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Author(s):Rajarshi Muhuri, Created on Nov 28, 2011
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http://www.suse.com/products/sles-for-sap/ [A subscription for SLES must be bought for productive use, however it is free for evaluation purposes]
The OS installation is very straight forward, and does not need any customization if SUSE for SAP DVD is used.
Configure host name including FQDN
Click Network Services --> Hostnames
Restart the system , and log on as root
SAP HANA Installation (SP03)
SAP host agent is new approach from SAP and should be installed on all machines related to SAP landscape. It is used for example by ACC (Adaptive Computing Controller) to manage the system. It is also used by SUM to do the automatic updates.
Eclipse framework is allowing to updates from central server. This repository is the code that is distributed to the end users to update Studio to higher revision.
Extract the File
cd to the extracted "SAP_HANA_DATABASE" folder and grant permissions
The installation can be done in graphical mode by
or in command line mode by
Optionally use "hdbinst -a server"
The SAP HANA client (required for applications - providing them with libraries used to establish connection)
SUM (Software Update Manager) - framework that is allowing automatic download of SAP HANA updates from SAP Marketplace and other sources and patching using host agent. It is also allowing distribution of Studio repository to the end users.
Lifecycle Management Structure for HANA - which seems to install description of current installation that is probably used by SUM to perform automatic updates.
Starting and Stopping the System
su - hanadm
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