Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series and DE Series Storage Arrays

At Lenovo’s Transform 2.0 conference, Lenovo and NetApp announced a global multi-faceted partnership to bring innovative technology and a simplified experience to help customers modernize IT and accelerate their digital transformation. The ThinkSystem DM Series Unified and DE Series SAN Hybrid and All Flash Storage Arrays are the first solutions from this partnership. Read the DM Series and DE Series Product Guides to get more information about the new storage systems.

Reference Architecture for Lenovo ThinkSystem DS Series Solution for SAP HANAReference Architecture

Updated
8 Jul 2018
Form Number
LP0830
PDF size
27 pages, 910 KB

Abstract

This document describes the reference architecture for the SAP® HANA® tailored data center integration (SAP HANA TDI) from SAP SE used on the Lenovo ThinkSystem DS Series family of SAN storage systems. The document provides the planning, design considerations, and best practices for implementing SAP HANA installation using Lenovo ThinkSystem DS Series storage products through a Fibre Channel SAN-attached network and Lenovo servers. Lenovo and SAP SE worked together on the architectural vision and joint effort to create an architecture for use with the SAP HANA database.

The intended audience of this document is IT professionals, technical architects, sales engineers, and consultants who assist in the planning, design and implementation of an SAP HANA TDI solution based on Lenovo ThinkSystem DS Series storage which allows the SAP customer to use external storage to attach to the SAP HANA compute server.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Business problem and business value
3. Requirements
4. Architectural overview
5. Component model
6. Operational model
7. Deployment considerations
8. Appendix: Lenovo Bill of materials
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Change History

Changes in the July 8 update:

  • Updates to sizing, component model, bill of material and the overview

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