SQL Server Column-Store available for all major SAP BW releases

Last Week SAP released Support Package Stack 5 for EHP1 of NetWeaver 7.3. Hereby all of the following equivalent SPS levels are now available: SPS 27 of SAP BW 7.0 (SAP NetWeaver 7.0) SPS 12 of SAP BW 7.01 (SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0) SPS 12 of SAP BW 7.02 (SAP enhancement… Read more

SAP starts Windows Server 2012 First Customer Shipment program

  SAP Windows Server 2012 First Customer Shipment program   we would like to point out that SAP started the Windows Server 2012 First Customer Shipment program ( FCS ). All the details can be found in the following two SAP notes : 1752767 : Release planning for Windows Server 20121753578 : Windows Server 2012… Read more

Microsoft and SAP NetWeaver – step by step up to the cloud – Part V : simple online SAP System copy

Intro   In my last blog I described how a simple “offline copy” of a SAP System could be accomplished : http://blogs.msdn.com/b/saponsqlserver/archive/2012/08/05/microsoft-and-sap-netweaver-step-by-step-up-to-the-cloud-part-iv-simple-offline-copy-of-a-central-system.aspx This time I would like to describe a solution which allows to create a simple online SAP system copy.A typical use case could be to create a copy of a production system which then acts as… Read more

SAP Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM)

SAP has released a new component of the SL Toolset which replaces the installation tools for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 and higher e.g. for products like PI 7.31 or BW 7.3 In detail, the SWPM can handle installations, system copies etc. for the following products SAP NetWeaver 7.3 SAP EHP1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 SAP NetWeaver… Read more