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By: Stephen Mogg

May 31, 2024 5:14 pm

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AWS Marketplace Annual Agreement amendments: Bringing Instance Flexibility to the AWS Marketplace.

From May 31st 2024, AWS now allows customers running SLES for SAP under an annual marketplace subscription to amend annual agreements.   Since launch, customers have been able to purchase and run SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications (SLES for SAP) from the AWS Marketplace. Purchasing via the AWS Cloud Marketplace has brought […]

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By: Stephen Mogg

May 24, 2024 12:49 pm

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Adding LTSS to SLE 12 on the Public Cloud for PAYG / On-Demand workloads

This blog applies to customers running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (SLES 12) or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 (SLES for SAP 12) and purchasing SUSE subscriptions via the cloud provider (AWS, Azure or GCP), this is often referred to as PAYG, on-demand, etc. It was nearly 10 years ago when I […]

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By: Stephen Mogg

September 25, 2023 9:12 am

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications on AWS Marketplace, Annual Subscriptions and OS upgrades

When customers run SAP workloads on AWS many choose to purchase SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications (SLES for SAP) via the AWS Marketplace. This gives the advantage of a single vendor for purchasing and support.  Other benefits include EDP drawdown from your AWS spend commitment along with entitlement to additional SUSE products […]

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By: Stephen Mogg

March 9, 2022 3:53 pm

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SUSE Manager Update : Good news if you are a PAYG SLES for SAP customer in the cloud

Until now,  SUSE Manager deployments for customers that run only Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) SLES for SAP instances in the cloud faced a small challenge when trying to mirror repositories down from the SUSE Customer Center (SCC). Put simply, as customers were purchasing SLES for SAP via the CSP Marketplace (e.g. AWS Marketplace), SUSE Manager […]

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By: Stephen Mogg

September 9, 2021 10:30 am

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Accessing SUSE Updates in AWS. When do you need a private repository?

This article applies to customers running on-demand/PAYG instances in AWS deployed from AMIs published by SUSE.   The need to patch. Patching is an important part of managing any OS infrastructure with updates providing security related enhancements along with stability improvements.  SUSE recommend patching your systems as soon as updates are available.  […]

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By: Stephen Mogg

March 19, 2021 3:42 pm

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Connecting SUSE Manager’s Virtual Host Manager to AWS

One of the newer features of SUSE Manager is the Virtual Host Manager. This allows the SUSE Manager server to connect to the AWS Cloud and gather information about instances running there. This detail can then be displayed in the SUSE Manager Web UI. For customers managing their own subscription on AWS, this data can […]

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