SAP Standard Application Benchmarks in Cloud Environments

In 2012 the SAP Benchmark Council Meeting finalized the rules for running SAP Standard Application Benchmarks in Cloud Environments. The rules specify how SAP Standard Application Benchmarks can be performed in Cloud Environments and what customers have to be aware of, when interpreting the benchmark results.

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Date of Certification
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Technology Partner Number of Benchmark Users SAPS Operating System - Release RDBMS Release Central Server Certification Number
05/09/2016 Microsoft Corporation 4.410 24.180 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services DS14v2, 2 processors / 24 cores / 48 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2673 v3, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 30 MB L3 cache per processor, 192 GB main memory 2016018
05/09/2016 Microsoft Corporation 2.240 12.300 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services DS13v2, 2 processors / 24 cores / 48 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2673 v3, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 30 MB L3 cache per processor, 192 GB main memory 2016017
05/09/2016 Microsoft Corporation 1.220 6.680 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services DS12v2, 2 processors / 24 cores / 48 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2673 v3, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 30 MB L3 cache per processor, 192 GB main memory 2016016
05/09/2016 Microsoft Corporation 640 3.530 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services DS11v2, 2 processors / 24 cores / 48 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2673 v3, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 30 MB L3 cache per processor, 192 GB main memory 2016015
05/09/2016 Amazon Web Services 8.600 47.320 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Amazon EC2 m4.10xlarge, 2 processors / 24 cores / 48 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2676 v3, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 30 MB L3 cache per processor, 192 GB main memory 2016014
10/05/2015 Microsoft Corporation 4,140 22,680 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services GS4, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 2015049
10/05/2015 Microsoft Corporation 2,170 11,870 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services GS3, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 2015048
10/05/2015 Microsoft Corporation 1,250 6,900 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services GS2, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 2015047
10/05/2015 Microsoft Corporation 650 3,580 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services GS1, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 2015046
09/02/2015 Microsoft Corporation 7,600 41,670 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services GS5, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 2015038
07/21/2015 Amazon Web Services 7,980 44,280 Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition SQL Server 2012 Amazon EC2 m4.10xlarge, 2 processors / 24 cores / 48 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2676 v3, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 30 MB L3 cache per processor, 192 GB main memory 2015032
07/21/2015 IBM 9,360 53,730 Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition SQL Server 2012 IBM AMM CCN-GHW5, 2 processors / 24 cores / 48 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2690 v3, 2.60 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 30 MB L3 cache per processor, 256 GB main memory 2015030
07/21/2015 IBM 7,400 41,720 Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition SQL Server 2012 IBM AMM CCN-GIB5, 2 processors / 20 cores / 40 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2690 v2, 3.0 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 256 GB main memory 2015029
03/10/2015 Amazon Web Services 6,750 37.950 Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition SQL Server 2012 Amazon EC2 c4.8xlarge, 2 processors / 20 cores / 40 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2666 v3, 2.90 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 64 GB main memory 2015006
03/10/2015 Amazon Web Services 3,385 19.030 Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition SQL Server 2012 Amazon EC2 c4.4xlarge,2 processors / 20 cores / 40 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2666 v3, 2.90 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 64 GB main memory 2015005
10/27/2014 Amazon Web Services 5.680 31.830 Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition SQL Server 2012 Amazon EC2 c3.8xlarge, 2 processors / 20 cores / 40 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2680 v2, 2.80 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 64 GB main memory 2014041
10/27/2014 Microsoft Corporation 3.400 18.770 Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services D14, 2 processors / 16 cores / 32 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2660, 2.20 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory 2014040
10/27/2014 Microsoft Corporation 4.040 22.570 Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services A9, 2 processors / 16 cores / 32 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670, 2.60 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory 2014039
10/06/2014 Amazon Web Services 5,824 31,920 Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition SQL Server 2012 Amazon EC2 r3.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670 v2, 2.50 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 244GB main memory 2014035
03/28/2013 Amazon Web Services 5,550 30,430 Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter SQL Server 2012 Amazon EC2 cr1.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670, 2.60 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 244GB main memory 2014010

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Date of Certification
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Technology Partner

Number of Benchmark Users

SAPS

Operating System - Release

RDBMS Release

Database Server

Number & Type of Application Servers

Certification Number

11/02/2015 Microsoft Corporation 16.640 91.050 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services DS13,2 processors / 16 cores / 32 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2660, 2.20 GHz, 32 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory 1 x Azure Virtual Machine Services DS12, 2 processors / 16 cores / 32 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2660, 2.20 GHz, 32 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory 6 x Azure Virtual Machine Services DS14, 2 processors / 16 cores / 32 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2660, 2.20 GHz, 32 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory 2015052
11/02/2015 Microsoft Corporation 8.800 48.750 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services DS13,2 processors / 16 cores / 32 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2660, 2.20 GHz, 32 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory 1 x Azure Virtual Machine Services DS12, 2 processors / 16 cores / 32 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2660, 2.20 GHz, 32 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory 3 x Azure Virtual Machine Services DS14, 2 processors / 16 cores / 32 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2660, 2.20 GHz, 32 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 128 GB main memory 2015051
10/05/2015 Microsoft Corporation 45,100 247,880 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services GS4, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 1 x Azure Virtual Machine Services GS2, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5- 2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 7 x Azure Virtual Machine Services GS5, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory. 2015045
10/05/2015 Microsoft Corporation 24,500 137,520 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services GS3, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 1 x Azure Virtual Machine Services GS2, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5- 2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 4 x Azure Virtual Machine Services GS5, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory. 2015044
10/05/2015 Microsoft Corporation 14,060 78,620 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services GS2, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 1 x Azure Virtual Machine Services GS2, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5- 2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 2 x Azure Virtual Machine Services GS5, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory . 2015043
10/05/2015 Microsoft Corporation 7,000 38,415 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition SQL Server 2012 Azure Virtual Machine Services GS1, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 1 x Azure Virtual Machine Services GS2, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5- 2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory 1 x Azure Virtual Machine Services GS5, 2 processors / 32 cores / 64 threads, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2698B v3, 2.00 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 40 MB L3 cache per processor, 512 GB main memory. 2015042
11/27/2013 Amazon WebServices 11,464 62,750 Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter SQL Server 2012 Amazon EC2 m2.4xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2665, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 68.4GB main memory 9 x Amazon EC2 m2.4xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2665, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 68.4GB main memory 2013035
11/27/2013 Amazon WebServices 11,464 62,750 Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter SQL Server 2012 Amazon EC2 m2.4xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2665, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 68.4GB main memory 9 x Amazon EC2 m2.4xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2665, 2.40 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 68.4GB main memory 2013035

SAP BW Enhanced Mixed Load (BW EML) Standard Application Benchmark Results (500,000,000 records)

Date of Certification
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Technology Partner

Number of records

Ad-Hoc Navigation Steps/ Hour

Operating System - Release Database Server

RDBMS Release

SAP NetWeaver Release

Number & Type of Database/Application Servers

Certification Number

01/17/2014 Amazon Web Services 500,000,000 113,390 SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SAP HANA 1.0 SAP NetWeaver 7.31 1 database server:  Amazon EC2 cr1.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670, 2.60 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 20 MB L3 cache per processor, 244 GB main memory; 2 application servers: Amazon EC2 c3.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2680 v2, 2.80 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 60 GB main memory 2014001
04/10/2014 Amazon Web Services 500,000,000 137,510 SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SAP HANA 1.0 SAP NetWeaver 7.31 1 database server:  Amazon EC2 r3.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670 v2, 2.50 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 244 GB main memory; 2 application servers: Amazon EC2 c3.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2680 v2, 2.80 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 60 GB main memory 2014013

SAP BW Enhanced Mixed Load (BW EML) Standard Application Benchmark Results (2,000,000,000 records)

04/11/2014 Amazon Web Services 2,000,000,000 177,590 SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SAP HANA 1.0 SAP NetWeaver 7.31 5 database servers:  Amazon EC2 r3.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670 v2, 2.50 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 244 GB main memory ; 3 application servers: Amazon EC2 c3.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2680 v2, 2.80 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 60 GB main memory 2014014

SAP BW Enhanced Mixed Load (BW EML) Standard Application Benchmark Results (5,000,000,000 records)

05/05/2015 Amazon Web Services 5,000,000,000 303.270 SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SAP HANA 1.0 SAP NetWeaver 7.40 17 database servers:  Amazon EC2 r3.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670 v2, 2.50 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 244 GB main memory; 3 application servers: Amazon EC2 c4.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2666 v3, 2.90 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 60 GB main memory 2015019
05/05/2015 Amazon Web Services 5,000,000,000 258,020 SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SAP HANA 1.0 SAP NetWeaver 7.40 14 database servers:  Amazon EC2 r3.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670 v2, 2.50 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 244 GB main memory; 3 application servers: Amazon EC2 c4.8xlarge, Intel Xeon Processor E5-2666 v3, 2.90 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 25 MB L3 cache per processor, 60 GB main memory 2015017