Using hdbpersdiag To Check For Volume Corruption

The release of SAP HANA 2.0 SPS05 brings some great new capabilities to the platform , among them Native Storage Extension support for Scale Out Landscapes , significant improvements to the startup initialization of hybrid LOBs and support for having an NFS server for the hana-shared directory on the Master host of a scale out …
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Updated! SAP HANA Scripts with support for vVols

While creating and publishing the SAP HANA scripts , I wanted to bring some of the excellent design aspects of Pure Storage®   products to customers running SAP HANA on FlashArray//X. Some of these excellent design aspects include a very well defined and easy to use REST API , the software developer kits (SDK’s) for Powershell …
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Updated! SAP HANA Scripts with recovery automation

One of the recent projects I have been very proud to deliver was the creation of an open source repository on GitHub, containing scripts to help customers automate SAP HANA  storage operations with common scripting languages like Microsoft PowerShell and Python. The initial scripts committed to this public repository will help customers create application consistent …
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FlashArray Snapshot Consistency and SAP

Ever since I began working with enterprise storage arrays such as Pure Storage FlashArray//X, storage snapshots have been a constant presence. In my journey of fully understanding the various aspects of snapshots, I found myself looking to Wikipedia and found an excellent definition for a snapshot: “In computer systems a snapshot is the state of …
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