SAP HANA 2.0 now certified for SLES 12 Service Pack 2 on IBM POWER8

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 2 (SLES 12 SP2) for IBM POWER is now certified by SAP for SAP HANA 2.0

SLES 12 SP2 runs on IBM POWER8 hardware in little-endian mode (ppc64le).

Currently supported SAP HANA releases available for IBM POWER platform:

SAP HANA 1.0 on IBM POWER Servers (ppc64) big-endian

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for SAP Applications 11 SP4

SAP HANA 2.0 on IBM POWER Servers (ppc64le) little-endian

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for SAP Applications 12 SP2

Full details are available in the SAP Note 2235581: SAP HANA Supported Operating Systems SAP Note: (SAP access required) https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2235581

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About Jay Kruemcke

Jay Kruemcke is passionate about helping customers and partners achieve their goals. Jay is a currently a Senior Product Manager at SUSE. Jay is responsible for the SUSE Linux for High-Performance Computing, Linux for Arm, and Linux for Power servers. Jay released the first commercially supported Linux distribution for Arm in 2016. Jay completely restructured SUSE’s HPC offerings in 2017 to add support for Arm systems, provide longer term support, and continue to enhance the HPC Module. The HPC Module provides support for open software such as slurm as part of the SUSE HPC subscription. Jay has built an extensive career in product management based on being a bridge between customers and engineering teams. He has extensive experience in many areas including product positioning, driving future product directions, using social media for client collaboration, and evangelizing the capabilities and future directions of enterprise products. Prior to joining SUSE, Jay had a long career at IBM including many roles in the Power and Cloud Engineering and Offering teams. In addition to his product management experience, Jay has held a variety of technology roles at including product marketing, manager of a technical architecture team, briefing center staff, SAP systems management consultant, and as a system programmer and administrator Jay also volunteers with the Boy Scouts in multiple roles and with ProductCamp Austin. The postings on this site solely reflect the personal views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views, positions, strategies or opinions of my employer. Follow me on twitter @mr_sles and @phastflyer
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