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Would like to move the below service applications from one farm to another:

  1. Managed Metadata Web Service
  2. Web Analytics Web Service

please suggest?

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For the Managed Metadata SA: copy (backup/restore) the database and recreate the MMS SA in the new farm pointing to the restored DB.

For Web Analytics: why would you ever want to do that? The information is tied to the farm it comes from.

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Web Analytics consumes high CPU usage on the DB server, so decided to move it to SAF...any suggestion? –  Karthikeyan Jun 7 '12 at 13:36
    
Yes, Web Analytics is a resouce consuming beast. But you asked about moving it from one farm to another farm? Just recreate the WA SA on the new farm and start from scratch. –  Wictor Wilen MCA MCM MVP Jun 7 '12 at 13:42
    
do not want to lose the existing WA stats, is there a way to bring those data into the new WA? –  Karthikeyan Jun 7 '12 at 13:46
    
The data in the WA will be worthless unless you restore the whole farm. –  Wictor Wilen MCA MCM MVP Jun 7 '12 at 14:07
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