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MDC 2-Tenant Install 4 SolMan 7.2 on HANA and HANA Cockpit 2.0 SP7

NewsPosted by Jochen Ziegler Thu, August 09, 2018 11:39:42
Finally with #SAPHANA cockpit SP07 it is possible to deploy it as tenant to an existing HANA DB. This scenario will be for the most customers a co-deployment with the SolMan 7.2 on HANA which makes it easier for maintenance purpose. https://blogs.sap.com/2018/08/08/sap-hana-cockpit-2.0-sp-07-whats-new-by-the-sap-hana-academy/ (Thx to Jens Gleichmann, QPCM, for evaluating that...:-))

POWER9 Enterprise Server announced and SAP Support for POWER9 ScaleOut Servers availabile now

NewsPosted by Jochen Ziegler Tue, August 07, 2018 18:20:49
SAP support for POWER9 available now, see SAP Note 2188482 SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems Allowed Hardware and Power Enterprise Models 950 and 980 announced From now on HANA on POWER9 is officially supported, limited currently to POWER9 ScaleOut models available so far. POWER8: The maximum of 176 cores 24 TB used by single HANA scale-up must not be exceeded. For analytic workload e.g. BW 192 cores and up to 16TB can be used.   POWER9: The maximum of 24 cores and 4TB used by single HANA 2.0 scale-up must not be exceeded. For analytic workload e.g. BW up to 1,5 TB can be used.

Power9 has been released for SAP HANA 2.0 SPS03

NewsPosted by Jens Gleichmann Tue, August 07, 2018 17:37:51
Finally SAP has updated note 2188482 for the allowed hardware. Currently it is limited to the small models with 4TB and 24cores. All installations on Power9 have to be on LE (Little Endian) and HANA 2.0 SPS03.

2554012 - FAQ: SAP HANA Big Endian to Little Endian Migration for IBM Power

Is it possible to use SWPM for migrating from SAP HANA 1.0 on IBM Power to SAP HANA 2.0 on IBM Power?There are limitation while using SWPM, SWPM can only be used to migrate SAP ABAP schema all other schemas like _SYS_REPO are excluded.

So if you only need to migrate ABAP schema then you can use SWPM.

If you want to migrate other schemas it is recommended to use the migration procedure refered in SAP Note 1718576.


You want to migrate from Intel to Power? Nothing easier than that:

Q: Can I recover a HANA backup made on INTEL architecture on IBM Power architecture?
A: Backups created with SAP HANA 2.0 are compatible with both supported hardware platforms (Intel and IBM Power).
You can recover SAP HANA 2.0 using data backups and log backups created with SAP HANA 2.0 on either an Intel-based system or an IBM Power-based system.
Data backups and log backups created with SAP HANA 1.0 SPS10 or newer running on an Intel-based system can be used to recover SAP HANA 2.0 to both Intel-based and IBM Power-based systems.
Data backups and log backups created with SAP HANA 1.0 on an IBM Power-based system cannot be used to recover SAP HANA 2.0. (just use the SWPM option)

1642148 - FAQ: SAP HANA Database Backup & Recovery
2653155 - Using backup and restore to upgrade HANA 1.0 to HANA 2.0



SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 03 Rev 32.00 available now!

NewsPosted by Jochen Ziegler Sat, August 04, 2018 13:39:03
SAP HANA 2.0 Database Revision 32.00 of SPS03 is now available for download in SP/Patch download area on #SAP Service Marketplace. For details check the SAP Note 2645129.

Update of SAP HANA on IBM POWER documentation

NewsPosted by Jochen Ziegler Tue, July 17, 2018 22:20:55
‪Update of SAP HANA on IBM POWER documentation:‬ ‪You can access the latest version of the Planning, Implementation and Operation guides on IBM Techdocs: http://www.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/WP102502‬

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