Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 Certified for SAP® Solution-based Production Environments; Maintaining Leading Benchmark Results and Meeting Customer Needs
Enterprise customers such as
"Although virtualization is an established global trend, we had not used
it to support mission-critical applications until we found
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is the only mission-critical
end-to-end, open source virtualization infrastructure designed for
enterprises that is available today. Providing an open virtualization
hypervisor with Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) and robust management
tools based on the open source oVirt project, the portfolio delivers
leading performance, scalability, flexibility and cost benefits.
In addition to achieving leading performance results on the two-tier SAP
Sales and Distribution (SD) standard application benchmark announced in
June1 — with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and its KVM
hypervisor running the SAP ERP 6.0 application — Red Hat Enterprise
Virtualization has, as of
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 is available globally for production use with SAP solutions today.
"Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization delivers industry-leading performance and scalability. The advancements made in our 3.1 release today are designed to especially benefit customers running large mission-critical workloads like SAP applications. The scalability and performance gains create an even stronger price/performance advantage, and new features like storage live migration and dynamic resource allocation offer a better user experience."
"This marks another important milestone in the 15-year collaboration
between SAP and
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(1) Two-tier SAP SD standard application benchmark configuration and results for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 on KVM on Cisco UCS B230 M2 (2 processors/20 cores/40 threads): Running SAP enhancement package 4 for SAP ERP 6.0, Intel Xeon Processor E7-2870, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 30 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory, one virtual machine using 40 virtual CPUs and the SAP MaxDB® 7.8 database. Achieved 5,100 SAP SD benchmark users and 28,080 SAPS. SAP certification number: 2012013.
Two-tier SAP SD standard application benchmark configuration and results for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 on KVM on IBM System x3850 (4 processors/40 cores/80 threads): Running SAP enhancement package 4 for SAP ERP 6.0, Intel Xeon Processor E7-8870, 2.4 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 30 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory, one virtual machine using 80 virtual CPUs and DB2 9.7. Achieved 10,700 SAP SD benchmark users and 58,750 SAPS. SAP certification number: 2012020.
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