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Welcome to the SUSE Communities, where you can meet and chat with SUSE experts from around the world.  Build (or share) your expertise in SUSE Conversations, check out the latest Linux news, or get support from product experts in the Support Forums.  It’s all good, and it’s all green.  Come hang out with us.


SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 4

This is the fourth and final blog in the series “SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed” – designed to help SUSE Linux Enterprise customers and partners better understand what they can learn from a SUSE YES Certification bulletin. The goal is to lessen the stress of future server and workstation hardware purchases. Last time, we covered …

Modules: Bridging the gap between Turtle and Hare

In the IT industry we collectively suffer from a severe case of bipolar disorder. On the one hand “we want stability and no changes” on the other hand “we want new features and innovation now.” These extremes provide ample ground for debate, models for distribution life cycles, and last but not least opportunities to come …

SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 3

This is the third blog in the series “SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed” – designed to help SUSE Linux Enterprise customers and partners better understand what they can learn from a SUSE YES Certification bulletin. The goal is to lessen the stress of future hardware purchases. Last time, we covered the following information in the …

The GHOST Vulnerability: What to know

On January 27th, security researchers announced the discovery of a potential security vulnerability that has been nicknamed “GHOST“. In short, GHOST takes advantage of an earlier version of glibc that could allow an attacker to cause a buffer overflow, allowing the execution of arbitrary code. This vulnerability is not present in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server …

SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 2

This is the second blog in the series “SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed” – designed to help SUSE Linux Enterprise customers and partners better understand what they can learn from an online published SUSE YES Certification bulletin. The goal is to lessen the stress of future hardware purchases. Last time, we covered the following information …

Join SUSE at the Southern California Linux Expo

SUSE is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the Southern California Linux Expo (aka “SCALE”) — taking place February 19th through 22nd in Los Angeles, California. Swing by the SUSE booth to say “hi”…

SUSE Yes Certification bulletin exposed – part 1

What information is important for you to have documented on a SUSE YES Certification bulletin? Can the information documented on a bulletin help you with your hardware purchasing decisions, reduce future stress and eliminate a number of future pesky headaches? The correct answers are a “great deal of information that you may not have been …

Get back on Track: Start reorganizing your SUSE Customer Center

At SUSE we keep giving our best to improve our products. Especially when we look at the SUSE customer center, the team is really aiming for a great user experience. Customers, who have been using the SUSE Customer Center functionalities for a while, have asked for ways to reorganize their account. In some cases quite …

LJDT: DOSBox and Game Emulation for Fun

The majority of this series has been very practical, because most of the time I am a dreadful bore and focus on things that are very practical. Want to predictably modify a config file on ten thousand boxes without leaving your computer or manually wasting weeks of your life? Done. Want to read multi-GB files …

How Linux Saved Christmas!

Towards Zero Downtime OpenStack Clouds

For businesses of all kinds holiday cheer can quickly go from Ho! Ho! Ho! To Oh No! No! No! Cause when it comes to downtime failure is not option for enterprise IT organizations. Whether caused by operational failures, natural disasters or other events, periods of downtime can have significant consequences for business. As companies move …

SGI wins large DoD deal for ICE X supercomputer with SLES

SGI, as referenced in their blog at http://blog.sgi.com/sgi-wins-big-with-dod/ has secured another high profile government account for their ICE X supercomputer running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. This system is for the Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL) and if benchmarked today, it would be in the Top 10 of the Top 500 supercomputer list. Further proof of…

SUSE Update Infrastructure Changes for Microsoft Azure

SUSE has made it easier and faster for Azure users to keep their Linux workloads up-to-date. In conjunction with the recent release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 images in Microsoft Azure, SUSE enabled a new update infrastructure in the Microsoft Azure cloud…

SCA Pattern Development

The Supportconfig Analysis (SCA) Tools are support features that analyze supportconfig archives for known issues with the purpose of reducing problem resolution time. The SCA Tools require patterns and comes with a wide variety of existing patterns. However, you may want to include your own troubleshooting patterns for your specific environment, or to contribute back …

SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching is launched!

It’s always fun at SUSECon. And this year at SUSECon, we’re happy to announce a long-anticipated new offering: SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching. This offering is based on the kGraft project — and can perform critical kernel patches without rebooting your server, maximizing your up-time and service availability. Now you have one more tool to go Towards Zero…