By: Jay Kruemcke

September 6, 2017 2:13 pm

SAP HANA 2.0 now certified for SLES 12 Service Pack 2 on IBM POWER8

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 2 (SLES 12 SP2) for IBM POWER is now certified by SAP for SAP HANA 2.0 SLES 12 SP2 runs on IBM POWER8 hardware in little-endian mode (ppc64le). Currently supported SAP HANA releases available for IBM POWER platform: SAP HANA 1.0 on IBM POWER Servers (ppc64) big-endian SUSE […]

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By: jlove

April 28, 2017 2:49 pm

Can't stop the SUSE!

One of the questions I get asked most when talking about my job at SUSE is: ‘How do I pronounce SUSE’? People always respond with a smile when I tell them we have a cool video on ‘How do you say SUSE’! Yes, I will forward that to you! Doing so gives me the opportunity to introduce […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

March 22, 2017 11:41 pm

Are you looking for a job working with leading technology partners?

  We are hiring! Join the SUSE Global Alliances team, an international team that enjoys working with technology partners. Our mission is to provide SUSE customers the freedom of choice to run their preferred IT environment fully supported on SUSE technology. We are a team of confident and experienced leaders at the service of our […]

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By: jlove

February 13, 2017 12:41 pm

More memory for SAP HANA on SLES 11 for POWER

Many companies are now running their businesses with SAP HANA on IBM POWER servers. SUSE has seen huge customer demand for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 since it became available in August 2015. SAP HANA is an ideal workload for IBM POWER server due to the performance, reliability and scalability features […]

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By: joanneharris

January 25, 2017 8:44 pm

Is Open Source open to women? Three amazing women offer insight at SUSECON

For the first time at SUSECON, women took center stage in our keynotes – and not just one, but THREE amazing, inspiring women from IBM, Intel and Fujitsu respectively. It’s not that we’re not Open to women joining us on stage (of course we are, we’re the Open Open Source company) – it’s just that […]

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By: Michael Friesenegger

December 8, 2016 9:38 am

Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP® Applications 12 Service Pack 1 for POWER

I would like to expand on what Jay Kruemcke mentioned in his blog concerning the release of SAP HANA 2 and its support for little-endian on IBM POWER Systems. You would expect to download the SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP1 for POWER installation media and then start the installation. Actually you will download SUSE […]

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By: jlove

December 5, 2016 7:40 am

SAP® HANA 2 platform is now available for SLES 12 Service Pack 1 for POWER

The SAP HANA 2 platform, announced on November 8, 2016, is now available for deployment on the 64-bit little-endian variant of IBM POWER8 systems running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 Service Pack 1. This announcement enables SAP HANA 2 customers to exploit the capabilities of SLES 12 including features such as the systemd service […]

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By: jlove

October 6, 2016 9:39 am

Long term support for SLES 11 SP4 for POWER

SUSE announces Long Term Service Pack Support (LTSS) for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 on POWER. Maintaining support for Linux IT infrastructure is a key requirement, particularly for complex business critical systems such as SAP HANA. SUSE has seen a tremendous increase in the adoption of SAP HANA on IBM POWER systems […]

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By: jlove

August 8, 2016 11:05 am

The Agile Penguinz – Unfurling OpenStack Sails

When IBM introduced two “Linux-your-way” LinuxONE mainframes a year ago this month, as part of the z Systems family, there was a keen focus on solving DevOps challenges and smoothing over different mindsets within Development and IT Operations.  In particular, OpenStack has gained momentum as the de facto standard in provisioning and managing z/VM virtual […]

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By: chabowski

September 18, 2015 8:43 am

SUSE, IBM, and KVM: Powering the Future of the Mainframe

NOTE: A huge “Thank You” to Mary Marks from the Alliance Marketing Team for her contributions to this blog post!   It´s available NOW! After the announcement at LinuxCon about a month ago, now you can get the advantage of mainframe computing with Linux using KVM. The increasing complexity and resulting costs of managing distributed servers forces companies to […]

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