bull; bull;Introduction to designing robust, rock-solid SAP hardware infrastructures! bull;Maximize scalability, availability, and value bull;Hardware sizing: review of techniques with examples All you need to know for designing hardware solutions for mySAP.com: Maximizing performance, availability, and value! This is the first SAP book to provide a comprehensive overview of the hardware solutions needed for your mySAP.com implementation! You'll find practical, business-oriented recommendations for maximizing performance, availability, and value, covering every relevant hardware component-servers, storage, front-ends, LAN and WAN infrastructure, backup solutions, even printers. Authored by two of HP's senior consultants specializing in enterprise SAP infrastructure design, SAP Hardware Solutions addresses all this, and more: bull; bull;Review of sizing techniques for servers, storage, LANs, and wide area bandwidth: practical examples and scenarios bull;High availability: zero-down-time backup, remote database mirroring, clustering and other failover solutions, towards fault-tolerance, and more bull;"Best practice" storage design techniques: optimizing database disk layouts, considering SANs, and a unique approach to disk system design for performance bull;Translating business requirements into practical, cost-effective hardware solutions bull;Leveraging the cost and management benefits of server consolidation You'll even find never-before-published guidance on architecting networks for SAP-covering everything from IP address structures to high-availability cabling infrastructures. With SAP Hardware Solutions, your most business-critical application can be designed to deliver every ounce of reliability and performance you've paid for. You can't afford anything less!Missbach, Michael is the author of 'Sap Hardware Solutions Servers, Storage, and Networks for Mysap.Com' with ISBN 9780130280848 and ISBN 0130280844.