Towards Zero Downtime for SAP HANA

Live Q&A on ensuring high availability and preparing disaster recovery scenarios

April 26, 2017

Panelist: Peter Schinagl
Date: Wednesday, April 26
Time: 12:30 PM EDT/9:30 AM PDT
Duration: 60 minutes

In the digital age, downtime is not an option. You are under pressure to supply more up-time in the data center to stay competitive and meet customer demands. Your business will incur a loss whether SAP HANA downtime is planned or if its unplanned downtime from failures.

Join senior technical architect Peter Schinagl of SUSE for a live Q&A on best practices for minimizing SAP HANA downtime and preparing disaster recovery scenarios. Ask specific questions on automating system replication and management, live patching, and more, including:

  • How can I minimize my downtime?
  • What are the best high availability and disaster recovery scenarios for my SAP HANA infrastructure?
  • Is it realistic to expect zero downtime?
  • Can I automate SAP HANA system replication?
  • How does life patching work?

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4/26/2017 5:59:32 PM

Hello. Is there a link for us to be able to hear or no audio?


4/26/2017 1:47:56 PM



4/26/2017 12:43:39 PM

If I want to do a file-based restore/recover strategy, is there anything planned about continuous log replay. Currently I will fail because in case of a failover I always will have to restore a full backup and recover all log backups since the full backup, so the time to bring the restored db up may be quite long. As far as I know continuos log replay was announced long ago but meanwhile it seems to have disappeared.


4/26/2017 9:46:54 AM

When we upgrade SAP ECC to EHP8, we need to lock the transactions in SAP and Clean up Delta Queues (SMQ1,RSA7 etc) which goes BW and other systems etc. How can we minimize the downtime?