SAP HANA and Google Cloud Platform

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SAP HANA BYOL on Google Cloud Platform

SAP HANA BYOL(Bring-Your-Own-License) on Google Cloud Platform provides SAP customers and partners with SAP-certified cloud infrastructure to run SAP HANA. With Google Cloud Platform, SAP HANA infrastructure can be rapidly provisioned without needing to make any capital investments or long-term commitments. Grow from prototype to production, without having to think about capacity, reliability or performance.
Licensing

SAP customers can use their existing or new SAP HANA licenses following the bring-your-own-license model to run SAP HANA on Google Cloud Platform.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) operating system licenses are provided by Google Cloud Platform and your Compute Engine virtual machine hourly cost includes licensing cost as well. Alternatively, you could also choose to bring your existing SUSE license.

Supported SAP HANA scenarios

SAP HANA BYOL on Google Cloud Platform is supported for both production and non-production use cases.

The following SAP HANA scenarios are supported by SAP for production on Google Cloud Platform. For additional information about supported SAP HANA scenarios, see HANA Hardware Directory.

  • — Native SAP HANA applications
  • — Native SAP HANA data marts and analytics
  • — SAP HANA Scale out (up to 4 nodes)

Supported Configuration
GCP Instance Type vCPU Memory(GiB) Scenario Operating System CPU Platform
n1-highmem-32 32 208 Single-Node(Scale up) SLES 11 SP4
SLES 12 SP1
SLES 12 SP1 for SAP
Intel
Broadwell*
n1-highmem-64 64 416 Single-Node(Scale up) SLES 11 SP4
SLES 12 SP1
SLES 12 SP1 for SAP
Intel
Broadwell*
n1-highmem-32 32 208 Scale out(upto 4 nodes) SLES 11 SP4
SLES 12 SP1
SLES 12 SP1 for SAP
Intel
Broadwell*
n1-highmem-64 64 416 Scale out(upto 4 nodes) SLES 11 SP4
SLES 12 SP1
SLES 12 SP1 for SAP
Intel
Broadwell*

*CPU Platform is generally mapped to specific Google Cloud zones. If you need to launch production SAP HANA workloads in a zone which is not mapped to Intel Broadwell, Please complete the online request form.

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
n1-highmem-64 64 416 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 running your SAP HANA application(s) on Google Cloud Platform, you should start with the deployment guide.

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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