Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

February 15, 2019 5:43 pm

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The ibmvnic driver with SR-IOV is now supported by SLES 12 and SLES 15 on IBM POWER9 processor-based systems

SUSE has worked with IBM to enable support for the ibmvnic driver with PowerVM on POWER9 systems. The ibmvnic driver enables PowerVM Single Root I/O Virtualizations (SR-IOV) for improved network capabilities including reduced systems processor utilization, decreased network latency, and enforcement of network Quality of Service. Supported SLES Levels: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

March 19, 2018 6:39 pm

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SUSE Linux now available on Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure for IBM Power

  IBM® Hyperconverged Systems powered by Nutanix are now SUSE YES Certified for SUSE Linux. These certifications are for the 1U CS821 and 2U CS822 models. These systems will combine the performance of the IBM POWER8 chip architecture and the simplicity of Nutanix management software. These systems are certified for the little endian SLES […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

March 12, 2018 2:17 am

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SUSE Linux Live Patching for Power – A key tool for availability

All system outages are bad. They result in lost revenue, reputation damage, lost productivity and other impacts to the business. Outages of enterprise applications such as SAP HANA can have an even greater impact on a business due to the pervasive nature of those applications.  One reason you choose the IBM Power platform is […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

February 6, 2018 9:23 pm

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SAP HANA on Power feeling a little cramped? 128TB support for SLES 11 SP4 can help

Memory fragmentation can happen in any operating system, but if you are running a memory intensive workload like SAP HANA, fragmentation can put an upper limit on how long the application can be available before needing to be restarted. Increasing the amount of virtual address space can mitigate this problem by providing more memory to […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

September 6, 2017 2:13 pm

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SAP HANA 2.0 now certified for SLES 12 Service Pack 2 on IBM POWER8

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 2 (SLES 12 SP2) for IBM POWER is now certified by SAP for SAP HANA 2.0 SLES 12 SP2 runs on IBM POWER8 hardware in little-endian mode (ppc64le). Currently supported SAP HANA releases available for IBM POWER platform: SAP HANA 1.0 on IBM POWER Servers (ppc64) […]

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By: SUSE

February 13, 2017 12:41 pm

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More memory for SAP HANA on SLES 11 for POWER

Many companies are now running their businesses with SAP HANA on IBM POWER servers. SUSE has seen huge customer demand for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 since it became available in August 2015. SAP HANA is an ideal workload for IBM POWER server due to the performance, reliability and scalability features […]

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By: SUSE

December 5, 2016 7:40 am

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SAP® HANA 2 platform is now available for SLES 12 Service Pack 1 for POWER

The SAP HANA 2 platform, announced on November 8, 2016, is now available for deployment on the 64-bit little-endian variant of IBM POWER8 systems running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 Service Pack 1. This announcement enables SAP HANA 2 customers to exploit the capabilities of SLES 12 including features such as the systemd service […]

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By: SUSE

October 6, 2016 9:39 am

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Long term support for SLES 11 SP4 for POWER

SUSE announces Long Term Service Pack Support (LTSS) for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 on POWER. Maintaining support for Linux IT infrastructure is a key requirement, particularly for complex business critical systems such as SAP HANA. SUSE has seen a tremendous increase in the adoption of SAP HANA on IBM POWER systems […]

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Andreas Jaeger
By: Andreas Jaeger

April 1, 2015 2:23 am

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Machinery 1.5 with System z and Power Support, Red Hat Inspection Fixes, Skipping Files

Alfred complained to the machinery team that he could not run machinery on System z and Power systems and run into a few issues with the Red Hat inspection. The machinery team has now released for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 an update of the "Advanced Systems Management" module and made the module available for […]

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By: linuxscribe

July 3, 2013 12:10 pm

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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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