HANA on POWER

HANA on POWER

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HANA 2.0 supports now CRM and SCM EhP4

NewsPosted by Jens Gleichmann Sun, July 30, 2017 11:37:23
Starting with CRM EhP4 and SCM EhP4 SPS01 (basis NW 7.50 SPS01) and HANA 2.0 SPS01 Rev. 11 you can now run your systems on SLES for SAP 12 LE (starting with SP1) on IBM Power.

Currently SRM is NOT supported to run on HANA 2.0 (note 2171391)

Notes:
2171392 - EHP4 for SAP SCM / SNC 7.0 SP stacks - Release & Information Note
2171335 - EHP4 for SAP CRM 7.0 SP stacks - Release & Information Note

2507898 - Support for SAP HANA 2 in SAP CRM 7.0 Enhancement Package 4
2235581 - SAP HANA: Supported Operating Systems

SLES12 SP2 supported for IBM Power Servers

NewsPosted by Jens Gleichmann Sun, July 30, 2017 11:22:28
SLES12 SP2 (LE) are now supported for SAP HANA 2.0 (note 2235581). This results in a longer support cycle for the operating system.

HANA 2.0 SPS02 now available

NewsPosted by Jens Gleichmann Thu, July 27, 2017 10:43:07

SAP HANA 2.0 SP02 is now available on SAP Service Marketplace. Please see SAP Note 2460914 - SAP HANA Platform 2.0 SPS 02 Release Note.

Currently there are some restrictions regarding HSR (HANA System Replication) in connection with XSA (XS Advanced Engine) and WebIDE (SAP Note 2508538 - Release Restrictions of SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 02).



HANA 1.0 BE: SPS 12 Rev 122.10

NewsPosted by Jens Gleichmann Fri, June 02, 2017 14:00:23
SAP HANA Database Maintenance Revision 122.10 of SAP HANA platform software (SPS) 12 is now available on SAP Service Marketplace. Please check the SAP Note 2475609 for details.

kernel-bigmem - More memory now available for SAP HANA on SLES 11 for POWER

NewsPosted by Jens Gleichmann Fri, February 24, 2017 08:42:19
"The Bigmem kernel (kernel-bigmem) is an additional Linux kernel available for SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP4 customers through the maintenance channel.
The Bigmem kernel is modified to provide support for up to 32TB on IBM POWER. Customers using SAP HANA can optionally use the Bigmem kernel to support any size memory up to 32TB.
Customers who are using SLES 11 for workloads other than SAP HANA will continue to use the standard kernel.
Moving forward, both kernels will be supported by SUSE on SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP4.

- The standard kernel-default is only certified for configurations up to 1.5TB and should be not used for larger installations.
- The kernel-bigmem is only supported for SAP HANA environments when running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 (ppc64)
- The kernel-bigmem is NOT supported when running the standard SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 4 (ppc64) or for workloads other than SAP HANA.

The Bigmem kernel also increases the number of threads supported by SLES for SAP Applications 11.
This is required for systems that have more than 1024 logical CPUs such as an IBM Power System E880 configured with 192 physical CPU core with SMT8, resulting in 1536 logical CPU threads.

Also, note that clients implementing SAP HANA on SLES for SAP Applications 12 do not need the Bigmem kernel because the base kernel in SLES 12 already supports up to 32 TB of memory."

Source:
https://kruemcke.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/more-memory-now-available-for-sap-hana-on-sles-11-for-power/
https://www.suse.com/de-de/support/kb/doc/?id=7018408

current restrictions with HoP:
2188482 - SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems: Allowed Hardware
2055470 - HANA on POWER Planning and Installation Specifics - Central Note
2271345 - Cost-Optimized SAP HANA Hardware for Non-Production Usage
2230704 - SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems with multiple - LPARs per physical host

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