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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Drew
By: Drew

December 4, 2017 11:24 am

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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

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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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chabowski
By: chabowski

November 17, 2017 9:49 am

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System Logs: Understand Your Linux System

The following article is part of a series of articles that provide tips and tricks for Linux newbies  – or Desktop users that are not yet experienced with regard to certain topics). This series intends to complement the special edition #30 “Getting Started with Linux” based on openSUSE Leap, recently published by the Linux Magazine, with valuable additional information. […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

November 13, 2017 10:28 am

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SUSE Linux Enterprise HPC Module: November 2017 Additions and updates

SUSE continues to deliver on our commitment to make HPC easier to implement by adding additional packages to the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) HPC Module. When we introduced the HPC Module to SUSE Linux early in 2017, we laid out a strategy to make High Performance Computing adoption easier by providing a number of […]

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SaSoe
By: SaSoe

November 9, 2017 7:38 am

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Visit SUSE @ SAP TechEd Barcelona to talk about transition to SAP S/4HANA

Moving to SAP S/4HANA offers exciting possibilities, but it also means transitioning your SAP infrastructure. Because your SAP systems are the heart of your business, we know what a big deal this move can be. Whether you’re a loyal SUSE customer or looking for information about transitioning to SAP S/4HANA, SAP TechEd is a great […]

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chabowski
By: chabowski

November 8, 2017 10:20 am

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New SUSE Best Practices: Performance Analysis, Tuning and Tools on SUSE Linux Enterprise Products

In general, at SUSE, we are very careful about giving any “universal” recommendations regarding performance tuning. Usually, we shy away from providing generic tuning instructions, and instead, where applicable, we try to establish a performance baseline and metrics for a given workload. The reason is that any kind of performance tuning and analysis very much depends […]

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By: fcrozat

October 27, 2017 8:11 am

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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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k2sherman
By: k2sherman

October 23, 2017 6:00 am

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Balance risk against updating your mission critical systems

Any company running a mission critical system is always faced with this dilemma – how to balance the benefits of applying the latest software updates against the risk and expense of changing elements of mission-critical system. One can’t help but think about the security breach that occurred at Equifax where one of the reasons for […]

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J. S. Evans
By: J. S. Evans

October 10, 2017 3:25 pm

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What is a CVE and How Can It Benefit Me?

Like a lot of the things that I write here, this is a question that came up in a ticket that I worked on recently. A customer recently received a message like this: Samba is a freely available file- and printer-sharing application maintained and developed by the Samba Development Team. Samba allows users to share […]

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