HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array Configuration Guide for SAP Business Suite: 3rd Edition
Source: Hewlett-Packard (HP)
Good distribution of SAP components on the HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array (MSA) storage family enables sufficient disk storage space and reliable data availability with a high level of I/O performance. As the disk subsystem is the most critical component in terms of access time for a SAP system, it is important to configure it for optimal performance. Taking into account that majority of companies using SAP depend heavily on the system response times and availability, it is important to configure the software server and network storage infrastructure accordingly.