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Hi,

Iam Planning to learn MDM could any one guide me how will be Career Prospect MDM will be.

2.How to start MDM are there any Good institutes in Bangalore or Hyderabad?

3.How can i install the Software?

4.How will be future for MDM ?

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Yeshwanth Raj

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    Posted on Apr 18, 2008 at 06:59 AM

    Hi,

    MDM 5.5 installation, requirements are:

    MDM 5.5 Server:

    --> Microsoft windows 2000/ 2003/xp

    --> Linux -- kernel version 2.4 or higher with the following

    • libstdc ++.so.5 or higher

    • glibc 2.2 or higher

     sun Solaris - 8 - sunos 5.8 rev .02/02 or later

    DBMS:

    --> Microsoft SQL server 2000 ( version 8.0 sp3)

    --> Oracle 9.2

    --> IBM DB2 8.1 version

    MDM 5.5 console/clients:

    --> Windows Xp, 2000, 2003 all versions

    MDM 5.5 API's:

    --> COM

    --> JAVA

    Desktop Publishing:

    --> Quark Express (windows and Macintosh)

    --> Adobe In Design (windows and Macintosh)

    Installation: MDM 5.5 console/clients:

    --> Windows Xp, 2000, 2003 all versions

    1.First we have to maintain Database server.(Sql 2000, Oracle 9i)

    2. We have to install MDM Server.

    3. After that install GUI clients.

    3.1. Console

    3.2.Importmanager

    3.3.Datamanger

    3.4.Syndicator

    4. Import manager Batch server, Syndication Batch server.

    5. Next coming to repositories go to Business content folder And select repositories .

    6.Program files --> sap MDM 5.5 --> Server > Archives > Put the repositories.

    7. In Console Mount the MDM server.

    8. Unachieve the repositories based upon Requirement

    Regarding this Any issues please let me know.I will clarify ur doubts.

    Regards

    Hari

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      Hi Hari,

      Thanks for ur Reply .

      I need to know how will be the future for MDM and are there any Real time Scenarios which i could practice to make me familiar with.

      can u please help me in this

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    Posted on Apr 27, 2008 at 03:11 PM

    Hi Yeshwanth,

    MDM is very new in market. As the total business process rely on it and standard and Qualified master data is very much essential for smooth running of business process So,I thik after few years it will be used by most of the Industries.

    Future of MDM Consultant is bright.

    Yes there are some real time scenario which you can practice.

    IF you have already installed MDM tool( Data Manager, Import Manager and conole). Then u can practice lot of things.

    In cosole you can create repository, ARCHAIVE AND UNARCHIVE IT.You can create table field and lots of thing.

    In data manager you can create Rule, strategies, tranformation and search criterian and edit different records etc.

    In import manager you can create map.

    • Reward point if the answer is helpful

    Thanks

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    Posted on Apr 18, 2008 at 05:55 AM

    Hi,

    These links will help you out with all your queries.

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/wiki?path=/display/profile/newtoMDM~HowisCareerinSAP-MDM

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/wiki?path=/display/profile/newtoMDM~HowtoLearn+SAP-MDM

    Hope this helps,

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    Posted on Apr 18, 2008 at 05:55 AM

    Hi Yeshwanth,

    Iam Planning to learn MDM could any one guide me how will be Career Prospect MDM will be.

    - MDM is a Hot area to work with as many company now are having problems with their master data becuse of the growing numbers of customers and vendor as wel; as other masters in every areas.Managing Master data is becoming an issue and so MDM has stepped in.There are many master data mangement tools in the market but as SAP MDM is an SAP developed and promoted Software it has an Edge over others .Besides SAP is devoping it better with every version.

    So MDM prospects will definitelt be brighter in the near future.

    .How to start MDM are there any Good institutes in Bangalore or Hyderabad?

    - I am not very sure of training institudes for MDM,

    However there are many online help available For MDM on help.sap.com

    sdn.sap.com

    and many others

    Besides you do not need any prerequisites to learn MDM as it is a configuration driven tool.You can go through the four bible of MDM which will give you a good start in learning .

    1) MDM Console

    2) MDM Data manager

    3) MDM import manger

    4) MDM Syndicator

    These guides are available on service market place ,the latset vs.

    How will be future for MDM ?

    - To be honest MDM is now in its initial stages where it is trying to make a mark and come to the level of other stabilized Master data mangement tool.

    but however mDM is growing and developing at a very fast rate.SAP is coming with a better and Improved vs everytime.

    After SAP MDM vs 7.1 will be out MDM will highly stablized and then boom in the market.

    If you wnat to enter this hot area you need to be prepared well inadvance.

    so i feel its not a bad idea to start learning with MDm so taht when it hitrs the market you are the best in it.

    Hope it helps

    Kindly reward points If found useful

    Thanks

    Simona

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    Posted on Apr 18, 2008 at 06:01 AM

    Hi Yeshwanthraj,

    Regarding your queries :

    1. MDM is very new to the market and it is getting stabilised with its every newer version. Companies are now started paying attention towards their Master Data and hence MDM will be a very good field to be in. You will have a bright future ahead.

    2. Regarding Learning MDM, many people are now a days keen on learing MDM. We always guide them to start self-study.

    MDM is basically divided into 4 components :

    1. Conosle

    2. Import Manger

    3. Data Manager

    4. Syndicator

    Hence you should start going through the reference guides.

    Here are the links to go through them :

    [http://help.sap.com/saphelp_mdm550/helpdata/en/43/D7AED5058201B4E10000000A11466F/frameset.htm]

    Here you will find the above mentioned 4 refernce guides.

    Also here are the supporting links :

    [Newbie to MDM;

    [New to MDM;

    [/thread/683426 [original link is broken];

    These links point to the queries which have posted by the people who are new to MDM.

    You will find lots of links inside them to help yourself.

    3. Now regarding the installation of MDM, kindly go through the link below :

    [;

    Hope it helps

    *Please reward points if useful..

    Thanks and Regards

    Nitin jain

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    Posted on Apr 18, 2008 at 06:01 AM
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    Posted on Apr 18, 2008 at 06:30 AM

    Hi Yeswanth,

    Welcome to MDM.

    How will be future for MDM ?

    As far as i know , MDM has good market .Masterdata is heavily used in many industries such as

    banking , healthcare, airline and industies which have multiple braches in various locations.

    and also MDM can be integrated to all other SAP Netweaver components(Portal,BI and XI).

    To manage the master data across various application systems, MDM is required.

    So, Definitely you will have good opportunities on MDM.

    How to start MDM are there any Good institutes in Bangalore or Hyderabad?

    There are basic reference guides in MDM :

    1) MDM Console

    2) MDM Data Manager

    3) MDM Import Manager

    4) MDM Syndicator

    Besides those basic topics, MDM contains Global Data Synchorinization , Rich Product level

    Management and Integration with other Netweaver Component(XI,BI and Portal).

    I don't know your background knowledge.If you are good at relational database concept , you will feel

    comfortable learning MDM.

    Though you are new to the database concepts, you can learn MDM going through documents , links

    articles provided in SDN.

    To get clear picture , go through below links.

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_mdm550/helpdata/en/43/D7AED5058201B4E10000000A11466F/frameset.htm

    Introduction to MDM

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_mdmgds55/helpdata/en/e2/45b742cafec96ae10000000a155106/frameset.htm

    MDM Console reference guide

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_mdmgds55/helpdata/en/88/9f9c427055c66ae10000000a155106/frameset.htm

    MDM Data Manager reference guide

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_mdmgds55/helpdata/en/43/e0615a82b40a2ee10000000a11466f/frameset.htm

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_mdmgds55/helpdata/en/43/e0677882b40a2ee10000000a11466f/frameset.htm

    MDM Import Manager Reference Guide

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_mdmgds55/helpdata/en/43/120367f94c3e92e10000000a1553f6/frameset.htm

    MDM Syndicator Reference Guide

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_mdmgds55/helpdata/en/43/5fe0e8a55f5f6be10000000a1553f6/frameset.htm

    MDM Screenshots (Import manager scenario’s )

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/30aa1447-80a1-2a10-e483-a76087bcb12f

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/308c62a2-5faa-2a10-fda6-fa4aa7169734

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/301494b6-4bbe-2a10-8a8b-ae45dc34898b

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/e04fbbb3-6fad-2a10-3699-fbb40e51ad79

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/60ebecdf-4ebe-2a10-cf9f-830906c73866

    I don't think any institute offers training on MDM.

    Go through basic reference guides in help.sap.com to get into MDM ,Later on you can go for other

    documents provided in SDN.

    Hope it helps

    Reward points,if found useful.

    Cheers,

    Narendra.M

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    Posted on May 17, 2008 at 06:19 AM

    Hi,

    I know a institute, for details contact at krishna.venugopala(@)gmail.com

    how-to-start-mdm

    Regards,

    Venu.

    Edited by: venu on May 17, 2008 8:36 AM

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