Introduction to designing robust, rock-solid SAP hardware infrastructures!
Maximize scalability, availability, and value
Hardware sizing: review of techniques with examples
All you need to know for designing hardware solutions for mySAP.com: Maximizing performance, availability, and value!
This is the first SAP book to provide a comprehensive overview of the hardware solutions needed for your mySAP.com implementation! You'll find practical, business-oriented recommendations for maximizing performance, availability, and value, covering every relevant hardware component-servers, storage, front-ends, LAN and WAN infrastructure, backup solutions, even printers. Authored by two of HP's senior consultants specializing in enterprise SAP infrastructure design, SAP Hardware Solutions addresses all this, and more:
Review of sizing techniques for servers, storage, LANs, and wide area bandwidth: practical examples and scenarios
High availability: zero-down-time backup, remote database mirroring, clustering and other failover solutions, towards fault-tolerance, and more
"Best practice" storage design techniques: optimizing database disk layouts, considering SANs, and a unique approach to disk system design for performance
Translating business requirements into practical, cost-effective hardware solutions
Leveraging the cost and management benefits of server consolidation
You'll even find never-before-published guidance on architecting networks for SAP—covering everything from IP address structures to high-availability cabling infrastructures.
With SAP Hardware Solutions, your most business-critical application can be designed to deliver every ounce of reliability and performance you've paid for. You can't afford anything less!
Table of Contents
- SAP System Architecture OverviewWhat Is mySAP.com?
- Server Platforms for mySAP.comServer, OS, and Database Platforms
- Sizing Systems for mySAP.com The Science of Estimation
- Data Storage for SAPA Strategic Resource
- High-Availability Solutions for mySAP.comBackup, Recovery, and Failover
- PCs, NCs, and PrintersUser Interfaces and Output Management
- Network Requirements for SAPBuilding the Link Between Servers and Clients
- Logical Network ArchitecturesA Question of Protocol
- Cables and CabinetsPassive but Essential for Reliability
- Local Network SolutionsSAP on the Internal Information Superhighway
- Wide Area ConnectivitySAP Services Beyond the Property Borders
- SAP Internet IntegrationSecure SAP Services for E-Commerce
- Title: SAP Hardware Solutions: Servers, Storage, and Networks for mySAP.com
- Release date: November 2000
- Publisher(s): Prentice Hall
- ISBN: 0130280844