Not a one-size-fits-all proposition.
While the need for faster processing of analytics information will soon be ubiquitous, the size of business intelligence appliance you need is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. There are, however, a number of SAP HANA options available through Logicalis from leading vendors like IBM, HP and Cisco in a range of fit-for-purpose sizes from extra-small to extra-large to meet your company’s unique needs and budget with an exceptional ROI.
In general, an SAP HANA solution includes:
- Intel Westmere-EX E7 system(s) with two, four or eight CPUs (20, 40, 80 cores)
- 128-Gbyte CPU of RAM (a medium-sized appliance has four CPUs and 512 Gbytes of RAM)
- Log storage — usually a Fusion-io ioDrive, the same size as RAM
- Disk storage — either local SAS storage or network storage depending on the configuration
Whether you want to start out with a single-node HANA for development or test instances or a multi-node appliance that will allow you to scale out as your needs change, Logicalis can help you make the right choices for your environment.
Logicalis has a deep understanding of the infrastructure environments that are available today to support the SAP HANA solution. To learn more about industry-leading platforms from Logicalis and HP, IBM or Cisco, click on the links below.