By: Jay Kruemcke

September 6, 2017 2:13 pm

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) big-endian SUSE […]

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By: jlove

February 13, 2017 12:41 pm

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: jlove

December 5, 2016 7:40 am

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: jlove

October 6, 2016 9:39 am

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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By: Andreas Jaeger

April 1, 2015 2:23 am

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 all […]

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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.

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By: Nathan Barney

April 23, 2013 7:45 am

IBM PowerLinux Continues Support for openSUSE Build Service (OBS)

Today, over on the openSUSE site, our own Jos Poortvliet posted a blog discussing the recent work between IBM and SUSE to add more build capability to the openSUSE Build Service. The Power guys provided a couple of boxes so openSUSE can increase package build capacity for the Power platform on the Open Build Service reference implementation. Read the […]

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