AWS for SAP

SAP Data Services and SAP LT Server for near real-time replication to AWS data lakes

by Howard Lee, Ganesh Suryanarayanan, and Milind Pathak | on | in SAP | Permalink |  Share

Introduction This blog contains instructions on how to set up a solution for replicating data from SAP applications, such as SAP S/4HANA or SAP Business Suite, to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) Replication Server and SAP Data Services (DS). SAP Landscape Transformation Replication Server is an ideal solution for […]

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Terraform your SAP Infrastructure on AWS

Terraform your SAP Infrastructure on AWS

Infrastructure as Code Customers’ SAP systems are critical for business operations, so when architects and administrators plan their deployments and operations there is a focus on following SAP best practices. Moreover, as workload requirements change, teams must iterate and adapt quickly to provision the required infrastructure keeping in mind all the security tenets, performance best […]

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Sales forecasting in SAP with Amazon forecast

Introduction Sales forecasting is the process of predicting how much of something (a product or a service) someone (a company, a salesperson, a retailer etc.) will sell. To illustrate the importance of accurate forecasting, consider the case of a fashion e-retailer that sells products online. By predicting the demand correctly, they can maintain right level […]

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SAP backups on AWS using Commvault – architecture and core component deployment

In this blog series, we cover best practices for customers to use Commvault to back up and recover their SAP instances securely. Customers who run SAP on AWS today have various backup solutions available to back up their SAP instances. Some use cloud-native AWS services while others continue to use their enterprise backup solutions like […]

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Reducing downtime with Oracle XTTS method for cross-platform SAP migrations

In this blog, we provide high-level steps on how to reduce downtime for cross platform SAP migrations by using Oracle XTTS method with Incremental Merge. Using the approach described, we were able to migrate our customer’s critical 16TB SAP workload from AIX/Oracle on-premises to OEL/Oracle on AWS within a 24 hour cutover window.

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AWS DevOps tools for SAP, Part 2: SAP Fiori Apps

In this blog series, we’ve shown how to leverage the AWS DevOps Tooling such as AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild and AWS CodeDeploy as serverless CI/CD toolset to orchestrate, build, validate, approve, and deploy SAP Fiori based applications. With this fully managed AWS solution, our customers can focus on innovating and transforming their business rather than worrying about managing and maintaining servers for mission critical SAP applications.

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BackInt architecture diagram

Lower costs, improve reliability and availability, and increase performance for SAP workloads

SAP on AWS customers can now enjoy better performance and faster workflows with higher storage and network bandwidths for EC2 High Memory instances certified by SAP; significant cost savings for EC2 Standard Reserved Instances or EC2 Instance Saving Plans; and a 99.99% Amazon Elastic File System availability guarantee. We’ve also certified Amazon EC2 C5a instances for SAP, which offer the lowest cost per x86 vCPU in the Amazon EC2 portfolio and launched AWS Backint Agent for SAP HANA to backup business-critical SAP HANA database to Amazon S3.

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Driving new levels of agility for your SAP workloads: an example with SAP Commerce

AWS gives you the ability to evolve and customize your SAP architecture to your actual needs as they change over time. In this post we build an SAP Commerce system using AWS CloudFormation, change the database to Amazon Aurora Serverless and reduce cost and increase uptime by using Amazon EC2 Hibernation.

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