AWS for SAP

Category: Technical How-to

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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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 Fiori with WAF Architecture

Securing SAP Fiori with AWS WAF (Web Application Firewall)

Introduction When SAP customers embark on a journey to implement SAP S/4HANA, many have questions on how to secure SAP Fiori, the User Interface component of SAP applications based on HTML5. As the starting point, we will refer to The OWASP Top 10 (Open Web Application Security Project), which represents a broad consensus about the […]

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Automate Start or Stop of Distributed SAP HANA systems using AWS Systems Manager

In recent blogs, we’ve discussed the advantages of DevOps for SAP for both build and operations and explored using AWS Chatbot to initiate Stop/Start. Today we help you fast-track the use of AWS native services for SAP operations by open-sourcing an AWS Systems Manager based solution that will Start and Stop distributed SAP HANA landscapes […]

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Predictive Maintenance using SAP and AWS IoT to reduce operational cost

This post was written by Kenny Rajan, Patrick Leung, Scott Francis, Will Charlton & Ganesh Suryanarayan. The convergence of Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) is reinventing the way companies drive manufacturing efficiency. From the shop floor at the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) level to the Manufacturing Execution System (MES), all the way up […]

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Amazon SES configuration for SAP ABAP Systems

Introduction One of the most common requirements when running an SAP system is to send outgoing email, which can come from several different areas, from monitoring and alerting (e.g Solman), batch processing / process chains, workflows, and so on…. If you have moved your SAP system to AWS, you may want to get rid of […]

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AWS Diagram of SAP Fiori integration with AWS SSO and AWS Managed Microsoft AD

Improving SAP Fiori Performance with Amazon CloudFront and AWS Global Accelerator Part 2: How-to Guide

In a previous blog, we have concluded that Amazon CloudFront is recommended to accelerate the SAP Fiori Launchpad use case, while AWS Global Accelerator is recommended to accelerate the external system integration scenario via OData API calls such as Data extraction for analytics and reporting. We observed improvement in the time to first load SAP […]

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Start/Stop SAP systems with Slack using AWS Chatbot

Spending hours and hours starting and stopping SAP systems for maintenance windows, profile parameter changes, and other required activities? AWS Professional Services’ SAP Start/Stop Automation automates the start and stop of your SAP Systems with less human intervention and increased reliability, consistency, and control. Let’s assume there are hundreds of SAP systems spread across multiple […]

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Authentication Flow

Securing SAP Fiori with Multi Factor Authentication

Introduction Cloud Security is job zero at AWS. We have a Shared Responsibility Model with the customer; AWS manages and controls the components from the host operating system and virtualization layer down to the physical security of the facilities in which the services operate. The customer assumes responsibility and management of the guest operating system […]

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