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Faster financial analytics and reporting on SAP HANA steer Nissan to higher efficiency

Welcome to this month's HPE Voyage newsletter, bringing you the latest on all things Mission Critical.

This new case study summarizes Nissan´s SAP HANA project. They moved from Oracle to SAP HANA to address business growth, and are experiencing many benefits as a result of choosing HPE as their infrastructure partner.  

Read the case study to understand how Nissan trimmed month-end SAP consolidated financial reporting and reduced SAP data extraction time.  

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The unique set of RAS features in HPE Superdome Flex: How they work and why they matter

In our latest blog post learn how HPE Superdome Flex delivers five 9s single-system availability by incorporating extraordinary Reliability, Availability and Serviceability (RAS) capabilities that keep you up and running.

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HPE Superdome Flex Server Wins Records on SAP® BW Edition for SAP HANA® Standard Application Benchmark Version 2

Superdome Flex achieved the top single-DB-node results with 10.4 billion initial records, on an 8-processor system, for all phases of the SAP® BW Edition for SAP HANA® standard application benchmark Version 2. The server was configured with eight Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors.

Key takeaways:

• World record single-DB-node with 10.4 billion initial records, on an 8-processor system, across all three phases of the benchmark

• First and only result on the Version 2 benchmark with the Meltdown and Spectre security patches, variants #1 and #2

• First result with Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

• First single-DB-node result

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Attend HPE Discover: 19-21 June, Las Vegas USA

Join us at HPE Discover Las Vegas, June 19-21 and learn about HPE´s comprehensive solutions for your most demanding and critical workloads.



Key demos in the Transformation Zone

HPE Superdome Flex: The world’s most scalable and modular in-memory computing platform

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Running critical enterprise workloads with Oracle or SQL Server

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Empower the real-time enterprise with SAP HANA

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Key sessions

New HPE Superdome Flex: Unprecedented scale, modularity and reliability for critical databases and real-time analytics

Session ID: B4973, Tuesday,   June 19, 2018 12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.   

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Keys to capitalize on SAP HANA: Lessons learned from successful enterprise migrations: Pay Pal, Deloitte and HPE IT share their stories

Tuesday June 19 04:30 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.

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Love Oracle but hate the rising licensing costs? We have a solution

Wednesday June 20 09:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

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Moving at the speed of memory with Microsoft SQL Server

Wednesday,   June 20, 2018 12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m

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HPE Superdome Flex Update

In June 2018, HPE announces support for hard partitions, HPE nPars; certification with Windows®; and additional choice in processors and I/O on the HPE Superdome Flex. Additionally, HPE OneView 4.1 includes HPE Superdome Flex monitoring. This augments Superdome Flex capabilities on Intel Scalable processors (codename Skylake), adding to the full scalability – 4 to 32 sockets, 768 GB to 48 TB memory – and VMware and Oracle Linux certifications delivered earlier this year.

HPE Superdome Flex Solutions for SAP HANA offer an unmatched combination of performance, scale, flexibility, and availability, the industry’s largest certified system on the Intel Scalable Processor family with up to 16 sockets and 12TB of memory for scale-up or scale-out workloads. With support for HPE nPars, we now also offer a consolidation architecture for SAP HANA use cases, allowing customers to deploy multiple, heterogeneous SAP HANA instances and optimize their data center footprint.

More information:  www.hpe.com/superdome and  www.hpe.com/info/sap/hana



HPE Workload Aware Security for Linux (WASL) – Achieve security compliance in minutes!

HPE WASL is an easy-to-use security compliance tool designed to secure Operating System instances and Applications and a compelling solution differentiator. It automates security compliance for SAP HANA workloads and the underlying Linux Operating System, reducing what commonly requires several days and IT manpower to only minutes. HPE WASL now supports SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 01 and SPS 02; RHEL 7.3 and 7.4; SLES 12 SP2 and SP3; and SLES for SAP Application 12 SP2.

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