solutions for a US federal public sector customer. Mike received his bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and holds numerous certifications including PMP, ITIL Foundations, Certified Scrum Master (Agile), and several SAP certifications. 

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