By: Michael Friesenegger

June 1, 2022 6:00 am

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SUSE Rancher for IBM Z and LinuxONE is available!

Today, SUSE has added IBM Z and LinuxONE support for several SUSE Rancher products - Rancher Manager, RKE2, K3s and Longhorn.  Read on if you would like a little more information about each of these products. Rancher Manager is undoubtedly the most important product.  With Rancher Manager it is easy to run Kubernetes […]

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By: Michael Friesenegger

October 27, 2021 5:26 pm

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Automate SAP HANA System Replication in Cluster on IBM Power Virtual Servers in One Hour

SUSE has focused on SAP deployment automation for many years. The innovation started as the Installation with Wizard in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for SAP 11, that became the SAP Installation Wizard in SLES for SAP 15. The list of SAP products (along with a database) that the SAP Installation Wizard can automatically install […]

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By: Michael Friesenegger

April 22, 2021 9:27 pm

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Bringing Rancher Value to IBM Z and LinuxONE

Rancher on IBM Z and LinuxONE Update post published on December 15, 2021. One of the top modernization initiatives for IBM Z across industries (especially in banking and financial services) is making the IBM Z part of a hybrid cloud deployment using open source. Opening up the mainframe allows businesses to leverage and monetize […]

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By: Michael Friesenegger

July 6, 2018 9:58 pm

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Test drive managing z/VM with SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7

          SUSE is introducing a technology preview for managing IBM z/VM with SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7. Historically, SUSE OpenStack Cloud has focused on Intel based hypervisors like XEN, KVM, VMWare and Hyper-V.  We are looking to improve SUSE OpenStack’s support of IBM […]

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By: Michael Friesenegger

March 1, 2017 12:01 am

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Virtualization and SUSE KVM support on IBM z Systems and LinuxONE

SUSE has been contributing to KVM development and has included and supported KVM in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for many years. This is true for SLES for Intel based systems while KVM for IBM z Systems and LinuxONE has been an evolution to fully supported. SUSE has included a technical preview of KVM since […]

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By: Michael Friesenegger

December 8, 2016 9:38 am

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Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP® Applications 12 Service Pack 1 for POWER

I would like to expand on what Jay Kruemcke mentioned in his blog concerning the release of SAP HANA 2 and its support for little-endian on IBM POWER Systems. You would expect to download the SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP1 for POWER installation media and then start the installation. Actually you will download SUSE […]

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By: Michael Friesenegger

March 28, 2016 7:05 am

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SUSE Linux Support in Lenovo XClarity Drives Data Center Efficiency

If you're like most companies, you have standards. In the data center, these standards translate to consistency for your servers, networking, storage and operating system images, and help enable the use of value-added tools for deployment, monitoring and management of the infrastructure. For this reason, it's important that the tools you use support your standards […]

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By: Michael Friesenegger

October 31, 2008 2:17 pm

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Sneakernetting SLES10 SP2 Updates using the Subscription Management Tool (SMT)

An installation server can be added if there are a number of servers in the secured location that can be updated over the secured network. Look at the “Using an Installation server in the secured location” section. Otherwise, the updates will need to be local to each SLES server that is updated. Here is […]

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