Chapter 4. Infrastructure Technology Basics: Hardware, Operating Systems, and Databases

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

  • Hardware basics: server and disk subsystem infrastructure

  • Partnering with your infrastructure providers

  • Supported operating systems for SAP

  • An introduction to database basics

With the business fundamentals covered in Hour 3, “Business Basics: Developing a Roadmap for Deploying SAP” behind us, it’s now time to turn our attention to the infrastructure technologies that underpin SAP. In this hour, we take a closer look at the three broad infrastructure technologies that come into play when deploying SAP—hardware, operating systems, and databases. In later hours, we examine the SAP-specific application and integration technologies as ...

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