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Setting Up an SAP Environment with SUSE® Cloud


SUSE Cloud powered by OpenStack is the first enterprise-ready OpenStack publication that automates high-availability configuration and implementation. It facilitates a smooth installation and the continuous supply of important cloud services.

Numerous Benefits for Users


More speed and precision in providing IT services:

SUSE Cloud enables this through automation, self-services, and standard workloads. The solution helps companies – through implementation of an OpenStack-based private cloud – to optimize performance and reduce licensing costs, and supports KVM, Xen, Microsoft Hyper-V, and VMware vSphere environments.

Furthermore, it prepares companies for hybrid cloud computing:

Linux-based workloads can be created and managed in private and public clouds without significant effort thanks to SUSE Studio and SUSE Manager.

In addition, the efficiency of servers and IT departments can be optimized with SUSE Cloud:

You can scale your IT infrastructure with minimal effort and thereby limit your capital and operating costs.

Step by Step to a Finished Installation

To facilitate the transition to a SUSE Cloud-based SAP system environment, SUSE and B1 systems have created a simple installation guide. This document describes, step by step, how the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, the preferred Linux platform from SAP, can be made “cloud-ready” and demonstrates, using an example, how users can make an SAP application available on this server in the SUSE Cloud.

The document introduces the following products, provides exemplary implementation recommendations, and explains, in particular, the relevant hardware requirements:

  • SUSE Cloud and SUSE Cloud components
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
  • SAP NetWeaver

The result for users is a SUSE Cloud-based platform for a flexible and custom SAP system environment.

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