SAP HANA with Intel Optane Persistent Memory on VMware vSphere

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Intel Optane persistent memory (Optane PMem), is a new technology that bridges the gap between volatile DRAM and persistent storage.  As the need for increased data processing continues to grow, optimizing SAP HANA with Intel Optane persistent memory on VMware vSphere will deliver much higher memory capacity much more affordably than with conventional DRAM memory alone. Increases in memory density Read more...

SAP NetWeaver and SAP HANA with VMware vSphere 7.0

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VMware has worked together with SAP and its hardware partners like Dell and Fujitsu to validate and test vSphere 7.0 against SAP defined KPIs for virtualized platforms. These KPIs validate not only performance deviations, but also consistency and operation of a virtualized SAP NetWeaver (AnyDB) and SAP HANA systems on vSphere. I am very pleased Read more...

SAP Workload Investigation in the Hybrid Cloud

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In a previous article we showed the numerous communication flows that can occur between the different SAP systems which can impact sizing and performance of SAP systems.  In this article we investigate these flows in a hybrid cloud scenario where the SAP landscape is split between on-premise and a public cloud (VMware Cloud on AWS). Read more...

VMworld Europe 2019 Virtualizing Applications Track Highlights

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This November, the VMware flagship conference VMworld Europe 2019 will again take place in Barcelona at the Fira Gran Via. The Virtualizing Business Critical Applications track this year is packed with a lot of sessions with a highlight being the Virtualizing Business Critical Applications customer tutorials (bootcamps) – four hours deep dive sessions (Level 400) Read more...

Management of SAP Data Flows in the Software Defined Datacenter with vRealize Network Insight

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One important aspect of an SAP landscape is the numerous communication flows that can occur between the different SAP systems.  The landscape consists of production and multiple non-production environments (QA, development, testing, etc..). Each environment comprises multiple SAP systems and each system can have multiple tiers (web, application and database). In the Software Defined Data Read more...