SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems: High Availability and Disaster Recovery Implementation Updates

A draft IBM Redbooks publication

Updated 20 June 2019

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ISBN-10: 073845785x
ISBN-13: 9780738457857
IBM Form #: SG24-8432-00

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Luis Bolinches, Rodrigo Ceron, Mike Heino, John Wright


This IBM Redbooks publication updates the Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions with SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems, REDP-5443 ( with the latest technical content describing how to implement an SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems high availability and disaster recovery using theoretical knowledge, and by way of sample scenarios.

This book describes how all the pieces of the reference architecture work together (IBM Power Systems, IBM Storage, IBM Spectrum Scale, PowerHA SystemMirror for Linux, IBM VM Recovery Manager DR for Power Systems, and Linux distributions) and demonstrate the resilience of SAP HANA with IBM Power Systems.

This 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.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Planning your installation
Chapter 3. IBM PowerVM and SAP HANA
Chapter 4. Operating system installation and customization
Chapter 5. Storage and file systems setup and configuration
Chapter 6. SAP HANA software stack installation for a scale-up scenario
Chapter 7. SAP HANA Systems Replication for high availability and disaster Recovery scenarios
Chapter 8. SAP HANA and PowerHA SystemMirror
Chapter 9. SAP HANA and IBM VM Recovery Manager HA and DR
Appendix A. HANA OS Healthchecker (HOH)
Appendix B. Example of a multipath.conf file for SAP HANA systems
Appendix C. SAP HANA software stack installation for a scale-out scenario

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