VIRTUALIZE SAP HANA ON NUTANIX
SAP landscapes, including HANA databases, are ideal candidates for virtualization in a web-scale private cloud environment. Learn how to gain benefits such as the ability to rapidly deploy and adapt to changing performance and data growth needs, gain insights into the whole infrastructure environment in one consolidated location for easier troubleshooting, and simplify day-2 operations so you can focus on applications and innovating to meet business needs.
“We haven’t found any workload that doesn’t run better on the Nutanix platform. As a result, we are exiting the traditional SAN environment over time as we end- of-life our current platforms and tear out the Fibre Channel infrastructure. We plan to be a Nutanix-only shop going forward—I see no reason to use anything else.”
Chris Cate, EVP and CIO
Efficient operations and simplified management
Simplify performance troubleshooting with end-to-end visibility and intuitive consumer-grade management, and significantly reduce capital investment and physical footprint.
Use Up To 80% Less Space
Eliminate under-utilized silos and consolidate all SAP NetWeaver landscapes onto a single dense platform.
Speed Time to Market (Value)
Roll-out new modules and capacity faster and quickly clone and deploy new dev and test environments without worrying about copying data.
Simplify Performance Troubleshooting
End-to-end insight into the VMs, compute and storage reduces time-to-resolution to minutes and hours.
Accelerate Development Cycles
Give developers their own copies of production databases and automate QA/testing using PowerShell scripts and REST APIs.
Eliminate forklift upgrades and disruptive data migrations, scaling easily to accommodate database performance and growth.
Leverage Joint Support
Nutanix and SAP have a collaborative technical support agreement, enabling a seamless experience from setup to optimization to troubleshooting.
SAP has supported virtualization since 2011 for specific virtualization products listed for use with SAP software in SAP Note 1492000.
- For details on SAP on Nutanix, including support and configuration information, see SAP Note 2428012.
- For Linux distributions, see SAP Note 1122387.
- For VMware vSphere 5.x, see SAP Note 1122388.
SAP HANA Production Availability
Nutanix AHV hypervisor and Enterprise Cloud OS software is certified for production SAP HANA deployments. Lenovo and other Nutanix partners are working to certify their respective Skylake-based hardware platforms to run SAP HANA with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software with AHV. Once complete, Nutanix expects production solutions for SAP HANA to be generally available later in the year through these partners.
For SAP support information and verification, see the SAP note 2686722 - SAP HANA virtualized on Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor.
Nutanix platforms use Intel® Processors in state of the art solutions delivering excellent performance for demanding workloads.
Contact us at email@example.com if you want to run SAP applications on a non-listed model, or in combination with a non-listed Linux distribution or version, or if you have any other question related to running SAP on Nutanix Enterprise Cloud.
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