On-premises: all involved source/target systems in the company's own data centers
Tools for SAP test systems
In terms of its architectural approach, BSC takes standards into account wherever possible. As a result, the automation tool can be installed with minimal effort, fits very well into the respective system landscape and offers a fast ROI.
Creating a consistent storage replica - splitting a clone or creating a snapshot on the disk array. Regardless of the storage size, this process takes only a few seconds.
Quasi tick boxes instead of time-consuming handling of programming lines, so that the use is also possible for less experienced experts who have never or only few SAP system copies created. And this after little system training.
The database import can be performed using various tools. Sapinstaller provides a working way to import the database cleanly.
SAP system copy is made much easier by the "Shortcut for SAP Systems" application.
These are standard procedures, but they can be disproportionately expensive for productive data sets of several terabytes.
Understanding the structure and functioning of the system is especially important for IT administration. It is not for nothing that "SAP Basis Administrator" is a separate professional field. On the page www.sap-corner.de you will find useful information on this topic.
For transport, the tool uses Idocs, which, however, can only be used to transfer small amounts of test data.