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What Solutions Can You Expect To Get From Managed Cloud SAP?

Reports on cloud adoption reveal that almost as many as 85% of enterprises are keen to adopt a cloud migration strategy. Incidentally, almost 80% of these businesses are keen to shift applications from their data centers to a public cloud. The main idea behind this change has been the prospect of cost-savings. In keeping with Read more>>

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Buoyant Benefits of SAP Archiving in Hadoop

Businesses today are consuming a phenomenal amount of data. This constant stream of data flowing in can affect system performance and needs to be managed effectively. Big Data if managed effectively can be used to make strategic business decisions and drive value in the final business offering. Hence, it has become integral for businesses to Read more>>

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SAP HANA: Benefits and Cost Considerations

Today, it is almost impossible to separate the vision of SAP from HANA, computing platform as well as in-memory database. Every company has an aim to function the core solutions over HANA, whereas also migrating clients in order to utilize it as an application, innovation and cloud hosting platform. SAP HANA is an interactive database Read more>>

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Integration of SAP HANA and Hadoop: Combining Two Worlds

Without a doubt, technology has excellent ability of shaping the world. Nowadays, Big Data is the most famous technology trend, which will make an impact on the world in the near future. It is assumed that by the year 2020, the stored data amount will be 50 times bigger than the present amount. Basically, SAP Read more>>

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5 Must-Know Things about SAP HANA Migration

In the recent years, HANA is the popular latest technology of SAP. This advanced in-memory database is made-up to accelerate applications’ speed, enhance the business processes as well as positively mark user experience is gaining interest from the customers. Before migrating to SAP HANA, what should be the things that you must know about it? Read more>>

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Everything You Need to Know About SAP HANA Advanced Analytics

In today’s competitive marketplace, it is better to understand that how Advanced Analytics strategies of SAP HANA can embrace your digital enterprise and helps in driving the business value upwards. With SAP HANA, you can connect to the data power and accelerate outcome-driven innovation via developing live and intelligent solutions for the actions and decisions Read more>>

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Understanding the True Perspective of Migration in a SAP Environment

There can be no two opinions about the need to chalk out well structured plans and strategic preparations before implementing the process of migrating business processes to another SAP landscape. Decision to migrate the existing data and business processes to S4/ HANA can guarantee a broad spectrum of benefits including mitigation of data footprint, simplification Read more>>

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Ensure Seamless Implementation of SAP HANA Platform

In this digital economy, businesses must adapt fast-changing business needs as well as economic situations. Modern technology and efficient database could help companies in streamlining the processes, gain detailed business intelligence and automate operations. SAP HANA platform helps you simplify and accelerate processes via increased analytical and transactional performance. It offers ideal foundation of applications, Read more>>

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Key Highlights of Approaches for SAP S/4 HANA Transition from SAP ECC

Digital transformation cannot be achieved in any organization unless there is a proper strategy to migrate data from source to the new environment. Choosing the path for data migration is a basic requirement for implementation of digital transformation by leveraging SAP as well as SAP S/4 HANA. There are two types of scenarios for data Read more>>

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A Guide to SAP HANA Blockchain

These days, no other topic generates more controversy than blockchain. Some people believes that blockchain is the largest revolution ever since the internet came into existence. Other people witness it as much-hyped waste of the resources without practical applications. The major thing is everyone is talking about blockchain. The ecosystem controlled by the startups, the Read more>>

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Scaling Huge SAP HANA Database Capacity within Cloud

Today, every business needs an edge, whether the benefit is entering into the market primarily and deliver outstanding customer experience or build exceptional operating efficiency. In order to cater these, SAP S/4 HANA on the Go4Hosting system servers is new computing platform that is making news in the market. SAP HANA is an in-memory database Read more>>

SAP HANA provides customers with a variety of configuration and deployment choices to meet every businesses requirement, expectations and budget. If you are planning to switch over to SAP HANA, here are a few brilliant tips that will give you the brightest idea to implement for the most cost-optimized HANA landscape configuration. Tip #1: Sizing of your Application Proper sizing of the SAP HANA server is very crucial. Under sizing and oversizing both can create complications as for having a under sizing server, one might have performance based issues and for having an oversized server, there will be a need to pay extra for capacity. SAP Quick Sizer tool is a very quick and smooth way for users to determine the memory, CPU and SAPS requirements for a smooth running of their workloads on SAP HANA. Find below some tools and resources to use to perfectly size the different HANA workloads, including: • Sizing New Applications, ” Initial Sizing” section – It basically offers an overview of the some important steps and resources for perfectly sizing stand- alone HANA, SAP Business Suite on HANA, SAP HANA Enterprise Search, SAP NetWeaver BW powered by SAP HANA, Industry Solutions powered by SAP HANA, , along with other sizing guidelines for using HANA as a database. • Migration or switch over to SAP HANA Applications, “Productive Sizing” section – It helps to determine HANA system needs, requirements and contains the sizing guidelines in one’s existing applications to HANA. • Sidecard Scenarios Sizing section – It describes the process for sizing in order to run SAP HANA Enterprise Search, CO-PA Accelerator, and other SAP Applications on SAP HANA in a sidecard scenario. Tip #2: Determining the most suitable deployment model for Data Center infrastructure strategy The SAP ecosystem provides a useful range of HANA appliance reference architecture models which are optimally designed and manufactured to satisfy each deployment use case. It is possible for customers to select from more than 400 SAP HANA certified configuration systems, which are offering unprecedented scalability and fine-grain memory sizes ranging from 128GB to 12TB. It understands that each user’s set of requirements, needs and expectations are specific and different, so there is a list of deployment options for SAP HANA to meet your every business need: 1. By leveraging preconfigured hardware set-up and preinstalled software packages fully supported by SAP, the appliance delivery model provides an easy and fast way for deploying SAP HANA. 2. Tailored Data Center Integration (TDI) deployment model offers SAP HANA clients with two features i.e. increased flexibility and TCO savings by enabling them to leverage their existing hardware components and operational processes. 3. Clients which are standardized on having their Data Center operations virtualized can easily leverage SAP HANA on VMware deployment model . 4. Eventually, customers can choose the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service. This is a fully managed cloud service which allows you to perform functions like to deploy, maintain, integrate, and extend in-memory applications from SAP in a private cloud environment, along with providing cloud elasticity and flexibility with subscription based pricing. Tip #3: Carefully opt for a scale-out deployment model, explore options first for scale-up. The concept behind a scale up tells that opt always for a scale-up initially and go to scale-out only if it’s needed. Customers usually think that HANA’s high compression rate combined with its extremely high scalability (up to 2TB – OLAP and up to 12 TB – OLTP) will brilliantly satisfy their business requirements. Keep these points in check the benefits of scale-up before you decide to scale-out: • If you opt for a scale-up first, there is single node model, which means you will have 1 server (minimal footprint), 1 operating system to update, and 1 box to operate along with power supply. • With the last option which is scale-out, there is multiple node approach –which means you not only require more room and more power in your Data Center to deploy multiple server boxes, but also your operational and management costs for cluster systems will be comparatively much higher than for the single-node systems. Although, it’s true, scale-out provides more hardware flexibility than scale-up and requires less hardware costs initially, but however, it requires more upfront knowledge about data, application, and hardware than scale-up. Tip #4: Complete understanding of extra options for reducing the cost of your non-production systems Recently, SAP has made some additional steps to further relax and make hardware requirements flexible resulting in potentially new cost savings for customers. Sincerely review SAP HANA TCO savings for determining the most cost-efficient approach for non-productive landscape. The figurative cost of DEV/QA hardware can represent a relevant portion of the total cost of SAP HANA system landscape. SAP always contains less amount of stringent hardware requirements for SAP HANA non-production systems. Tip #5: Selection of High Availability/Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) models (cost-optimized vs. performance-optimized) When we explore about the total cost of ownership of SAP HANA, it is mainly concerned with lowering the management and costs by constructing an efficient landscape. SAP HANA Replication System is basically configured for two modes, either the cost-optimized mode or the performance-optimized mode of operation. One of the pivotal roles of the SR is to build the secondary hardware for shortening take-overs and performance boosts if a system fails. So, in order to minimize IT costs, customers are allowed to use the servers on the secondary system for specifically non-productive SAP HANA systems. SAP HANA, by allowing the potential customers for the usage of their secondary hardware resources for non-production drives down the TCO by enabling customers to consolidate their environment. Tip #6: Filing a Request from at least two SAP HANA technology partners after finalization of landscape design Once you have gone through the major elements like: HA/DR configuration, deployment model for your applications, sizing (CPU, memory, SAPS), you must make sure to file a request at least two certified SAP HANA appliance and storage partners. Receiving multiple quotes can help customers with negotiating the most suitable price for the deployment infrastructure. Tip #7: Validate and make usage of services offered with your software and hardware licenses, before going Live. Customers, usually find that their needs, expectations and requirements change from time to time during the project lifetime. So, always ensure to run some additional testing like stress and performance tests to optimize the KPIs before going g live or into production. Also, re-validate initial sizing of SAP HANA systems.

Suitable Tips for Cost-optimizing SAP HANA Infrastructure

SAP HANA provides customers with a variety of configuration and deployment choices to meet every businesses requirement, expectations and budget. If you are planning to switch over to SAP HANA, here are a few brilliant tips that will give you the brightest idea to implement for the most cost-optimized HANA landscape configuration. Tip #1: Sizing Read more>>