Scale up/ Scale out SAP HANA system copy using Pure Storage snapshots

SAP HANA system copy can be a time-consuming process for SAP Basis system administrators. Admins spend a considerable amount of time and effort preparing the software environment and going through complicated procedures to ensure that the backup and recovery process is carried out with minimum disruption to the business and in accordance with best practices. … More Scale up/ Scale out SAP HANA system copy using Pure Storage snapshots

DIY – SAP FlashManager GUI based tool for Pure Storage using Python ttk module, Python REST API toolkit for Pure storage and SAP HANA Database Client for Python

Building GUI based tools rather than scripting are conceived as complex and time-consuming, but it is not. Here in this blog, I am going to show you how easy it is to build a 100% Python based GUI tool which can backup SAP HANA systems using Pure storage snapshots. For more information regarding the SAP … More DIY – SAP FlashManager GUI based tool for Pure Storage using Python ttk module, Python REST API toolkit for Pure storage and SAP HANA Database Client for Python

SAP HANA/Dynamic tiering calculation view’s Pure performance on FlashStorage

Here in this blog (there is a white paper link at the end of blog) I am going to explain how I tested SAP HANA dynamic tiering at SAP COIL lab Palo Alto. It has been an extremely interesting experience to see how fast data models were on dynamic tiering based on Flash storage which … More SAP HANA/Dynamic tiering calculation view’s Pure performance on FlashStorage

Real-Time analytics on SAP ESP’s streaming data using SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio for IoT use cases.

IoT (Internet of Things) is where the huge network of devices are connected to the Internet, including smartphones and tablets and almost anything with a sensor on it – cars, machines in production plants, jet engines, oil drills, wearable devices, and more. These devices send high-velocity data at real time. One of the most advanced … More Real-Time analytics on SAP ESP’s streaming data using SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio for IoT use cases.

Accelerating yet an another long running activity in SAP Homogeneous system copy: SGEN

SGEN is used to generate the ABAP loads of a number of programs, function groups, ABAP classes, BSP applications etc. This is also one of the other longest running activities performed during a system copy process. This SGEN process can be accelerated on Pure Storage FlashArray//m by a big factor. In order to accelerate this … More Accelerating yet an another long running activity in SAP Homogeneous system copy: SGEN

How to fine tune SAP HANA IO using hdbparam on Pure Storage

SAP HANA (SPS <=12) does asynchronous IO for reading and writing from storage. It is very important to track this asynchronous behavior. In this blog, I will describe how to track it and how to fine tune it using hdbparam. In fact, if this is not properly tuned this could slow your SAP HANA system that … More How to fine tune SAP HANA IO using hdbparam on Pure Storage

How to “automate” SAP HANA Backups using Storage Snapshots on Pure Storage

SAP HANA backup and recovery is a long painstaking process for SAP HANA system administrators. These administrators spend considerable amounts of time and effort prepping the environment and going through complicated procedures to ensure that the backup process is carried out with minimum disruption to the business and in accordance with best practices. Pure Storage helps … More How to “automate” SAP HANA Backups using Storage Snapshots on Pure Storage