SAPS ratings on Azure VMs – where to look and where you can get confused

Moving SAP software to Azure, you need to decide which Azure VM types you want to use. One of the major criteria for selecting a certain VM is the throughput requirement of the SAP workload. SAP decided decades ago, to characterize the throughput in SAPS (SAP Application Performance Standard). To measure the SAPS a server… Read more

Moving SAP on SQL Server and Windows into Azure – what SQL Server and Windows release should I use

As Azure became a very popular secure and scalable platform to deploy mission critical workload like SAP application on it, Microsoft itself tries to lower the bar to move your application to Azure even more. One of the measures Microsoft took was announced in this blog: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-new-offers-and-capabilities-that-make-azure-the-best-place-for-all-your-apps-data-and-infrastructure/ In essence, the blog announces free extended Security… Read more