Drew
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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Chris Mertens
By: Chris Mertens

July 13, 2017 12:05 pm

The holy cluster. Part 2 HAE Setup

Welcome to part 2! Still not braindead after part one (Holy Cluster Part 1 ISCSI Setup)? Fantastic! So here we go. In part 1 I showed you how to setup ISCSI shared storage for the cluster. In this second part I will show you how to set up the HAE server, including creating the STONITH […]

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Chris Mertens
By: Chris Mertens

July 11, 2017 11:34 am

The holy cluster. Part 1 ISCSI Setup

Since I need to support quite some customers using High Availability Clustering I was quite often in the need to of having a test lab where I can try re-producing customer issues. Sometimes even trying to understand customer issues as well ;-). So I thought hey there must be a complete guide A-Z on how […]

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Drew
By: Drew

June 21, 2017 4:05 pm

Hardware YES Certification with an installation kit or driver kit (also known as kISO)

An installation or driver kit from SUSE is simply a method to deliver the latest SUSE Linux Enterprise related drivers or other software in a packaged and supported bootable image. Installation kits can be used for any of the following reasons: To update storage drivers, which require very early loading in the installation and boot […]

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By: jlove

May 24, 2017 9:08 am

Setting up SUSE Manager in the Public Cloud

As companies migrate and run new workloads into the public cloud, the IT challenges organizations face doesn’t change. Organizations need the ability to schedule updates and security patches to their Linux systems. The ability to review and validate systems have been updated or patched is equally important. At SUSE, we offer SUSE Manager that helps […]

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Drew
By: Drew

March 9, 2017 1:17 pm

Lenovo™ and SUSE® deliver the first integrated enterprise Linux TPM 2.0 solution

The Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a cryptographic component of many enterprise-class servers.  TPM is an integral part of hardware-based security in these servers, providing tasks such as user authentication, remote access and data protection. System functions such as Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel TXT) use TPM enhancements to help deliver system security. TPM 2.0 […]

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Drew
By: Drew

February 13, 2017 2:30 pm


Drew
By: Drew

April 25, 2016 9:17 am

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from an operating system perspective

In a recent blog I discussed the transition from BIOS (Basic Input Output System) to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) firmware from a hardware perspective. In this blog I’ll address the comparison from the operating system perspective. There is a definite overlap between each …

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Drew
By: Drew

April 25, 2016 8:58 am

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from a hardware perspective

For the past several years, x86 hardware systems (including desktops, laptops, workstations and servers) have been transitioning from BIOS-based (Basic Input Output System-based) to UEFI-based (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface-based) firmware interfaces. This firmware interface is usually just called “system firmware.” It is the initial code that recognizes the hardware components in the system and initializes …

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Drew
By: Drew

February 25, 2016 2:15 pm

YES Search: The way to all information…well, about certified hardware anyway

Where can you find the certification bulletins for more than 47,200 servers, workstations and other hardware components? How can you determine whether your company’s specific hardware is YES Certified with the latest SUSE Linux Enterprise release? Where can you find the specific hardware configuration for the certified server you are planning to buy and deploy […]

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