SAP Follows Oracle, IBM Suit with AMD X86-64 Support

November 27, 2002

[From the inquirer]

Hard and fast on the inquirer's earlier story that Oracle will support AMD's "Hammer" X86-64 technology, it now appears that German mega-software giant SAP is also porting products for the platform.

And it appears that SuSE, perhaps more famous for its Linux work, but also a close AMD X86-64 teamster, is helping SAP port its R/3 database.

SAP DB already runs on 64-bit Unix operating systems, and it is also porting R/3 for Intel's Itanic IA-64.

The article continues at http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=6419.

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