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SAP on Red Hat

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Red Hat – an SAP Global Technology Partner

Welcome to the “SAP on Red Hat”  landing page where you can find information on confidently running SAP using Red Hat technologies including Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV), Cloud, and JBoss Middleware.

What’s New

  • SGI, a leader in high performance computing (HPC) and an early driver of big data technologies, has certified its SGI UV 300H server for Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA. Read more
  • Keynote at Red Hat Summit, by Steve Lucas, President of Platform Solutions at SAP. Watch it on youtube

What’s In the Press

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is now certified for SAP Business Applications
  • Red Hat Deepens Collaboration with SAP on SAP® Data Management Portfolio, Launches Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA®
  • Red Hat Teams with SAP to Bring Data Management Offerings to OpenShift

SAN FRANCISCO – RED HAT SUMMIT 2014, April 16, 2014 – Industry leaders cooperate to bring SAP® database technologies to developers with new cartridges for Red Hat’s award-winning Platform-as-a-Service portfolio. FULL STORY

  • Guinness World Records: The largest data warehouse contains 12.1 petabytes (12,100 terabytes) of raw data, achieved by a collaboration between SAP (Germany), BMMsoft, HP, Intel, NetApp and Red Hat (all USA) at the HP Lab, Santa Clara, California, USA, on 17 February 2014.
  • SAP Sybase IQ Software Smashes Previous Results and Sets World Record for Fastest Loading of Big Data

June 25, 2013 by SAP News WALLDORF – SAP today announced that version 16 of SAP Sybase IQ software has achieved a Guinness World Record for loading and indexing big data. In cooperation with BMMsoft, HP and Red Hat, SAP Sybase IQ 16 achieved an audited result of 34.3 terabytes per hour*, far surpassing the previous record of 14 terabytes per hour achieved by the same team using a previous version of SAP Sybase IQ.


  • Red Hat Expands Technical Account Management Services to Offer SAP® Solution-centric Support

Raleigh, N.C. and ORLANDO, Fla. – SAP SAPPHIRE NOW – May 14, 2013 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced it has expanded its Technical Account Management Services portfolio to include specific support for SAP® solutions. Now, Red Hat customers who also use SAP products can benefit from Red Hat Technical Account Managers (TAMs) specializing in SAP solutions, allowing customers to benefit from the TAMs’ in-depth knowledge and expertise and proactive guidance.


Customer Success Stories

SAP HANA Success Story by Peavey Electronics [Case Study][Testimonial Video]

Bayer Business Services lowers cost, achieves performance

Generali SAP Migration Success Story – REALTECH

Munich Re – REALTECH

Eli Lilly Case Study – Intel

Red Hat Provides CEPSA with a Scalable, Standardized, High-Availability SAP Platform

Bilcare research cost-effectively scales for Business Growth with Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Integrated Virtualization

Purdue University gives high grade to HP Converged Infrastructure (2012 – SAP, RHEL, VMware, HP Technical Services case study)

FI-TS Provides SAP in the Cloud Securely Thanks to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (deutsch)

Produban: OS Standardization, HA — includes SAP, too

ING-DiBa: OS Standardization for Oracle, SAP etc. incl. DR Scenario: SAP 4 minutes (english)

Technical Resource Library

Technical Resources for Running SAP HANA

Technical Resources for Running SAP Business Applications

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Business Applications

RHN KnowledgeBase Article: What is “Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Business Applications” Subscription?

Datasheet: SAP and Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA

Product Page

Getting The most from Red Hat Enterprise Linux And SAP HANA platform

RHN KnowledgeBase Article: What is “Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA” Subscription?


Supported HANA HA Scenarios on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV)

Product Page

Virtualization Datasheets

High Availability Solution for SAP

RHEL 6.5 HA add-on (with pacemaker) has passed the SAP HA Interface certification in December 2013, see High Availability Partner Info

Performance – SD Benchmark

Published SAP SD Benchmarks on Red Hat

JBoss Enterprise Middleware (SCN Page)

The long-standing collaboration between Red Hat and SAP is thriving. Engineers from both companies are working together with a focus on developing new tools to further the integration of SAP Business Suite with enterprise Java applications running on JBoss Enterprise Middleware. The aim of such integration, of course, is a more intelligent, integrated enterprise — one that can maximize the value of your data assets and accelerate business decisions.  Learn More


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