AWS for SAP

SAP HANA Fast Restart

SAP HANA Fast Restart Option on AWS

Introduction Over the years, enterprises have enjoyed the power of in-memory SAP HANA databases to help with the performance of critical business processes. However, as their usage and data footprint increase, one operational challenge is the startup time required for data to be loaded into memory following an application restart. This requirement results in longer […]

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AWS and SAP BTP: driving more value from your SAP ERP journey to the cloud

This blog is co-authored by Dan Kearnan, Sr. Director SAP Business Technology Platform, SAP and Amr Elmeleegy, World Wide SAP Business Development Manager, AWS. Why customers are moving ERP to the cloud In a bid to transition from legacy to modern data platforms, organizations of all stripes and sizes are moving their on-premises ERP systems to […]

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Decision Tree of SAP Data Extraction

Architecture Options for Extracting SAP Data with AWS Services

Introduction Gartner found that nearly 97% of data sits unused by organisations, and more than 87% of the organisations are classified as having low maturity levels in terms of business intelligence and analytics capability. This capability deficit could severely restrict a company’s growth and introduce risk to its existence as it cannot reinvent itself. Every […]

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ODP Change Data Capture

SAP ODP based Change Data Capture with Amazon AppFlow SAP OData Connector

Authors: Krishnakumar Ramadoss, Rozal Singh, Manoj Muthukrishnan, Ram Borhade, Rajendra  Narikimelli, Damian Maldonado, Ganesh Suryanarayanan Introduction 5,000+  customers are running their SAP workloads on AWS. Besides saving costs, customers are reaping significant benefits from the depth and breadth of AWS services. Tens of thousands of data lakes are already deployed on AWS. Customers are benefiting […]

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Share SAP OData Services securely through AWS PrivateLink and the Amazon AppFlow SAP Connector

Introduction Amazon AppFlow is a fully managed service that enables customers to securely transfer data between Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and enterprise applications, including SAP, Salesforce, Zendesk, Slack, and ServiceNow, and AWS services, including Amazon S3 and Amazon Redshift, in just a few clicks. Often, customers first move their SAP workloads onto AWS to reduce costs, improve […]

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Blue/Green deployments for SAP Commerce on Amazon EKS

Blue/Green deployments for SAP Commerce applications on Amazon EKS

Introduction This blog describes the most common issues that customers are experiencing in on-premises SAP Commerce deployments. It gives a concrete way to achieve blue/green deployments on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service to have faster and more secure implementations of SAP Commerce applications. The deployment procedure is based on what is described in the SAP official […]

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IOPS yield for different throughput levels

Run your most IOPS-intensive SAP workloads on AWS with Amazon EBS io2 Block Express

Introduction AWS has been supporting SAP workloads in the cloud since 2008, and SAP customers in the cloud since 2011. Over these years, our customers running SAP workloads have witnessed unprecedented growth in the data generated by their enterprises. As a consequence, customers have been looking for low latency and enhanced performance for their databases […]

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SAP Open Connector architecture with AWS services

Integrating SAP Systems with AWS Services using SAP Open Connectors

Introduction SAP customers are accelerating innovation and reforming business process by using AWS services. Customers such as Zalando, Invista and Bizzy have modernised their SAP landscape and streamlined operations by integrating SAP with AWS technologies. SAP’s RISE with SAP solution provides consumption credits for SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP), which customers can use for […]

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Securing SAP with AWS Network Firewall: Part 1 – Architecture design patterns

Introduction Cloud Security is job zero at AWS. We have a Shared Responsibility Model where customer assumes responsibility and management of the guest operating system (including updates and security patches), other associated application software as well as the configuration of the AWS services. A common question that organizations that are new to SAP on AWS […]

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Figure 1. Interaction between SAP Fiori, the SAP Fiori user, CloudWatch RUM, and the DevOps engineer

Monitor and Optimize SAP Fiori User Experience on AWS

Introduction SAP Fiori is the user interface component of modern SAP applications such as S/4HANA, which enables business users to execute their business critical processes within SAP. It is based on SAP’s own HTML5 implementation called SAPUI5 and relies on the HTTPs protocol and modern web browsers as the client. As you are operating SAP […]

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