VMWare Vulnerability can cause Database Inconsistencies

SAP released a “Hot News” (SAP Note 2229228) on a significant problem using VMWare vSphere Storage APIs – Data Protection with VMWare ESXi 6.0. Backing up a virtual machine (VM) with Changed Block Tracking (CBT) enabled fails after upgrading to or installing VMWare ESXI 6.0.  You might encounter the following: Databases running inside a VM can develop… Read more

Corruption Handling in SAP Databases

What is database corruption?  Why should you be concerned about corruption in a database?  What should you do when you encounter corruption in an SAP database on SQL Server?  This blog post is relevant for handling a corrupt SAP NetWeaver database on SQL Server.    Physical corruption happens on all database platforms with any Relational… Read more