AWS for SAP

Category: SAP

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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AWS DevOps tools for SAP, Part 2: SAP Fiori Apps

In this blog series, we’ve shown how to leverage the AWS DevOps Tooling such as AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild and AWS CodeDeploy as serverless CI/CD toolset to orchestrate, build, validate, approve, and deploy SAP Fiori based applications. With this fully managed AWS solution, our customers can focus on innovating and transforming their business rather than worrying about managing and maintaining servers for mission critical SAP applications.

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Lower costs, improve reliability and availability, and increase performance for SAP workloads

SAP on AWS customers can now enjoy better performance and faster workflows with higher storage and network bandwidths for EC2 High Memory instances certified by SAP; significant cost savings for EC2 Standard Reserved Instances or EC2 Instance Saving Plans; and a 99.99% Amazon Elastic File System availability guarantee. We’ve also certified Amazon EC2 C5a instances for SAP, which offer the lowest cost per x86 vCPU in the Amazon EC2 portfolio and launched AWS Backint Agent for SAP HANA to backup business-critical SAP HANA database to Amazon S3.

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Driving new levels of agility for your SAP workloads: an example with SAP Commerce

AWS gives you the ability to evolve and customize your SAP architecture to your actual needs as they change over time. In this post we build an SAP Commerce system using AWS CloudFormation, change the database to Amazon Aurora Serverless and reduce cost and increase uptime by using Amazon EC2 Hibernation.

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How to integrate Amazon WorkSpaces with SAP Single Sign-On

SAP Single Sign-On allows users to have secure access to SAP and non-SAP systems using centralized authentication whether the systems are on-premises or in the cloud. SAP Single Sign-On provides the simplicity to manage users’ authentication, secure data communication, and integrate with two-factor and risk-based authentication. This includes possession of mobile phone and RSA SecurID […]

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How to use snapshots for SAP HANA database to create an automated recovery procedure

How to use snapshots for SAP HANA database to create an automated recovery procedure

In this blog post, we describe a cloud native approach to demonstrate the power and capabilities of AWS. There are still good reasons for HANA System Replication (HSR) or third-party cluster software to build productive systems in cloud environments. However, we focus on an alternative approach by using cloud native features, such as Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling and Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) Snapshots. With these features we build an infrastructure with native backup/restore functionality, automated processes, and the focus of low costs, for non-critical SAP applications.

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Ensuring reliability and availability of your SAP applications

In a recent survey, 47% of respondents said that running SAP applications on the cloud was an important part of their IT strategy. Your business may be considering a cloud migration for your SAP workloads but you have questions around security, reliability and availability, compliance and governance, cost, and strategy.

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