AWS for SAP

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SAP HANA Fast Restart

SAP HANA Fast Restart Option on AWS

Introduction Over the years, enterprises have enjoyed the power of in-memory SAP HANA databases to help with the performance of critical business processes. However, as their usage and data footprint increase, one operational challenge is the startup time required for data to be loaded into memory following an application restart. This requirement results in longer […]

IOPS yield for different throughput levels

Run your most IOPS-intensive SAP workloads on AWS with Amazon EBS io2 Block Express

Introduction AWS has been supporting SAP workloads in the cloud since 2008, and SAP customers in the cloud since 2011. Over these years, our customers running SAP workloads have witnessed unprecedented growth in the data generated by their enterprises. As a consequence, customers have been looking for low latency and enhanced performance for their databases […]

Amazon EC2 M6i instances now available and SAP certified

This post was jointly authored by Steven Jones, General Manager of SAP/VMware at AWS, and Anurag Handa, General Manager of Cloud & Enterprise Solutions Group at Intel Deliver better performance for mission-critical SAP workloads with Amazon EC2 M6i Instances AWS and Intel recently announced the launch of our new Amazon EC2 M6i instances, which are […]

Automating SAP HANA Installations on AWS with DevOps

Introduction In our first blog, Terraform your SAP Infrastructure on AWS, we began the SAP on AWS DevOps journey by defining the SAP infrastructure as code (IaC) . By doing this, we demonstrated with our Terraform modules here on GitHub and here on the Terraform Registry, by defining SAP as code, infrastructure and servers can quickly be deployed […]

Amazon EC2 High Memory Instances now available for on-demand usage

Introduction SAP customers continue to leverage AWS as their platform of choice and innovation. Some are in the early stages of their SAP cloud journeys and are focused on executing their migration. Others have hardened their SAP systems on AWS and are innovating around their core business processes with advanced AWS services. For example, Zalando […]

SAP data intelligence with AWS features

Voice of Customer Analytics using SAP Data Intelligence on AWS

Introduction Most companies have processes to better understand their customers and data is fast becoming the key to strengthening customer relationships. However, merely collecting data isn’t enough. While most organizations have access to plenty of data, determining the meaning behind the data can be difficult. In this blog post, we show how you can use […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kubernetes and the path to cloud native application – An example with SAP Commerce

Companies that create a culture of innovation are more competitive. If you’re not planning ahead, market advantages that you had just a few months ago can suddenly disappear. And getting great ideas out quickly is the key. In practice, there’s a lot of undifferentiated heavy lifting that stands between your idea and that success. One […]

Microsoft SQL Server HA design and configuration for SAP on AWS

  During my time as part of the AWS Professional Services SAP Global Specialty Practice, one of the key things I’ve found that customers look for is a high availability (HA) set up for their business/mission-critical SAP applications. In this blog post, we will talk about the HA design and configuration option for customers running […]