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Here you can find important SAP notes about SQL Server (SMP/Launchpad login is required). They are divided and organized by subject.


555223: FAQ: Microsoft SQL Server

Installation and Administration


SQL Server 2017

2492596 : Release planning for Microsoft SQL Server 2017

2484674 : Setting up Microsoft SQL Server 2017

2484657 : Configuration Parameters for Microsoft SQL Server 2017


SQL Server 2016

2313067: SAP Installation Media and SQL4SAP for SQL Server 2016
2263545: Trace flag 2371 not needed for SQL Server 2016
2313067: SAP Installation Media and SQL4SAP for SQL Server 2016
2263545: Trace flag 2371 not needed for SQL Server 2016
2294688: trace flags 1117 and 1118 not used in sql 2016

SQL Server 2014

1966681: Release planning for Microsoft SQL Server 2014
1966701: Setting up Microsoft SQL Server 2014
1986775: Configuration Parameters for SQL Server 2014
1970448: SAP Installation Media and SQL4SAP for SQL Server 2014
1961467: SQL Server 2014 and later - New Cardinality Estimation in Query Optimization


SQL Server 2012

1651862: Release planning for Microsoft SQL Server 2012
1702408: Configuration Parameters for SQL Server 2012
1676665: Setting up Microsoft SQL Server 2012
1684545: SAP Installation Media and SQL4SAP for SQL Server 2012


SQL Server 2008 (R2)

1076022: Release planning for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (R2)
1152240: Setting Up Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (R2) 
1237682: Configuration Parameters for SQL Server 2008
1144459: SQL4SAP and SAP Installation Media for SQL Server 2008
1473016: Service Pack Installation for SQL Server 2008
1279358: Cumulative Update Installation for SQL Server 2008
1260968: COPYTOSHADOW: R3trans loses reports



SAP BW on SQL Server

2116639: SQL Server Columnstore Documentation
2114876: Release Planning SAP BW for SQL Server Columnstore
1771177: SQL Server 2012 column-store support for SAP BW
1949486: SQL Server 2014 Columnstore support for SAP BW 


JDBC Drivers for MS SQL Server

639702: JDBC Driver for Microsoft SQL Server
745895: Available Microsoft JDBC drivers
2142959: Checking the version of JDBC driver for Microsoft SQL Server
1145221: JDBC driver exchange to Microsoft JDBC Driver
1109274: New JDBC driver for NetWeaver 7.0 and higher
1428134: sqljdbc driver fails to establish secure connection
2356977: Error during connection of JDBC Driver to SQL Server 


MS SQL Server licensing

1491158: Information about the Microsoft SQL Server license scope
2139358: Effect of changes in licensing terms of SQL Server
2173632: Clarification of Core based licensing


Non-Release Specific Support Information

62988: Service Packs for Microsoft SQL Server
1733195: Microsoft SQL Server version and download list
1660220: Microsoft SQL Server: Common misconceptions
398136: Support Policy for Microsoft SQL Server
1177356: MS SQL Server: End of Support for SAP Releases

SAP SQL Server Database Tools

1027512: MSSQL: DBA cockpit for basis release 7.00 and later
683447: SAP Tools for MS SQL Server

Database Connectivity / Database Librarly / Profile Parameter

1248222: ODBC DBSL profile parameters and connect options
208632: TCP/IP network protocol for MSSQL
128126: Database Connect for external tools
1601608: How to access an external SQL Server database
1644499: Database connectivity from Linux to SQL Server

Database Consistency Checks / Database Corruption

142731: DBCC checks of SQL Server
2138616: Advanced database check
1597910:  Handling of database corruptions on SQL Server

Database Migration / Copying Databases / Logins, Users and Schemas

767691: Migration of SAP Systems to/from MS SQL Server
151603: Copying an SQL Server database
1086375: There is already an object named '..' in the database
592514: MSSQL: internal database users, permissions and security

Database Compression

1488135: Database compression for SQL Server
1459005: Enabling index compression for SQL Server

Database File Administration

1238993: Data File Management for SQL Server
363018: File management for SQL Server

Table Partitioning (SAP BW)

869407: Partitioning on MS SQL Server
1471910: SQL Server Partitioning in System Copies and DB Migrations

High Availability / Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) 

965908: SQL Server Database Mirroring and SAP Applications
493290: Configuring SQL server Log shipping
1772688: SQL Server AlwaysOn and SAP applications

Backup and Restore 

1297986: Backup and Restore strategy for MS SQL Server
1420452: FAQ: Restore and recovery with MS SQL Server


General Performance

1744217: MSSQL: Improving the database performance
1241751: SQL Server minimal logging extensions
1134345: Using locked pages for SQL Server
929031: Using SQL Server Profiler for JAVA (and ABAP)
159171: Recompilation of Stored Procedures
2093615: Tips for opening Database Performance Incidents
987961: FAQ: SQL Server I/O performance
1747875: MSSQL: Performance problems when accessing certain tables

SQL Statement Performance (Optimizer Hints)

129385: Database hints in Open SQL
133381: Database-Hints in Open SQL for MS SQL Server
1552952: Parameter maxmarkercnt increased to 10000


1380493: SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)



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