Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

January 4, 2018 7:58 am


SUSE Addresses Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

Yesterday the security community and a number of IT vendors announced the existence of several hardware security vulnerabilities that allow potential exploits across a range of hardware architectures and operating systems including but not limited to Linux. SUSE engineers have been collaborating with our partners and the Linux community on upstream Linux kernel patches. […]

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Alexander Bergmann
By: Alexander Bergmann

December 22, 2017 3:37 am


We will switch to CVSS v3.0 starting in 2018

After our announcement back in January this year, and a transition phase where we scored both version 2 and version 3, we will finally switch entirely to the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) version 3.0 for vulnerability assessment with the beginning of 2018. Customers who automatically check our v2 scoring will no longer see any […]

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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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By: chabowski

November 8, 2017 10:20 am


New SUSE Best Practices: Performance Analysis, Tuning and Tools on SUSE Linux Enterprise Products

In general, at SUSE, we are very careful about giving any “universal” recommendations regarding performance tuning. Usually, we shy away from providing generic tuning instructions, and instead, where applicable, we try to establish a performance baseline and metrics for a given workload. The reason is that any kind of performance tuning and analysis very much depends […]

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By: fcrozat

October 27, 2017 8:11 am


SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Beta 1 is available!

We are happy to announce our first beta release for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 for: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED), SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension (SLE-WE), SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availablility (SLE-HA) SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Beta will be our new major release designed for IT Transformation! SLE 15 is […]

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By: kgroneman

September 14, 2017 2:02 pm


You’re Having Problems with a SUSE Product? Oh No!

When you are having problems with one or more of our products, you come to our site for one thing:  Help resolving your problem and getting your systems purring contently ASAP.   It’s up to us to provide you with all the tools you need to do that and to make them easy to find and access Folks in need […]

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By: jspeirs

August 10, 2017 1:34 pm


Variety is the spice of life – especially with food and Linux

While you could prepare a family meal on an open fire, it is likely you use an oven and not a microwave. Classic IT is like the oven, suitable for most workloads, and is here to stay and be optimised. The Cloud is like the microwave, suitable for particular tasks, but not a universal replacement […]

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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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By: Jeffreycheung

June 21, 2017 6:09 am


What is kISO (Kernel Update ISO)

A couples of months ago, one of the Taiwan ODMs called me and asked some questions about kISO such as what is it ? when will need it ? who should request it ? A kISO is similar to a Bootable Driver Kit and can be used to provide an updated kernel for SUSE® Linux […]

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By: jlove

April 28, 2017 2:49 pm


Can't stop the SUSE!

One of the questions I get asked most when talking about my job at SUSE is: ‘How do I pronounce SUSE’? People always respond with a smile when I tell them we have a cool video on ‘How do you say SUSE’! Yes, I will forward that to you! Doing so gives me the opportunity to introduce […]

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