Basis & SAP Administration: Case study: Tools and strategies Microsoft uses to significantly reduce planned downtime

  • by Sachin Ghorpade, Microsoft
  • March 12, 2019
Find out how Microsoft leverages the SAP zero downtime option (ZDO) to reduce the downtime for SAP deployments substantially.

Find out how Microsoft leverages the SAP zero downtime option (ZDO) to reduce the downtime for SAP deployments substantially. Learn tips, lessons learned, and useful procedures that have shown results at Microsoft, including:

  • Important planning steps, such as how to activate the functionality in your Software Update Manager, and what special privileges user DDIC needs
  • Requirements needed to use the tool, such as schema migration and the customer transport buffer build
  • A downtime comparison between support package manager (SPAM), the traditional tool, and the new zero downtime option

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