This redbook is directed to customers who need to install and do the initial implementation of SAP R/3 on DB2 for OS/390, with SAP R/3 Release 4.5B. The initial implementation uses the AIX platform for SAP R/3 application servers and the OS/390 platform for the SAP R/3 database server. The redbook presents practical examples to demonstrate the installation, database setup, and operational aspects of SAP R/3 on DB2 for OS390. The redbook helps systems programmers, database administrators, and SAP basis consultants to understand the implementation of SAP R/3 on DB2 for OS/390.
This third edition of the redbook addresses the new releases of OS/390, SAP R/3, and associated software. It also discusses Windows NT application servers. A section on OS/390 Workload Manager settings has been added to this edition; also added in various sections is discussion regarding Gigabit Ethernet. Additionally, the redbook incorporates experience gained since the second edition was published; it includes suggested revisions.
Knowledge of SAP R/3, AIX, ESCON hardware, OS/390, OpenEdition, and DB2 is assumed.