SUSE Linux Enterprise and SAP NetWeaver 7.30 HA Cluster


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SAP Teched 2012 presentation covering:
- SLES for SAP overview
- new SAP CLuster certification
- Whitepapers & Best Practice guiddes available

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SUSE Linux Enterprise and SAP NetWeaver 7.30 HA Cluster

  1. SUSE Linux Enterprise andSAP NetWeaver 7.30 HA ClusterExpert Networking SessionLounge 7Wednesday, October 17 5pm Jan Weber Jeff Lindholm SAP Product Manager Senior Sales Engineer SUSE SUSE
  2. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ® The Linux infrastructure for SAP solutions• Reference platform for SAPs software development• 7000+ Joint Customers, 100+ References• 70+% Market share• SUSE Linux Enterprise Server optimized for SAP • Full SAP NetWeaver certification since 2006 • SAP Certified High Availability Offering • Virtualization support for VMware, XEN and KVM • SAP Solution Manager • SLES 24x7 Priority Support integrated within SAP Customer Support Network • Integrated Java Support2
  3. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Apps Page Clam Cache ESPOS Web YaST SAP Limit High Availability SAP Installation Extensions Framework SUSE Linux Enterprise Server SAP specific additional update channel3
  4. SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP2 High Availability Extension High Availability• Cluster Extensions management• Cluster filesystem• SAP resource Agents• Templates & best practices 4
  5. SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP2 High Availability Extension • Pacemaker - HA Cluster Manager • OpenAIS Cluster Framework / Corosync • Resource Agents to monitoravailability of system- and application resources • SAP Instance Resource Agent • SAP Database Resource Agent (Oracle 10+11, DB2, MaxDB) • Oracle Cluster File System 2 (OCFS2) for concurrent data access • Cluster Logical Volume Manager (cLVM2) • Distributed Replicated Block Devicse (DRBD8) for data replication (sync/async) • HA GUI and Cluster Shell5
  6. Know How and Best Practices - Workshop The Experts The Workshop Beside vendors such as In a joint HA workshop users and partners developed, tested HP, VMware, SAP and SUSE several and documented together with HP, SAP and SUSE best partners have implemented successful practices for SAP high availability implementations: SAP HA projects with SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension: Whitepaper: SAP solutions made High Available on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. • B1 Systems Best Practice Guide: Best Practices for Running SAP NetWeaver on SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability • Computer Concepts Extension. • LINBIT • Realtech
  7. High Availability Six Best Practices and Technical GuidesSAN based Mirror (EMC vPlex)7
  8. High Availability Six Best Practices and Technical Guides8
  10. SAP NetWeaver High Availability Cluster 730 Certification Details of the certification: • certifies the Start/Stop infrastructure within HA-Setups (SAP NetWeaver Management Agents, Cluster-API). • establish a single SAP HA setup scenario that will be known to all HA Vendors and will be the reference. • unify HA setups for SAP NetWeaver 7.x, based on 7.20 DCK availability for ABAP as well as for Java Application Servers
  11. Important Interfaces to Integerate 3rd party HA Solutions
  13. Resources SLES for SAP Apps Landing Page • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Apps Resources: • (white papers, etc.) • business-continuity-sap-wp.pdf SUSE / SAP Alliance Webpages: • • Download SLES for SAP Apps 11 SP2: •
  14. Questions & Answers
  15. When it’s Business Critical Make the smart choice
  16. Visit us online to learn more about the SUSE and SAP relationship Thank you.16
  17. Corporate Headquarters +49 911 740 53 0 (Worldwide) Join us on: Maxfeldstrasse 5 90409 Nuremberg Germany17
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