Naji Almahmoud
By: Naji Almahmoud

September 22, 2014 12:12 am


Simpler Future with SAP and Partners: Your Choice of Innovation at Lower Cost and Higher Performance

Numerous practical examples demonstrate that SAP solutions with partners are continuing to make great strides in the IT market. This is especially true for SAP customers who migrate their business-critical applications to save costs and increase availability and system performance, including companies that rely on the in-memory database SAP HANA or want to make their […]

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Naji Almahmoud
By: Naji Almahmoud

February 11, 2014 12:12 pm


What did I learn from SAP in 10 years of partnership?

Introduction Early 2004, I joined the EMEA Alliance team at Novell following the acquisition of SUSE few months earlier. Given my background in software development of business applications, I was pleased to be responsible for Oracle alliance in EMEA and for SAP Alliance globally. For couple of years I engaged actively with Oracle team in […]

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By: linuxscribe

July 3, 2013 12:10 pm


The Narrowing Gap Between Linux and UNIX

Surprisingly, in this day and age, there are still people in the IT sector that hold enterprise Linux up to a software standard that is over four decades old: UNIX. On the one hand, this seems kind of weird in a world where devices that are more than a few years old are treated as […]

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By: linuxscribe

January 7, 2013 1:00 pm


What Happens In Vegas…

Doug Jarvis, our Product Marketing Manager for Cloud Solutions, related to me a tale of something interesting that happened in Vegas back in December - and yes, something we can actually tell you about. Doug was attending the Gartner Data Center Conference, a great chance to meet with customer and vendors in the cloud computing […]

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By: coolguys-suse

March 23, 2012 8:08 am


Installing Oracle PHP extensions in SUSE Linux

We work a lot with SLES, Oracle and PHP. When installing SLES on your server there is an option in software selection under “Primary Functions” that says “Oracle Server Base”. This copies the scripts required to get Oracle up and running once it has been successfully installed. Unfortunately it does not include the […]

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By: amiej

November 3, 2011 8:47 pm


SUSE Continues Broad Platform Support for OCFS2

OCFS2 Remains the Cluster File System Choice for All SUSE Certified Hardware Platforms Guest post - Kai Dupke, Senior Product Manager, SUSE Oracle's decision (Oracle Doc ID 1253272.1) to limit its support for OCFS2 to Oracle Unbreakable Linux on Intel hardware has no impact on SUSE customers and you may continue to run OCFS2 […]

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Darren Davis
By: Darren Davis

July 18, 2011 1:41 pm


Oracle Support Documents Underline Reasons to Choose SLES 11 for Oracle Installations

Oracle Support recently released two documents describing Oracle's support policy with respect to ASMLib and OCFS2 on RHEL 6: Oracle Doc ID 1089399.1: ”For RHEL 6, Oracle will only provide ASMLib software and updates via Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN). Oracle will no longer provide ASMLib packages for Red Hat kernels.” Oracle Doc […]

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