2220948 – SAP HANA SPS 10 Database Maintenance Revision 102.01

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This is the SAP Release Note for SAP HANA Database Maintenence Revision 102.01 of the SAP HANA platform software Support Package Stack (SPS 10).

The DSP (Datacenter Service Point) phase of SAP HANA SPS 10 started with Revision 102 and can be used by customers running SAP HANA in production environments.
Past this Datacenter Service Point point, SAP strongly recommends allways using the latest SAP HANA Maintenence Revision of the same Support Package Stack, available on SAP Service Marketplace.

Please refer to the SAP HANA Revision and Maintenance Strategy document on SAP Service Marketplace for an overview regarding the SAP HANA revision and maintenance strategy.

For details about the SAP HANA revision and maintenance strategy and recommended upgrade paths between SAP HANA Revisions, Support Package Stacks, Maintenance Revisions and Datacenter Service Points, see “SAP Note  2021789: SAP HANA Revision and Maintenance Strategy“.

Please refer also to the following SAP Notes:

  • 2165826: SAP HANA Platform SPS 10 Release Note
    This is the central entry point for all information around SAP HANA Platform Support Package Stack (SPS 10), the comprised SAP HANA Revisions and subsequent SAP HANA Maintenance Revisions.
  • If you upgrade to this Revision and you’re using SAP BW on HANA, please check the ABAP-related notes which can be found in the attachments of this note.

Installation/Upgrade

  • Before you start the upgrade from Revision 64, 65, and 66. Please check out SAP Hot News Note 1918267.
  • As part of the installation or the upgrade to Revision 101 or higher, the master key of the secure store in the file system (SSFS) is changed from the initial default key to an installation-specific individual key. Please check out SAP Note 2183624. To change the master key of SSFS of the hdbuserstore, please see also SAP Note 2210637.
  • Please check “SAP Note 1948334 : SAP HANA Database Update Paths for Maintenance Revisions” for the possible update paths from Maintenance Revisions to SPS Revisions.
  • If you upgrade from a Revision prior to SPS 06, first upgrade your system to the latest SPS 06 Revision (Revision 69.07) before upgrading to this Revision.
  • If you encounter a problem during the upgrade phase “Importing Delivery Units”, please check out SAP Note 1795885.
  • If you are using SAP HANA live, please check Release Note 1778607 before you start upgrading to SPS 10.
  • Before you start the upgrade to this Revision, please check out SAP Note 2159899Release Notes for SAP HANA Application Lifecycle Management for SAP HANA SPS 10.
  • In order to run the SAP HANA Database Revision 80 (or higher) on SLES 11, additional operating system software packages are required.
    Before you start the upgrade or the installation of Revision 80 or higher, please check out SAP Note 2001528.
  • If the SAP HANA installation or one of its AFL plugins fails, please check out SAP Note 2183500
  • If you encounter the problem: “HALM Process Engine: Data cannot be updated alert message”, please check out SAP Note2184376.
  • If you get the issue that the Win8 HANA studio upgrade via update site failed, please check out SAP Note 2182779.
  • For a troubleshooting guide for the SAP HANA platform lifecycle management tool hdblcm, please check out  SAP Note 2078425.

 

General

  • With SAP HANA SPS 09, several inconsistencies in handling the data types double / float have been fixed. This leads to a change in the string representation of float / double data types. Please check out SAP Note 2092868.
  • With SAP HANA SPS 09, several inconsistencies in handling the data types double / float have been fixed. This leads to a change in the string representation of float / double data types and may cause inconsistencies in concat attributes (such as primary keys, unique constraints) that contain float / double data type columns. Please check out SAP Note 2104798.
  • As of Revision 93 the Embedded Statistics Server is the default setting. If you still running the old statistics server, the upgrade triggers the migration to the Embedded Statistics Server automatically. Please check out SAP Note 2091313 : HANA Statistics Server – changed standard setting of the statistics server as of Revision 94.
  • Please note that when the Embedded Statistics Server is used, some program changes are required in the ABAP monitoring tools. See SAP Note 1925684 for details.
  • If the recovery of data without using the backup catalog fails with incorrect syntax near “USING”, please check out SAP Note2157184.
  • If you are using SAP Web Dispatcher as the HTTP load balancer, additional configuration is required. Please see SAP Note2146931 for details.
  • If you have problems creating or modifying a user in the SAP HANA web-based development workbench, please check out SAP Note 2183760.
  • If you are using the SAP HANA cockpit delivery unit “HANA_ADMIN Version 1.3.9”, the start, killing, and stopping of services do not work properly, even if successfully reported. Please check out SAP Note 2182831.
  • Please note that the virtual table function is currently not supported on multitenant databases. Please check out SAP Note2182597.
  • The version of libnuma1 (library for Non-Uniform Memory Access) delivered with SLES 11 SP1 up to version libnuma1-2.0.3-0.4.3 contains a bug which causes the name server to crash. Please check out SAP Note 2132504.
  • You can find information about SHINE (SAP HANA Interactive Education) demo content in SAP Note 1934114.
  • You can find documentation corrections information for the SAP HANA option Advanced Data Processing in SAP Note2183605.

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