Robert Schweikert
By: Robert Schweikert

September 25, 2020 8:05 pm

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Update Infrastructure Access – Adios http

Earlier this year we enabled access to the update infrastructure through the data center. This was made possible by a refresh of the update infrastructure last year. Also earlier this year SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 reached EOL w.r.t on-demand image maintenance and this allowed us to switch all our traffic […]

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Carla Schroder
By: Carla Schroder

September 23, 2020 6:35 pm

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Is Open Source a Religion?

Is open source a religion? There is a persistent myth that free/open source software (F/OSS) supporters think of F/OSS as a religion. SUSE is the largest open source software company, so that would make us, what, a church with the cutest mascot? Of course this is wrong and F/OSS is not a religion, though the […]

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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

September 17, 2020 1:37 pm

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SUSE Addresses “ZeroLogon” Vulnerability

On September 11, Secura research published a new software vulnerability called “ZeroLogon”, which exploits a protocol weakness in the SMB Netlogon protocol. This vulnerability may affect users of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server running Samba servers in older or non-standard configurations. Attackers could use it to bypass access control to the domain controller. A workaround […]

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Jeff Reser
By: Jeff Reser

September 3, 2020 4:36 pm

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Adapting for Hybrid Cloud – Part 3 of 3: The Results

Part 1 of this series – Adapting for Hybrid Cloud: The Market – provides a view of the market challenges in achieving a cloud-optimized enterprise and adapting to hybrid cloud. Part 2 of this series – Adapting for Hybrid Cloud: The SUSE Solution – provides information around the SUSE offerings that can help adapt to […]

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Jeff Reser
By: Jeff Reser

August 31, 2020 5:55 pm

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Adapting for Hybrid Cloud – Part 2 of 3: The SUSE Solution

Part 1 of this series – Adapting for Hybrid Cloud: The Market – provides a view of the market challenges in achieving a cloud-optimized enterprise and adapting to hybrid cloud. Your enterprise needs a choice of where to run its solutions – from the data center to different clouds. You need portability and scalability, coupled […]

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Carolina Pereira
By: Carolina Pereira

August 25, 2020 3:06 pm

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SQL Server on Linux Journey – Part 4: High Availability

On Part 3 of this series we covered SQL Server on Azure, including Azure VMs running on SUSE and the “Bring-Your-Own-Subscription” route. Now, we’ll move on to cover how to add High Availability with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server HA Extension to the mix. High Availability for SQL Server on Linux The big question […]

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Brice Dekany
By: Brice Dekany

August 21, 2020 8:37 am

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SUSE Manager and openSCAP: 200 security rules made for you

OpenSCAP is an opensource tool to test and verify security compliance against a set of rules. Did you know that SUSE provides more than 200 rules in its own SCAP Security Guide? See French version Of course there is the SLES Hardening Guide but there is a lot of other security certifications like STIG DISA, […]

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Carolina Pereira
By: Carolina Pereira

August 18, 2020 3:26 pm

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SQL Server on Linux Journey – Part 3: Azure options

On Part 2 of this series we covered SQL Server on premises and performance benchmarks including one with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise which created a diskless database using persistent memory to run SQL Server on SUSE. Now, we’ll move on to cover the benefits of Azure and what are your options among Pay-As-You-Go Virtual Machines and […]

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Carolina Pereira
By: Carolina Pereira

August 13, 2020 4:07 pm

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SQL Server on Linux Journey – Part 2: On premises success

On Part 1 of this series we covered our first SUSE encounter with Microsoft and how a few years later, the most deployed database in the world, SQL Server, started offering support for Linux platforms. Now, we’ll move on to cover the on-premises success reached by the SQL on Linux combination even though some […]

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Carolina Pereira
By: Carolina Pereira

August 4, 2020 2:02 pm

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SQL Server on Linux Journey – Part 1: First date

The relationship between SUSE and Microsoft is not so new. It is exciting to think that back in 2006 (almost 15 years ago!), both companies entered into a partner agreement to collaborate on interoperability, providing greater choice to customers in developing comprehensive environments. And today, it is amazing to see that SQL Server on […]

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