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Month: October 2016

Setup SUSE 12 SP1 for SAP HANA Express Edition

Yesterday I took some time to setup HANA Express Edition on my home-server environment. It would probably have been easiest to just install the VM image. SAP indicates that the VM image is made for VMware and VirtualBox, but doesn’t indicate how much Hypervisor-specific magic it added to this image. As I’m running XenServer at home, I thought I’d not take the risk and go with the binary download instead. I did feel confident that HANA would be running on my Xen hypervisor as HANA runs on Amazon and Amazon runs Xen. The whole process of installing HANA Express Edition…