Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

July 12, 2018 3:54 pm

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SUSE for SAP S/4HANA: Justifying Your Decision

Migrating your SAP solutions and moving to SAP S/4HANA entails a long process of gathering information and making critical decisions. Now that you’ve decided how and where you want to migrate and which platform you’re using, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Your biggest priority now should be knowing how to justify […]

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jacobperry
By: jacobperry

July 11, 2018 8:43 pm

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Naji Almahmoud
By: Naji Almahmoud

July 4, 2018 9:49 am

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Migrating to SAP S/4HANA and Why a Linux Platform is Integral to Success

Savings, new business models, and competitive advantage are a few of the benefits offered by SAP S/4HANA. See why SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is a leading platform for SAP solutions on Linux technology, which is required for harnessing SAP S/4HANA. According to a recent survey, two-thirds of SAP customers are planning their […]

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stacey_miller
By: stacey_miller

July 2, 2018 9:23 pm

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Many Faces of Global Services – Michael Brookhuis

In this edition of the “Many Faces of Global Services” blog series, we travel to Europe to get to know one of our Technical Consultants  – Michael Brookhuis.  Michael started in Novell on the front-line support team in 2000, and when Novell bought SUSE, he moved on to supporting SUSE products.  Because of his interest […]

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Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

June 28, 2018 7:19 pm

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Making the Most of SAP S/4HANA: Committing to a Platform

Making the Most of SAP S/4HANA: Committing to a Platform You’ve explored the range of possible solutions for SAP S/4HANA and have made some important decisions: getting a good understanding of your enterprise ecosystem and what data needs to be moved where; opting to work with an SAP migration consultant (or not); and selecting your […]

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Lawrence Kearney
By: Lawrence Kearney

June 17, 2018 2:20 am

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The SSSD, Active Directory, and growing SLES integration

From both feature and security perspectives, integrating Linux systems with Active Directory environments has been a challenge for their respective system administrators and organisations. However, modern Linux distributions include the System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) which addresses many of the legacy shortcomings handily. The daemon uses identity and authentication providers (and other service providers) to […]

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Lawrence Kearney
By: Lawrence Kearney

June 14, 2018 2:37 am

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SLES, PAM, SSSD, and MFA Soup

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions are becoming the standard for many user facing IT services. Most visibly with web applications, corporate VPNs, self-service portals and online banking platforms to name but a few. Extending MFA to the realm of system administration to harden access to the Linux operating system itself is becoming an established best practice […]

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By: Peter Schinagl

June 11, 2018 11:10 am

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Accelerate your SAP on Azure project …

… with SUSE Microsoft Solution Templates Following the launch of M-SERIES/SAP HANA certified Virtual Machines (VMs) on Azure, we had announced our new marketplace offering. At the SAP Sapphire in Orlando 2018 last week we presented it at the SUSE and the Microsoft booth. This Azure Marketplace offering leverages Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates to automate […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 8, 2018 2:25 pm

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 5

This is the fifth and last article about sapconf and it will tie up lose ends. NOTE: For further documentation check SAP note 1275776 and the man pages shipped with sapconf. Summary of important things If you install the reworked sapconf version for the first time: After installation, sapconf is enabled and started immediately with […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 8, 2018 12:04 pm

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 3

This is the third article about sapconf and it will cover the update from a previous (not reworked) version to a reworked one. NOTE: For further documentation check SAP note 1275776 and the man pages shipped with sapconf. Updating Normally updating a package is quiet simple. Non-configuration files are exchanged silently, configuration files only if […]

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