AW: Report about Linux

Neugebauer Thomas tneu at ticon.at
Sun Jun 10 19:17:54 MET DST 2001


"saps" is a unit SAP basis and performance guys use to benchmark systems.

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Von: Stephane Moser [mailto:stephane at moser-online.ch]
Gesendet: Freitag, 08. Juni 2001 21:00
An: linux-general at sap.com
Betreff: Re: Report about Linux


Hi

A friend of mine tell me about SAPS. What is exactly SAPS? Can I use it to 
make a performance Benchmark for my report?


Cheers - Stéphane




Am Tuesday 05 June 2001 16:51 schrieben Sie:
> Hi,
>
> comparing two platforms is generally rather difficult.
> The hardware platforms used by most commercial U*Xes today
> are much more improved than simple Intel hardware. This makes
> a comparison based on simple performance data etc. not very
> sensible.
>
> IMHO there is some criteria which you should and could mention:
> 1) the ease of integration of Linux in an existing U*X landscape
> 2) the stabiliy of Linux
> 3) the price/performance ratio: this is usually much better than
> with commercial U*X
>
> NOTE:
> with kernel 2.4 - whenever we can release one ... - and SAP 46D
> the advantage of 64 Bit is less pronounced. So even on 32 Bit Hardware
> you can donate more address space to your users than even R/3 currently
> requires ;-)
>
>
> Willi Nüßer
> SAP LinuxLab
>
> PS:
> If you manage to convince your collagues perhaps we could get
> into contact one day to create something like a success story for SAP on
> Linux ...
>
> Stephane Moser wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Since February one of our Application-Servers is running under Linux. 
> > All other SAP-Servers are currently running under Unix True64 from
> > Compaq. Until now we are really happy with our decision to try Linux as
> > Application-Server.
> >
> > So I would like to convince other people in my company that Linux is the
> > right choice for all new upcoming Application-Servers. It's why I'm
> > writing a little report about our experience with our Linux-Server.
> >
> > What I need now it's to compare our Linux-Server with an
> > Application-Server running under Unix.
> >
> > What points, objects, report, transaction, would you advice to me to put
> > in my report?
> >
> > Any other idea are welcome.
> >
> > In advance thanks for your help
> >
> > Stéphane Moser
> >
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