The Business Processing Requirements

A decision to implement a system requires a hardware platform to run it on. Regardless if the hardware capacity is already available in house or needs to be acquired, a sizing is usually made in order to understand the potential requirements. The business processing performed by the SAP application is the most important factor in determining the hardware configuration. Estimating the future business transaction volume demand in terms that can be related to hardware configurations is considered the sizing process, or a sizing.

Sizing Process Overview

There are two main types of sizings: new and upgrade/resizings. Sizings for new systems are made with estimates of transaction data (number of documents ...

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