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SCN Content will be Migrated to 1DX at October 10th NEW !
SAP on Microsoft Azure: Red Hat Enterprise Linux supported NEW !
For supported RHEL versions and SAP applications with the Linux guest OS, see SAP Note 1928533. 23 September 2016
Known Issue with Windows Server 2008 on Current Processor Generations NEW !
SAP executables for kernel release 7.45 that run on Windows Server 2008 and use the newest processor generations, crash when using maths functions. In virtual environments, this combination of older operating systems and new processor generations is very likely. For more information, see SAP Note 2330836. 23 June 2016
Known Issue with Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 NEW !
Installing the convenience rollup mentioned in Microsoft KB 3125574 leads to network issues of a virtual machine running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. This often happens in virtual machines running on VMware vSphere. Microsoft has published a solution for this issue at Microsoft KB 3125574. 06 July 2016
SAP on Microsoft Azure: SUSE Linux and HANA support NEW !
Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere - Availability and Recovery Options NEW !
For access to VMware's newly provided whitepaper, check Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere - Availability and Recovery Options. 17 May 2016
Protecting SAP Systems Running on VMware with Azure Site Recovery NEW !
For more information how to combine Azure Site Recovery with VMware, check this blog. 12 May 2016
Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V: Performance degradation with CPU intensive operations
For Microsoft's hotfix of this issue, check KB 3014069. 28 April 2016
VMware ESXi 6.0: Performance degradation due to high network latency with vSphere 6
For details and preconditions of this issue, check SAP Note 2293740. 15 March 2016
New version of MS SQL Server on VMware Best Practices Guide
For download of the updated version of the guide, see Architecting Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere. 15 March 2016
VMware Best Practices Guide updated for vSphere 6
For details and download of the guide, see Updated for vSphere 6 - SAP on VMware Best Practices guide. 15 February 2016
SAP Notes on Key Monitoring Metrics for SAP on VMware vSphere
VMware ESXi 5.5 u3 and 6.0: Known Severe Issues
When you operate your SAP software using VMware ESXi Server and vSphere, check SAP Notes 2229228 for database corruptions and 2237937 for virtual machines hanging. Patches have been made available by VMware! 15 January 2016
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