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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for SAP Now Available on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server

By Osi Otugo posted Thu May 06, 2021 02:35 PM


Customers will now be able to run critical SAP workloads on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) such as SAP HANA using IBM Power Systems Virtual Server

Customers can enjoy the flexibility and scalability the Power Systems Virtual Server brings to the table. Power Systems Virtual Server helps clients adapt to ever-changing business needs with pay-as-you-go billing. With RHEL 8 for SAP on Power Systems Virtual Server, customers can also enjoy consistency between their on-premises and off-premises environments. Learn more about this new capability in the blog announcement: RHEL for SAP Now Available on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server.

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Mon August 01, 2022 10:40 PM

How is the RHEL licensing handled?  This would be an interesting test scenario.  How would we move a RHEL for SAP Hana instance that is currently running in vmware on prem and move it to the IBM Cloud?  Are there any use cases for this?