Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

June 21, 2022 1:43 pm

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Optimal SAP HANA maintenance procedure using handshake takeover for SUSE clusters

This blog describes the optimal maintenance procedure using SAP HANA handshake takeover on SUSE clusters. Major Steps for a successful maintenance procedure For processing a maintenance for your SAP HANA database with system replication and controlled by the SUSE cluster we recommend always to follow these three major steps. Begin the maintenance: Set the multi-state […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

June 15, 2022 1:30 pm

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SAP HANA Cockpit with SUSE HA integration greatly improves data integrity

The new SAPHanaSR takeover blocker improves the SUSE HA integration with SAP administration solutions like SAP HANA Cockpit. This solution closes the gap between the native SAP tools and the SUSE SAPHanaSR cluster solution. One of the most critical administration mistakes is to run a manual takeover on the secondary SAP HANA instance without taking […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

March 1, 2022 5:05 pm

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Handover for the Next Round – SAP on SUSE Cluster and systemd Native Integration

SAP will enable the SAP Startup Framework for systemd. In short words the updated startup framework will be available for the SAP Host Agent, the SAP NetWeaver application server platform, the SAP S/4HANA ERP platform, and potentially later for the SAP HANA database as well. Here we discuss the benefits and the consequences for the […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

December 9, 2021 2:44 pm

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First certified simple-mount cluster ever!

End of January 2019 we have achieved a new milestone for our SLES for SAP Applications cluster solutions. We passed the SAP certification named “SAP S/4-HA-CLU 1.0” as the first cluster vendor. Now, end of November 2021, we are again the first vendor with a certification using the simple-mount cluster architecture. We have […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

August 16, 2021 12:42 pm

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SAPHanaSR-ScaleOut for Multi-Target Architecture and Principles

SAP HANA supports multi-target system replications. But what does that mean "multi-target"? And how use it in a SUSE cluster? This blog introduces you to SAP HANA multi-target system replication and describes the major steps to get it running with the SUSE HA cluster. In addition it provides you a first view on how […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

August 6, 2021 3:05 pm

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SAP HANA Scale-Out System Replication for large ERP Systems

Today we see increasing demand for transactional workload such as ERP based on S/4HANA using SAP HANA scale-out systems. Accordingly now also multi-target system replication comes into focus of our customers. Since 2016 SUSE offers SAPHanaSR-ScaleOut, an high availability solution for SAP HANA scale-out systems. SAP HANA scale-out systems typically covered analytical workloads only (BW […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

March 4, 2021 2:28 pm

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Simple Mount Structure for SAP Application Platform

Today I want to blog about the feature named Simple Mount Structure for SAP Application Platform. We like to add this feature to our product in the near future. It is a kind of great simplification of the SAP HA cluster. Customers told us that the classical filesystem structure for a cluster controlling the central […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

March 24, 2020 10:50 am

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Good news! Updated Guide for SAP HANA Performance Optimized Scenario

Good news! Yesterday we published a major update of our setup guide for SAP HANA system replication on SLES for SAP 12 (SP4) for the performance optimized scenario. The updated guide describes planning, set up, and basic testing of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications based high availability solution scenario "SAP HANA […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

December 6, 2019 4:28 pm

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Yes! SAP Web Dispatcher High Availability on Premise and Cloud!

More and more customers are asking SUSE how to integrate the SAP Web Dispatcher into the SUSE's cluster solution. This blog describes step-by-step how to integrate this important SAP software component into pacemaker. The base of the solution is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. You can use the solution for any currently supported […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

October 23, 2019 3:28 pm

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A “Silly Season Blog” – Have Fun with Sapstartsrv and Pacemaker

This blog is about a funny integration of a plain Linux service into the SAP start framework sapstartsrv and SUSEs High Availability solution based on pacemaker. This solution is not intended to run in productive environments but should demonstrate how to integrate special services. At first we have decided which Linux server process could we […]

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