By: Michal Svec

April 20, 2016 1:38 am

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Virtualizing Windows Made Fast and Easy

Shortly after our latest release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 at the end of last year, we also released the accompanying paravirtualized Windows drivers. They are bundled together in the SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack. We have always worked with our partners to ensure that SUSE’s implementation of the KVM and […]

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By: Michal Svec

April 7, 2015 12:56 am

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A Visual Way to Play with Docker

You may know that Docker is a lightweight virtualization solution for running multiple virtual units (containers) simultaneously on a single control host. Containers are isolated with kernel control groups (cgroups) and kernel namespaces. We have had Docker as an integral part of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for some time already, so let me share some […]

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By: Michal Svec

June 16, 2014 8:52 am

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Welcome Docker to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Lightweight virtualization is a hot topic these days. Also called “operating system-level virtualization,” it allows you to run multiple applications or systems on one host without a hypervisor. The advantages are obvious: not having a hypervisor, the layer between the host hardware and the operating system and its applications, is eliminated, allowing a much more […]

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By: Michal Svec

July 17, 2013 12:00 am

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Blowing the I/O Performance Doors Off with KVM and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3

There’s a new breakthrough technology available as a Technology Preview in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack3 (SP3). It’s called “virtio-blk-data-plane”—and you’ve probably never heard of it. But it deserves a fanfare because it gives KVM the ability to handle unprecedented storage I/O rates more than 50% higher than its competition. This is important […]

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By: Michal Svec

June 27, 2013 7:58 am

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SUSE Virtualization Story

Over the past decade, SUSE has been a pioneer in helping to develop and commercialize enterprise virtualization technologies. This is the first post in a series outlining what we have done in the virtualization space and what we are planning to do—and there is a lot! Let’s first look at the history: in June 2006, […]

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