Oracle MiniCluster S7-2 Supported with SAP
As of November 2, 2016, SAP applications are supported with MiniCluster. All SAP products supported on Oracle Solaris 11 SPARC are supported on Oracle MiniCluster. For details of supported SAP product releases, see the SAP Product Availability Matrix. For more information, see SAP Note 2384855 – Running SAP Software on Oracle MiniCluster.
Oracle Multitenant Option Now in Early Customer Shipment Status
The Oracle Multitenant option is now in early customer shipment status. If you are interested in using this feature for SAP NetWeaver-based systems and want more information, please contact Christian Graf, including your customer number in the mail.
Oracle Solaris Cluster and Oracle Clusterware Certified by SAP for Integration with SAP NetWeaver
The high availability (HA) solutions Solaris Cluster 3.3 and Solaris Cluster 4.x as well as Oracle Clusterware 12c (SAPCTL) have been certified for integration with SAP NetWeaver via the SAP integration scenario NW-HA-CLU 740.
Performance Improvements with PBO-Optimized SAP Kernels
The PBO-optimized SAP kernels for 742 and 745 on Solaris SPARC are now available on SAP Support Portal and downloadable as part of the disp+work package. They are valid for 742 as of patch level 27 and for 745 as of patch level 313. For more information, see the note linked below.
New White Paper "Using the Oracle Solaris Compliance Tool for SAP Installation”
This paper provides best practices for a new Oracle Solaris 11 feature, the compliance report. The tool provides users with not only reporting but also simple instructions on how to mitigate any compliance test failure, and also provides compliance report templates.
New White Paper "Virtualization Monitoring in Oracle Solaris Zones"
Many SAP customers who run SAP on Solaris are using Zones as a flexible and efficient way to virtualize their IT infrastructure. Now we have a new white paper on how to manage and monitor Zones, written by an expert with an SAP background.
Best Practices for Using ZFS Snapshot and Rollback with SAP Applications
This paper describes 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.