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Find information about installation, administration, database interface, upgrade, and selected support resources for running IBM Db2 for i in an SAP environment.


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Check out the new whitepaper “SAP on IBM i – SAP Software Update Manager: Behaviors and Insights”. It is meant to supplement SAPs upgrade documentation covering experiences of the SAP on IBM i development team.

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SAP on IBM i Reference Architecture

The SAP on IBM i Reference Architecture document gives an overview of how SAP landscapes are implemented on the IBM i platform.  The implementation of SAP Business Suite solution scenarios is shown as three reference architectures.  The architectures leverage the specific benefits of the IBM i platform and demonstrate different high availability options.

SAP on IBM i Reference Architecture

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Detailed and comprehensive collection of resources regarding SAP on Db2 for IBM i

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Latest Questions and Answers for IBM Db2 for i and IBM i
IBP Filter

In Planning Filter app do we need to select each individual SKU to include in the filter? Is it not possible to copy large No. of SKU’s from note pad or Excel sheet? In Excel add on, run operator filt...

December 12th, 2018
Upgrade path for IBM i (AS/400) at v7r1 ECC 7.0 Kernel 309

We are looking at moving from our SAP ECC 7.0 (Kernel 309) IBM i (AS/400) at v7r1 system to a HANA/RHEL system. Has anyone else made a similar upgrade? We are checking the notes and manuals for some g...

December 5th, 2018
Node /usr/sap/ does not exist errno=FSL-02015 Error while system export

Hello All, While trying to take export i have got error /usr/sap doest exist , not able to process further - Tried latest SWPM tool SWPM10.SP24 - Restarted server -Followed the NOTE 2448026 and Commen...

November 15th, 2018
Crystal Reports for Java "officially supported" on IBM i

I have a Crystal Reports application created with Crystal Reports for Eclipse. This application runs as I expect when deployed on an IBM i (AS/400). I'm not surprised as this is just a Java applicatio...

October 16th, 2018
Can i integrate SAP crystal reports 2016 to visual studio 2012? how?

I have installed SAP crystal reports 2016 and I can't getting Crystal report template and crystal report viewer in the visual studio toolbox. please let me know how to integrate.

October 14th, 2018
How to concatenate SAPRouterString + SAP GW Service?

Hi guys, I'm following the steps of the SAP note 353597 to register a RFC server program at operating system level in OS/400. However, one of the steps says that is needed to execute the followign com...


Latest Blogs of our primary tags IBM Db2 for i and IBM i
SAP on IBM i - SL Toolset 1.0 SPS 26 has been released with new features for IBM i

On May 27th, 2019 SL Toolset 1.0 SPS 26 has been released for customers. You can find an overview over all enhancements at this link: News with Software Logistics Toolset 1.0 SPS 26. For SAP on IBM i,...

May 29th, 2019
SAP on IBM i: SAP on IBM i Summit 2019 – Detailed agenda and registration form now available

Some weeks ago, we have suggested that you save the date for the SAP on IBM i Summit 2019. IBM has now published a website with the detailed agenda and the registration form of the SAP on IBM i Summit...

May 14th, 2019
SAP on IBM i: Save the Date for the SAP on IBM i Summit 2019

If you have received and read the March newsletter SAP on IBM i Tech News, you probably already know that IBM is getting ready for the SAP on IBM i Summit 2019. It is scheduled for June 25th and 26th,...

April 1st, 2019
SAP on IBM i: March Newsletter and updated PTF lists

On March 25th, 2019, the latest edition of the SAP on IBM i Tech News newsletter has been published and mailed to its subscribers. The emphasis in this newsletter is on digital transformation, giving ...

March 29th, 2019
SAP on IBM i: FEMS Pushdown for Queries on DataStore Objects

You may remember my blog post about pushing down the evaluation of so-called “FEMS queries” into the Db2 for i database from September last year. If not, check it out here: SAP on IBM i: Pushing FEMS ...

March 22nd, 2019
SAP on IBM i: Improved Performance for Java Connection Pooling

Database Connection Pooling Is there a commonality between a plane and a database connection? – Yes, they are both very expensive resources. Most people – even frequent flyers – would not maintain the...

January 22nd, 2019

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