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This blog is no longer maintained, as the new blog editor does no longer support features which were previously used for easy reading. Please read the respective news section on Software Logistics Toolset (sap.com)

 

This blog offers a chronological list of features for database migration option (DMO)
of Software Update Manager (SUM), starting with SUM 1.0 SP09 up to the latest release.

As a prerequisite, you should read the introductory document about DMO:
Database Migration Option (DMO) (sap.com)

Check this page once in a while for updates with new SUM SPs.
Always check the restrictions and conditions for a specific feature in the respective SAP Note,
the actual SAP Notes are listed on the following SAP Support Portal page:
https://support.sap.com/en/tools/software-logistics-tools/software-update-manager.html

Maintenance Strategy:

    • SUM 2.0 SP 18: released October 9th 2023, maintenance planned until SP 19 is available

 

    • SUM 1.1 SP 02: released October 9th 2023, maintenance planned until SP03 is available

 

    • SUM 2.0 SP 17 is in phase patch-on-request

 

    • See PDF "Maintenance Strategy" attached to SAP Note 303990 on SL Toolset 1.0 SPS 39




SUM 2.0
SP 18
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 17
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 16
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 15
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 14
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 13
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 12
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 11
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 10
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 09
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 08
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 07
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 06
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 05
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 04
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 03
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 02
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 01
Details More InformationSUM 2.0
SP 00
Details More informationSUM 1.1
SP 00-01
Details More informationSUM 1.0
SP 21-28
Details More informationSP 20 Details More informationSP 19 Details More informationSP 18 Details More informationSP 17 Details More informationSP 16 Details More informationSP 15 Details More informationSP 14 Details More informationSP 13 Details More informationSP 12 Details More informationSP 11 Details More informationSP 10 Details More informationSP 09 Details More information
Homogeneous DMOHomogeneous DMO now supports doDMO and downtime-optimized Conversion 
Homogeneous DMOHomogeneous DMO: SAP HANA to SAP HANADMO Guide,
Blog post
DMOVE2S4DMO move to SAP S/4HANA (on hyperscaler) as alternative to "DMO with system move"DMO Guide,
Blog post
(no news)  
DMO to SAP HANA DBSAP HANA client archive is expected in download directory 
DMONew default schema name "SAPHANADB" (instead of SAPABAP1) for target on BASIS higher than 7.52 
DMORow count after migration is now optional 
DMOSAP HANA log mode handling adapted: SUM sets log mode to overwrite before the migration (see blog post)
DMO with system move"Move from Linux OS to Windows OS" is supported again 
DMO with system moveIn parallel mode, using delivered synchronization script:
Process Control Center (in SUM Utilities) shows a daemon process for script execution
DMO guide
Migration caseNew scenario (standalone option) to check cluster tablesDMO guide
DMO with system moveReset on target landscape now works out of the box, using the UI menu (no backup of SUM folder required)DMO guide
Downtime optimizationDowntime-optimized DMO can be combined with "DMO without system update" now 
Downtime optimizationDowntime-optimized DMO now supports SAP ASE as source database typeNews List
Downtime optimizationDowntime-optimized conversion available for educated consultantsSeparate Page
 No news on migration scenarios 
Downtime optimizationDowntime-optimized DMO now supports IBM Db2 for z/OS as source database type 
DMO with System MoveDMO with System Move now supports a conversion target version SAP S/4HANA 1909 
Shadow repository"Shadow repository on target" for all migration scenarios independent of target release or target database 
Downtime optimizationDowntime-optimized DMO now supports MS SQL as source database type 
Downtime optimizationDowntime-optimized DMO now supports target version SAP S/4HANA 1909 
Shadow repositoryDMO to SAP S/4HANA 1909 uses shadow repository on target databaseGuide & blog
Downtime optimizationDowntime-optimized DMO is generally availableGuide & blog
(no news)  
(no news)  
Win OSScenario "DMO with System Move" now supports Windows as target OSDMO guide
Win OSScenario "DMO with System Move" now supports Windows as source OS (not as target OS)DMO guide
new folder docNew folder doc for static UI content, parallel to htdocSUM guide
Prereq. checkNew scenario: prerequisite check for System ConversionSUM conversion guide
& this blog
R3loadR3load now provided as part of SUM 2.0 SAP Note 2472835
 --------------------------- 
(no news)  
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(no news)  
DMO with System MoveChange the host of PAS instance during DMODMO guide
& this blog
DMO without software changeDMO to SAP HANA possible without system update,
so no stack.xml is required
DMO guide
& this blog
DMO for SAP Solution ManagerDMO to be used for upgrade & migrate SAP Solution Manager 7.1 to 7.2 on SAP HANA database
(procedure is now generally available)
SAP Solution Manager 7.2: Simplified Upgrade and Migration to SAP HANA
HANA partitioning via filePartitioning information can be provided via fileDMO guide
section 4.3.8
HANA schema: SAPABAP#HANA schema will be SAPABAP# (instead of SAP<SID>), i.e. like SWPM names the schema. 
target db typeTarget database type SAP ASE is available (without registration); target database type DB6 is available on request 
Migration monitoringRealtime Migration Graph allows to adapt the number of R3loads for migration directly 
SL UIButtons for Reset and for Cleanup are now only available via menu “More” 
DMO for SAP
Solution Manager
DMO to be used for upgrade & migrate SAP Solution Manager 7.1 to 7.2 on HANA (available on request)SAP Solution Manager 7.2: Simplified Upgrade and Migration to SAP HANA
Sub progress barShown for some phases (like migration phases) 
Migration PreparationIllustrates table split result, available in menu Utilities 
Notification iconOn main UI on "failed buckets", with link to bucket process monitor 
Process MonitorRestart of broken packages is possible without the need to wait until migration phase is done 
Observer modeAllows to monitor the process with non-<SID>adm user ("just look, don't touch" possible) 
7.50 supportSUM SP 15 is exclusively for scenarios targeting SAP NetWeaver 7.50 based systems, and is available parallel to SUM SP 14. SAP Note 2161396 is relevant for DMO with SUM SP 15. 
MS SQL as targetThe list of target database types is extended to MS SQL. Like with SAP ASE as target database, this is only available on request. (For a request, create an incident on BC-UPG-TLS-TLA).Respective SAP Note for DMO
MDC supportSupport for Multi Database Containers (MDC) on SAP HANA DBDMO guide section 4.5.5
non-UC SCMSupport for non-Unicode SAP SCM systemsRespective SAP Note for DMO
MonitoringImproved monitoring for R3load usageDMO guide section 4.2
Test cycleTest cycle option for quick migration repeatDMO guide section 4.5.2
DMO notesThe SAP Notes on DMO are now SP-specific: SAP Note 2161397 is specific for DMO with SUM SP 14 (SAP Note 1813548 was for DMO with SUM up to SP 13).-
BenchmarkingBenchmarking tool for testing migration performanceDMO: introducing the benchmarking tool
R/3 as startStart release SAP R/3 4.6C is now supported.Respective SAP Note for DMO
ROWID exportROWID-based export for Oracle source database.-
Win: pipe modePipe mode for R3load is now also used for SUM on Windows OSDMO: comparing pipe and file mode for R3load.
SUM on AASIt is possible to run SUM (and DMO of SUM) on an Additional Application Server (AAS, fka DI).
Restrictions are described in the SAP Note for DMO, e.g. it is only supported if your system has a separate ASCS instance.
Respective SAP Note for DMO
New SL UI

The "DMO UI" is replaced by the "Software Logistics User Interface" (SL UI).

Note that the URL suffix has changed from /doc/gui to /doc/sluigui.
DMO guide section 6.1
Duration filesTable duration files can now simply be put into the download folder to be considered for the next DMO run.DMO guide section 2.3
SAP ASE as targetSAP ASE is a possible target database type for DMO, apart from SAP HANA - this is available on request. Check the SAP Note on DMO for details and restrictions, e.g. it is only supported if you have a separate ASCS instance.Respective SAP Note for DMO
Table comparisonWith table comparison, it is possible to optionally compare not only the number of rows for the migrated tables, but also the content of tables during a DMO run. It should not be used for the DMO run on a productive system as it increases the downtime.DMO guide section 4.5.1
Unicode ConversionIt is now possible to include the Unicode Conversion (for single code page systems only) as part of the DMO procedure. The manual activities required before the actual technical conversion remain the same.SAP Note 2108396
Reset buttonThe reset button is now shown on all dialogs. Previously, it was only available on a roadmap switch dialog, like from Preprocessing to Execution.-
DMO availableDatabase Migration Option (DMO) is available as a new scenario for Software Update Manager (SUM). It offers the combined update/upgrade of the SAP software with the database migration to SAP HANA DB. DMO is available for SAP Business Suite systems, SAP NetWeaver systems, and for SAP BW systems.Database Migration Option (DMO) of SUM - Introduction
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