I would like to know, whether the following RDBMS and PLATFORM SUPPORT-requirements (below) can be realized with SAP XI or not. I will be very thankful if someone can help me by answering of the following questions (if it is possible, Yes/No and with short explanation/comment)
a) database accept binary-large-objects (BLOBs) and be referenced via the relational engine.
b) standard pre-defined SQL queries and related calculations provided for use with industry standard reporting tools
c) database monitoring tools be used to manage impending maintenance needs and potential problems and performance impacts (i.e., tool will monitor and detect prior to real problem occurring)
a) Software supported on OS clustered servers (If mutliple products, please indicate if all are support or list areas where clustering may not be recommended and why)
b) software supported on HP-UX 11.i V2 (r6) on Itanium
c) software supported on Windows 2003 sp1 (x64) on AMD Opteron