Any organization relying on an SAP ERP solution has, implicitly, an interest in control. That’s not a bad thing: you rely on SAP because the world in which you operate is complex. Your reputation and your own expectations demand that you deliver your products and engage with your customers in a predictable manner. But control also extends to the data center in which your SAP landscape has been running. Your IT organization may be comfortable ensuring the availability of that landscape when it is on-premises, in a data center it controls. At the same time, it may see very good reasons for that landscape to run in the AWS cloud.
The question is, how can an SAP landscape be configured in the AWS cloud to ensure the high availability (HA) you expect? While on-premises, IT knows what to do. But in the AWS cloud?