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Analyze Pacemaker logs in Cloud Logging

As an SAP system administrator, you've probably asked yourself: why did my Compute Instance restart? Why did Pacemaker restart my instance? Why did/didn’t my SAP system failover? By streaming Pacemaker logs into Cloud Logging, you can now find the answers to these questions by using a Cloud Logging query template to filter out the noise generated by Pacemaker logs.

SAP hyperautomation: SAP and the future of robotic process automation

In a post COVID landscape, the business world is increasingly focusing its attention towards task automation and digital first processes to allow them to save time, money and valuable business resources. As one of the key technology trends of 2022, hyperautomation is quickly becoming the main way organizations are achieving these goals.


How to choose the right hyperscaler for your SAP solution

If you’re in the market for a new SAP HyperScaler, you may have been wondering what exactly you should look for. Maybe you’re wondering which model is best for your needs. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’ve done all the research and found the best SAP HyperScaler on the market. You’ll also find a buying guide to help you navigate the process and find the right SAP HyperScale server for your needs.


How to Monitor SAP System Connection Health and Create Alert Mechanism?

As a Middleware Administrator, you may need to monitor the status of SAP due to a potential exception that you cannot predict. In order to do this, you may need to connect to the SAP system somehow. In this blog post, we’re going to show you how to monitor SAP through to Oracle WebLogic and Java aspects. You are able to connect to the SAP system using the WebLogic SAP Resource Adapter.


SRE Signals: 3 Types of Metrics for Site Reliability Engineering

Site Reliability Engineering, or SRE, is a widely-used set of interdisciplinary practices that help increase the efficiency of software development. But, aside from that, its purpose is to create scalable, connected, reliable, communicated systems that keep providing better, more reliable results. SRE leads to more connected, efficient organizations that can build resilient, iterable, and scalable software. To do this, SRE engineers leverage their coding expertise.


"Hey Avantra, refresh my QA systems"

I remember just about three years ago sitting in a companywide meeting in a conference room at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Lisbon, Portugal (Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisboa). Our CTO, Bernd Engist, was giving us a presentation about some new features we had recently developed on automating the start/stop process of an SAP system.


How to Monitor SAP Hana with OpenTelemetry

SAP Hana monitoring support is now available in the open source OpenTelemetry collector. You can check out the OpenTelemetry repo here! You can utilize this receiver in conjunction with any OTel collector: including the OpenTelemetry Collector and observIQ’s distribution of the collector. Below are quick instructions for setting up observIQ’s OpenTelemetry distribution, and shipping SAP Hana telemetry to a popular backend: Google Cloud Ops.