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Fast SAP system provisioning based on CloudStack

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CloudStack European User Group, Berlin, June 16 2016

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Fast SAP system provisioning based on CloudStack

  1. 1. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 1Klassifizierung: Öffentlich | Autor: Henry Flack | Version: 1.5 | Datum: 17. Januar 2014 FAST SAP SYSTEM PROVISIONING BASED ON CLOUDSTACK Consulting. Support. Integrated Solutions.Results in time.
  2. 2. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 2 Ingo Jochim Service Lead BIT.Cloud Team Lead „Cloud Implementation“ CloudStack user since 2014 Email: ingo.jochim@bitgroup.de Web: bitgroup.de Twitter: @ingojochim ABOUT ME About Me
  3. 3. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 3 ABOUT BIT.GROUP GMBH About BIT.Gro up GmbH Optimization of SAP operation and implementation of automation scenarios IT Consulting Preventive and reactive problem solving as well as support in day-to-day business Service & Support Implementation of individual requirements with SAP solutions Development Planning, provision and optimization of operator models Infrastructure Management
  4. 4. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 4 implementation / operation of large cloud environments tool development BIT.Cloud: private / public cloud ABOUT BIT.GROUP GMBH About BIT.Gro up GmbH Infrastructure Management
  5. 5. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 5 • Focus • Challenge • What do we build? – Demo • What is automated? • Under the hood • Apache CloudStack • Ceph Storage • Ansible • SAP automated installation AGENDA Agenda
  6. 6. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 6 • High dynamic infrastructure landscapes • Fast deployment • Infrastructure setup • Application setup • Make it ready for operations (backup, monitoring) FOCUS Focus
  7. 7. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 7 • Many steps and teams needed to set up a SAP system • network team • server management • SAP basis • application management • Usual workflow with tickets from team to team • Why not automate this into a single process? CHALLENGE Challen ge
  8. 8. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 8 CENTRAL SERVICES Central ‚Service s LDAP git Backup ansible Check_mk
  9. 9. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 9 WHAT DO WE BUILD? Build SAP Netweaver Orchestration VM - LDAP - git - ansible - Check_mk - Backup
  10. 10. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 10Klassifizierung: Öffentlich | Autor: Henry Flack | Version: 1.5 | Datum: 17. Januar 2014 LET’S BUILD IT Demo
  11. 11. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 11 WHAT IS AUTOMATED? Automa tion list • virtual machines • Storage • filesystem layout, folder structure • security, central auth, users, groups • central services: LDAP, git, ansible, monitoring, backup • firewall • OS settings for application • application installation
  12. 12. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 12 UNDER THE HOOD Under the hood
  13. 13. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 13 APACHE CLOUDSTACK ACS • ACS is a cloud computing software • creating, managing and deploying infrastructure cloud services • manage • physical and virtual servers • storage • network • OpenSource
  14. 14. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 14 APACHE CLOUDSTACK @ BIT ACS@ BIT • Why are we using CloudStack? • evaluated a few cloud management platforms • scope: free, easy to use, multi-tenancy also for administration • Learned lessons: • works for small operation teams • easy to upgrade – in 30 minutes • active community
  15. 15. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 15Klassifizierung: Öffentlich | Autor: Henry Flack | Version: 1.5 | Datum: 17. Januar 2014 BACK TO DEMO Demo
  16. 16. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 16 ANSIBLE PLAYBOOK RUNNING playboo k
  17. 17. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 17 CEPH STORAGE Ceph • Distributed storage system • Run‘s on commodity hardware • Selfhealing • OpenSource • CloudStack integration (by Wido den Hollander) • Lessons learned: • previous storage system was too unflexible • cloud environments need to scale online • no downtime for maintenance • hard disk failure over easter weekend – monitoring works, disk change later
  18. 18. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 18 ANSIBLE Ansible • Orchestration, configuration and administration • Evaluated a few configuration management systems • Why did we choose ansible? • easy to use and easy to get started • but powerful • good to implement for multi tenant environment • many CloudStack modules (by René Moser) • OpenSource
  19. 19. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 19 SAP INSTALLATION AUTOMATION SAP • Complex installations in many variations • Time consuming – large install files • Pro and Con – Templates vs. Scripting • Templates: • faster to deploy • much effort to maintain • unflexible, high storage usage • Automation: • very adaptive • installation takes time • XML file based unattended automation replace wizard • Adaption of XML with hostname, SID, …
  20. 20. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 20Klassifizierung: Öffentlich | Autor: Henry Flack | Version: 1.5 | Datum: 17. Januar 2014 INSTALLATION COMPLETE ? Demo almost 100 %
  21. 21. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 21 SUMMARY Summa ry • Performance by automation of full stack • Standardized landscapes – consistent configurations • Reduced operations effort • Higher quality • Lessons learned • different worlds • different automation
  22. 22. BIT.Group GmbH · www.bitgroup.de PAGE 22 © 2016 - Alle Rechte vorbehalten BIT.Group GmbH Preuschwitzer Str. 20 02625 Bautzen T +49 3591 5253-0 F +49 3591 5253-9999 info@bitgroup.de Contact Ingo Jochim Senior Support Consultant T +49 3591 5253-1281 ingo.jochim@bitgroup.de THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION. contac t

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