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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions


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Course description

Deploy and combine the power of SAP applications

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions (RH259) is designed to teach Linux® administrators how to adapt Red Hat® Enterprise Linux for the installation and operation of the in-memory database SAP HANA. This course discusses the system architecture with a focus on performance tuning and troubleshooting in order to meet the requirements of SAP.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4.

Audience for this course

This course is designed for system administrators who manage SAP environments on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and are interested in learning how to get the storage and network performance required.

Prerequisites for this course


Outline for this course

Get help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Resolve problems using Red Hat support utilities and on-line systems.
Perform service management and boot troubleshooting
Control and monitor system daemons and troubleshoot the Red Hat Enterprise Linux boot process.
Configure system tunables
Learn several methods to configure operating system tuning parameters.
Manage IPV4 networking review
Configure and troubleshoot basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
Execute network teaming
Learn how to configure 803.3ad network link aggregation.
Update software packages
Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and YUM package repositories.
Manage tuned profiles
Deploy the automatic tuning daemon and create tuned profiles.
Limit resource usage
Configure POSIX resource limits and manage control groups.
Understand storage profiling
Describe and use tools to generate a storage profile.
Tune file systems
Tune Linux filesystems for a database workload.
Explore SAP HANA architecture
Understand the core concepts of the SAP HANA architecture.
Learn Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA
Understand the requirements of and how to install the SAP HANA add-on for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SAP HANA Express.
Consider Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA deployment options
Learn various ways to deploy Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA in the cloud or using Red Hat® Satellite or Red Hat® Ansible Automation.
Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic contact one of our Red Hatters.


Impact on the organization

Many large enterprises depend on SAP solutions to run critical systems for their business applications. These systems are best supported on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. After completing this course, system administrators will gain the necessary skills required to operate SAP and SAP HANA on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

Impact on the individual

You should be able to demonstrate these skills:

  • Build knowledge needed to install and operate SAP HANA successfully on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
  • Review techniques on performance tuning and troubleshooting to get the most out of Red Hat Enterprise Linux when using SAP products.

Recommended next exam or course

Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration (RH403)
Configuration Management with Puppet (DO405)
Red Hat System Administration III: Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294)
Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning (RH442)

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