davidbyte
By: davidbyte

June 29, 2015 11:53 am

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Why Free May Hurt Your Appliance or Cloud Business

In my role, I work with a lot of prospective partners who ask the question “Why should I pay for Linux when I can get XYZ distro for free?”  My answer to this involves several facets. Security – When a major security issue comes along, the commercial distributions are on the embargo list and working […]

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Drew
By: Drew

April 30, 2015 10:21 am

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Does Kdump work on your hardware?

In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: specific tests in SUSE YES Certification which are not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the capture of Kdump memory images and how hardware is validated for crashkernel capture functionality during certification. Through YES […]

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Drew
By: Drew

March 30, 2015 10:35 am

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OS Install-the first YES Certification test

In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: what is tested in SUSE YES Certification but not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the operating system installation and how hardware is validated using one of several different install options. This may seem […]

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Drew
By: Drew

February 12, 2015 11:23 am

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SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 4

This is the fourth and final blog in the series “SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed” – designed to help SUSE Linux Enterprise customers and partners better understand what they can learn from a SUSE YES Certification bulletin. The goal is to lessen the stress of future server and workstation hardware purchases. Last time, we covered […]

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Drew
By: Drew

February 3, 2015 3:33 pm

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SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 3

This is the third blog in the series “SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed” – designed to help SUSE Linux Enterprise customers and partners better understand what they can learn from a SUSE YES Certification bulletin. The goal is to lessen the stress of future hardware purchases. Last time, we covered the following information in the […]

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Drew
By: Drew

January 29, 2015 9:17 am

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SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 2

This is the second blog in the series “SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed” – designed to help SUSE Linux Enterprise customers and partners better understand what they can learn from an online published SUSE YES Certification bulletin. The goal is to lessen the stress of future hardware purchases. Last time, we covered the following information […]

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Drew
By: Drew

January 21, 2015 9:52 am

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SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 1

What information is important for you to have documented on a SUSE YES Certification bulletin? Can the information documented on a bulletin help you with your hardware purchasing decisions, reduce future stress and eliminate a number of future pesky headaches? The correct answers are a “great deal of information that you may not have been […]

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davidbyte
By: davidbyte

October 20, 2014 6:48 am

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BIG News for SAP HANA with SGI UV

Last week SGI, a longtime SUSE partner, announced availability of the UV300H for SAP HANA.  While there are many systems on the market that support HANA, the list is quite small, even exclusive, when it comes to those that support HANA in a scale up fashion the way that the UV300H does. So what makes […]

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Drew
By: Drew

August 11, 2014 10:36 am

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System YES Certification and your network adapter(s)

How important are those network adapters in your SUSE® Linux Enterprise servers and desktops? Should you care if your server or desktop network adapters and drivers have been SUSE YES Certified in your system with the current version of the OS? The correct answers are it’s critical (what’s the point without the network right!) and […]

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SaSoe
By: SaSoe

July 24, 2014 7:39 am

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Why SUSE is the right OEM partner for you!

For over 20 years now, SUSE’s OEM Partners have been critical to our Integrated Systems strategy. It all started with some partners with unique requirements, so we helped them to integrate SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as component of their overall software, hardware or appliance design. Today we enable OEM Partners in a variety of industries, […]

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