Use the information in this section to understand how HA for SAP makes SAP highly available.
For conceptual information about failover and scalable services, see the Oracle Solaris Cluster Concepts Guide.
HA for SAP provides fault monitoring and automatic failover for the SAP application to eliminate single points of failure in an SAP system. The following table lists the data services that best protect SAP components in a Oracle Solaris Cluster configuration. You can configure HA for SAP as a failover application or a scalable application.
Table 1-1 Protection of SAP Components
HA for SAP requires a functioning cluster with the initial cluster framework already installed. See the Oracle Solaris Cluster Software Installation Guide for details on initial installation of clusters and data service software. Register HA for SAP after you successfully install the basic components of the Oracle Solaris Cluster and SAP software.