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 […]
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 […]
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.