System Requirements

Before installing SAP ASE version 16.0, ensure that your system is updated with the latest patches and system requirements. Do not use a patch that is earlier than the version suggested for your operating system. Use the patch recommended by the operating system vendor, even if it supersedes the patch listed.

To list all currently installed patches and display the operating system version level, enter:
HP Itanium RequirementsDescription

HPIA64, Intel Architecture-64 Itanium – HP-UX 11.31

  • Processor – 64-bit
  • Minimum RAM for SAP ASE – HPIA64: 116MB
  • Memory per user connection – with default stack size, packet size, and user log cache size for HPIA64: Approximately 430KB
  • Default user stack size – HPIA64: Approximately 143KB
Operating system patches
HP Itanium
  • PHKL_38102
  • gzip
HP_UX 11.31
  • PHSS_37493
  • PHSS_36352
  • PHKL_37802
  • PHKL_42687
Disk space
  • SAP ASE typical installation – 1,477MB
  • Default databases created during installation – 306MB
  • Total – 1,627MB

All HP-UX systems support SPX or TCP protocols.

HP Asynchronous I/O Functionality

SAP ASE has been enhanced to support aio_reap() functionality on the HP platform.

The HP AioEnh enhanced bundle provides the functionality for aio_reap(). To download the HP AiOEnh product, see the HP Web site at

In addition to the AioEnh bundle, install the following patches:
  • PHKL_42844
  • PHCO_42837

Ensure that you have the required operating system patches for the SAP Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 7.1. See SAP Note 1367498 ( for the JRE requirements. Log in with your SAP support account to view the SAP note.