SAP HANA B1 with High Availability


We want to deploy SAP HANA B1 High availability for one of our customer. But we want a clarification on SUSE Linux licenses.
According to SAP documentation we need SLES for SAP Application for Two HANA servers and SLES for SAP business one for Central server.

Is there any difference between these two products and Do we have to purchase 3 SLES license when deploying SAP HANA HA.

Please clarify.


Hi Aruna,
depending on your setup you need only two SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications subscriptions. One for each HANA node. Normally the whole applications stack for B1 is also installed on the same node as HANA is installed. Therefor you don’t need a third subscription. If you want to install your SAP application not on the same node where HANA is running than your right with the additional subscription for the third node. If you don’t need the HA function there you can use the normal SUSE Linux Enterprise Server subscription for this node.

I hope this helps and clarify the things a bit.

Regards Bernd