Oracle Database and
IT Infrastructure for SAP


Oracle Corporation and SAP AG support our joint customers with long-standing reseller and customer support agreements that provide enhanced access to Oracle hardware and software technologies as well as world-class customer service.

The Oracle development teams manage and implement joint integration projects for Oracle/SAP database, Oracle Solaris, and Oracle Linux, while Oracle Global Technology Centers for SAP provide pre-sales support, including sizing and IT infrastructure optimization. Oracle Database and Oracle support teams are also on site at SAP support centers in Tokyo, Palo Alto, CA, and St. Leon-Rot/Walldorf, Germany.

Oracle Database for SAP

Oracle Multitenant for SAP in General Availability Status

Oracle Database 12cOracle Database 12c
for SAP Certification Roadmap

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As of February 2017, Oracle Multitenant, the last major Oracle Database 12c (12.1) option to be certified for SAP environments, is generally available for all SAP on Oracle customers. Customers interested in testing or implementing Oracle Multitenant no longer need to contact SAP in advance to get support and access to the relevant documentation.

Oracle Multitenant databases can be used for all SAP NetWeaver-based applications, with the only exception being that a mix of SAP OLAP (BW) and SAP OLTP (ERP, CRM, ...) systems in the same container database is not supported.

For details see SAP Note 2336881.

Oracle Engineered Systems for SAP

Oracle ExadataOracle Exadata X6 Database Machine Certified for SAP
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Oracle ExalogicOracle Exalogic X5-2 Certified for SAP Applications
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Oracle Database ApplianceOracle Database Appliance (ODA) X5-2 Certified for SAP
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Optimized for Oracle Database and SAP applications, Oracle's Engineered Systems reduce the time needed to get SAP landscapes up and running. The systems are factory integrated, configured, and tested, and arrive ready for on-premise SAP installation. Each system is tuned for a specific purpose, reducing the need for customization and infrastructure modifications.

Oracle Exadata X6 Database Machine Certified for SAP Applications

As of April 2016, new Oracle Exadata X6-2 and X6-8 with Oracle Exadata software version are certified for SAP applications.

New Oracle Exadata X6 Database Server processors deliver up to 25 percent higher performance than the previous-generation Oracle Exadata X5 processors, and the same is valid for the new Oracle Exadata Storage Server, which offers high capacity and extreme flash with new processors that are up to 25 percent faster than Oracle Exadata X5.

Latest Versions of Oracle Database Appliance and Oracle Exalogic Certified for SAP Applications

As of March 2016,

  • Oracle Database Appliance X5-2 with ODA software version 12.1 and Oracle Linux 6 is now certified for SAP environments,
  • latest Oracle Exalogic hardware (X5-2) using physical (bare metal) and virtual mode has been certified for SAP environments.

Oracle IT Infrastructure for SAP

Oracle's SPARC T5 and M5 ServersOracle's SPARC T5 and M5 Servers Set New World Records for SAP SD Benchmark

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Customers today must meet surging demands for data amid an economy marked by spending cuts. Efficiency is the watchword for many, making an Oracle platform the smart choice for SAP application deployment. With Sun server, storage, operating system, and virtualization technology, Oracle provides flexibility and choice across the IT infrastructure. Together, Oracle and SAP offer a world-class set of end-to-end IT infrastructure solutions that deliver a high level of system availability as well as a clear path to improved productivity, increased system utilization, lower total cost of ownership, and the transformation of your technology infrastructure into an eco-friendly data center.

Oracle Services for SAP

ZeissSuccessful Oracle-to-Oracle Online Migration at Carl Zeiss

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Oracle and SAP coordinate global support processes designed to mitigate risk and reduce support-related assistance requests when new products are introduced. A dedicated, long-term, team of technical analysts provide direct, consistent service relationships to SAP customers using Oracle databases. In addition to delivering unified support with SAP, technical experts in Oracle’s Solution Support Center for SAP also provide a variety of services, workshops, and engagements tailored to specific customer needs through Advanced Customer Services.

Oracle Database 12c Runs SAP Applications 2x Faster Than SAP HANA

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