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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chabowski
By: chabowski

July 4, 2017 4:08 am

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SUSE Rocked the Stage at LC3 2017 in Beijing

The following article has been contributed by Grace Wang, QA Engineer, SUSE China. LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen (LC3) was held on June 19-20, 2017 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing. LinuxCon was already successfully held in North America, Europe and Japan during the past few years. Now it finally came to China. During […]

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Drew
By: Drew

June 21, 2017 4:05 pm

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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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Drew
By: Drew

February 13, 2017 2:30 pm

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By: jlove

November 21, 2016 8:33 am

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What happened to kernel-xen?

Those of you in a Xen environment may have noticed a change with recent versions of openSUSE Tumbleweed, or the newly released SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 and openSUSE Leap 42.2. Whether you are looking at a Xen host (dom0), or a paravitual Xen guest (domU), the running kernel is now kernel-default. What happened […]

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Drew
By: Drew

April 25, 2016 9:17 am

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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

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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

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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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SaSoe
By: SaSoe

January 14, 2016 7:39 am

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SAP HANA on Power with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Posted by Friedrich Krey in SAP on Linux (SCN) – View the full blog post SAP HANA is available on IBM-Power8-based servers combined with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for SAP Applications. This was SUSE’s message in August of last year, when it announced an important enhancement for IBM Power Systems for SAP HANA. The […]

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Drew
By: Drew

August 24, 2015 7:56 am

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New processors before the next SUSE Linux Enterprise Service Pack – YES to the rescue!

New x86 server processor technology is currently released on roughly a 12-to-15 month schedule. That means that approximately every 18 months there is a major x86-architecture update available from server vendors. Variants of these major processor updates, with different feature sets and/or speeds, are also released in-between the 12-to-15 month release cycle. Desktop and laptop […]

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