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By: s_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: s_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: s_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: s_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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By: s_schmidt

July 22, 2019 3:19 pm

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saptune – a deep dive

Saptune version 2 has been released a few days ago and as promised, I start my technical blog post series. Over the next few weeks I will add the links to the articles here. Let me answer the most important questions you might have first: What shall I do? Update now or wait? To answer […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 25, 2019 8:02 am

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sapconf versus saptune – in more detail

Last year I published a small post to compare sapconf and saptune:  sapconf versus saptune It would seem that there is still some confusion about it, so let me go a little bit deeper into the rabbit hole today. What is the difference between both? If you are running "SUSE Linux Enterprise Server" […]

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By: s_schmidt

May 3, 2019 6:17 am

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A new saptune is knocking on your door

Do you remember summer last year? It was June when I published this blog post https://www.suse.com/c/a-new-sapconf-is-available/["A new sapconf is available"]. Now, barely a year later, we can announce the rework of saptune as well. You will not yet find it in your SUSE repositories, but very soon. Consider this a crystal […]

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By: s_schmidt

January 9, 2019 9:29 am

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New Operating System Security Hardening Guides for SAP HANA for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Happy New Year! A few weeks ago we released the new OS Hardening guides for SAP HANA. Starting fresh into a new year it is time to have a closer look at the security of your HANA systems. The guide for SLES 12 has been updated to v1.2. Besides some corrections, the part of […]

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By: s_schmidt

August 1, 2018 12:30 pm

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sapconf versus saptune

With the release of the sapconf blog series (A new sapconf is available a lot of people approached me with questions about how both tools relate to each other. So I thought it would be a good idea to publish a small post about it. What is the purpose of both tools? Sapconf is a […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 8, 2018 2:25 pm

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 5

This is the fifth and last article about sapconf and it will tie up lose ends. NOTE: For further documentation check SAP note 1275776 and the man pages shipped with sapconf. sapconf 4 → sapconf 5 The following list is quite long, so If decided to make two sections. One for sapconf 4 and one […]

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