BJM
By: BJM

December 8, 2017 10:48 am

Just the Right Amount of Linux for Embedded Operating Systems

To optimize the performance and reliability of embedded applications in servers, devices and hardware, an operating system must be easy to configure and customize. Developers need to streamline the development processes and enable modifications and updates for their applications to align with business and project requirements. The selection of an embedded operating system is a […]

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Drew
By: Drew

December 4, 2017 11:24 am

System YES Certification with a PTF or another maintenance update

During a typical YES Certification of a server or workstation, the Gold Master (GM) release of SUSE Linux Enterprise with the latest Service Pack (SP) is installed on the hardware during certification tests. Sometimes, the GM release needs specific fixes or updates in order to be compatible with a particular hardware platform. As hardware systems […]

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jvonvoros
By: jvonvoros

October 17, 2017 5:35 am

New Research Shows Hybrid Cloud Takes Center Stage

  It’s probably not news to anyone that cloud computing has upended traditional IT and has continued to grow unabated for years.    Many commentators have suggested that the term “cloud” will disappear from our lexicon as it has become completely ubiquitous.  IT professionals must now defend their choice to not put a new workload into […]

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mge1512
By: mge1512

August 23, 2017 9:44 am

Butter bei die Fische!

If Brazil, one of the world biggest producers of beef, would announce to stop producing fish: would you wonder, whether Peru, one of the world biggest producers of fish, would stop producing fish? You probably wouldn’t. If one of the rather small contributors to the btrfs filesystem announced to not support btrfs for production systems: […]

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Drew
By: Drew

June 21, 2017 4:05 pm

Hardware YES Certification with an installation kit or driver kit (also known as kISO)

An installation or driver kit from SUSE is simply a method to deliver the latest SUSE Linux Enterprise related drivers or other software in a packaged and supported bootable image. Installation kits can be used for any of the following reasons: To update storage drivers, which require very early loading in the installation and boot […]

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k2sherman
By: k2sherman

June 13, 2017 6:00 am

You have just added SAP HANA to enable digitization – Now what?

According to a survey that Hitachi conducted with CIOs, 51% said that their top strategic priority is to invest “in new technologies to enable digitization.” SAP HANA, BW for HANA and S/4HANA are solutions from SAP that can help organizations achieve this priority. So, you and your company have deployed SAP HANA and now you […]

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Drew
By: Drew

February 13, 2017 2:30 pm



By: davidbyte

December 15, 2016 1:20 pm

SDS Appliance? SoftIron says YES!

While at the SC16 show in Salt Lake City, SoftIron, a storage startup and SUSE partner,  launched their HyperDrive storage platform.  There are several aspects of their offering that on which I would like to provide comment. The first is that SoftIron bridges a gap between the proprietary storage arrays from the traditional vendors and the […]

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Drew
By: Drew

April 25, 2016 9:17 am

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from an operating system perspective

In a recent blog I discussed the transition from BIOS (Basic Input Output System) to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) firmware from a hardware perspective. In this blog I’ll address the comparison from the operating system perspective. There is a definite overlap between each …

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Drew
By: Drew

April 25, 2016 8:58 am

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from a hardware perspective

For the past several years, x86 hardware systems (including desktops, laptops, workstations and servers) have been transitioning from BIOS-based (Basic Input Output System-based) to UEFI-based (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface-based) firmware interfaces. This firmware interface is usually just called “system firmware.” It is the initial code that recognizes the hardware components in the system and initializes …

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