AWS for SAP

Category: Technical How-to

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 […]

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ODP Change Data Capture

SAP ODP based Change Data Capture with Amazon AppFlow SAP OData Connector

Authors: Krishnakumar Ramadoss, Rozal Singh, Manoj Muthukrishnan, Ram Borhade, Rajendra  Narikimelli, Damian Maldonado, Ganesh Suryanarayanan Introduction 5,000+  customers are running their SAP workloads on AWS. Besides saving costs, customers are reaping significant benefits from the depth and breadth of AWS services. Tens of thousands of data lakes are already deployed on AWS. Customers are benefiting […]

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Share SAP OData Services securely through AWS PrivateLink and the Amazon AppFlow SAP Connector

Introduction Amazon AppFlow is a fully managed service that enables customers to securely transfer data between Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and enterprise applications, including SAP, Salesforce, Zendesk, Slack, and ServiceNow, and AWS services, including Amazon S3 and Amazon Redshift, in just a few clicks. Often, customers first move their SAP workloads onto AWS to reduce costs, improve […]

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Blue/Green deployments for SAP Commerce on Amazon EKS

Blue/Green deployments for SAP Commerce applications on Amazon EKS

Introduction This blog describes the most common issues that customers are experiencing in on-premises SAP Commerce deployments. It gives a concrete way to achieve blue/green deployments on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service to have faster and more secure implementations of SAP Commerce applications. The deployment procedure is based on what is described in the SAP official […]

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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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Figure 1. Interaction between SAP Fiori, the SAP Fiori user, CloudWatch RUM, and the DevOps engineer

Monitor and Optimize SAP Fiori User Experience on AWS

Introduction SAP Fiori is the user interface component of modern SAP applications such as S/4HANA, which enables business users to execute their business critical processes within SAP. It is based on SAP’s own HTML5 implementation called SAPUI5 and relies on the HTTPs protocol and modern web browsers as the client. As you are operating SAP […]

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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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Solution architecture

Maintain an SAP landscape inventory with AWS Systems Manager and Amazon Athena

Introduction Effective maintenance and operation of SAP systems rely on access to system information to support decision-making. Inquiries about, for example, SAP kernel version, installed ABAP components, or simply active SAP systems are often part of IT operation activities. Furthermore, these inquiries are typically more elaborate, for example, listing systems matching a particular version of […]

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Automating SAP installation with open-source tools

Introduction We’ve already demonstrated in our first blog post how to provision the infrastructure for SAP applications using Terraform, and in our second blog post we added in automation of SAP software installation using Systems Manager. Now it is time to go deeper with open-source common tools like Jenkins and Ansible to have the SAP […]

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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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