Lawrence Kearney
By: Lawrence Kearney

November 27, 2018 2:06 am

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Deploying SLURM PAM modules on SLE compute nodes

Security in High Performance Computing (HPC) environments has always been a proposal of relativity. Striking a balance between implementing an adequate level of security and not interfering with “getting the science done”. In the simplest terms the primary security realms HPC systems and clusters are exposed to are environmental and user facing. More specifically […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

August 28, 2018 1:54 pm

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SUSE Manager Technical Overview-Part 2 How SUSE Manager Works

In this 3 part blog series we take a deeper look into SUSE Manager 3.2, looking at what the product does, how it does and how it is set up. Blog Part 1 - Discover SUSE Manager Blog Part 2 - How SUSE Manager Works Blog Part 3 - SUSE Manager Configuration Management &[…]

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Lawrence Kearney
By: Lawrence Kearney

June 17, 2018 2:20 am

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The SSSD, Active Directory, and growing SLES integration

From both feature and security perspectives, integrating Linux systems with Active Directory environments has been a challenge for their respective system administrators and organisations. However, modern Linux distributions include the System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) which addresses many of the legacy shortcomings handily. The daemon uses identity and authentication providers (and other service providers) to […]

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Lawrence Kearney
By: Lawrence Kearney

June 14, 2018 2:37 am

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SLES, PAM, SSSD, and MFA Soup

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions are becoming the standard for many user facing IT services. Most visibly with web applications, corporate VPNs, self-service portals and online banking platforms to name but a few. Extending MFA to the realm of system administration to harden access to the Linux operating system itself is becoming an established best practice […]

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scanova1
By: scanova1

May 11, 2018 12:02 am

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Greetings from “The Big Easy” and Nutanix .NEXT

We're just finishing up here at the Nutanix .NEXT event in New Orleans, and I have to say – what a city, and what an event! Here in “The Big Easy”, as New Orleans is affectionately called, Nutanix has been showing partners and customers how easy it is to deploy and gain benefit from […]

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k2sherman
By: k2sherman

April 10, 2018 8:44 pm

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When considering an infrastructure solution, think a joint solution from Fujitsu and SUSE

When I first came to SUSE, our relationship with Fujitsu was on a more regional basis. We have a very close relationship with Fujitsu in Central Europe and I like to think it is because our companies hold the same values: both companies are committed to innovating products that are insanely reliable, both companies are […]

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k2sherman
By: k2sherman

April 5, 2018 10:44 pm

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Fujitsu performance on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Last January, Alan Clark sat down with his good friend, Yoshiya Eto, to discuss a wide range of topics. One of those topics is on Fujitsu’s performance running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES). A couple of benchmark results for SPECint_rate2006 and SPECfp_rate20016 place their PRIMEQUEST servers at the top. You can see 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. It 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.[…]

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BJM
By: BJM

December 8, 2017 10:48 am

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Just the Right Amount of Linux for Embedded Operating Systems

To optimize the performance and reliability of embedded applications in servers, devices and hardware, an operating system must be easy to configure and customize. Developers need to streamline the development processes and enable modifications and updates for their applications to align with business and project requirements. The selection of an embedded operating system is a […]

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