Guest post by Prashanth, Gayathri, Opsbridge, Software Specialist
Global enterprises today are increasingly dependent on the continuous operation of the complex interconnected network of systems, multiple tiers of applications and people. Downtime in terms of availability and performance in any of the layers can quickly translate into
Reduced productivity for the business
Significant impact on the customer satisfaction
Loss of revenue
The impact of downtime is very high when it involves business critical applications like SAP. Ensuring and sustaining optimal performance of SAP environment becomes extremely challenging with the complex SAP architecture and high level of customizations.
The OMi Management Pack for SAP enables you to monitor your SAP IT environment and provides visibility over the SAP application services that support the core business processes. The OMi Management Pack for SAP helps to keep the business applications running on the SAP Netweaver technology on the SAP ABAP application Server and SAP J2EE application Server highly available by performing to expectations and aligned to the business priorities.
Consolidated IT operations for SAP and underlying layers from a single console
Health and Performance monitoring for SAP systems with different SAP versions, databases and operating systems
Exhaustive monitoring metrics from SAP ABAP Application Server and SAP J2EE Application Server
Simple and quick configuration
Customizable based on the SAP application and SAP Netweaver Architecture
Tools to trouble shoot and analyze the issues
Trend Analysis and Service health Reports
Discovery : The first important step in monitoring the SAP landscape is to discover the SAP application topology. OMi Management Pack for SAP discovers the various SAP systems, SAP ABAP Application Servers, SAP J2EE application Servers, SAP work processes running in the SAP environment which are made available as configuration items (CIs) in RTSM.
Health and Performance Monitoring
The OMi Management Pack for SAP monitors the overall availability and performance indicators of the SAP ABAP application Server and SAP J2EE Application Server
SAP ABAP Application Server:
Some of the important checks covered for SAP ABAP Application Server include
SAP ABAP application Server Availability
System Change options
Correction and Transport system
Memory and Buffer
SAP J2EE Application Server:
Some of the important checks for SAP J2EE Application Server include
Application thread pool
System thread pool
Service Health Reports : OMi Management Pack for SAP collects the various availability and performance data and stores it in a local store for further analysis, troubleshooting and trend analysis. OMi Management Pack for SAP is associated with a Service Health Reporter content pack comprising of trend reports from SAP ABAP Application Server and SAP J2EE Application Server perspective.
OMi and OMI Management packs are part of the HP Operations Bridge solution offering Automated, Unified Management and Analytics for IT Operations. For more information on what exactly HP Operations Bridge is and a demo, please see our video, and watch our Google hangout here.
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