Why SAP selected SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for use with SAP HANA
Many enterprises are struggling with the growing amount of data. SAP’s In-Memory technology delivers on the promise to analyze a huge amount of data in a short amount of time. The current star of SAP’s in-memory solution is SAP HANA. SAP HANA is an in-memory appliance that is optimized to work on most hardware platforms. It is extremely flexible, and is being used for a wide variety of purposes; from running sales profitability reports with remarkable speed, to analyzing customer data, to identify high-use customers. SAP Hana was introduced in February 2010 and is growing faster than any other product in SAP history.
Although, all the world is talking about SAP HANA and the press is full of news, one fact is less known – SAP HANA runs on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is the preferred Linux platform of SAP and more than 2,500 customers. It delivers faster installation for a shorter time to results with it’s outstanding support to lower the cost of operation and maintenance, and built-in business continuity to protect business operations.
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