LOBApps

Enterprise Services for LOB Applications deployed on the Microsoft Application Platform

December, 2010

  • Mission Critical Support for SAP and LOB Applications

    In the IT community, we often talk about mission critical applications with the need to achieve high availability and have proper disaster recovery to achieve business continuity. However, it's amazing to me how many companies running SAP or other LOB...
  • Thinking for a Change

    Thinking for a Change I thought I would take a break from all of the technical blogs and write about my favorite book of all time. I am a huge John Maxwell fan. I have read nearly all of his books. In 2003, he released a book called, “Thinking...
  • Monitoring the Performance of your SAP SQL Database Files

    Monitoring the Performance of Your SAP SQL Database Files The driving force behind outstanding performance with SQL Server is a technique called Proportional Fill. This is how SQL Server writes to your file groups. When running SAP on SQL, only...
  • Configuring your SQL File Systems

    Configuring Your SQL File Systems SQL Server will perform much better when the file systems are configured correctly. In this blog entry, I will show you how to validate the configuration on your database file system. In my next blog, we will look...
  • Best Practices - SAN LUN Creation and Size Expansion for SAP Architectures Continued - Chapter 2

    In the previous blog about LUN Creation and Size Expansion we talked about one of the don'ts for creating large LUNs. So the next question thrown at me is what are the alternatives to SAN concatenantion (LUSE) for volume expansion and what is the performance...
  • SAP TCO/Risk Analysis and my Session at the SAP Insider IT 2011 Conference

    I’m looking forward to presenting at the SAP Insider IT 2011 conference March 15-18 in Las Vegas...and have been developing my presentation this week. One of my passions over the last 15 years is SAP and other LOB application Total Cost of Ownership...