Amazon Backint Agent

Easily backup and restore your SAP HANA databases to and from Amazon S3

Amazon Backint Agent for SAP HANA is an SAP-certified backup and restore solution for SAP HANA workloads running on Amazon EC2 instances. Amazon Backint Agent backs up your SAP HANA database to Amazon S3 and restores it using SAP management tools, such as SAP HANA Cockpit, SAP HANA Studio, or SQL commands. Amazon Backint Agent supports full, incremental, differential, and log backup of SAP HANA database and catalogs to Amazon S3. There is no cost to use Amazon Backint Agent. You only pay for the underlying Amazon Web Services services you use.



Amazon Backint Agent supports server-side encryption of backups and validates Amazon S3 bucket ownership before backup and restore to and from Amazon S3.


Amazon Backint Agent is optimized to utilize the maximum Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) throughput and network bandwidth available to Amazon S3 from your EC2 instance. This increases the speed at which your SAP HANA database can be backed up or restored to and from Amazon S3, improving your Recovery Time Objective (RTO).


Amazon Backint Agent is integrated with the SAP HANA Backint API, which has built-in validations to provide reliable backup and restore capabilities.


Amazon Backint Agent directly backs up your SAP HANA databases to Amazon S3. This prevents the need to create custom scripts to manually copy your SAP HANA backup files to and from S3.

Lower Recovery Point Objective (RPO)

Amazon Backint Agent can automatically back up your SAP HANA database log files to Amazon S3 at regular intervals to meet your RPO requirements.

Use cases

Backup SAP HANA database to Amazon S3

With Amazon Backint Agent, you can back up your SAP HANA databases to Amazon S3. Backup is optimized to provide the best performance while keeping the load on your SAP HANA application under control. This increases the speed at which data can be backed up and restored to and from Amazon S3.

Perform SAP HANA database copies using backup data from Amazon S3

Quickly build new SAP HANA database copies or refresh your existing SAP HANA database using backup data stored in Amazon S3. Through integration with the SAP HANA Backint API, Amazon Backint Agent is able to utilize the data integrity and reliability of SAP HANA’s built-in backup processes helping you meet your RTOs and RPOs.

Build disaster recovery capabilities

With Amazon S3, S3 Cross-Region Replication, and Amazon Web Services compute and networking services, you can create Disaster Recovery architectures to quickly and easily recover your SAP HANA database from outages caused by natural disasters, system failures, and user errors.


Msg Services
"A central and important component in the value chain of SAP landscapes is a reliable backup concept. In the past, the backup of HANA databases had to be carried out using third-party software. With Amazon Backint Agent, we were able to increase our backup speed by a factor of 10. Another positive aspect is the very easy and quick setup of Amazon Backup Agent. Additionally, the recovery process runs smoothly and quickly. Our customers benefit from the solution in every respect, a real added value"

Karl Lassak, VP SAP & Amazon Web Services Services, msg services ag

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