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Documents regarding Microsoft Azure

SAP Notes Related to Microsoft Azure

InformationWhere to find
SAP Key Note for Public Cloud Environments
  • 1380654: SAP support in public cloud environments
Windows in Public Cloud Environments
  • 1409604: Virtualization on Windows: Enhanced Monitoring
  • 1612283: Hardware Configuration Standards and Guidance
  • 2327159: SAP NetWeaver License Behavior in Virtual and Cloud Environments
  • 2035875: Windows on Microsoft Azure: Adaption of your SAP License
Linux in Public Cloud Environments
  • 1102124: SAPOSCOL on Linux: Enhanced function
SAP Notes Related to Microsoft Azure
  • 1928533: Supported Products and Azure VM types
  • 2015553: SAP on Microsoft Azure: Support prerequisites
  • 2367194: Use of Azure Premium SSD Storage for SAP DBMS Instance
  • 2243692: Linux on Microsoft Azure (IaaS) VM: SAP license issues
  • 2035875: Windows on Microsoft Azure: Adaption of SAP license
  • 2316233: SAP HANA on Microsoft Azure (Large Instances)
  • 2145537: Support of SAP BusinessObjects BI platform on Microsoft Azure
  • 2191498: SAP on Linux with Azure: Enhanced Monitoring
  • 2303398: SAP on SQL Server in Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines
  • 2233094: DB6: SAP Applications on Azure Using IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
  • 2039619: SAP Applications on Microsoft Azure using the Oracle Database
  • 2178632: Key Monitoring Metrics for SAP on Microsoft Azure
  • 2343511: Microsoft Azure connector for SAP Landscape Virtualization Management
  • 1999351: Troubleshooting Enhanced Azure Monitoring for SAP

Supported SAP Applications

With Microsoft Azure, SAP supports all applications that are listed in SAP Note 1928533. For details on configuration requirements and supported versions, check the SAP Note.

Supported SAP Applications (see SAP Note 1928533)
on Guest OS
Applications running on WebAS ABAP and/or Java as part of SAP NetWeaverWindows, Linux
SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation on NetWeaver (BPCNW)Windows
TREXWindows
SAP Content ServerWindows
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (SAP BI)Windows, Linux
SAP Financial ConsolidationWindows

Supported VM Instance Types

With Microsoft Azure, SAP supports its applications only on the VM types that are listed in SAP Note 1928533.

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 the Product Availability Matrix and SAP Note 1928533.

SAP Application
Guest OS
Applications based on
SAP NetWeaver AS, BPCNW, TREX
SAP BI
Windows Server 2003not supportednot supported
Windows Server 2008not supportednot supported
Windows Server 2008 R2supportedsupported (*1)
Windows Server 2012supportedsupported (*1)
Windows Server 2012 R2supportedsupported (*1)
Windows Server 2016supported not supported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)supported (*2) not supported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12supported (*3) not supported
Oracle Linux 7supported (*3)not supported

(*1) for versions and constraints, see SAP Note 2145537
(*2) released as of RHEL 7 or higher
(*3) released as of SLES 12 or higher

Supported Databases

The table below provides a short overview on supported databases. For detailed information on your SAP product, check the Product Availability Matrix and SAP Note 1928533.

SAP Application
Database
Applications based on
SAP NetWeaver AS, BPCNW, TREX
IBM DB2supported (*1)
MaxDB, liveCachesupported (*2)
Microsoft SQL Serversupported (*3), Windows only
Oracle Databasesupported (*4), Windows only
SAP ASEsupported (*5)
SAP HANAsupported (*6)

(*1) only for specified IBM DB2 for Linux, Unix and Windows versions, see SAP Note 1928533
(*2) only for specified MaxDB and liveCache versions, see SAP Note 1928533
(*3) released as of MS SQL Server 2008 R2 or higher. Please consider the new Microsoft SQL Server Use Terms as outlined in SAP Note 2139358.
(*4) only for specified Oracle Database on Windows guest OS, see SAP Note 2039619
(*5) released as of SAP ASE 16.0 SP02 or higher, see SAP Note 1928533
(*6) for HANA support with Microsoft Azure, see SAP Note 2316233 

Frequently Asked Questions

For a list of frequently asked questions for the operation on SAP applications with Azure, check Frequently Asked Questions: Azure.

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  1. Please see our Blog about Installation of SAP BW on HANA also valid for BW/4 HANA - https://blogs.sap.com/2012/05/22/sap-bw-installationconfiguration-also-on-hana/

    and the Software Lifecycle Management Overview for SAP BW on HANA - https://blogs.sap.com/2016/10/11/software-application-lifecycle-management-sap-bw/#content

    @RolandKramer