|Hardware||32bit or 64bit|
|OS||Windows 2003, Linux, Solaris AIX 5.3 AIX6.1 OS390 AIX400|
|Database||Oracle 8, Oracle 9i, Oracle 10G, DB2 8x, 9x, DB4 8x,9x, DB6, SQL Server 2000,2005,2008 Max Db 9.0X, 8.0X|
|Unicode/Non Unicode||4.7 is Non Unicode, ECC6 SR3 is Unicode, All other versions (ECC 5.0 etc) are available in Unicode and non Unicode versions|
Goto service.sap.com/PAM to see the product availability matrix. It will tell you what needs to be applied to go from one version to another. Also download the kernel upgrade dump (3 files). SAPEXE.SAR SAPEXEDB.SAR DBATOOLS.SAR SAPCAR.EXE First two files are needed to patch the kernel. All three are needed to upgrade the kernel.