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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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

October 2, 2019 11:23 am

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Hola Barcelona! – SUSE @ TechEd – All You Need to Know

20 Years of Partnership, Trust and Innovation Hola! SUSE will be exhibiting at TechEd Barcelona 2019. As it was always a great event in the past I am already looking forward to be in Barcelona again. This year we have a great set of video based demos about new features and capabilities available on our […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

March 19, 2019 8:49 am

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We did it again – Our HA solution is SAP Certified

End of January we have achieved a new mile stone 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. We have selected SLES for SAP Applications 15 as platform for the certification. However you could also implement the cluster with […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

December 13, 2018 11:10 am

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SAP HANA Cost-optimized – An alternative Route is available

Why should I change my route? Sometimes the direct way could end up in dead end. In such cases an alternative route is needed to come to the desired destination. What does that mean for my SAP HANA cost optimized scenario? Where is the possible dead end? In some installations we have seen that the […]

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Fabian Herschel
By: Fabian Herschel

November 27, 2018 5:29 pm

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Let’s flip the flags! Is my SAP HANA database in sync or not?

The problem You have setup your SAP HANA system replication cluster. The cluster is working. The tests are passed. Let's celebrate! But how can I see in the High Availability Web Konsole (HAWK), if the SAP HANA system replication pair is currently in sync? Is there an easy method to show the current replication status […]

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