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SAP Notes regarding VMware virtualization

General statements:

Note 1492000 - General Support Statement for Virtual Environments (MUST READ)

Note 1380654 - SAP support in cloud environments

Note 1501701 - Single Computing Unit Performance and Sizing


SAP HANA on VMware vSphere:

Note 1788665 - SAP HANA running on VMware vSphere, now also supported SAP HANA Tailored Data Center Integration *NEW*

SAP Expands Preferred Strategic Collaboration With VMware, Unveils New Deployment Architecture for SAP HANA

VMware and SAP Collaborate to Deliver SAP® Solutions as a Service on VMware Cloud Infrastructure *NEW*


SAP on Linux:

Note 1122387 - Linux: SAP Support in virtualized environments

Note 1122388 - Linux: VMware vSphere configuration guidelines (steadily changing)

Note 540787 - CPU affinity and CPU priority under Linux

Note 989963 - Linux: VMware timing problem

Note 1552925 - Linux: High Availability Cluster Solutions

Note 1681501 - Configure a SAP JVM to use large pages on Linux

Note 724140 - Extended memory, release for operating system


SAP on Windows:

Note 1409608 - Virtualization on Windows

Note 1056052 - Windows: VMware vSphere configuration guidelines (steadily changing)

Note 1374671 - High Availability in Virtual Environment on Windows

Note 1678705 - Installation scenarios for a standalone ASCS instance

Note 1002587 - Flat Memory Model on Windows

Note 1612283 - Hardware Configuration Standards and Guidance


Support Related:

Note 1158363 - VMware Performance Snapshot

Note 1478133 - MS SQL Server: How to analyze connection problems to database server

Note 1593183 - TCP/IP networking parameters for SQL Server

Note 500235 - Network Diagnosis with NIPING



Note 1482272 - Key Figures of Virtualization on VMware ESX Server

Note 1409604 - Virtualization on Windows: Enhanced monitoring

Note 1102124 - SAPOSCOL on Linux: Enhanced function


Landscape Virtualization Management (LVM):

Note 1783702 - SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management 2.0

Note 1259069 - Configuration of VMware vCenter for LVM

SCN article: VMWare based VM online cloning of an SAP System with the help of SAP Netweaver Landscape Virtualization Management  (SAP NW LVM) Software HowTo *NEW*


Database virtualization:

Note 1142243 - MaxDB release for virtual systems

Note 1173954 - Support of Oracle for VMWare (also read VMware statement regarding Oracle support)

Note 1130801 - DB2 LUW, DB2 z/OS release for VMware, XEN, and Hyper-V

Note 1706801 - Sybase ASE release for virtual systems


Business Objects:

Note 1405449 - PCM : VMware hosting the PCM suite

For all other Business Objects products, see SAP Note 1492000.


Desktop virtualization:

Note 66971 - Supported SAP GUI platforms


Other products:

Note 1303814 - TREX 7.1: Usage of TREX on Virtual Machines (VM)

Note 1070760 - Running a Virtual Machine (VM) and MDM

Note 325616 - ITS 6.20 System requirements

Note 1223407 - Using the SCM Optimizer in virtual environments

Note 1336014 - CRM Mobile Laptop: MDW and MRS usage on Virtual Machines

Note 1461398 - BW 7.X(7.20) Precalculation - General Info. & Limitations


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