Upgrading to SAP R/3 Enterprise: Technical Point of View
The following sections will cover those upgrade tools and procedures that have to do with the technical part of the upgrade project, which is intrinsically a very important part of the upgrade.
Factors Influencing the Technical Upgrade
Several factors may influence the upgrade and they all may be different for your situation, depending on what you consider the technical part of an upgrade project.
Downtime influences the length of time necessary to complete the upgrade. Downtime is defined differently by different customers, but a common definition is the elapsed time that the systems are not serving the purpose for which they were designed and implemented.
The hardware configuration ...