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Support Update on SAP NetWeaver Support in IaaS Environments (Update 04/16/2018)

In the last weeks, we announced additional cloud offerings which are supported for SAP NetWeaver based applications.

SAP NetWeaver on Open Telekom Cloud and Huawei Cloud

At April 13th, we announced support for SAP NetWeaver based applications on Linux guest OS with Open Telekom Cloud and Huawei Cloud.

For details on support prerequisites, supported products and VM types, check the related SAP Notes which are listed at SAP Notes for Virtual and Cloud Environments.

SAP NetWeaver on IBM Bluemix Infrastructure (IBM Cloud)

Update: IBM Bluemix is now called IBM cloud. For details, see

Recently, we announced the support of SAP NetWeaver applications with the Windows guest Operating System on the IBM Bluemix Infrastructure. Additionally, SAP supports Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and higher as a database.

Now, the following guest operating system versions are supported for SAP NetWeaver on IBM Bluemix:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016
  • RHEL 6 and higher

You can operate the following databases with SAP NetWeaver on Bluemix:

  • IBM DB2 for LUW
  • HANA (Linux guests)
  • Microsoft SQL Server

Additionally, the SAP applications which are supported on Bluemix Bare Metal Server Types are also supported with VMware ESXi virtualization technology.

For details on VMware ESXi versions and configuration requirements, see SAP Note 2414097.

For a first overview on relevant SAP notes, OS and DB versions as well as for the planning, deployment, and operation guides to run SAP NetWeaver on the IBM Bluemix Infrastructure, check my WIKI page SAP on IBM Bluemix Infrastructure.

SAP NetWeaver on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

All SAP products and solutions based on Unicode deployments of SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP/Java 7.x are certified and supported for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute. Both 2-tier and 3-tier installations of SAP NetWeaver can be deployed.

You can now operate your SAP NetWeaver based applications with the Oracle database and Oracle Linux on this infrastructure.

For the SAP Note ‘SAP NetWeaver on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’ which describes the conditions for support, see SAP Note 2474949.

For Oracle’s whitepaper on SAP NetWeaver© Application Server ABAP/Java on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, see SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP/Java on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

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