Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

February 10, 2020 1:18 pm

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Understanding SUSE Sub-capacity pricing for IBM Power servers

Executive Summary SUSE recently updated Terms and Conditions for SUSE products to clarify the SUSE pricing policies for IBM Power systems and to accommodate Sub-capacity pricing on IBM Power servers. Sub-capacity pricing overview IBM Power servers have long been known for vertical scalability (up to 192 cores and 64TB of RAM) and for efficient PowerVM […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

January 9, 2020 5:53 pm

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Using IBM POWER9 PowerVM Virtual Persistent Memory for SAP HANA with SUSE Linux

  Introduction SAP HANA uses in-memory database technology that allows much faster access to data than was ever possible with hard disk technology on a conventional database – access times of 5 nanoseconds versus 5 milliseconds. SAP HANA customers can also use the same database for real-time analysis and decision-making that is used for […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

July 23, 2019 11:42 pm

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SUSE Linux Essentials – Where are the compilers? Understanding the Development Tools Module

Compilers on SUSE Linux If you are new to SUSE Linux, you might have wondered why the C compiler on the system is so old. For example, on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 Service Pack (SP) 3 system running on X86-64, the default gcc is version 4.8-6.189! Why isn’t the […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

February 15, 2019 5:43 pm

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The ibmvnic driver with SR-IOV is now supported by SLES 12 and SLES 15 on IBM POWER9 processor-based systems

SUSE has worked with IBM to enable support for the ibmvnic driver with PowerVM on POWER9 systems. The ibmvnic driver enables PowerVM Single Root I/O Virtualizations (SR-IOV) for improved network capabilities including reduced systems processor utilization, decreased network latency, and enforcement of network Quality of Service. Supported SLES Levels: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

January 14, 2019 3:56 pm

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SUSE Linux for Arm is now available for all customers

SUSE Arm products available to all Subscriptions for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Arm and SUSE Manager Lifecycle for Arm are now available directly to customers through the Corporate price list or through the SUSE Shop https://www.suse.com/shop/ Previously, SUSE subscriptions for the Arm hardware platforms were only available to SUSE Partners due to […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

November 12, 2018 2:04 pm

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Success Story: Using SUSE Linux for Arm with the Raspberry Pi to transform manufacturing

Knorr-Bremse, a long time SUSE customer, is deploying SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Arm (SLES for Arm) to transform their manufacturing operations with a goal of improving productivity, reducing downtime, and improving factory floor operations. The solution success story can be found here: https://www.suse.com/c/success/knorr-bremse-ag/ Knorr-Bremse is a German manufacturer of a variety of […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

October 10, 2018 12:43 pm

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SUSE supports innovative High Performance and Edge Computing cross-industry initiative

As the creator of the first commercially supported enterprise Linux distribution, SUSE is no stranger to open source innovation or working with partners to achieve industry goals. SUSE is proud to join the Forschungszentrum Jülich research institute, Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems, Huawei, Mellanox, and E4 in a new initiative to develop open […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

July 17, 2018 1:37 pm

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Free Developer subscriptions for SUSE Linux on Arm based systems are now available

Arm servers are here (to stay) I’ve spent the last few weeks meeting with many customers and partners in Frankfurt at the ISC High Performance Conference, HPCast, and the GoingArm conference. We have worked with the Arm community for many years to build a 64-bit Arm server ecosystem. As a result, SUSE has delivered […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

April 16, 2018 12:01 pm

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It’s all coming together for Arm in High Performance Computing

Creating a new computing platform is a colossal effort. It requires a new hardware architecture, processor design, processor fabrication, system design, operating system enablement and finally, application enablement. Historically, introducing a new computing platform was only attempted by large companies with the resources to attempt all of those tasks. Even then, most new platforms fail […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

March 26, 2018 6:57 pm

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A small server for big companies – New Raspberry Pi support in SLES for ARM

When SUSE created a Raspberry Pi image for SUSECon in 2016, there was a tremendous amount of interest. We saw thousands of downloads in just the first few days. Many people asked, “When are you going to offer real support for the Raspberry Pi?” The answer is Now! Increasing customer demand drove our […]

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