By: Austin Joseph

June 11, 2015 8:50 am


SLES 11/12 OS Tuning & Optimization Guide – Part 1

This document is a basic SLES tuning guide for Memory and Disk I/O tuning and optimization. Many of the parameters and settings discussed are Linux generic and can be applied. Refer to IHV/ISV Application tuning guides or documentation before you implement the tuning parameters.

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By: coolguys

July 13, 2010 3:38 pm


Two Paths to Server Performance: I/O scheduler and file system selection can boost SUSE Linux Enterprise server performance

Here’s a new Novell Connection magazine article written by Matthias G. Eckermann and Bill Tobey. This article will explore two often-overlooked areas where SUSE Linux Enterprise Server provides multiple options that administrators can exploit to enhance server performance: the I/O scheduler and the file system.

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By: fhamilton

April 20, 2010 10:22 am


Mainframe Optimization with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

The mainframe is alive and well – and with an optimization program from Novell, customers are savings millions of dollars with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z.

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By: battala

March 17, 2010 11:28 am


Server Consolidation and Data Center Consolidation

Server consolidation is a key element of cutting IT costs. Novell products make it easy to assess your data center for consolidation and optimization. This not only helps your IT organization to reduce costs but also improves the efficiency of the usage of the resources, improves service levels and helps in better information organization. Rajesh Battala explains how his organization uses Novell for server and data center consolidation.

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By: ab

July 1, 2009 3:29 pm


LJDT: Taking Advantage of Screen

Last week I was asked if there was a way to start an application at the command line and later come back to it from somewhere else. Normally in Linux/Unix (*nix) it is possible to ‘background’ a process and then return to it later on but that’s only if you are still in the same session where the process was sent to the background. This is useful to have something run while you do other things but reconnecting to this session cannot be done with just the shell. Thankfully ‘screen’ is on Linux systems by default (all of them I’ve used anyway) and as a result, Linux Just Does That.

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By: mfaris01

April 15, 2008 11:10 am


Performance Tuning for Apache on SLES 10

In this article, we will be looking at settings and configurations that will help you get maximum performance out of your Apache Web server with existing hardware resources running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SLES).

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By: oasik

February 20, 2008 10:42 am


Setting a Hard Limit for the eDirectory Cache on Linux

Two to three weeks after initial installation, you might notice that eDirectory keep stopping/restarting itself under a heavy load – for no apparent reason. Find out why this might be happening, as Oguz Kutlu Asik explains …

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By: mlfarrell

January 25, 2008 1:23 pm


Optimizing OSS Linux Applications for your Computer

One of the benefits of running Open Source software under GNU/Linux is the ability to fine tune applications for the machines that they will run on. Michael Farrell explains how to accomplish this by compiling your apps with special cpu & architecture tuning parameters.

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