SAP updates information on “SAP HANA Migration Tool” in SAP HANA 2.0: In the ever-evolving world of enterprise software, it is critical to stay informed about the latest developments and updates. A recent announcement from SAP has implications for companies using SAP HANA in their IT infrastructure.

SAP HANA Migration Tool: An overview

First, let’s take a quick look at the SAP HANA Migration Tool. This tool was developed to facilitate the migration from HANA 1.0 on power big endian databases to HANA 2.0 on power little endian systems. It played a crucial role in upgrading HANA systems to the latest version, which offers better performance and many new features.

The latest update from SAP

However, the latest news from SAP concerns the availability of the SAP HANA Migration Tool. SAP recently announced that the tool will no longer be included by default in HANA 2.0 installations starting with SAP HANA 2.0 SPS07. This means that organizations currently running older HANA V1 databases on power big endian systems on SLES 11 BE (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Big Endian) must act now if they want to migrate to HANA 2.0 on power little endian systems.

SAP Note 2537080 – Ihr Leitfaden für die Migration

For companies facing this challenge, SAP offers support in the form of SAP Note 2537080. This SAP Note provides guidance and information on migrating from SAP HANA 1.0 on IBM Power Systems Big-Endian to SAP HANA 2.0 on IBM Power Systems Little-Endian. It is important to study this guide carefully and follow the recommended steps to ensure a smooth migration.

Time is of the essence

Since the SAP HANA migration tool is no longer automatically integrated with HANA 2.0, time is of the essence. Companies still relying on older HANA 1.0 databases should start migrating to HANA 2.0 on power little endian systems as soon as possible. This will ensure not only that your systems are up-to-date, but also that you have access to the latest features and enhancements that HANA 2.0 offers.


In the world of enterprise software, keeping up with the latest developments is essential. SAP’s decision to remove the SAP HANA Migration Tool from the HANA 2.0 installation may impact organizations that need to migrate. It is advisable to consult SAP Note 2537080 and start the migration process as soon as possible to ensure your systems are up to date and you can reap the benefits of HANA 2.0. Time really is money in this case, and early migration will pay off in the long run.

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