Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

February 15, 2018 9:34 pm

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POWER9 is here. SUSE is ready!

They are here! IBM announced the POWER9 servers for small enterprises, which will be available later this quarter. IBM announced six new servers but the IBM POWER Systems H922 and H924 are of particular interest to SAP HANA customers. These two systems were designed and optimized for Linux running demanding applications like SAP HANA. The […]

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Drew
By: Drew

February 15, 2018 5:46 pm

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SR-IOV – The way to share real virtualized host devices with a virtual machine

Single Root I/O Virtualization or SR-IOV is a specification that allows the isolation of PCI Express (PCIe) resources. SR-IOV allows a physical PCIe device or adapter to appear as one or more separate physical/virtual PCIe devices. These virtualized devices are also known as Virtual Function (VF) devices. Two main reasons or purposes for SR-IOV are: […]

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rjschwei
By: rjschwei

February 2, 2018 7:24 pm

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Create Your Own SLES On-Demand Images for GCE

Use cases exist where it may not be desirable to start a deployment “from scratch” with a newly deployed on-demand instance from a SUSE released SUSE Linux Enterprise Server image. However, if you are on the fence and your primary concern is uncertainty about achieving an equivalent system when starting from scratch then Machinery may […]

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berndschubert
By: berndschubert

February 2, 2018 3:07 pm

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SAP NetWeaver High Availability Cluster 7.40 for IBM Power

All good things come in threes! Over the last three months, SUSE has enhanced the IBM Power architecture for SLES with three new features. 1) SUSE Manager Server now Supported on IBM Power Systems 2) Launch of SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching for IBM Power and now brand-new: 3) SAP NetWeaver High Availability Cluster 7.40 […]

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By: s_schmidt

January 30, 2018 9:02 am

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Operating System Security Hardening Guide for SAP HANA for SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 available

IT security is an essential topic for any organization. Both SUSE and SAP take security very seriously. For SAP HANA a comprehensive security guide is available, that describes in detail how to protect HANA from a database perspective. To complement this on operating system level our Hardening Guide for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 is […]

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Olaf Kirch
By: Olaf Kirch

January 29, 2018 11:24 am

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These days, nobody needs Enterprise Support, anyw… aaaargh!

It was a dark and stormy day in early November, when the SUSE security team was invited to a heavily NDAed phone conference. During this call, they were briefed about three vulnerabilities involving speculative execution features of various CPUs. What followed were many intense weeks of preparing the mitigating patches for what became known to […]

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Alexander Bergmann
By: Alexander Bergmann

January 22, 2018 12:34 am

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Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) Guide

We are happy to announce the availability of our PCI DSS Guide for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12. But let’s start from the beginning. (If you cannot wait here are the direct links to the guide (HTML/PDF). With the commercial success of the internet era, the major credit card companies bound forces to protect against […]

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Zsolt Hargitai
By: Zsolt Hargitai

January 17, 2018 7:31 pm

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HPE, Microsoft és SUSE világrekord

Bemutatkozott a világ első, vállalati szintű, „lemez nélküli” adatbázisa, amely a HPE, a Microsoft és a SUSE közreműködésével állt össze, és ráadásul rögtön iparágvezető teljesítménnyel vizsgázott. A konstrukció a HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 szerveren futó HPE Scalable Persistent Memory technológiát alkalmazza, és magában foglalja a Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Enterprise Edition adatbázis-kezelő rendszert, valamint a […]

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rjschwei
By: rjschwei

January 10, 2018 10:49 pm

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A day long to be remembered 2018-01-03

When I wrote this it was Janurary 9, 2018 which was supposed to be the day of a major earthquake in the computing world. However, due to various circumstances this all happened on January 3rd, 2018 at 2 PM PST and the aftershocks as well as the queasy feelings that come along with such an […]

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Andreas Jaeger
By: Andreas Jaeger

January 8, 2018 9:08 am

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SLES 12 Toolchain Update Brings new Developer Tools

The GCC developers have released GCC 7 last year and we are making this new version available now as optional update for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 via the Toolchain Module. GCC 7 brings many improvements for developers as documented in the CHANGES file. I’d like to point out the following three areas of changes […]

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