AWS announced the release of their new X1 instances with the launch of the x1.32xlarge instance size. The X1 instances have been certified by SAP for production workloads. They meet the performance bar for SAP OLAP and OLTP workloads backed by SAP HANA. This instance has the following specifications:
The automation engineers at stackArmor have developed an easy to use jumpstart tool to help customer take advantage of AWS’s range of computing instances with a few simple clicks. StackBuilder is an easy to use cloud app store front that allows users to quickly select and operate a AWS cloud hosted website, dev & test, data analytics or eCommerce service. The StackBuilder cloud app store allows users to quickly deploy and use SAP HANA and the SAP HANA Interactive Education (SHINE) application hosted on AWS.
Figure 1 – SAP HANA Shine Application hosted on AWS using StackBuilder
SAP HANA is an in-memory database management system that is certified for use the AWS cloud. SAP HANA on the AWS cloud provides:
In order to get started with SAP HANA on AWS including the SAP HANA Interactive Education (SHINE) application go to https://stackbuilder.stackarmor.com
Step 1: Select Data Analytics as the workload profile and click Next
Step 2: Describe the workload environment in terms of size, security by industry and management model
Step 3: Configure environment by selecting stack – SAP HANA ONE
Step 4: Review Hosting Cost inclusive of software and maintenance fees
Step 5: Fill out form and submit request to provision environment. Once, the environment has been provisioned you will get an email with the access URL and a User Name & Password.
Step 6: Login into the SAP HANA Interactive Education (SHINE) application
Step 7: Select appropriate dashboard and begin using application
Similar to SAP HANA, StackBuilder provides easy to use installation and deployment of Tableau Server and Drupal 8. For using Drupal 8, select Websites and walk through the wizard to receive a URL with a fully provisioned environment. Please send us an email at email@example.com to answer any questions or to try StackBuilder.
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