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New Secure Connect Method 

There is now a new method for the connection between SAP processes and the Oracle database. Instead of storing the encrypted password in the database, it is stored in the file system. This means that the Oracle remote OPS$ connect, which has been used up till now, is no longer needed. For more information, see SAP Notes 1622837 and 1639578.
Secure storage is now supported in BR*Tools. For more information, see SAP Note 1764043.

Oracle Linux 7 Certified by SAP

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and all SAP products based on SAP NetWeaver 7.x are now certified and supported on Oracle Linux 7. You can run on bare-metal Oracle Linux or in a virtualized Oracle VM environment, with a certified and supported SAP environment. For the latest Oracle Linux certification, see SAP Note 2069760.
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Supported for SAP on Oracle

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is now certified for SAP systems running on Oracle Database 11g Release 2. For more information, see SAP Notes 1431800 and 2002167.
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Oracle Exadata X5 Certified by SAP

All SAP products based on SAP NetWeaver 7.x  available on Oracle Linux 6 and certified with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 can now be used with the new Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5 in a non-virtualized setup. For more information, see SAP Note 1590515.
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Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Patchset 3 (11.2.0.4) Now Available

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Patchset 3 (11.2.0.4) is now available on all Oracle engineered systems platforms, all Linux platforms, all UNIX platforms, and Microsoft Windows platforms (Oracle 11204 is the first version that supports Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R1 and R2). For more information, see SAP Note 1431799.

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Support for SAP Applications with Oracle Databases in Microsoft Azure Environments

With Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Patchset 3 (11.2..0.4), SAP applications are now certified and supported for Oracle databases in a Microsoft Azure environment. For more information, see SAP Note 2039619.
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Structural Changes in SAP Bundle Patches

As of June 2014, there is a change in the internal structure of the SAP Bundle Patches (SBPs) for Oracle. While this has many benefits, applying the new SBP for the first time requires special handling. For more information, see the hot news SAP Note 2011199.
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Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance (VCA) Certified by SAP

All SAP products based on SAP NetWeaver 7.x available on Oracle Linux 5 and Oracle Linux 6 can now be used on the Oracle Engineered System designed for virtualization - the Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance (VCA). For more information, see SAP Note 2052912.
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Virtual Exalogic Certified by SAP

All SAP products based on SAP NetWeaver 7.x available on the Oracle Linux 5 platform can now be used in a Virtual Exalogic configuration. For more information, see SAP Note 1617188.
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Virtual Exalogic Certified by SAP

All SAP products based on SAP NetWeaver 7.x available on the Oracle Linux 5 platform can now be used in a Virtual Exalogic configuration. For more information, see SAP Note 1617188.

SAP NW Master Data Management Now Certified with Oracle ASM

SAP’s solution for managing, consolidating, and synchronizing your enterprise master data, SAP NetWeaver Master Data Management (MDM), has been officially certified with Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM), as of SAP NW MDM 7.1 SP10. For more information, see SAP Note 1825328.
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Microsoft Hyper-V Now Supported for SAP on Oracle

Microsoft virtualization solution Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V is now certified for use with SAP systems running on Oracle database, supporting Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Server 2012 (with upcoming Oracle 11.2.0.4) as guest operating systems, and all SAP and Oracle products certified with these guest OSs. For more information, see SAP Note 1329848.
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Oracle Clusterware 11g Release 2 Integration with SAP NetWeaver Certified!

The integration of Oracle Clusterware 11g Release 2 running on the Solaris and Linux operating system with SAP NetWeaver 7.30 via the SAP integration scenario NW-HA-CLU 730 has been officially certified by SAP AG (certification reports 20284533 and 20284617). The integration is implemented with SAPCTL V7.
For more information, see SAP Note 1496927.

Oracle VM Certified by SAP

The latest release of Oracle's server virtualization solution Oracle VM 3.2.1 has now been certified by SAP for x86_64 platforms. SAP products can now be deployed in Oracle VM virtualized environments using Linux and Solaris guests. Oracle VM provides SAP customers with a fully supported and certified virtualization environment for the Oracle database.
For more information on Oracle VM, see SAP Note 1808268.

SAP Library Docu for SAP on Oracle with BR*Tools

We now have a new updated version of the SAP Library documentation for SAP on Oracle, including BR*Tools.
For more information, see SAP Database Guide: Oracle. Sep 18 2012

Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2) certified by SAP

Oracle Linux 6 is the newest Linux version of Oracle for your SAP infrastructure computing needs. Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2 is based on the mainline Linux kernel and boasts a wide range of new features and improvements relevant for enterprise workloads. It includes performance and scalability enhancements that enable Oracle to achieve excellent performance.
For more information, see SAP Note 1635808. May 16, 2012

BR*Tools Now Supports Oracle ASM and Exadata

As of patch 18 for BR*Tools 7.20, you can use BR*Tools to manage Oracle 11g databases based on Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM), including Oralce Exadata Database Machine. For more information, see SAP Notes 1627541 and 1598594.

We released Oracle ASM for SAP in February 2011 - see SAP Note 1550133.

We released Oracle Exadata Database Machine for SAP in June 2011 - see SAP Note 15905158 Nov 2011

SAP on Oracle White Papers

Updated February 2012

Oracle Patch Set 11.2.0.3 Released

We have now released the Oracle patchset 11.2.0.3 for use with SAP systems on UNIX platforms. For more information, see SAP Notes 1431799 and 1631931 and the guide Upgrade to Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2): UNIX - For Oracle Patch Set Release 11.2.0.2 and 11.2.0.3.  20 Dec 2011

Oracle Exalogic and Exadata Now Certified by SAP

All SAP products based on SAP NetWeaver 7.x that are also certified for Oracle Database 11g Release 2 can now be used with the Oracle Exadata Database Machine and the Oracle Exalogic system. Only the Oracle database can run on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine. No SAP instance can be deployed on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine. SAP instances have to run on different middle-tier machines of any hardware architecture and operating system or on the Oracle Exalogic system.

For more information on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine, see SAP Note 1590515 and the Oracle white paper. For more information on the Oracle Exalogic system, see SAP Note 1617188.

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