Documents regarding SAP Products with IBM Cloud
- MUST READ | For the "must read" IBM whitepapers regarding planning, implementation and deployment for SAP NetWeaver based software and DBMS with IBM Cloud, see
- SAP NetWeaver on IBM Cloud
- SAP NetWeaver on IBM Cloud Quick Reference Guide for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- SAP NetWeaver on IBM Cloud Quick Reference Guide for Microsoft Windows
SAP Notes Related to IBM Cloud
|Information||Where to find|
|SAP Key Note for Public Cloud Environments|
|Linux in Public Cloud Environments|
|Windows in Cloud Environments|
|SAP Notes Related to IBM Cloud|
Supported SAP Applications
SAP supports all applications listed in SAP Note 2414097. For details on configuration requirements and supported versions, check the SAP Note.
|Supported SAP Applications|
Applications running on WebAS ABAP and/or Java as part of SAP NetWeaver
Supported IBM Cloud Bare Metal Server Types
With IBM Cloud, SAP supports its applications on the bare metal server types that are listed in SAP Note 2414097. Additionally, the SAP applications which are supported on IBM Cloud Bare Metal Server Types are also supported with VMware ESXi. For details on VMware versions and configuration requirements,see SAP Note 2414097.
Supported Guest Operating Systems by SAP
The table below provides a short overview on supported guest operating systems. For detailed information on your SAP product, check SAP Note 2414097.
|Applications based on |
SAP NetWeaver AS
|Windows Server||supported (*1)|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)||supported (*2)|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)||supported (*3)|
|Oracle Linux||not supported|
(*1) released as of Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016
(*2) released as of RHEL 6 or higher
(*3) released as of SLES12 SP2 or higher
The table below provides a short overview on supported databases. For detailed information on your SAP product, check SAP Note 2414097.
|Applications based on|
SAP NetWeaver AS
|SAP HANA||supported (*1)|
|IBM DB2 for LUW||supported (*2)|
|MaxDB, Livecache||supported (*3)|
|Microsoft SQL Server||supported (*4)|
|Oracle Database||not supported|
|SAP ASE||supported (*5)|
(*1) for SAP HANA support, see HANA Directory
(*2) released as of IBM DB2 LUW 10.5 or higher
(*3) released for MaxDB 7.9.09.09 and higher
(*4) released for MS SQL Server 2014 and higher
(*5) released for ASE 16.0 SP03 or higher on RHEL7 or higher, Windows Server 2016, or SLES12 SP2 and higher
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