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Migration Scenarios

The following table lists the migration scenarios that we will cover in detail in this guide. The tools and methodologies listed in the table were discussed in the previous section.

Migration scenario Source database Target database Migration tool or methodology

Migration of anyDB from other platforms to AWS*

anyDB (any non-SAP HANA database such as IBM DB2, Oracle Database, or SQL Server)

SAP HANA

[✔] SAP HANA classical migration

[✔] SAP DMO with System Move

Migration of SAP HANA from other platforms to AWS*

SAP HANA (scale-up and scale-out considerations apply here as well)

SAP HANA

[✔] SAP HANA backup and restore

[✔] SAP HANA classical migration (considered a homogeneous system copy in this scenario)**

[✔] SAP HANA HSR

[✔] SAP HANA HSR with initialization via backup and restore

Migration of SAP HANA from an existing EC2 instance to an EC2 High Memory instance

SAP HANA

SAP HANA

[✔] Instance resize

[✔] Amazon Machine Image (AMI)

[✔] SAP HANA backup and restore

[✔] SAP HANA HSR

* Other platforms include on-premises infrastructures and other cloud infrastructures outside of AWS.

** See SAP Note 1844468 – Homogeneous system copy on SAP HANA.