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How to back up Microsoft SQL Server databases for SAP with VSS Snapshots

Introduction As you may have seen, AWS recently integrated the VSS application-consistent backup capabilities into AWS Backup In this blog post, we will talk about the possibility of running Microsoft SQL Server database consistent snapshot backups from within the AWS Backup console. VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) is a feature provided by Microsoft Windows which […]

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SAP HANA monitoring: A serverless approach using Amazon CloudWatch

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 […]

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Kubernetes and the path to cloud native application – An example with SAP Commerce

Companies that create a culture of innovation are more competitive. If you’re not planning ahead, market advantages that you had just a few months ago can suddenly disappear. And getting great ideas out quickly is the key. In practice, there’s a lot of undifferentiated heavy lifting that stands between your idea and that success. One […]

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How to use snapshots to create an automated recovery procedure for SAP ASE databases

More and more customers are looking into migrating SAP to the cloud. While lots of customers have moved to SAP HANA, there are still many cases, where non HANA databases, what SAP calls AnyDB, are being used. These SAP systems can also be critical and it is important to implement a solid backup and restore […]

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Analytics at scale with Amazon Redshift lake house architecture using data from SAP and Amazon Connect

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As a first step to business transformations, SAP on AWS customers relish the flexibility, agility, and scalability of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform and its support for the complete set of certified SAP offerings to run their business-critical SAP workloads. For some of our customers like Madrileña Red de Gas (MRG), the most immediate […]

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Microsoft SQL Server HA design and configuration for SAP on AWS

  During my time as part of the AWS Professional Services SAP Global Specialty Practice, one of the key things I’ve found that customers look for is a high availability (HA) set up for their business/mission-critical SAP applications. In this blog post, we will talk about the HA design and configuration option for customers running […]

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Terraform your SAP Infrastructure on AWS

Terraform your SAP Infrastructure on AWS

Infrastructure as Code Customers’ SAP systems are critical for business operations, so when architects and administrators plan their deployments and operations there is a focus on following SAP best practices. Moreover, as workload requirements change, teams must iterate and adapt quickly to provision the required infrastructure keeping in mind all the security tenets, performance best […]

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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 […]

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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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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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