AWS for SAP

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SAP Open Connector architecture with AWS services

Integrating SAP Systems with AWS Services using SAP Open Connectors

Introduction SAP customers are accelerating innovation and reforming business process by using AWS services. Customers such as Zalando, Invista and Bizzy have modernised their SAP landscape and streamlined operations by integrating SAP with AWS technologies. SAP’s RISE with SAP solution provides consumption credits for SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP), which customers can use for […]

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Automate SAP HANA database restore using AWS Systems Manager

Introduction: For many customers, SAP system copies are one of the routine maintenance activities. SAP system copies are a defined sequence of steps to copy SAP production data to non-production environments. In this blog post, we discuss about automating the SAP HANA database restore. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Backint Agent for SAP HANA is an […]

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Integrating SAP Systems with AWS Services using SAP Business Technology Platform

Introduction While Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers such as Bizzy, Invista, Zalando, and Engie have implemented data and analytics solutions on AWS in support of their SAP workloads, many more are working with AWS to see how they can gain further insights by exploring trends in data. The large amount of data generated by business […]

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SAP on AWS: Build for availability and reliability

In the words of Amazon CEO Andy Jassy ‘there is no compression algorithm for experience’. With over 5000 SAP customers on AWS, AWS has become a platform for innovation for SAP workloads. With our working backwards leadership principle, AWS has built several tools and services to help SAP customers build robust, reliable and scalable SAP […]

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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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SAP HANA monitoring: A serverless approach using Amazon CloudWatch

Introduction In a previous blog post, we demonstrated, how to monitor SAP NetWeaver ABAP-based environments through Amazon CloudWatch. It provides an easy way to monitor SAP workloads at the  application level and allows  you to tailor monitoring dashboards as well as alarms to your own requirements. In this blog post, we will complement this solution […]

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How to use snapshots to create an automated recovery procedure for SAP ASE databases

More and more customers are looking into migrating SAP to the cloud. While lots of customers have moved to SAP HANA, there are still many cases, where non HANA databases, what SAP calls AnyDB, are being used. These SAP systems can also be critical and it is important to implement a solid backup and restore […]

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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 […]

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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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