SAP HANA Database Backup and Recovery
SAP HANA backup and recovery require automation and stability for all operations included to an overall backup strategy. As a third-party SAP HANA backup tool, Handy Backup provides a generic "Database" tool to organize SAP HANA database backup and recovery via ODBC.
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Crucial Features of SAP HANA Database Backup with Handy Backup
Automation and Scheduled Activities
You can organize SAP HANA scheduled backup, by assigning an exact execution time for any dedicated task, as well as setting up an interval for repeating that task (from months to a single minute). A task can also start when some system event occurs, such as inserting a USB drive for SAP HANA offline backup.
Implementing SAP HANA Backup Best Practices to a Task
Apply any backup type you will need (such as SAP HANA incremental backup, differential backup, keeping some versions of the same dataset, encrypting data or using time stamps) with a full set of built-in Handy Backup tools allowing making as complex SAP HANA backup configuration as you want!
Controlling Options and Features
Guide every step of your SAP HANA DB backup as you need, using a comprehensible and simple-to-use GUI for all tasks! Make new SAP HANA database backup and recovery tasks with a step-to-step New Task Wizard, edit existing tasks, take reports and logs in a program GUI or by email, and so on.
Other Useful Functions for SAP HANA Backup
Besides the set of crucial features described before, Handy Backup has some other useful functions and tools that can help to backup SAP HANA databases. Among these tools are:
* An ODBC driver is a required part of SAP HANA backup strategy used by a generic "Database" tool.
Storage Options for SAP HANA Backup
Handy Backup provides a plenty of storages and vaults for SAP HANA backup data. The short list of these storages includes:
** Network machines are available only for network-oriented backup editions of Handy Backup. To serve as a backup source or storage, a network machine must have a running Network Server Agent.
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Handy Backup Server Network
The mightiest Handy Backup solution, the Server Network edition contains all types of data and storage plug-ins, and has a capability to organize centralized SAP HANA backup and recovery on as just computers in a local network of any complexity as you wish!
How to Create SAP HANA Backup and Recovery Tasks in Handy Backup
To make an automated task for backing up a SAP HANA DB, please follow the instruction below.
Note: All provided screenshots are not parts of some "actual" SAP HANA installation! Any particular SAP HANA instance is a part of third-party business activity, and the screenshots we will provide are just "generic" SAP HANA data, compromising no crucial information!
Adding a New ODBC Data Source
Note: The above instructions will slightly change from version to version of MS Windows.
Creating a SAP HANA Scheduled Backup Task
After adding an ODBC driver into the list of data sources, you may start to create a new Handy Backup task for making SAP HANA backup. Start a program and do the following operations step by step:
Well done! You successfully created your own SAP HANA backup task. Now you can run it every time you want it, or just wait for a scheduled time to run it automatically!
Restoring SAP HANA Backup Data
To restore the information from SAP HANA database backup, please follow the next steps.
Note that the generic "Database" plug-in has no options for changing restore location. You can restore your SAP HANA data only to its original place. In addition, we are strongly recommending restoring SAP HANA database on a manual mode only, to avoid mishaps and human errors during scheduling!
To learn more about creating SAP HANA backup and restoration tasks, please refer to the User Manual.
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We are recommending you different editions of Handy Backup as your trusted SAP HANA backup solutions!