SAP HANA dynamic tiering

SAP HANA dynamic tiering – now supported on the Amazon AWS cloud!

I am proud to announce that beginning with SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 02, HANA dynamic tiering is now supported on Amazon AWS.  Amazon recently engaged in a close partnership with SAP to validate dynamic tiering in their cloud.  They installed dynamic tiering in a “dedicated host” configuration (HANA and dynamic tiering running on separate virtual machines), and executed a battery of tests involving data loads, queries, backups, and administration and …

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SAP HANA dynamic tiering – delivering on low TCO warm data management, with impressive performance

With the release of SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 02, HANA dynamic tiering has introduced some exciting innovations: Multistore tables for partitioning data across HANA memory and dynamic tiering disk Intelligent “results caching” to significantly improve performance of cross-tier SQL join operations Support for HANA system replication for high availability and disaster recovery Adoption of dynamic tiering is on an upward trend!  Customers have begun incorporating dynamic tiering into their HANA …

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SAP HANA dynamic tiering – delivering on low TCO warm data management, with impressive performance

With the release of SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 02, HANA dynamic tiering has introduced some exciting innovations: Multistore tables for partitioning data across HANA memory and dynamic tiering disk Intelligent “results caching” to significantly improve performance of cross-tier SQL join operations Support for HANA system replication for high availability and disaster recovery Adoption of dynamic tiering is on an upward trend!  Customers have begun incorporating dynamic tiering into their HANA …

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SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 02 dynamic tiering enhancements

SPS 02 brings some exciting innovations to SAP HANA 2.0 dynamic tiering: Two-tier asynchronous system replication Three-tier system replication New option for hypervisor vendors to self-certify their virtualization environments for SAP HANA dynamic tiering Improved performance of data transfer from the dynamic tiering server back to HANA (anti-aging) Smarter caching for cross-store join operations (caching of HANA data in dynamic tiering, to improve performance of repetitive queries that join data …

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Customer Engagement Initiative for HANA Dynamic Tiering

Customer Engagement Initiatives (“CEI”) provide customers with an opportunity to work directly with SAP to provide product feedback and influence product direction. We currently have a CEI open for registration on the topic of SAP HANA dynamic tiering multistore tables for tiered data management. This CEI project will focus on the multi-store table functionality that was introduced for HANA Dynamic Tiering with the HANA 2.0 SPS 00 release. We are looking …

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New SAP Help Portal Goes Live: What it Means for SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering Users

SAP has a new Help Portal, hosted on the SAP Cloud Platform. Live now at help.sap.com (go check it out!), it features a clean design that is fully responsive, and much improved navigation through better search functionality.  Here are the changes you can expect for SAP HANA dynamic tiering content. Getting to the Content To find the dynamic tiering documentation, just search for “dynamic tiering” or “SAP HANA dynamic tiering” …

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Consistency Checks for Multistore and Extended Store Tables in Dynamic Tiering

Beginning with version 2.0, dynamic tiering lets perform a range of consistency check actions on catalog objects and database tables for both multistore and extended store tables: Catalog consistency checker – use CALL CHECK_CATALOG to check the consistency of metadata in both multistore and extended store tables. Extended store database consistency checker – use CALL CHECK_ES to check the consistency of the current database in the extended store. Table consistency checker …

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SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering Option Supports System Replication

In SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 00, the dynamic tiering option supports HANA system replication to protect your production system against unexpected downtime due to disasters. What is system replication  and how does it work?  System replication is a mirroring configuration where you set up a secondary system that is an exact copy of the main, or primary, system. The primary system sends redo log buffers to the secondary system, where they are persisted …

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Data Volume Encryption Comes to Dynamic Tiering

Have you enabled data volume encryption on SAP HANA, and couldn’t create an extended store because that extended store couldn’t be encrypted? Or maybe you had to hold off on data volume encryption altogether because you have an extended store with your SAP HANA system. Beginning with version 2.0, dynamic tiering now supports data volume encryption. Dynamic tiering uses the same encryption root key as SAP HANA, though the HANA …

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System Replication and DT: Point-in-Time Recovery After Takeover

Dynamic tiering now supports SAP HANA system replication to protect your production system against unexpected downtime due to disasters. In this blog, I’ll highlight some important details about post takeover point-in-time recovery. Backups in Shared Locations First, let’s look at recovery when you write backups to a shared location. If you write data backups and log backups to a shared location, be sure to mount this location on both the primary …

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