By: Drew

February 15, 2018 5:46 pm


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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By: Drew

December 4, 2017 11:24 am


System YES Certification with a PTF or another maintenance update

During a typical YES Certification of a server or workstation, the Gold Master (GM) release of SUSE Linux Enterprise with the latest Service Pack (SP) is installed on the hardware during certification tests. Sometimes, the GM release needs specific fixes or updates in order to be compatible with a particular hardware platform. As hardware systems […]

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By: aksingh

November 22, 2017 9:45 am


Oracle ASMlib update for SLES12 SP3

This information applies to Oracle ASMLib setup in Oracle Grid Infrastructure on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (SLES12 SP3). If you have updated SUSE Enterprise Linux Server 12 SP1/SP2 to SLES12 SP3, you must have noticed oracleasm kernel module failed to load. We looked at this issue in SUSE Bug 1059062 and worked with Oracle […]

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By: fcrozat

October 27, 2017 8:11 am


SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Beta 1 is available!

We are happy to announce our first beta release for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 for: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED), SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension (SLE-WE), SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availablility (SLE-HA) SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Beta will be our new major release designed for IT Transformation! SLE 15 is […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

October 9, 2017 4:01 am


There’s Less to This Than Meets the Eye

As the SUSE Product Marketing Manager for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, I’m always interested in what our competitors may be planning. So when a colleague forwarded these tweets, it really piqued my curiosity:   “Great and unique announcements from Red HAT (sic) regarding SAP HANA.” Was my job messaging and differentiating the […]

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By: h_patel

October 3, 2017 10:43 am


Open, Open…….is that a typo?

Despite only being at SUSE for the past 3 months I am of course aware that the SUSE philosophical approach is being an Open, Open Source company and the above is not a typo. The question is, why is it so important to emphasise being open? There are 3 distinct areas where being open is a good thing. Open […]

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Vincent Moutoussamy
By: Vincent Moutoussamy

September 19, 2017 9:27 am


State of the Beta – SUSE Enterprise Storage 5

Hi folks! We are close to the finalization of our SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 release, but our Public Beta Program is still opened! So you can always watch the following “An Introduction to SUSE Enterprise Storage 5” video or checkout our Public Beta web page for more technical details, but you can also try it […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

August 24, 2017 5:26 am


3 Important Updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Today I have breaking news about SAP HANA and NetWeaver support and certifications for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. Over the last few weeks there have been three important updates, and it’s all good news. Update #1: Relax. SAP HANA 1.0 Support has been extended. In July this year, SAP announced that maintenance […]

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Rob de Canha-Knight
By: Rob de Canha-Knight

August 1, 2017 7:37 am


SUSE CaaS Platform Setup – From Nothing to Everything in 1 Hour

Hello fellow Pioneers! I recently did a 30 minute Webinar on the soon-to-be-released SUSE CaaS Platform. During this Webinar I set myself a little challenge: For anyone with experience with Kubernetes they’ll know that this is no small ask! – Kubernetes is known for being a complex infrastructure tool to set up and this is […]

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By: jlove

May 2, 2017 6:42 am


What is SUSE CaaS Platform? What’s all the buzz about?

Easy to use (Orchestration + Container Host OS + Configuration) = SUSE CaaS Platform As you know by now, just having a container engine is not sufficient for making a successful container based product ready for production. You need container orchestration, automation, the ability to scale, a registry of images, the ability to run everywhere, […]

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