This blog is continuation of my previous work BW on HANA - Pre Migration ACTIVITY .
Many of us , who have been involved in OS/DB migration project [including migration of BW system from XXX (non hana db) to YYY(non hana db)] would be
already aware of the post migration activities . So the 1st question , for first timers (BW on HANA) , that comes to your mind is - "how different is this migration
from the one that i have been doing".In terms of post migration activity , yes you would be doing most of the activities that you were doing in your
previous project. In addition to that , you will have to take extra care of :-
1. converting the standard Info Cubes and Data stores Objects(Not required as of BW 7.4 and should reconvert all the HANA to Standard DSO )
2. No JAVA support (7.3X) on HANA DB ,so configure you JAVA stack ( only if you had dual stack BW before migration) .From NetWeaver 7.40 onwards
you can install BI-JAVA as separate Instance also in HANA.
3. Be aware that now you do not Need BWA or other such accelerators .
4.Validate the activities at HANA studio and in BW (DBA cockpit).
5. Delta handling
other than this (you are invited to add points , if i had missed something ) , at planning level ,i feel you will do the same activity that you have done earlier .
so , we can follow the below task list :-
Run Report RSUPGRCHECK to checks the consistency of generated DDIC objects for BI metadata like
InfoObjects, InfoCubes and transfer rules. it helps to determine whether the DDIC tables required for a BI
meta object are active.
Execute RS_BW_POST_MIGRATION choose HANA specific options :-
*chose the variant "SAP&POSTMGRHDB"
once done with it , validate that you see these in HANA studio and DBA cockpit -
a. Calculation view for all DSOs and Infocubes( for existing ones).
**When you activate - CALC views get created for the newly created DSO and InfoCube.
Migrating BW on HANA does not chnages DSOs/InfoCubes into HANA optimized.
Only infocube of type standard can be converted to SAP HANA -optimized infocube.
use - RSMIGRHANADB or RSDRI_CONVERT_CUBE_TO_INMEMORY .
After migration standard infocubes can be found in the SAP HANA database column store..
Similar for DSOs.
during conversion be reminded to choose :-
a. choose without change log - if you no longer need the data saved in the change log. After migration , no rollback or a delta upgrade old request would be possible.
b Reconstruct change log - it has more run time but if the data has been archieved from the DSO only request that affect the archieve area can be restored .
i.Standard DSOs are converted to SAP HANA Optimized DSOs only if the DSO is not a part of hybrid provider or a semantically -partitioned objects(SPO).
ii.If You are doing delta handling then you should choose keep the change log.
a. goto config tool --> UME and manage it .
b. cross check the beckend parameters like - BACKEND_CLIENT,BACKEND_SID,J2EE_ADMIN,J2EE_SID etc
c.go to NWA--> Select function BW-Java Configuration
Load the latest delta queues to BW -->activate the Info Providers--> Stop all the process chains--> Migrate BW
on HANA --> convert the DSO's and Cubes to In memory(if not done above)--> Restart the Process chains.
do help me to make this checklist better , please give you inputs .
Happy migration :smile:
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