AWS Backint Agent
AWS Backint Agent for SAP HANA is an SAP-certified backup and restore solution for SAP HANA workloads running on Amazon EC2 instances. AWS Backint Agent backs up your SAP HANA database to Amazon S3 and restores it using SAP management tools, such as SAP HANA Cockpit, SAP HANA Studio, or SQL commands. AWS Backint Agent supports full, incremental, differential, and log backup of SAP HANA databases and catalogs to Amazon S3. There is no cost to use AWS Backint Agent. You only pay for the underlying AWS services you use. AWS Backint Agent for SAP HANA is available in all commercial regions.
AWS Backint Agent for SAP HANA supports server-side encryption of backups and validates Amazon S3 bucket ownership before backup and restore to and from Amazon S3.
AWS Backint Agent for SAP HANA is optimized to utilize the maximum Elastic Block Storage (EBS) throughput and network bandwidth available to Amazon S3 from your EC2 instance. This increases the speed at which your SAP HANA database can be backed up or restored to and from Amazon S3, improving your Recovery Time Objective (RTO).
AWS Backint Agent integrates with SAP HANA Backint API, which has built-in validations to provide reliable backup and restore capabilities.
AWS Backint Agent directly backs up your SAP HANA database to Amazon S3. This prevents the need to create custom scripts to manually copy your SAP HANA backup files to and from S3.
Lower Recovery Point Objective (RPO)
AWS Backint Agent for SAP HANA can automatically backup your SAP HANA database log files to Amazon S3 at regular intervals to meet your RPO requirements.
How it works
Backup SAP HANA database to Amazon S3
With AWS Backint Agent for SAP HANA, you can backup your business-critical SAP HANA database to Amazon S3. Backup is optimized to provide the best performance while keeping the load on your SAP HANA application under control. This increases the speed at which data can be backed up and restored to and from Amazon S3.
Perform SAP HANA database copies using backup data from Amazon S3
Quickly build new SAP HANA database copies or refresh your existing SAP HANA database using backup data stored in Amazon S3. By integrating with SAP HANA Backint API, AWS Backint Agent is able to utilize the data integrity and reliability of SAP HANA’s built-in backup processes, thereby meeting your Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO).
Build disaster recovery capabilities
With Amazon S3 storage, S3 Cross-Region Replication, and other AWS compute and networking services, you can create Disaster Recovery architectures in order to quickly and easily recover your SAP HANA database from outages caused by natural disasters, system failures, and user errors.
"A central and important component in the value chain of SAP landscapes is a reliable backup concept. In the past, the backup of HANA databases had to be carried out using third-party software. With AWS Backint Agent we were able to increase our backup speed by a factor of 10. Another positive aspect is the very easy and quick setup of AWS Backup Agent. Additionally, the recovery process runs smoothly and quickly. Our customers benefit from the solution in every respect, a real added value."
Karl Lassak, VP SAP & AWS Services - Msg Services Ag
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