Title: Archiving ERP data to enhance operational effectiveness: the case of Dolphin

Authors: Shalini Srivastava; Richa Misra

Addresses: Jaipuria Institute of Management, A-32A, Sector 62, Noida, India ' Jaipuria Institute of Management, A-32A, Sector 62, Noida, India

Abstract: Transaction-intensive, customer facing applications and the most critical high volume ERP and CRM applications are collecting and storing huge amount of data resulting in exponential increase in the size of database. ERP applications are based on layered architecture and complicated relational databases. An overloaded relational database reduces ERP performances and increase hardware and maintenance cost. Managing security and growth of databases size has become the prime concern of organisation to enhance performance and reduce cost. The article has taken a case study to highlight why data archiving is crucial for the enterprises running SAP solution in optimising business performance. The present article discusses the challenges faced by an organisation in managing the growing SAP data and how a data management strategy in place can help the organisation in enhancing the performance of the system.

Keywords: big data and challenges; data archiving; information life cycle management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJITM.2017.083866

International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 2017 Vol.16 No.2, pp.162 - 172

Received: 15 Mar 2016
Accepted: 18 Mar 2016

Published online: 25 Apr 2017 *

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