Server Technologies

All of the application components (SAP R/3, SAP BW, SAP APO, etc.) must run on some server hardware platform. This section covers which server hardware platforms are supported. It also covers what the servers are made of and which types of processors, caches, system bus, memory, and I/O architectures are applicable to SAP environments. Crossing the 32-bit memory addressing barrier is also presented at the end of this section on server technologies.

Server (HW) Platform Vendors

There are many types of server hardware platforms supported with SAP software. These servers are differentiated by the type and number of processors supported, the system buses used to connect the processors and memory together with the I/O, ...

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