Power9 HANA ScaleOut now SAP certified!News

Posted by Jochen Ziegler Thu, May 16, 2019 14:07:01

Since yesterday (May 15, 2019) SAP has released usage of HANA ScaleOut for Power9 (max 16 nodes in a ScaleOut Cluster)
BW and BW/4: 16 nodes x 16 TB = 256 TB max cluster size
S/4: 4 nodes x 24 TB = 96 TB max cluster size (min node size 6TB or higher)
Details: SAP Note 2055470 V75

HANA 2.0 SPS03 Rev. 37.01 available Technologie

Posted by Jochen Ziegler Thu, May 16, 2019 09:47:42

SAP HANA 2.0 Support Package Stack (SPS) 03 Database Maintenance Revision 37.01 of SAP HANA Platform Edition is now available externally for download in SP/Patch download area on SAP Software Download Center. Please see SAP Note 2780510

News - E950 and E980 now - all servers - up to 16 prod LPARs allowedNews

Posted by Jochen Ziegler Mon, May 06, 2019 10:21:37

Good News: Update of SAP Note 2230704 over the weekend - on Power9 E950 and E980 - without any further restrictions - up to 16 productive LPARs (or 15 + 1 shared pool) are now allowed!

SDI - Connect Data Sources to HoPTechnologie

Posted by Jochen Ziegler Mon, April 29, 2019 14:31:42

Update of IBM Whitepaper - V1.1 - available:
Connect Data Sources to SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems via SAP HANA Smart Data Integration

HoP: Programming Error may cause Linux Kernel PanicTechnologie

Posted by Jochen Ziegler Tue, April 23, 2019 09:38:55

Due to a bug in the Linux kernel for Linux on Power, using HTM (HANA transactional memory) can lead to a kernel panic.

Affected Releases: SAP HANA 2.0: Rev 024.04 - 024.10 (SPS02), Rev 031.00 - 037.00 (SPS03), Rev = 040.00 (SPS04) with SLES 12 SP01 – SP04

For details / corrections please see SAP Note https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2774105

Thx to Jens for making us aware of that problem!