AWS for SAP

Category: Best Practices

Securing SAP with AWS Network Firewall: Part 1 – Architecture design patterns

Introduction Cloud Security is job zero at AWS. We have a Shared Responsibility Model where customer assumes responsibility and management of the guest operating system (including updates and security patches), other associated application software as well as the configuration of the AWS services. A common question that new customers ask is how they can secure […]

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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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Architecture diagram DG with FSFO

High availability design and solution for SAP NetWeaver installations with Oracle Data Guard (Fast-Start Failover)

Introduction Many SAP customers are still running their mission-critical SAP workloads on Oracle database with the different combinations of Operating systems (IBM AIX, HP-UX, Red Hat Enterprise Linux / SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) in their on-premises environment. The challenge in their cloud adoption journey is to migrate Oracle based workloads as-is using a “lift and […]

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Diagram showing shared secondary deployment of SAP HANA database in HANA System Replication across multiple Availability Zones

SAP HANA sizing considerations for secondary instance with reduced memory footprint

Introduction SAP systems that are critical to business continuity require a well designed and tested High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) framework to maximise application availability during planned and unplanned outages. SAP HANA is an in-memory database that supports mission critical workloads and is a key component of an SAP system that needs to be […]

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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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SAP on AWS to BTP connectivity

How to connect SAP solutions running on AWS with AWS accounts and services

Spanish version Portuguese version Connectivity and data exchange between different services and PaaS or SaaS solutions are important in today’s IT infrastructure. We hear from AWS customers who are using SAP services such as HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC), RISE with SAP or SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP), that they wish to leverage the connectivity services […]

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DevOps for SAP – Driving Innovation and Lowering Costs

DevOps is the combination of cultural philosophies, practices, and tools that increase an organization’s ability to deliver applications and services at high velocity. This includes evolving and improving products at a faster pace than organizations using traditional software development and infrastructure management processes. This speed enables organizations to better serve their customers and compete more […]

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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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