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.
June 11, 2015 8:50 am60,251 views
July 13, 2010 3:38 pm2,975 views
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.
April 20, 2010 10:22 am1,131 views
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.
March 17, 2010 11:28 am3,697 views
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.
July 1, 2009 3:29 pm3,497 views
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.
April 15, 2008 11:10 am3,566 views
February 20, 2008 10:42 am2,730 views
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 …
January 25, 2008 1:23 pm1,115 views
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.