Drew
By: Drew

August 24, 2015 7:56 am

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New processors before the next SUSE Linux Enterprise Service Pack – YES to the rescue!

New x86 server processor technology is currently released on roughly a 12-to-15 month schedule. That means that approximately every 18 months there is a major x86-architecture update available from server vendors. Variants of these major processor updates, with different feature sets and/or speeds, are also released in-between the 12-to-15 month release cycle. Desktop and laptop […]

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Drew
By: Drew

July 24, 2015 11:15 am

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Full power management compatibility can save you money

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 power management features in SUSE Linux Enterprise that are tested on hardware during certification. Through YES Certification the […]

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By: Erico Mendonca

July 24, 2015 9:22 am

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Running graphical programs remotely as root

Sometimes when dealing with Linux servers, you find products that require running a graphical installer as root. That’s fine when you have access to the graphical console, and you can do it using various methods, like gnomesu or kdesu. But what happens when you need to run it via SSH?

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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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chabowski
By: chabowski

April 23, 2015 8:21 am

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Three Things You Should Know about SUSE and the Retail Industry

Retail is said to traditionally lag in technology, especially at the foundation level. And even though IT budgets are increasing, quite a few IT departments are saddled with outdated, hodgepodge systems, licensing fees, maintenance and multiyear rollouts. At the same time, retail customers are more technology savvy than ever, and they want to use their […]

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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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