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 Linux Operating System with SAP HANA Reference


This guide provides the recommended Operating System configuration settings for running SAP HANA on Linux.

Recommended Configuration Settings

    • SAP Note:  171356    - SAP Software on Linux: General information
    • SAP Note:  1310037  - SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 11: Installation notes
    • SAP Note:  1855805  - Recommended SLES 11 packages for HANA Support on OS level
    • SAP Note:  2292711 -  SAP HANA DB: Recommended OS Settings for SLES 12 / SLES for Applications 12 SP1
    • SAP Note:  2205917 -  SAP HANA DB: Recommended OS Settings for SLES 12 / SLES for Applications 12
    • SAP Note:  1824819  - SAP HANA DB: Recommended OS Settings for SLES 11 / SLES for Applications 11 SP2
    • SAP Note:  1954788  - SAP HANA DB: Recommended OS settings for SLES 11 / SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP3
    • SAP Note   2240716  - SAP HANA DB: Recommended OS settings for SLES 11 / SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP4
    • SAP Note:  1944799  - SAP HANA Guidelines for SLES Operating System Installation 
    • SAP Note:  1890444  - Slow HANA system due to CPU power save mode
    • SAP Note:  2031375 -  SAP HANA: Transparent HugePages (THP) setting on Linux
    • SAP Note:  2013638  - SAP HANA DB: Recommended OS Settings for RHEL 6.5
    • SAP Note:  2136965  - SAP HANA DB Recommended OS Settings for RHEL 6.6
    • SAP Note   2247020  - SAP HANA DB Recommended OS Settings for RHEL 6.7
    • SAP Note   2292690  - SAP HANA DB Recommended OS Settings for RHEL 7
    • SAP Note:  2001528  - Linux: SAP HANA Database SPS 08 Rev 80 (or higher) on RHEL 6 or SLES 11
    • SAP Note:  2161344  - HWCCT patch note

Vendor Specific Notes

IBM Power

  • SAP Note 2055470 - HANA on Power Planning and Installation Specifics - Central Note
  • SAP Note 2133369 - SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems: Central Release Note for SPS 09 and SPS 10
  • SAP Note 2218464 - Support Products when running SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems

Lenovo

  • SAP Note 1650046 - Lenovo Solution for SAP HANA - Operations Guide
  • SAP Note 1661146 - Lenovo/IBM Check Tool for SAP HANA Appliances
  • SAP Note 1898103 - Health Checker for IBM SAP HANA Appliance

Reference Guides

 

OS Commands Quick Reference

           Command                                                        Description

    • 'chmod'                                                             Change access rights
    • 'chown'                                                             Change owner
    • 'df -k'                                                                 Disk Space

    • 'find . -name "*<filename>*" -exec ls -l {} \;   Find a file

    • 'hdbcons "runtimedump dump"'                    Generate a SAP HANA Runtimedump file

    • 'iostat'                                                               Display I/O statistics
    • 'kill -9 <process id>'                                        Kill a running process
    • 'ls -l'                                                                  List files and permissions
    • 'man <command>'                                           Display help for a command
    • 'more <filename>'                                            Show the first page of a file without opening
    • 'ps -ef'                                                               Show running processes          
    • 'top -H'                                                              Memory Usage
    • 'uname -a'                                                         System Name and Kernel Information
    • 'vi <filename>'                                                  Open a file using the vi editor
    • 'vmstat'                                                             Display virtual memory statistics
    • 'whoami'                                                           Show current User
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