Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

August 15, 2018 5:06 pm

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Why Wait for SAP S/4HANA?

SAP has clearly stated that all roads to its intelligent ERP solution will go through SAP HANA. You know that they will stop supporting all relational databases like Oracle and DB2 in 2025 and you’re thinking, “But it’s 2018 and this will be a big project with a lot of unknowns. I can wait.” That […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

August 15, 2018 11:05 am

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The Agenda for the OpenStack Berlin Summit has been released

After a brief flurry of activity last month when the submitted talks for the OpenStack Berlin Summit were available to be voted on, the results are in and the agenda has now been released! It looks to be an exciting agenda, packed with lots of fascinating talks that will help those new to the world […]

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Flavio Castelli
By: Flavio Castelli

August 14, 2018 2:45 pm

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Hackweek project: Docker registry mirror

As part of SUSE Hackweek 17 I decided to work on a fully fledged docker registry mirror. You might wonder why this is needed, after all it’s already possible to run a docker distribution (aka registry) instance as a pull-through cache. While that’s true, this solution doesn’t address the needs of more “sophisticated” users. The […]

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Knut Trepte
By: Knut Trepte

August 14, 2018 11:00 am

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SUSE addresses the “L1 Terminal Fault” issue

Today, the security community and industry vendors revealed information about a hardware security vulnerability called “L1 Terminal fault”. Very similar to Meltdown in its nature, the vulnerability is sensitive to a side-channel-attack during speculative execution, and may lead to the disclosure of otherwise protected data. While a full resolution can only be provided on the […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

August 13, 2018 3:42 pm

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With SAP HANA Benchmark comparisons, sometimes “the devil is in the details”

People often use the expression “the devil is in the details” when something looks good on the surface but when you look closer, you see hidden tricks or “a catch” that make it less attractive. Usually it’s a warning to pay close attention to details that might cause an undesirable result. Until now, I would […]

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rjschwei
By: rjschwei

August 12, 2018 1:15 pm

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Changing Instance Types In AWS For SLES 12 SP2 And SLES 12 SP3 Based HVM Instances

Ever tried to switch instance types from lets say t2 to m5 on SLES 12 SP3 (including SLES For SAP)? Well if you did you were in for a bad surprise in that your instance would no longer boot. Switching the instance type back away from the newer instance types c5, m5, m5d…. and restarting […]

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By: Erico Mendonca

August 8, 2018 9:19 pm

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How to do an unattended upgrade from SLES11 to SLES15

SLES 11 is still heavily in use today. Until now, there wasn’t an easy upgrade path for getting your servers to the latest and greatest without completely reinstalling them. But with the release of SLE15, it’s now of the one of the supported upgrade paths. Check out the complete upgrade guide here. I recently had […]

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mvarlese
By: mvarlese

August 7, 2018 7:27 am

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Accelerate your network with OvS-DPDK

Introduction First of all, to set some expectations to you, this blog-post does not focus on what DPDK or OpenVSwitch (OvS) are but it tries to provide the information required to have them running on a SUSE distribution. If you require detailed information about DPDK or OvS design, architecture, internals or API then please refer […]

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By: msmeissn

August 6, 2018 5:00 pm

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SUSE addresses “SegmentSmack” attack

Today, on August 6th 2018, researchers from FICORA have published a remote denial of service attack against Linux Servers, called “SegmentSmack” (CVE-2018-5390). Due to inefficient programming remote attackers could use a lot of compute resources by exploiting worst-case behaviour in the TCP segment reassembly code of newer Linux Kernels, which could allow even single attackers […]

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Masood
By: Masood

August 3, 2018 10:48 pm

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SUSE OpenStack Cloud with Nutanix Hyperconverged Deployment

This past May, I had the privilege of attending Nutanix .NEXT in New Orleans and watching the late Anthony Bourdain deliver one of his last speeches. There was a palpable energy at the conference. SUSE met with Nutanix developers, customers, and partners where a simple message was overwhelmingly repeated – “I love Nutanix”. I was […]

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