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Thursday, June 26, 2014

SAP HANA Backup Allocation Failed

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During a HANA backup, you get an "Allocation Failed" error.
This is caused by a lack of memory.  If possible, increase the memory available to HANA by increasing the free memory at the O/S level (e.g. shutting down other HANA instances), or increase the global allocation limit.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

if you run into this error, you can also reduce the size of the data buffer of the backup (check parameter data_backup_buffer_size in global.ini -> backup)

Darryl Griffiths said...

Thanks for the tip.