Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions with SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems

A draft IBM Redpaper publication

Updated 28 August 2017

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ISBN-10: 0738456357
ISBN-13: 9780738456355
IBM Form #: REDP-5443-00
(224 pages)

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Luis Bolinches, Rodrigo Ceron Ferreira de Castro, Fabio Martins, John Wright


This IBM Redpaper™ publication addresses topics to architects, brand specialists, distributors, resellers and anyone developing and implementing SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems™ integration, automation, high availability and disaster recovery solutions. Moreover, this publication provides documentation to transfer the how-to-skills to the technical teams, and documentation to the sales team.

This book describing how to implement an SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems from end to end and includes a high availability and disaster recovery guidelines using theoretical knowledge, field experience, and also by way of sample scenarios.

Note: The contents of this book follows the guidelines from SAP regarding HANA installation on IBM Power Systems plus all the best practices gathered from the experiences of those consultants in hundreds of past HANA installations in customers’ environments.

This publication is a hands-on guide and is thus targeted at technical staff who wishes to install SAP HANA on Power Systems, and also make use of SAP HANA and IBM Power Systems high availability solutions.

Note: SAP HANA and SUSE screen captures used in this publication belongs to their respective owners. The residency team showed them in the publication to demonstrate the implementation and integration parts of the solution with IBM Power Systems.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Planning your installation
Chapter 3. IBM PowerVM and SAP HANA
Chapter 4. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications V12 SP2 installation and customization
Chapter 5. Storage and file systems setup and customization
Chapter 6. System evaluation
Chapter 7. SAP HANA software stack installation for a scale up scenario
Chapter 8. SAP HANA software stack installation for a scale out scenario
Chapter 9. SAP HANA systems replication for high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR)
Chapter 10. SUSE HA configuration for two-node HA scenario

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