Sales forecasting in SAP with Amazon Forecast

Introduction Sales forecasting is the process of predicting how much of something (a product or a service) someone (a company, a salesperson, a retailer etc.) will sell. To illustrate the importance of accurate forecasting, consider the case of a fashion e-retailer that sells products online. By predicting the demand correctly, they can maintain right level […]

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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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.

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.

Tagging recommendations for SAP on AWS

In this post, we outline the benefits of tagging and provide recommendations for customers and partners deploying SAP workloads on AWS. Recommended tags are based on practices we’ve seen across a number of our engagements. Customers can directly use all of these tags or modify them to fit their own needs.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) high availability for SAP NetWeaver and HANA on AWS

One of the key things customers look for when deploying SAP workloads on AWS is having high availability (HA) set up for their business/mission-critical SAP applications. In this blog post, we discuss the HA option for customers running their SAP workloads on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

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Five keys to a successful SAP migration on AWS

Regardless of industry, your customers have more choices than ever. To stay competitive you must meet their needs more quickly, more accurately, and with higher quality. We learned through experiences like that of Joerns Healthcare and other customer engagements that there are five keys to SAP transformation success on AWS.