SAP In-Memory Computing on IBM eX5 Systems

  • 1h 12m
  • Gereon Vey, et al.
  • IBM Corporation
  • 2012

This IBM Redpaper publication describes the new in-memory computing appliances from IBM and SAP that are based on IBM eX5 flagship systems and SAP HANA. We first discuss the history and basic principles of in-memory computing, then we describe the SAP HANA offering, its architecture, sizing methodology, and licensing policy. We also review IBM eX5 hardware offerings from IBM. Then we describe the architecture and components of IBM System Solution for SAP HANA and its delivery, operational, and support aspects. Finally, we discuss the advantages of using IBM infrastructure platforms for running the SAP HANA solution.

In this Book

  • History of In-Memory Computing at SAP
  • Basic Concepts
  • SAP HANA
  • The IBM Systems Solution for SAP HANA
  • Summary
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Related Publications