Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions Workshop (RH259)


Course Overview

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions (RH259) is designed to teach Linux® administrators how to adapt Red Hat® Enterprise Linux for the installation and operation of the in-memory database SAP HANA. This course discusses the system architecture with a focus on performance tuning and troubleshooting in order to meet the requirements of SAP.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4.

Who should attend

This course is designed for system administrators who manage SAP environments on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and are interested in learning how to get the storage and network performance required.


Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), or demonstrate equivalent experience

Course Objectives

Impact on the organization

Many large enterprises depend on SAP solutions to run critical systems for their business applications. These systems are best supported on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. After completing this course, system administrators will gain the necessary skills required to operate SAP and SAP HANA on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

Impact on the individual

You should be able to demonstrate these skills:

  • Build knowledge needed to install and operate SAP HANA successfully on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
  • Review techniques on performance tuning and troubleshooting to get the most out of Red Hat Enterprise Linux when using SAP products.

Course Content

Get help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Resolve problems using Red Hat support utilities and on-line systems.

Perform service management and boot troubleshooting

Control and monitor system daemons and troubleshoot the Red Hat Enterprise Linux boot process.

Configure system tunables

Learn several methods to configure operating system tuning parameters.

Manage IPV4 networking review

Configure and troubleshoot basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.

Execute network teaming

Learn how to configure 803.3ad network link aggregation.

Update software packages

Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and YUM package repositories.

Manage tuned profiles

Deploy the automatic tuning daemon and create tuned profiles.

Limit resource usage

Configure POSIX resource limits and manage control groups.

Understand storage profiling

Describe and use tools to generate a storage profile.

Tune file systems

Tune Linux filesystems for a database workload.

Explore SAP HANA architecture

Understand the core concepts of the SAP HANA architecture.

Learn Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA

Understand the requirements of and how to install the SAP HANA add-on for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SAP HANA Express.

Consider Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA deployment options

Learn various ways to deploy Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA in the cloud or using Red Hat® Satellite or Red Hat® Ansible Automation.

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

4 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • CHF 2,200.—
Classroom Training

3 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • Switzerland: CHF 2,200.—

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.