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By: Meike Chabowski

October 11, 2022 4:42 pm

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SAP HANA Cluster – automated OS patching with SUSE Manager and Salt states

The following article has been contributed by Bo Jin, Sales Engineer at SUSE and Linux Consultant.     Challenge and motivation SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is not just a great product for running SAP workloads. SUSE also provides best practice guides for building up reliable SAP HANA SR high availability […]

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By: Jason Phippen

June 2, 2021 11:26 am

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How Can SUSE Manager Complement SaltStack Enterprise

Anyone that has worked in IT long enough has heard of Salt as a leader in the configuration management area. Whether you've used it or not, you understand how much power can be gained with the platform. But Salt alone isn't the perfect fit for everyone, especially if you need more than pure configuration management. […]

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By: Michael Tabron

May 8, 2020 3:39 pm

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Two Webinars about Delivering SAP Services Faster

Maintaining a competitive advantage often depends on how quickly you can deliver new services. SAP applications are designed to help your business analyze data to anticipate new requirements, and rapidly deliver new products and services. This gives you the ability to keep your existing customers happy while attracting new business. The insights from this data […]

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By: Jason Phippen

April 7, 2020 12:48 pm

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SUSE Manager 4: The Smart Choice for Managing Linux and Comparing the Alternatives – Ansible, Chef, Puppet and SaltStack

"Only SUSE Manager combines software content lifecycle management (CLM) with a centrally staged repository and class-leading configuration management and automation, plus optional state of the art monitoring capabilities, for all major Linux distributions." These days, IT departments manage highly dynamic and heterogeneous networks under constantly changing requirements. One important trend that has contributed […]

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By: Jason Phippen

November 15, 2019 3:11 pm

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Virtualization Management with SUSE Manager

SUSE® Manager 4 is a best-in-class open source infrastructure management solution that lowers costs, enhances availability and reduces complexity for life-cycle management of Linux systems in large, complex and dynamic IT landscapes. You can use SUSE Manager to configure, deploy and administer thousands of Linux systems running on hypervisors, as containers, on bare metal systems, […]

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By: Jason Phippen

April 29, 2019 11:31 am

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IT Infrastructure Management: What You Need to Know

In the old days, system administrators spent a majority of their time watching file servers, managing user accounts, and ensuring network connectivity, but today’s infrastructure is a busier and more exotic place. Applications hide in containers, systems hide in other systems, new configurations appear and disappear with a single mouse click, and every file […]

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By: Joachim Werner

March 19, 2018 6:22 pm

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if count(ibm_power_systems) > 10 then add suse_manager_on_power

Sometimes, pseudocode is the fastest way to describe an algorithm. So the headline says it all: If you have to manage more than just a handful of IBM Power Systems servers running SUSE Linux Enterprise, we recommend that you add SUSE Manager to the equation!   SUSE Manager makes it so much easier to […]

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By: Joachim Werner

May 29, 2017 2:13 am

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Put your systems into a high state!

The highstate is what Salt, the systems management framework that has become so core to  SUSE Manager,  calls it when an admin applies all the configuration states to a system that are meant to be applied on that system. Salt can also apply individual state changes, but the highstate comes closest to a […]

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By: Joachim Werner

May 25, 2017 5:37 am

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No beta blockers for SUSE Manager 3.1. So let’s get ready for containers!

Managing content and compliance in hybrid cloud and container infrastructures is our main design goal for the upcoming SUSE Manager 3.1 release. This is in line with our strategy for the Container as a Service Platform. With Beta 3 and its further improved support for building container images we reached a critical milestone towards […]

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