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VMware documents regarding SAP products



SAP Adapter for VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite


SAP Solutions Toolkit

Contains a collection of documents regarding Best Practices, Business Continuity and Use Cases.

SAP related Technical Documents:

SAP Solutions on VMware vSphere 4 - Best Practice Guidelines

Virtualizing SAP GUI with VMware ThinApp

VMware vShield App Protecting Virtual SAP Deployments

Evaluating Selected Java Best Practices For SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4 On vSphere

Virtualizing SAP BusinessObjects BI 4 on VMware 5

SAP SD Benchmarks on VMware:

2-tier SD Benchmarks on vSphere 5.0

3-tier SD Benchmarks on vSphere 5.0


VMworld sessions about SAP:

Virtualizing SAP: Design and Performance Management Guideline (VMworld 2012)

Deploying an Integrated SAP and VMware Stack & Best Practices (VMworld 2011)

SAP Virtualization and Cloud Week 2012:

Deploying SAP NetWeaver and SAP BusinessObjects on VMware - Best Practices

SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management - Part 1

SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management in detail - Part 2


SAP Linux Virtualization Certification Workshop:

At the SAP Linux Virtualization Certification Workshop, new virtualization software and features are tested to its SAP compliance. There are documents available showing the test results, eg. behavior of a Fault Tolerance enabled SAP Instance.

SAP Linux Virtualization Certification Workshop 2010 - VMware Results


The Global SAP Co-Innovation Lab (COIL) Network facilitates project-based co-innovation with its members. One of the project categories is Virtualization and Cloud.

Partner Solutions:

Cisco / NetApp: SAP Applications Built on FlexPod *NEW*

EMC: Improving VMware Disaster Recovery with EMC RecoverPoint

EMC: SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management Software Integration with EMC

EMC: EMC Mission-Critical Business Continuity for SAP

HP: Always-on virtualized SAP systems with HP LeftHand storage for VMware vSphere 5

Dell: Migrating a Traditional Physical Server Configuration to a Dell SAP High Availability (HA) Tiered Private Cloud Architecture with Minimal Downtime

SUSE: High Availability for SAP NetWeaver in VMware vSphere 4 Environments

EMC: SAP Application Server Migration to accelerate Your Journey to the Cloud

EMC: EMC IT's Virtual Oracle Deployment Framework

IBM: Virtualization of SAP Applications with VMware vSphere 5

HP: VMware vSphere 5 SAP Performance Analysis

NetApp: VMware vSphere 4.1 Storage Performance: Measuring FCoE, FC, iSCSI, and NFS Protocols



Storage Sizing Considerations when Virtualizing Business Critical Applications

Achieving a Million I/O Operations per Second from a Single VMware vSphere 5.0 Host

Storage Protocol Comparison

Performance Characterization of VMFS and RDM Using a SAN

Configuring disks to use VMware Paravirtual SCSI (PVSCSI) adapters


Network I/O Latency in vSphere 5

Best Practices for Performance Tuning of Latency-Sensitive Workloads in vSphere VMs

Choosing a network adapter for your virtual machine

General VMware Best Practices and Troubleshooting:

Troubleshooting ESX virtual machine performance issues

Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 5.1

Troubleshooting using ESXTOP for Advanced Users

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