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

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 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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Naji Almahmoud
By: Naji Almahmoud

May 6, 2021 12:04 pm

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3 New SUSE Courses including Rancher

SUSE Technical Product Training is pleased to announce three new technical product training courses, including the first two Rancher courses, have now been released and are available to be scheduled for customers. The first SUSE certification for Rancher products is now available. Kubernetes Administration KUB201v1.2 Full Course Description This two-day course begins with an […]

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Bernd Schubert
By: Bernd Schubert

November 10, 2020 10:21 am

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A New SUSE SAP Business One installer image is ready

Following our motto „We adapt you succeed“ together with our IHV‘s and SAP we have refreshed the installer image for SAP Business One. First of all many thanks to all IHV‘s which have validated the new installer image. They went the extra mile with us and make this happen. I‘d like […]

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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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Bernd Schubert
By: Bernd Schubert

December 10, 2018 9:31 am

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SAP HANA Systemreplication Automation with SUSE HA on Alibaba Cloud

A new Best Practice is available! A few days before I went to the TechEd 2018 in Bangalore we published the documentation “SAP HANA High Availability Cross-Zone Solution on Alibaba Cloud with SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP2” on the SUSE website. (direct link) The Alibaba Cloud team and SUSE team here from 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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