Germany-based open source company SUSE has announced the release of the first enterprise Linux image for SAP Hana large instances on Microsoft Azure.
The company made the announcement on Wednesday at its annual conference, SUSECON, which taking place in Nashville, Tennessee, this week.
It said the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications image on Azure offered consistent build and management capabilities on Azure.
SAP HANA Large Instances on Azure are purpose-built hardware configurations for SAP HANA workloads that require memory sizes larger than 0.5 terabyte.
SUSE said it was collaborating with Microsoft to support mission-critical workloads for SAP HANA environments up to 60TB in size with the stability and reliability of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.
“This is a customer-driven solution jointly developed with Microsoft to provide the advanced high availability and storage security for SAP HANA Large Instances that customers need,” said Daniel Nelson, vice-president of Products and Solutions for SUSE.
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