In a recent press release (here) Nutanix and RedHat announced a joint strategic partnership for open hybrid multicloud solutions. As part of the announcement Nutanix AHV Hypervisor becomes certified for RedHat Enterprise Linux. Nutanix now offers more choice for operating systems and hypervisors. Which includes offering support for RedHat Enterprise Linux on Nutanix AHV Hypervisor for SAP HANA. SAP HANA is also supported by Nutanix on VMware ESXi Hypervisor with RedHat Enterprise Linux. Included below are the supported configurations.
Here is the list of supported configuration for SAP HANA when used with Nutanix AOS:
The major new additions to the above platform configurations include RedHat Enterprise Linux being added for support on Nutanix AHV and VMware ESXi.
There are supported configuration differences between Scale Up Hana and Scale Out HANA, as displayed in the following image:
You can find a full list of Nutanix HCI Certified Solutions on the SAP HANA HCI Hardware Certification Page.
There are a number of considerations when designing a platform for SAP workloads and especially SAP HANA. Nutanix has the expertise with partners to be able to provide full end to end solutions and assist with sizing. Nutanix has a number of customers with systems already in production. The Nutanix SAP Solutions Page has a lot of helpful content and resources that can get you started. Another great resource is the SAP HANA Cheat Sheet on the SAP web site.
Nutanix offers choice of hypervisor, hardware platform and operating system for SAP HANA, while having a high performance, reliable and simple solution that accelerates time to use and lowers total cost of ownership. If you want to ‘run simple’ the best way to do that is with SAP HANA with Nutanix.
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