AWS for SAP

What we learned from SAP customers at AWS re:Invent 2020

Each year, AWS re:Invent gives us an opportunity to connect with our customers, celebrate their successes, and announce new ways we intend to solve their challenges moving forward. While we couldn’t be together in person this year, we still had an incredible few weeks hearing from SAP customers as they showed us how they are […]

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SAP Content Server High Availability using Amazon EFS and SUSE

Introduction Earlier this year, SAP announced extension of mainstream maintenance for SAP Business Suite 7 core applications until end of 2027 followed by optional extended maintenance until the end of 2030. You can read details here. With this announcement, Customers migrating their SAP systems from end of life, traditional Data Centers to AWS have lot […]

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SAP on AWS: 2020 Year in Review

Introduction As I reflect on 2020, I first want to acknowledge how unbelievably crazy it has been. Almost universally, our way of life has been changed due to COVID-19 and other world events, and it’s been difficult for so many. The pandemic forced organizations to make deep operational changes almost immediately to meet the needs […]

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SAP on AWS Innovative Strategy

AWS partners accelerate customer innovation with SAP Beyond Infrastructure offerings

With more than 5,000 active customers running SAP on Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS has become the de facto cloud platform for SAP workloads. For years, customers have chosen AWS for their mission-critical SAP applications due to our high-performance, cost-effective global infrastructure, wide variety of Amazon EC2 instance types certified for SAP, and extensive experience […]

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Automate SAP application software installation with AWS Launch Wizard

Introduction Organizations have been running SAP on AWS since 2008. From the beginning, our team has been listening to customers and rolling their feedback into the AWS platform to improve the SAP on AWS experience. Over this 13+ year journey, one thing that customers have told us repeatedly is that they want to deploy their […]

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Solution Diagram

Audit your SAP systems with AWS Config – Part II

Introduction In part I we discussed how to use managed AWS Config rules to automatically audit and assess the of your SAP landscape. We provided a solution to ensure your EC2 instances are configured per SAP best practices. At present, AWS offers more than 160 such managed rules in its North Virginia Region. Along with […]

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Mark Your Calendars for SAP on AWS at re:Invent Sessions and Watch Parties

AWS re:Invent 2020 is in full swing, and the SAP on AWS team will take the virtual stage on December 16 to share the latest developments on modernizing SAP environments, how AWS and SAP on AWS Partners are creating solutions that go beyond infrastructure, as well as customer success stories. Register for the free virtual […]

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AWS Config: Adding a rule

Audit your SAP systems with AWS Config – Part I

Introduction Customers who run SAP on AWS can take advantage of a broad set of additional services that can enhance and simplify the operations of running SAP. Often, one such tedious task is to validate that your SAP systems are configured according to best practices, meet the requirements for vendor support, and meet internal audit […]

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How to back up Microsoft SQL Server databases for SAP with VSS Snapshots

Introduction As you may have seen, AWS recently integrated the VSS application-consistent backup capabilities into AWS Backup In this blog post, we will talk about the possibility of running Microsoft SQL Server database consistent snapshot backups from within the AWS Backup console. VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) is a feature provided by Microsoft Windows which […]

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