On September 10th, 2018, the latest edition of the SAP on IBM i Tech News newsletter has been published and mailed to its subscribers. This time, it is compiling advantages of the IBM Power architecture for the usage with SAP software, as well as an introduction to SAP’s Core Data Services (CDS) in the context of advanced SAP application development for modern user interfaces.
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On September 18th, 2018, IBM has updated the lists of PTFs that were found to be important for running SAP on IBM i with the latest cumulative PTF packages, TRs and group PTFs. The following PTF lists are available:
- II14536 – SAP Support required PTF list for IBM i 7.1
- II14741 – SAP Support required PTF list for IBM i 7.2
- II14816 – SAP Support required PTF list for IBM i 7.3
We recommend that you download and apply the current level of PTFs at your next convenience, especially when planning hardware or software upgrades. If you have questions regarding the PTF process or individual PTFs, please contact the IBM support.