In the world of business tech, SAP is making waves with a cool upgrade for handling data – shifting SAP HANA to the cloud. Meet SAP HANA Cloud, a key player in SAP's Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP). We're about to explore the perks and the how-to of this cool SAP HANA Cloud migration, thanks to a nifty self-service migration tool.
Perks of SAP HANA Cloud
1. Flexibility and Scalability Made Easy
Save money by paying only for the computing power and storage you really need.
2. Powering Up with SAP HANA Cloud Data Lake
Take advantage of a super-strong SAP HANA Cloud Data Lake for extra data prowess.
3. Always Available, Anywhere You Want
Choose your favorite cloud provider from the big names: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud.
Self-Service Migration Tool
SAP has your back with a user-friendly self-service migration tool, making it a breeze to move your SAP HANA databases. It doesn't matter if they're hanging out on-premises or cozying up in different corners of SAP BTP.
Types of Migrations It Handles:-
On-Premise to SAP HANA Cloud
Moves everything – data, catalog, table data and the secure code store inside the HDI Container is supported
Migration of XS classic and HANA repository content or other design time artifacts is not supported.
From Neo to the Cloud (SAP HANA Neo Environment to SAP HANA Cloud)
Smoothly takes your catalog and data to the cloud.
From Cloud Foundry to the Cloud (SAP HANA Service, Cloud Foundry Environment to SAP HANA Cloud)
A grand migration covering catalog, data, and your secure store.
Bonus: SAP HANA Schemas and HDI Containers Service instance with HDI Shared , schema and secure store plan are migrated as well.
This needs to be provisioned in the same region as the source database instance
Key Features of Self-Service Migration Tool
User-friendly migration wizard.
Thorough compatibility check for potential issues.
Automated migration tasks encompassing catalog, tables, data, and secure store.
SAP-managed secure temporary storage for export and import.
Accessible at no additional cost through SAP HANA Cloud Central on SAP BTP.