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This paper provides instructions and best practices on how to install SAP with Oracle Database 11g using the minimum required packages and services for the Oracle Solaris operating system. The goal of this document is to increase security on the Oracle Solaris operating system by minimizing the required packages and disabling unnecessary services on the system. This strategy makes your system safer.
You can download the new white paper here. 01 Oct 2014
There is a new white paper available for download describing Solaris best practices for using ZFS snapshot and rollback with SAP applications. This paper provides instructions and best practices on how to create and manage ZFS snapshot and rollback within the local zone on Oracle Solaris 10 and 11. ZFS snapshot and rollback is the best way to revert to a stable setting of deployments and applications after any system modification.
You can download the new white paper here. 25 Sep 2014
Oracle Solaris 11.2 has been tested and is fully supported to run SAP applications. Applications certified for Oracle Solaris 11 do not need to be recertified when updating to Oracle Solaris 11.2 or later, due to the Oracle Solaris Binary Compatibility Guarantee.
Solaris 11.2 includes the following key features:
For more information, see SAP Note 2047465 - SAP Software in an Oracle Solaris 11.2 Kernel and the details here. 5 Aug 2014
SAPOSCOL has been enhanced to better detect OVM virtualization and Oracle Solaris Zones (previously only Zones were detected). This enhancement is available with SAP HOST AGENT 7.20 SP188 for Solaris x86 and SPARC. For more information, see SAP Note 2031893 Collection of Virtualization Configuration in SAPOSCOL on Solaris. 8 July 2014
On March 26, SAP and Oracle announced the result of another benchmark for Solaris / SPARC systems, based on the SPARC M6 processor and Solaris 11. This shows the performance gain achievable for an SAP system when using both Solaris and SPARC, underscoring the sound platform offered by Solaris / SPARC for SAP applications.
Details of the new world records for SAP SD benchmarks with Oracle's SPARC T5 and M5 / M6 servers:
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