OS/DB Migration FAQ: July 2019 v7.0

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The FAQ document attached to this blog is the cumulative knowledge gained from hundreds of customers that have moved off proprietary UNIX/Oracle and DB2 to Azure Cloud Platform running Linux or Windows in recent years. 

In this document a large number of recommendations, tools, tips and common errors are documented. 

Customers planning OS/DB Migrations to Azure or OS/DB Migrations to SQL Server on-premises should review the attached FAQ and all referenced SAP OSS Notes.  

Customers planning migrations to SAP Hana on Azure should review this link discussing using the SAP DMO tool https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/migration-methodologies-for-sap-on-azure/ 


SAP DMO with Data Center Move option has been successfully used to move 10TB+ AnyDB systems to Hana with very low downtime.  The case studies below illustrate examples of recent migrations. 

Healthcare services company gains flexibility and scalability migrating to SAP HANA on Azure


Dairy farmers use SAP on Azure to milk value from enterprise resource planning 


Accenture boosts SAP HANA agility and performance by migrating to Azure


At Malaysia Airlines, innovation's up and costs are down, because the company has more than its planes in the cloud


Daimler entrusts SAP HANA–based global procurement system to Microsoft Azure


Coats sews up business benefits with SAP HANA on Azure and a cloud-based infrastructure


Carlsberg Group follows a recipe for success with Microsoft Azure, SAP, and a cloud-first strategy


CONA Services supports Coca-Cola bottlers’ growth with massive SAP HANA migration to Azure


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