Automation of homogeneous SAP system copies
Reliable and fast rework after SAP® system copies
With the entry into force of the GDPR, the topic of system copies has been expanded to include the aspect of anonymization: In many cases, personal or other sensitive data is operated on non-productive systems that usually have lower security levels and also allow access for those persons who are not normally allowed to work with GDPR-relevant data (eg developers or external consultants). For this reason, when defining the processes around system copy and, if necessary, also when selecting tools for automation, care must be taken to ensure that these also map data anonymization in accordance with the GDPR.
Table splitting requires 2 tools: R3ta, which determines the WHERE conditions used to access subsets of a table. TableSplitter, which splits the WHERE-conditions determined by R3ta into packages with one or more subsets.
Scope of the SAP system copy
The Migration Monitor: is a standalone tool implemented in Java, takes over the management and control of the R3load processes, is downward compatible. Use the latest Migration Monitor version of the highest release!
The freeware Scribble Papers is a "note box" in which all kinds of data can be stored. It takes in typed texts as well as graphics and entire documents. The data is then organised in folders and pages.
In this context, generated jobs adapt to changes, even if, for example, a DB change, a release change or other changes have taken place. Nevertheless, once created copy jobs can be reused, which minimizes the maintenance effort and a certain susceptibility to errors. This is also the case when switching from one Any DB to another or when moving from an Any DB to Hana.
SAP system copy can be done easier and faster with "Shortcut for SAP Systems".
These methods save time and effort in creating system copies and allow companies to make their IT processes faster and more efficient.
The existing installation was expanded to include the module for creating SAP system copies.