By: Austin Joseph

June 11, 2015 8:50 am


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

SLES 11/12: Memory, Disk/Storage IO Tuning and Optimization 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. Before […]

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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

Two Paths to Server Performance: I/O scheduler and file system selection can boost SUSE Linux Enterprise server performance By Matthias G. Eckermann and Bill Tobey, Novell Connection Magazine - July 2010 Here's an excerpt: The Novell approach to assembling a SUSE Linux server distribution has always been to provide a wide range of the best […]

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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. The program focuses on reducing costs while mitigating operational risk. Savings come from transitioning z/OS-based processing (Java, CICS transactions, Batch COBOL, PL/1) to SUSE Linux running on […]

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By: battala

March 17, 2010 11:28 am


Server Consolidation and Data Center Consolidation

By Rajesh Battala 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 […]

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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 […]

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By: mfaris01

April 15, 2008 11:10 am


Performance Tuning for Apache on SLES 10

In a world where more companies are pursuing a more “Green” environment, simply throwing additional hardware resources to improve Apache Web server performance, may not be a viable or popular option. In addition, increasing response times by fine tuning the performance of your Apache Web servers can make a difference on the impression your […]

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By: oasik

February 20, 2008 10:42 am


Setting a Hard Limit for the eDirectory Cache on Linux

Problem Two to three weeks after initial installation, you might notice that eDirectory keeps stopping/restarting itself, depending on monitoring and configuration, under a heavy load - for no apparent reason. You might also get a -150 INSUFFICIENT MEMORY error when you try to back up with dsbk or eMBox. This might be because you did […]

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By: mlfarrell

January 25, 2008 1:23 pm


Optimizing OSS Linux Applications for your Computer

One of the huge benefits of running Open Source software under GNU/Linux is the ability to fine tune applications for the machine or set of machines that they will run on. This article tells you how to accomplish this by compiling your apps with special cpu & architecture tuning parameters. While this tuning is […]

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