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SAP upgrade from ECC5 to ECC6 with EHP6 and Unicode conversion. please hep me on this.

Hello,

I am going for an upgrade from ECC5 to ECC6 with EHP6 and Unicode conversion. Please let me know the steps for an upgrade.

My current version

SAP ERP Central Component 5.0, AIX 6.1 and Oracle 11.2.0.3.0, the kernel release 6.40_EX2 (NON-Unicode)

Regards

Subbu

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    Posted on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:39 PM

    hi Subbu

    Please first get familiar with the Upgrade guide.

    SAP ERP 6.0 – SAP Help Portal Page

    Also please see the blog at this which contains important inputs about planning the entire exercise

    SAP ERP 6.0 Upgrade

    Other useful threads

    if any specific question - please let us know

    Thanks

    Rishi

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  • Posted on Jan 01, 2014 at 05:33 AM

    Please check installation/upgrade guides and Notes available over SMP as mentioned above.

    Perform upgrade using SUM and Unicode conversion by system copy export/import after upgrade.

    UCCHECK has to be done prior to upgrade.

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    Posted on Jan 01, 2014 at 05:53 AM
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    • Hi Subbu,

      the effort for doing a combined Upgrade & Unicode conversion highly depends on several different aspects - e.g. for export/import procedure:

      Overall Database size

      Size of specific Tables

      - Size of largest tables

      - Size of cluster tables

      Available Hardware

      - Number and speed of CPUs

      - I/O Performance of disks

      - Separate server available for PRD Unicode system

      - Additional (temporary) hardware available for export and import

      Settings

      - Special r3load export / import options (e.g., unsorted export)

      - Profile parameters (see SAP Notes 784118 and 857081)

      Time and number of tests spent on optimization

      Please have a look at

      Combined Upgrade and Unicode Conversion

      and SAP note 1322715 for details.

      Please also note that a conversion of an MDMP system will add significant effort (mainly in transaction SPUMG).

      Best regards,

      Nils Buerckel

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