SAP AG2006, Java System Copy / O. Nocon / 3
There are three different "kinds" of System Copy:1.Homogeneous system copy
Operating system platform and database platform remain unchanged.
2.Heterogeneous system copy (migration)
During the system copy the following is being changed:
operating system (OS migration)
database (DB migration) or
operating system and database (OS/DB migration)
3.Unicode Conversion (only for ABAP)
During the system copy the system is changed from non-unicodetounicode.
This can happen with a homogeneous or a heterogeneous system copy.