• Hitachi Vantara Global-Active Device, vMotion, and HANA on VMware Metro Storage Cluster

    Continuous data protection, maximizing uptime of a VMware vSphere virtualized data center. Enterprise downtime is costly and sometimes irrecoverable. Global-Active Device (GAD) is an active-active data protection mode...
    Stephen Ma
    last modified by Stephen Ma
  • SAP HANA on VMware vSphere 6.5 and 6.7 with Intel Skylake SP CPUs

    SAP HANA tailored datacenter integration (TDI) offers great flexibility for SAP business solutions in production and non-production environments. This can be deployed in a bare metal or virtualized environment. Our so...
    Stephan Kreitz
    created by Stephan Kreitz
  • SAPPHIRE NOW 2018 - Photo Album

    A few highlights from the Hitachi Solutions for SAP #SAPPHIRENOW event.   Paul Lewis sharing digital transformation insights.   Gunther Dell presenting on video intelligence. Paul Lewis presentat...
    Lauren Klein
    last modified by Lauren Klein
  • Goodbye Stopwatch; Hello Sapphire Now

    There was a time when all the data you needed to effectively train for endurance events, like cycling and running, was a stopwatch with a second hand.  Now power files from the top pros are (largely) kept secret ...
    Dave Krenik
    last modified by Dave Krenik
  • Big Data Options for Your SAP Environment – HANA, Hadoop, Vora and more

    Analysts, software companies and even some end users are convinced that each microgram of data counts. It must be retrieved from wherever it “lives”, no matter what it looks like. Then, it has to be housed...
    Ilan Vagenshtein
    last modified by Ilan Vagenshtein
  • HANA Blog 008 - Data Protection, Disaster Recovery and High Availability for SAP HANA

    This blog is intended to assist you in protecting the data in your SAP HANA environments following the different backup, disaster recovery, and high availability solutions documented in various white papers.   F...
    Archana Kuppuswamy
    last modified by Archana Kuppuswamy
  • From Vision to Systematic Execution: Digital Transformation the Hitachi Way

    When it comes to digital transformation, data is one of the biggest challenges that today’s organizations face. Data holds tremendous value and competitive advantage if you extract the right insights, but there&...
    Jason Whitfield
    last modified by Jason Whitfield
  • Modernization From Hitachi Helps Future-Proof Your Organization

    Think of all the line-of-business (LOB) apps you rely on to compete today, and then consider how you want to operate and compete in the future. Will your current IT infrastructure get you there? Or are there just too ...
    Jason Whitfield
    created by Jason Whitfield
  • Hitachi Storage Adapter for the SAP HANA Cockpit in Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform in a Scale-Up Configuration

    The SAP HANA database keeps the bulk of its data in memory. It uses persistent storage to provide a fall-back in case of failure. However, if the persistent storage is damaged, you need snapshots of the database for r...
    Yingping Niu
    last modified by Yingping Niu
  • SAP HANA Data Protection and System Copy Using Hitachi Data Instance Director

    SAP HANA is an in-memory database. New and changed data is written first to the SAP HANA memory, from where it is copied to the database persistence.   SAP HANA protects the database from power failures using it...
    Mark Walker
    last modified by Mark Walker
  • Big Data Options for Your SAP Environment – HANA, Hadoop, Vora and more

    Analysts, software companies and even some end users are convinced that each microgram of data counts. It must be retrieved from wherever it “lives”, no matter what it looks like. Then, it has to be housed...
    Christian LINDHOLM
    last modified by Christian LINDHOLM
  • Make sure your Digital Transformation includes Zero Downtime!

    I’m excited to announce that once again Hitachi will be participating in SAP TechEd in Barcelona this year.  This year we are excited to be collaborating with our longtime partner, SUSE to present new solut...
    Parisa Fathi
    last modified by Parisa Fathi
  • Pro Tips to Protect ALL of Your SAP HANA Database

    To ensure optimal performance, SAP HANA database holds the bulk of its data in memory. However, it still uses persistent storage to provide a fallback in case of failure. During normal database operation, data is a...
    Srinivas Tumma
    last modified by Srinivas Tumma
  • 2 Billion Reasons to Choose Hitachi for Your SAP HANA Environment!

    On July 4, 2016, SAP, on behalf of the SAP Benchmark Council, certified (Certification number: 2016035) the latest SAP BW Advance Mixed Load Benchmark (BW-AML Benchmark) where Hitachi now ranks first for the  2 b...
    Parisa Fathi
    last modified by Parisa Fathi
  • The SAP HANA Cockpit Adapter Complements the Hitachi UCP for SAP HANA Solution

    SAP HANA Cockpit is a web-based user interface for deploying, running, and managing your web applications and connecting them with services on the cloud.  It is a Web-based user interface, which is used to manage...
    Brian Donnahoo
    created by Brian Donnahoo
  • All about SAP HANA Multitenant Database Containers

    HANA Multitenant Database Containers, or HANA MDC, is something fairly new in the SAP world. It first became supported in SPS 09 (Revision 90), less than two years ago, in late 2014. Since it’s a new technology,...
    Sevag Mekhsian
    last modified by Sevag Mekhsian
  • Reflections on SAP HANA and S/4HANA

    Two interesting things happened in the last couple of weeks, that led to writing this blog: We received a new white paper from research firm ESG, analyzing the impact of SAP S/4HANA on the SAP market and on our own b...
    Melchior Du Boullay
    last modified by Melchior Du Boullay
  • Outsourcing SAP: Customer Q&A

    This blog was co-written with Melchior du Boullay, Managing Director, Americas, at oXya.   ------------------------------   This is the sixth and last blog in our “Outsourcing SAP” series. It f...
    Scott LaBouliere
    last modified by Scott LaBouliere
  • VMware Virtualization on Hitachi UCP for SAP HANA-Infosys Case Study

    As more customers are deploying SAP HANA, they are also moving to virtualizing their SAP HANA environment.   Hitachi and  VMware recently published two joint papers around virtualizing your SAP HANA env...
    Parisa Fathi
    last modified by Parisa Fathi
  • When ESG Research met oXya

    Over the last several months, ESG Research has been performing a research project on oXya’s managed services for SAP. We hired ESG—a reputable IT research firm—to validate our services and unique off...
    Melchior Du Boullay
    last modified by Melchior Du Boullay