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Provide extended storage for SAP HANA bare metal servers to allow dual use as QA and DR

It is common cost saving architecture in large SAP HANA deployments to enable dual use of HANA systems and QA and DR.
In this scenario the QA box is running in the DR DC and additionally receives the life data replication of the prod environment.
So the box needs to provide same RAM size as Production but usually double the storage.

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  • Jun 14 2018
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  • Admin
    Bradley Knapp commented
    1 May, 2019 05:30pm

    Additional storage can be added to any server in two methods:

    1. Additional SSD can be added until all disk slots are full. This is done via ticket.

    2. Additional Endurance storage at 10 iops/gb can be ordered, provisioned, and attached.

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