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1654423 - Migrations fails or take too long when using SAP BusinessObjects Upgrade Management Tool


  • Migrating many thousands of objects from a SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 server to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.x takes a long time and/or fails.
  • Migrating through a BIAR file fails. (Due to 2GB file size limit).
  • In the Upgrade Management Tool (UMT) logs a GC overhead limit exceeded error is seen
  • In the csv log file you find errors like
    • 2011-11-08T01:00:23.119+0100 System info 2 GC overhead limit exceeded
      2011-11-08T01:01:20.705+0100 Object info 2 CI_APPOBJECTS X-name Universe ASVx1aakqJRJiJI4Ysy8HOA GC overhead limit exceeded
  • UMT logs may also show:
    # There is insufficient memory for the Java Runtime Environment to continue.
    # Native memory allocation (malloc) failed to allocate 124288 bytes for Chunk::new. Out of swap space or heap resource limit exceeded (check with limits or ulimit)?
    Out of Memory Error 



  • SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1 (as source)
  • SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.x (as destination)
  • Upgrade Management Tool using Live-to-Live process


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


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