Choosing the Right SAP HANA® Cloud Deployment

The IT industry has been preaching the superiority of the cloud for years — if not decades, but many enterprise users have been reluctant to migrate their mission critical architecture. SAP ECC users may have years of experience running their […]

What is Hybrid Cloud Hosting?

Hybrid cloud hosting is the strategy of hosting your assets in multiple different environments to get the benefits of each. The term is used to describe companies that combine onsite and cloud assets into a single network, and those that […]

SAP HANA® Data Migration — What You Need to Know

Heterogeneous migrations — migrations from one OS or DB to another — are a heavy lift in any scenario, but the differences between HANA and previous databases can make an SAP HANA data migration particularly challenging. One major difference is […]

HANA High Availability: How to Protect Your Business

The enterprise SAP HANA cloud utilizes extremely reliable hardware, and sophisticated architecture and monitoring designed to keep unplanned downtime as close to zero as possible. However, things can go wrong. For example, multiple pieces of hardware can fail at the […]

Expert Insight: What is SAP® DMO?

Many SAP ECC landscapes need to be upgraded before they qualify for an SAP HANA® migration. The SAP Data Migration Option (DMO) is a feature of SAP’s Software Update Manager (SUM) used to simplify SAP product platform upgrades and database […]

In SAP HANA®, Performance Tuning is Mission Critical

The bigger the promise, the bigger the potential for disappointment. SAP HANA offers extraordinary performance promises: real-time analytics, revolutionary data modeling and dramatically increased speed. To gain these benefits, customers pay for purpose-built infrastructure and highly trained support. Running SAP […]

What is SAP Solution Manager 7.2?

SAP Solution Manager 7.2 is a long-awaited upgrade of SAP’s Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) program. The new version can run directly on HANA, and adds a variety of new reporting, analysis and documentation features. Additionally, it has been moved to […]

SAP HANA on Azure: What You Should Know

In a year of major SAP SAPPHIRE NOW partnership announcements, the announcement that Microsoft Azure on HANA will now support production workloads may seem like a footnote, but it has the potential to disrupt the market.   Microsoft and AWS […]

What is SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering?

SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering is a tool used to move data between in-memory (“hot”) and disk storage (“warm”) in a HANA landscape. Information that needs to be queried frequently is kept as hot data, while information that is rarely accessed […]

SAP and Apple: What Their Partnership Means for HANA Cloud

Of all the announcements at SAP Sapphire Now 2016, the SAP and Apple partnership generated the most buzz. The companies announced a new training academy and SDK to speed iOS development, and a dedicated iOS Fiori app.   The benefits […]

About Matt Lonstine, Director of Delivery

A Leader and SAP technical veteran, Matt Lonstine oversees the SAP Technologists that make up Symmetry’s Delivery team, while providing strategic guidance to customers. Matt has managed and executed some of Symmetry’s most complex projects with a current focus on HANA, virtualization, disaster recovery, system hardening, and migrations to Symmetry’s SAP Cloud environment.
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