Best practices guide

SAP HCI best practices for HPE SimpliVity 380

Executive summary

HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure solution is designed from the ground up to meet the stringent price-performance, scalability, and resiliency demands of today's data-intensive applications and highly virtualized IT environments. The HPE SimpliVity solution revolutionizes the data center, by virtualizing data and assimilating all IT infrastructure and services below the hypervisor into x86 building blocks.
SAP extended their tailored data center integration (TDI) certification to support hyperconverged platforms. This enabled customers to put production SAP HANA database on hyperconverged platform. Hewlett Packard Enterprise participated in the certification program and is now certified to run production SAP HANA database on HPE SimpliVity. This helps customers to deploy SAP HANA on cost-effective, an easy-to-manage, smaller footprint infrastructure with no compromise on performance.
This document provides best practice guidelines to plan, prepare, and deploy SAP HANA on HPE SimpliVity platform. This guide is intended for SAP administrators and architects, who design mission-critical SAP HANA system to be deployed on HPE SimpliVity platform.