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 three […]

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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 decision to […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

March 19, 2018 6:39 pm

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SUSE Linux now available on Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure for IBM Power

  IBM® Hyperconverged Systems powered by Nutanix are now SUSE YES Certified for SUSE Linux. These certifications are for the 1U CS821 and 2U CS822 models. These systems will combine the performance of the IBM POWER8 chip architecture and the simplicity of Nutanix management software. These systems are certified for the little endian SLES 12 […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

March 12, 2018 2:17 am

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SUSE Linux Live Patching for Power – A key tool for availability

All system outages are bad. They result in lost revenue, reputation damage, lost productivity and other impacts to the business. Outages of enterprise applications such as SAP HANA can have an even greater impact on a business due to the pervasive nature of those applications.  One reason you choose the IBM Power platform is the […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

February 21, 2018 10:18 pm

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A new day for High Performance Computing with SUSE Linux

  SUSE has had a long and successful history of supporting High-Performance Computing, with over 50% of the Top 100 HPC systems running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) technology. SUSE is a platinum sponsor for OpenHPC and SUSE Linux is the foundation for the build and test environment for OpenHPC on ARM. High Performance […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

February 15, 2018 9:34 pm

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POWER9 is here. SUSE is ready!

They are here! IBM announced the POWER9 servers for small enterprises, which will be available later this quarter. IBM announced six new servers but the IBM POWER Systems H922 and H924 are of particular interest to SAP HANA customers. These two systems were designed and optimized for Linux running demanding applications like SAP HANA. The […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

February 6, 2018 9:23 pm

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SAP HANA on Power feeling a little cramped? 128TB support for SLES 11 SP4 can help

Memory fragmentation can happen in any operating system, but if you are running a memory intensive workload like SAP HANA, fragmentation can put an upper limit on how long the application can be available before needing to be restarted. Increasing the amount of virtual address space can mitigate this problem by providing more memory to […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

November 13, 2017 10:28 am

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SUSE Linux Enterprise HPC Module: November 2017 Additions and updates

SUSE continues to deliver on our commitment to make HPC easier to implement by adding additional packages to the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) HPC Module. When we introduced the HPC Module to SUSE Linux early in 2017, we laid out a strategy to make High Performance Computing adoption easier by providing a number of […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

September 9, 2017 8:00 am

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When they build it, SUSE will be ready

SLES 12 Service Pack 3 for ARM is done. Now what? SUSE has finished up SLES 12 Service Pack 3 and it is available to our customers. Inside SUSE, Service Pack 3 was labeled a “Consolidation” release. This type of release is intended to focus more on stability than on new features. This gives the […]

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