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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Camille Crowell
By: Camille Crowell

September 14, 2020 3:20 pm

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SUSE’s Guide to Microsoft Ignite 2020!

SUSE is getting ready for Microsoft Ignite September 22-24 coming to you via digital! SUSE is proud to be a globally managed strategic ISV for Microsoft. SUSE and Microsoft have been partnering for 12 years now and both companies have 20-year strategic relationship with SAP. We'll be at Ignite talking technical audiences about our SAP […]

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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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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

July 27, 2020 8:39 am

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SUSE addresses BootHole security exposure

Security researchers from Eclypsium have published an attack called BootHole today. This attack requires root access to the bootloader used in Linux operating systems, GRUB2. It bypasses normal Secure Boot protections to persistently install malicious code which cannot be detected by the operating system. Given the need for root access to the bootloader, the described […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

July 23, 2020 9:07 pm

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SUSE Enterprise Storage delivers best CephFS benchmark on Arm

  Since its introduction in 2006, Ceph has been used predominantly for volume-intensive use cases where performance is not the most critical aspect. Because the technology has many attractive capabilities, there has been a desire to extend the use of Ceph into areas such as High-Performance Computing. Ceph deployments in HPC environments are usually […]

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