SAP on IBM INxHY (zBX Integrated Hypervisor for IBM System x Blades)
For a general overview on the support of SAP Applications, Operating Systems, and Databases in Virtual and Private Cloud Environments, see also Support of SAP Applications, Operating Systems, and Databases in Virtual and Private Cloud Environments.
SAP Notes Related to INxHY
Supported SAP Applications
SAP supports almost all its applications on the supported stack of virtualization solution, operating system and database.
For exceptions and specific configuration requirements for your SAP application, check section 2 of SAP Note 1492000.
As of August 2014, the General Support Statement for Virtual Environments applies for all SAP applications and components except the following:
- SAP HANA and SAP HANA-related applications
- SAP ITS 6.20
Supported Guest Operating Systems by SAP
For IBM's support information on supported hardware, hypervisor, guest OS and database versions, check SAP Note 1650076.
For the Windows guest operating system, check additionally the prerequisites and supported guest OS versions listed in SAP Note 1409608.
The table below provides a short overview on supported databases with INxHY; see also SAP Note 1650076.
|IBM DB2 LUW||supported (*1)|
|MaxDB, livecache||supported (*1)|
|Microsoft SQL Server||not supported|
|Oracle Database||not supported|
|Sybase ASE||supported (*1)|
(*1) for support details, see SAP Note 1650076.
Further Information About InxHY
For information related to the zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension (zBX), see http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/z/hardware/zenterprise/zbx.html.