SUSE Communities

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.

Updated: SUSE Cloud 3 Admin Appliance 1.1.0 available

Continuing in our efforts to create SUSE Cloud 3 Admin Appliance into a quick and easy way to deploy OpenStack, we have reached version 1.1.0. You can download the Standard or Embedded version

OpenStack Icehouse – Cool for Enterprises

OpenStack Icehouse has arrived with spring, but this ninth release of the leading open source project for building Infrastructure-as-a-Service clouds won’t melt under user demands…. OpenStack is the heart of SUSE Cloud and work on integrating Icehouse has already begun in preparation for our next release in early summer.

SUSE Manager 2.1―Preview and Release Date

SUSE is updating its Linux systems management platform SUSE® Manager. The next version, SUSE Manager 2.1, is based on the open source project Spacewalk 2.1 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3.

Running Blackboard Collaborate (Elluminate!) on SUSE SLE11 and openSUSE 13.1

Having trouble getting Blackboard Collaborate to work? You might be having problems with Application Sharing, among other things. Here are a few scripts that will allow Blackboard to run properly either with Oracle Sun Java 1.7 or with openJDK Java.

Take the OpenStack User Survey and Change the (OpenStack) World

Many organizations are taking advantage of OpenStack services to deliver IT resources faster to the line of business. If you are an operator or consumer of OpenStack services at one of these organizations the OpenStack Foundation would like to hear from you.

How to create user administrator in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

This document describes how to configure the /etc/sudoers file in order to create users with root privileges.

Using sapconf to prepare a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to run SAP systems

Need to prepare your SUSE Linux Enterprise Server installation to run SAP products like SAP Netweaver, SAP BW, etc.? Come learn how the sapconf package can automate a lot of the parameter configuration tasks outlined in the SAP installation guides. From calculating and setting Linux kernel parameters, to setting process resource limits, sapconf can save you considerable time, and help you avoid the errors that come from manual entry.

SUSE Cloud 3 Admin Appliance

This is version 1.0.1 of the SUSE Cloud 3 Admin Appliance and we have reached a stable version.

Scale up to 256 sockets and 64TB memory with SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server

Watch Ph.D. Eng Lim Goh on YouTube and learn about an extreme scale-up system, that: Scales up from 4 to 256 sockets Operates at up to 64 terabytes of memory Builds on industry standard hardware/software Runs SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Slideshow: Live Kernel Patching with kGraft

Check out this slideshow about live patching of the Linux kernel using kGraft.

kGraft Live Kernel Patching now available for download

SUSE has released kGraft to the public, the technology it developed to deliver live, run-time patching of the Linux kernel.

Technical Training Series from SAP and SUSE

Together with SAP we are creating a series of Webcasts showing how SAP and SUSE enables partners to innovate on SAP HANA and using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

ClamSAP – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Integrates Virus Protection for SAP

With its ClamSAP virus protection program, SUSE has merged two libraries into one solution package that combines the ClamAV open-source virus scanner with SAP NW-VSI 1.0.

Practical XFS for SUSE Linux Enterprise

XFS has a lot to offer as an enterprise grade file system.  SUSE has held to this position for years, and with XFS chosen as the default file system on RHEL 7 Beta, it appears that the engineers at Red Hat now agree.

What do connected businesses have in common?

2014 appears to be another inflection point in the evolution of IT. Today’s connected business will leverage mobile-first and API-first designs, big data analytics, improved online store experiences, agile development and operations, open source technologies, and IaaS and PaaS cloud-based services.