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High Availability in SAP Environment


In this episode of TFiR Newsroom we discussed the importance of SAP for customers and how SIOS offers High Availability to these costumers who are running mission critical workloads. “Today’s businesses need innovative technologies with comprehensive capabilities that bridge the gap between business processes and employees,” said Harry Aujla, Pre-Sales Director (EMEA) – SIOS Technology.

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Topics that we covered in this discussion include:
– How does High Availability address maintaining Service-Level Agreements for SAP?
– How is High Availability addressed for the various components within an SAP landscape? (ASCS, ERS, PAS, HANA and other DB’s)
– What are the key parts of a High Availability solution that need to be considered to address SAP HA? (Data redundancy, recovery orchestration, application recovery)
– What are the new features of SIOS Protection Suite for Linux 9.4.0 as related to High Availability for SAP?
– How are customers typically deploying SIOS software for SAP High Availability? (On-prem, cloud, hybrid. Across availability zones, 3rd node for disaster recovery, etc.)
– What are the advantages of version 2 of SAP’s enqueue server framework as compared to version 1?
– How do I know which version of the enqueue and replication server is currently installed in my SAP cluster?
– How can I upgrade to version 2 of the Standalone Enqueue Server framework?
– How should I set up the shared file systems for ASCS and ERS? Which setup do most SIOS customers use?
– How can I test my ASCS/ERS cluster for enqueue lock table consistency in the case of failover/switchover?
– Any final advice to people upgrading their SAP environment?

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Swapnil Bhartiya
I have more than 12 years of experience covering Enterprise Open Source, Cloud, Containers, IoT, Machine Learning and general tech. My stories cover a very broad spectrum - traditional Linux, data center and Free Software to contemporary emerging technologies like 'serverless'. Widely Read: My stories have appeared in a multitude of leading publications including CIO, InfoWorld, Network World, The New Stack, Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN Magazine, HPE Insights, Raspberry Pi Geek Magazine, SweetCode, Linux For You, Electronics For You and more.