Google Cloud Platform certified to run SAP HANA

We are excited to announce that SAP and Google Cloud have worked together to certify SAP HANA on Google Cloud. You can now run your mission-critical business applications leveraging our highly scalable and secure global infrastructure. Working with SAP, we are certifying a range of business configurations for the full suite of SAP HANA products. Read about it here.

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Benefits of using GCP for SAP Solutions

Security
GCP provides best-in-class security for your SAP HANA solutions. Read more about our overall security model here and the security of our infrastructure here.
High-Performance, Scalable
GCP provides scalable virtual machines to power SAP HANA solutions. Our global network of data centers provides the room you need to grow.
Pay as You Go
Start an SAP HANA implementation or project on GCP without any upfront cost or commitment for compute, storage, or network infrastructure.
Future Proof
GCP supports live migration technology for high availability and hardware upgrades. Keep your SAP HANA solutions available and running faster.
Cloud Migration
GCP has a number of options for migrating physical data and virtual machines. Learn more about our data migration technologies here. Learn more about our virtual machine migration options here.
Extensive partner ecosystem
The GCP Partner Ecosystem can meet many of the needs you'll have as grow your SAP environment on Google Cloud. Whether you need help evaluating your application portfolio or help designing your solution architecture, our partners can help.

SAP HANA offerings certified on Google Cloud Platform

SAP HANA BYOL

On-demand infrastructure for SAP HANA using a bring-your-own-software and bring-your-own-license model for SAP HANA

Supported use cases

Production and non-production

Supported HANA scenarios

Native HANA applications

Native Data marts / analytics / big data

Licensing

Bring Your Own License

Memory

Scale-up up to 208 GB

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SAP HANA, Express Edition

Gain hands-on experience building and deploying applications in the cloud that use up to 32 GB of SAP HANA memory for free

Supported use cases

Production and non-production

Supported HANA scenarios

Native HANA applications

Native Data marts / analytics / big data

Licensing

SAP HANA, express edition software: no license fee for use up to 32 GB

Memory

32 GB

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SAP HANA BYOL on GCP

Overview

SAP HANA BYOL on GCP provides SAP customers and partners with SAP-certified cloud infrastructure to run SAP HANA. With GCP, SAP HANA infrastructure can be rapidly provisioned without needing to make any capital investments or long-term commitments. SAP HANA on GCP can be deployed on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) operating system.

Licensing

SAP HANA BYOL on GCP uses a bring-your-own-license model for the SAP HANA license. SAP customers can use their existing or new SAP HANA licenses to run SAP HANA on GCP. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) operating system licenses are provided by GCP and their relevant license fees are combined with the base hourly fee of the respective Google Cloud instance type.

Supported use cases

SAP HANA BYOL on GCP is supported for both production and non-production use cases.

Supported SAP HANA scenarios

The following SAP HANA scenarios are supported by SAP for production on GCP. For additional information about supported SAP HANA scenarios, see SAP Note 1964437 (requires SAP Service Marketplace credentials).

  • — Native SAP HANA applications
  • — Native SAP HANA data marts and analytics

Memory sizes available

Scale-up - Native Hana workloads are supported on a single-node / scale-up configurations with up to 208GB of memory, when using the n1-highmem-32 instance type.

Pricing

The following tables provide estimates of sample SAP HANA configurations on GCP. To estimate the pricing for a multi-node / scale-out SAP HANA cluster, multiply the cost of a single SAP HANA node configuration with the number of nodes required.

GCP Instance Type vCPU Memory(GiB) Supported for production* Monthly cost
n1-highmem-8 8 52 No See estimate
n1-highmem-16 16 104 No See estimate
n1-highmem-32 32 208 Yes See estimate

*For additional information about the different GCP SAP HANA configurations supported by SAP for production, see the HANA Hardware Directory.

Getting Started and Support

To get started with SAP HANA on GCP, try SAP HANA Express on Cloud Launcher. To receive production support for HANA workloads on GCP from SAP and Google, please complete the online request form.

Google Cloud Platform customers with Gold and Platinum Support can request assistance with HANA provisioning and configuration questions on Google Compute Engine. Additional information on Google Cloud support options are available here.

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