By: Sören Schmidt

August 12, 2022 7:17 am

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Help! Saptune says, my system is degraded!

Recently we got again questions about the system state in the output of saptune status, so it's time to talk about it. If everything is fine, you should get an output like this: # saptune status ... system state: running ... But, if not, then you will get: # saptune status ... system state: degraded ... A degraded system […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

March 22, 2022 1:46 pm

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The Treasure Hunting goes on: “Collecting saptune Data with Prometheus”

Three weeks ago my colleague Bernd Schubert published a blog post about Discover the hidden treasure. This one is sort of a follow-up and describes, how to use the textfile.collector to retrieve data from saptune. I recommend to read his blog post first, because I'll not explain everything in all details. "Wait!", […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

October 25, 2021 1:49 pm

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saptune 3 is here!

A few weeks ago I announced the upcoming release of saptune 3 https://www.suse.com/c/saptune-3-is-on-the-horizon/ and what it will bring. Now the time is up! Around the end of last week saptune 3.0.0 turned up (almost) in the official repositories for: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 SUSE Linux Enterprise […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

September 28, 2021 3:16 pm

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saptune 3 Is on the Horizon

For quite some time we haven't released a new version of saptune. That didn't mean that development has stopped. Far from it! The last months have been busy to finalize the upcoming version 3, which brings new features customers and partners requested. It is currently in our QA and will be available in a few […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

May 6, 2021 3:20 pm

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sapconf 5.0.2 – Now with check tool…

I admit, that the title sounds a bit like a commercial and maybe in a way it is. All supported Service Packs have received the latest sapconf package (5.0.2). It contains some minor bugfixes, but the reason for this blog post is the the newly added check tool. In the past one reason […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

August 3, 2020 1:12 pm

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sapconf versus saptune – again

After the blog post about 'sapconf 5' a few hours ago, I was asked by various people: Shall we use 'sapconf 5' instead of 'saptune 2'? Before rumors or confusion spread, let me clarify. In short: If you have 'SUSE Linux Enterprise Server' only 'sapconf' is available. If you have 'SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

August 3, 2020 8:44 am

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sapconf 5 – What has changed?

It is out Last week sapconf 5 turned up in the SLES 15 repositories. SLES 12 will follow shortly. This new version does not rely on tuned anymore, which means some work steps you are used to, are different now. Why did we do that? Tuned was only used for CPU tuning and setting the […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

November 29, 2019 3:13 pm

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Noop now named none

Lately more and more people approached me with saptune warnings regarding 'noop' being an invalid scheduler. With new Servie Packs we see a transition from non-multiqueue schedulers (noop, cfq, deadline) to multiqueue schedulers (none, mq-deadline, bfq, kyber). This transition will be finished with kernel 5.x (SLES 15 SP2). Only multiqueue schedulers will remain. Even […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

July 22, 2019 3:20 pm

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A new saptune is here!

A few weeks ago I announced the new saptune version 2: A new saptune is knocking on your door The time of waiting is over! If you now run a zypper search -s saptune, you will find the saptune version 2 in the repositories of "SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP2-4/15/15 SP1". Because we […]

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