The Oracle Solaris operating system –
supported on over 1000 x86 and SPARC platforms –
delivers the performance, stability, and security your users and customers demand. With thousands of applications available
on Solaris, one OS can span your entire enterprise: the web tier, the data warehouse, and the most demanding technical compute applications. Moving to Solaris 11
is easy, whether you're upgrading from an older Solaris release or migrating from another OS.
Sun and SAP have been working together since 1993 to provide a scalable, reliable, secure, flexible, and open computing infrastructure for customers around the globe. Over time our joint efforts have paid off, helping Sun to consistently achieve many SAP Sales and Distribution standard application benchmark world records
. In 2010, Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle Corporation, which is continuing the cooperation with SAP running Solaris.
Installing New SAP Application Server Instances with SAP LVM 2.0 on Oracle Solaris New!
Oracle is working with SAP to make Oracle resources and IT infrastructure available for SAP LVM. With the integration of Oracle virtualization and SAP LVM, it is possible to automate SAP processes running on Oracle infrastructure, such as Oracle Solaris, Oracle storage, and Oracle servers. This paper provides instructions and best practices on how to use the functionality for SAP LVM Application Server Instance Provisioning with Oracle Solaris 11. It describes the necessary steps to install an additional AC-enabled application server. You can download this installation guide here
. 27 Nov 2013
Solaris, SPARC, and Compliance Technology Updates Available for Download New!
Oracle had three partner sessions at this year's TechEd EMEA in Amsterdam to give an update on latest developments in the Solaris platform area. You can see the presentations here:
If you have questions, feel free to contact us directly. 27 Nov 2013
Optimization of SAP Build for 7.21 EXT Kernel for Solaris (SPARC) Yields 10% Performance Increase
Starting with SAP Kernel 7.21 EXT patch level 130 (and higher), the Solaris binaries are further optimized to provide higher throughput and lower latencies for ABAP workloads.
Currently this new optimization is only available on the 7.21 EXT line (Solaris, 64-bit, unicode). However, SAP Kernel 7.21 EXT is downward-compatible and can be used for all SAP products based on NetWeaver 7.00 - 7.31.
The new binaries are fully supported and already available on SAP ServiceMarketplace at:
SAP Software Download Center
-> Support Packages and Patches
-> Browse our Download Catalog
-> Additional Components
-> SAP Kernel
-> SAP KERNEL 64-BIT UNICODE
-> SAP KERNEL 7.21 EXT 64-BIT UC
-> Solaris on SPARC 64bit
. 20 Aug 2013
Oracle Exalogic Now Available with Solaris for SAP Software
The main minimum requirements are:
- Oracle Solaris 11.1 SRU 3.4
- SAP NetWeaver Kernel 7.20_EXT
- Oracle Client 220.127.116.11 on Exalogic
- Oracle Database Server 18.104.22.168 on Exadata
Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3, Cluster 4.x and Clusterware Certified by SAP for Integration with SAP NetWeaver
The integration for the high availability (HA) products Solaris Cluster 4 and Solaris Cluster 3.3 as well as Oracle Clusterware 11g has been certified for integration with SAP NetWeaver via the SAP integration scenario NW-HA-CLU 730. This certification confirms the existence of product features in accordance with SAP certification procedures. The certification test is documented in report no. 20155146 and expires March 7, 2016.
- Integration of sapstartsrv in vendor product
- Start/stop SAP instance via SAPControl
- Manual failover test via vendor product
Oracle Solaris Supported for SAP LVM – Platform Library Now Available on SMP
The Solaris Platform Library for LVM (including the support for system clone / copy / refresh) is now released for customers and can be downloaded from the SAP Service Marketplace:
http://service.sap.com/swdc -> Support Packages and Patches -> Browse our Download Catalog -> SAP Technology Components -> SAP ADAPTIVE EXTENSIONS -> SAP ADAPTIVE EXTENSIONS 1.0 For detailed information, see the related SAP Note 1786220.
The following Solaris versions are supported with SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management:
- Oracle Solaris 11 SPARC
- Oracle Solaris 11 x64
- Oracle Solaris 10 SPARC
- Oracle Solaris 10 x64
Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition 11g (formerly Sun Directory Server) Certified by SAP
Oracle Corporation announced on December 12, 2012 that its Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition 11g (ODSEE) has achieved SAP certification as powered by the SAP NetWeaver technology platform, based on the SAP integration scenario BC-LDAP-USR 630. The solution has been proven to integrate with SAP® solutions, providing secure, high-available, scalable directory services for storing and managing accurate and reliable identity data with SAP systems. This successfully completed integration certification project is now listed online in the SAP Partner Information Center or here.
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