scanova1
By: scanova1

February 21, 2018 3:15 am

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Dynatrace: Digital Performance Management for SUSE OpenStack Cloud

I recently had the opportunity to attend Dynatrace Perform in Las Vegas, which was billed as the event for those who view digital performance management as critical to their business. So, what’s digital performance management all about, how is Dynatrace meeting customer needs, and what can they do for you if you’re using SUSE platform […]

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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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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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Vera Schneider
By: Vera Schneider

January 31, 2018 9:29 am

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Aptronics is SUSE’s First Solution Partner in South Africa

by Matthew Lee, SUSE South Africa   SUSE, has named Aptronics as its first Solution Partner in South Africa for the solution areas of SUSE Enterprise Linux and Storage. Solution Partner is the highest tier in the SUSE Partner Program and is awarded to partners that demonstrate an acute understanding of the market plus the […]

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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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Olaf Kirch
By: Olaf Kirch

January 25, 2018 3:15 pm

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Meltdown and Spectre Performance

Ever since Meltdown and Spectre were disclosed, quite a few customers have been asking us for guidance on the performance impact of the mitigating patches for these hardware vulnerabilities: Do these patches impact performance? If so, by how much? The first question is answered easily: all these mitigations impact performance – hardly noticeable for some, […]

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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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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

January 4, 2018 7:58 am

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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. https://meltdownattack.com/ SUSE engineers have been collaborating with our partners and the Linux community on upstream Linux kernel patches. […]

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