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SAP HANA High Availability and Disaster Recovery Essentials (Print)

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2015
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SAP HANA provides speedy access to your data, but only if everything is running smoothly. This anthology, a collection of articles recently published in SAP Professional Journal, contains tips and best practices on how to ensure that your data is highly available despite any system mishap or disaster that may occur. 

For example, Dr. Bjarne Berg shows you how to create a standard operating procedure (SOP) checklist that contains the daily operations, weekly jobs, and period upgrades and patches needed to keep your SAP HANA system up and running. Jonathan Haun calls on his extensive experience with SAP HANA to give you an overview of its disaster recovery (DR) and high availability (HA) options. In a second article, he provides advice on the backup and restore process. And in his third piece, he explains how you can protect your data using SAP System Replication. Security expert Kehinde Eseyin lists 25 best practices for preventing data loss, while Rahul Urs gives an in-depth look at SAP HANA’s security functions. Ned Falk follows up on one of Kehinde’s tips, explaining how to set up the system usage type feature. The feature lets you know if you are in a production versus a test system, preventing you from inadvertently causing a database issue. Irene Hopf gives an overview of best practices in a data center to ensure business continuity.

Finally, we offer you two bonus articles that give you a taste of other SAP HANA topics covered in SAP Professional Journal. These are written by Christian Savelli, Dr. Berg, and Michael Vavlitis.

Table of Contents

Protect Your SAP HANA Investment with HA and DR Options........................ 3
by Jonathan Haun, Consulting Manager, Business Intelligence, Decision First Technologies
Implementing an SAP HANA system involves more than just selecting a standalone server. Organizations must also consider the different options available in terms of high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR). Depending on the organization’s service-level requirements, multiple servers, storage devices, backup devices, and network devices might be required. This article gives an overview of the different ways organizations can achieve SAP HANA HA and DR. Equipped with this information, you can develop the right SAP HANA architecture and business continuity strategy more easily.

Mastering the SAP HANA Backup and Restore Process...............................11
by Jonathan Haun, Consulting Manager, Business Intelligence, Decision First Technologies
When organizations implement SAP HANA, they need to devise a strategy to protect the data that the system manages in memory. Depending on your SAP HANA use case, failure to protect this data can lead to significant monetary or productivity losses. One way to protect the data is through the implementation of a backup and restore strategy.This article helps to fortify your general knowledge of the SAP HANA backup and restore process. It also discusses a few key questions that should be asked when devising a backup strategy for SAP HANA.

Prevent Data Disaster in Your SAP HANA System Landscape with Effective Backup and Restore Strategies .....................28
by Kehinde Eseyin, Senior SAP GRC Consultant, Turnkey Consulting Ltd.
Become acquainted with concepts, best practices, optimal settings, tools, and recommendations that are invaluable for SAP HANA database backup and restore operations.

SAP HANA’s System Usage Type: Use This Simple Setting to Prevent Major Mistakes in Your Production System ..............50 
by Ned Falk, Senior Education Consultant, SAP
Learn the steps needed to configure the SAP HANA Support Package 8 system usage type feature to enable warnings when the SAP system thinks you’re doing things you should not be doing in your SAP HANA production system.

No, Your SAP HANA-Based Data Center Is Not as Simple as a Toaster.........56
by Irene Hopf, Global Thought Leader for SAP Solutions, Lenovo
Learn how to set up business continuity in SAP HANA with high availability, disaster recovery, and backup/restore concepts. This overview shows the challenges of managing SAP HANA-based applications in the data center.

How SAP HANA System Replication Protects Your Data.........................62
by Jonathan Haun, Consulting Manager, Business Intelligence, Decision First Technologies
When organizations implement SAP HANA, they need to devise a strategy to protect the data that the system manages in memory. Depending on your SAP HANA use case,failure to protect this data can lead to significant monetary or productivity losses. One way to protect the in-memory data is through the implementation of SAP HANA System Replication. SAP HANA System Replication is a solution provided by SAP that works with all certified SAP HANA appliance models. It also works with Tailored Datacenter Integration (TDI) configurations if you build your own system using TDI rules.

Tips on How to Secure and Control SAP HANA ..................................75
by Rahul Urs, GRC Solutions Architect, itelligence, Inc.
Learn how to implement security and controls in SAP HANA and understand key areas of SAP HANA security, such as user management, security configuration, security and controls for SAP HANA, security flaws, and common oversights.

Avoid SAP HANA System Surprises with a Standard Operating Procedure Checklist..............81
by Dr. Bjarne Berg, VP SAP Business Intelligence, COMERIT, Inc., and Professor at SAP University Alliance at Lenoir Rhyne University
Keep your SAP HANA system up and running with these preventive measures and tips for regular monitoring of system activities.

Bonus Article: Complement Warm Data Management in SAP HANA via Dynamic Tiering...........105
by Christian Savelli, Senior Manager, COMERIT, Inc.
This bonus article describes the Dynamic Tiering option available starting with SAP HANA Support Package 9, which enables a more effective multi-temperature data strategy. It offers management of warm data content via the extended table concept, representing a major enhancement from the loading/unloading feature currently available. The main benefit offered is more control over the allocation of SAP HANA main memory and corresponding mitigation of risks associated to memory bottlenecks.

Bonus Article: SAP HANA Performance Monitoring Using Design Studio...............113
by Dr. Bjarne Berg,VP SAP Businesss Intelligence, COMERIT, Inc., and Professor at SAP University Alliance at Lenoir Rhyne University,and Michael Vavlitis, SAP BI Associate and Training Coordinator, COMERIT, Inc.
This article is a sampling of the content for system administrators you can find in SAP Professional Journal. Learn the details around the process of developing and implementing SAP HANA performance monitoring using an application built by SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio. Active performance monitoring is a vital measure formaintaining the stability of an SAP HANA system, and Design Studio offers the ideal capabilities to track the most important SAP HANA performance indicators.

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