14 – Select the optimal storage solution - SAP Lens

14 – Select the optimal storage solution

How do you select the optimal storage solutions for your SAP workloads? How you configure this storage will impact the performance of your system. AWS offers a wide range of services, including block, file, and object storage, to meet the storage needs of your SAP databases, applications, and backups. We recommend following the guidelines that have been benchmarked and certified by SAP. For SAP HANA, there are very specific guidelines. Other databases will require more analysis to match your workload.

ID Priority Best Practice
☐ BP 14.1 Required Create mount points and volume associations to align with function
☐ BP 14.2 Required Select and configure Amazon EBS types aligned with performance requirements
☐ BP 14.3 Recommended Evaluate Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx performance suitability for your SAP use case
☐ BP 14.4 Recommended Consider memory as an alternative to storage
☐ BP 14.5 Recommended Choose appropriate backup solutions and schedule