Best practices for SAP with standalone SAP liveCache
SAP liveCache Highlights
SAP MaxDB Database Studio 7.9.09 is now available
SAP MaxDB Database Studio 7.9.09 is now available for download. Version 7.9.09 now supports graphical analysis of theDatabase Analyzer performance metrics using charts.
For more information, please access the Database Analyzer Charts entry in SAP Help page.
You can also check the expert session in http://maxdb.sap.com/training,
Session 22: SAP MaxDB Database Analyzer / Charts.
SAP liveCache Installation and Upgrade
SAP Installation with liveCache
In the Installation central page, you can find several comprehensive technical documents organized by area and release. Master, Installation, Upgrade Configuration and System Copy Guides are available. Note that whenever an SAP installation takes place there are several pre-requirements that should be performed, so SAP recommendation is to proceed exactly according to the required guide to avoid any issue. The guides can be downloaded from the link:
Remark: You should look for the SAP liveCache related guide for the specific SAP product you are about to install.
SAP liveCache Upgrade Specific
For a detailed and complete description about the upgrade procedure, you should refer to the following specific SAP upgrade documentation.
Upgrade Guide SAP SCM 7.0 EHP 2 and higher – Standalone Engine SAP liveCache Technology 7.9: UNIX
Upgrade Guide SAP SCM 7.0 EHP 2 and higher – Standalone Engine SAP liveCache Technology 7.9: Microsoft Windows
Upgrade Guide SAP SCM 7.0 EHP1 – Standalone Engine SAP liveCache Technology 7.7: UNIX
Upgrade Guide SAP SCM 7.0 EHP1 – Standalone Engine SAP liveCache Technology 7.7: Microsoft Windows
SAP liveCache Patching
Unix/Linux and Microsoft Windows Platforms: SAP liveCache Patches
The latest SAP liveCache patches are available on SWDC. It is recommended to install the latest patch.
Before applying a SAP liveCache patch, always check whether the downloaded version matches the minimum requirement of the installed SCM Version and SP level. For this, please read the SAP notes:
2074842 – Matrix of liveCache Versions for SCM 7.02 and Later
2074841 – Matrix of liveCache Versions for SCM 7.00 and 7.01
Each liveCache patch listed in the above notes has its own SAP note containing the most important information about that patch level as well as instructions about how to download the patch. Please also read the relevant note for the liveCache patch being installed.
Installing a SAP liveCache Patch
Use SDBUPD tool to install SAP liveCache patch as described in the SAP note 1529690 (for liveCache 7.9) or 998966 (for liveCache 7.7).
Installations in older SAP liveCache Versions
For older SAP liveCache versions please read the SAP note:
498036 – Overview note: installing SAP MaxDB/liveCache versions
Microsoft Cluster Services
For upgrade, patching and installation information on Microsoft Cluster Services, please read SAP notes:
1855747 – Overview: Update of SAP MaxDB/liveCache/CS in MSCS environment
1858744 – Overview: Installation of SAP MaxDB/liveCache/CS in MSCS environment
Please also read SAP notes 2037584 (for SAP liveCache 7.9) or 753528 (for liveCache 7.7) for more information on how to locate and download SAP liveCache patches.
SAP MaxDB Database Studio
The SAP MaxDB Database Studio is a database tool with which you can manage SAP liveCache databases of version 7.7 and higher. You can use Database Studio on all operating systems supported by the database system. It is a component of the SAP liveCache software.
Database Studio runs on the Eclipse platform. For more information about this tool please read the following SAP notes:
1464618 – FAQ: SAP MaxDB Database Studio
1320057 – Missing/changed functions in Database Studio
1097311 – SAP MaxDB Database Studio Installation
2213168 – Problems when Database Studio is launched
Also, check the Database Studio 7.9 News page.
For more information about SAP liveCache administration with Database Studio, please check the following topic:
SAP MaxDB Database Studio on SAP Help
SAP liveCache Features list
Consider reading following SAP notes post concerning this topic.
2068007 – Feature List for SAP liveCache 7.9
1006496 – Feature list for SAP MaxDB/liveCache 7.7
SAP liveCache Key Topics
Find resources for administering your SAP liveCache database with an SAP system, refer to following topics:
SAP MaxDB/liveCache FAQ Notes
SAP liveCache Database Administration
SAP MaxDB Security Guide
Handling of database corruptions by SAP Support
SAP MaxDB/liveCache: Detection Tool for Database Corruptions
Further SAP liveCache content
To stay tuned with all SAP liveCache related community, refer to following links:
SAP MaxDB Wiki
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