Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

July 12, 2018 3:54 pm

694 views

SUSE for SAP S/4HANA: Justifying Your Decision

Migrating your SAP solutions and moving to SAP S/4HANA entails a long process of gathering information and making critical decisions. Now that you’ve decided how and where you want to migrate and which platform you’re using, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Your biggest priority now should be knowing how to justify […]

Read More


Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

June 28, 2018 7:19 pm

861 views

Making the Most of SAP S/4HANA: Committing to a Platform

Making the Most of SAP S/4HANA: Committing to a Platform You’ve explored the range of possible solutions for SAP S/4HANA and have made some important decisions: getting a good understanding of your enterprise ecosystem and what data needs to be moved where; opting to work with an SAP migration consultant (or not); and selecting your […]

Read More


Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

May 24, 2018 7:25 pm

1,024 views

The Right Path to SAP S/4HANA: the Overview

Your enterprise has made the decision to move to SAP S/4HANA, and now it’s time to explore possible solutions. Your IT team is faced with a number of choices. A few are easy. A few aren’t. One easy choice is whether to work with an SAP migration consultant. Unless you have a particularly deep bench […]

Read More


Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

May 3, 2018 2:25 pm

2,432 views

Committing to Change: Next Steps in Your Move to SAP S/4HANA

No doubt you’re aware of SAP’s announcement about moving its applications solely to SAP S/4HANA by 2025. One of our recent blog posts discussed how to assess whether your business needs to make a change—and hopefully by now you’ve seen the benefits of moving to SAP S/4HANA. It’s a smart decision. With SAP S/4HANA, you […]

Read More


Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

February 20, 2018 9:08 pm

1,991 views

SAP Migration: Assessing the Need to Change

Everyone’s talking about digital transformation these days. You’ve likely thought about its implications for your enterprise by now, and well you should—it’s hard to overstate how significantly it’s changing the face of business. But digital transformation isn’t simply about new technology. It’s about how you use that technology to become more competitive. As their way […]

Read More


Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

November 6, 2017 8:54 am

1,921 views

Meet the 28 SAP HANA Innovation Award Entries that run SUSE Linux

From Accenture to Fitch Ratings to Zappos, from Automotive to Public Sector to Wholesale Distribution, across 5 continents, companies and organizations of all sizes and industries rely on SUSE Linux to run their mission critical SAP HANA infrastructure. The SAP HANA Innovation Award honors and celebrates SAP’s most forward-thinking customer and partner successes, and promotes […]

Read More


Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

August 23, 2017 2:43 pm

1,441 views

Pacific Drilling digs SAP HANA with SUSE Linux on AWS

With one of the newest and most technologically advanced fleets in the world, Pacific Drilling has grown into a successful, premium drilling contractor. Its stateof-the-art, high-specification drillships benefit from a proven design and highly developed construction technologies. The company currently has nearly 1000 employees at locations that range from the corporate offices in Houston, TX, […]

Read More


Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

November 21, 2016 8:56 am

2,729 views

Best Practice for SAP NetWeaver High Availability

SAP NetWeaver is a common stack of middleware functionality used to support the SAP business applications. This guide describes a SAP NetWeaver installation on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 with the included SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension. We will also describe possible failure scenarios and methods for avoiding them. The described concept […]

Read More


Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

October 21, 2016 11:40 am

1,094 views

Under Pressure in the Pursuit of Zero Downtime

The business of data center infrastructure can often feel like carpentry or home repair, as pieces need to be monitored, replaced and modernized. So if maintaining a data center is like fixing a house, you need to choose a reliable foundation, especially for your mission-critical workloads. Here’s where the analogy breaks down: unlike home repair, […]

Read More


Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

September 14, 2016 12:59 pm

2,546 views

ONGC Tripura Powers SAP with SUSE Linux

ONGC Tripura Power Company Limited (OTPC) is a joint venture between the Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Limited, and the Government of Tripura in Northeast India. OTPC is responsible for the development & operation of a 727MW Gas Turbine, as well as transmitting the generated electricity over …

Read More