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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.


Cloud Computing – Enabling Change: Also First Choice for SAP HANA®

With cloud computing, companies do not need to invest in their own IT infrastructure, but simply pay for services they actually use and benefit from the higher capacity utilization offered by cloud vendors. The latest example is SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud®.

The standard for ARM-based servers has arrived.

ARM has officially unveiled the SBSA — aka “Server Base System Architecture” — a standard for ARMv8 based, 64bit servers.

First Enterprise Linux on AWS GovCloud (US) Region

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server running on the Amazon Web Services GovCloud (US) provides U.S. government agencies with a highly reliable, scalable and secure enterprise-class Linux platform for current applications moving to the cloud or new cloud-specific applications.

IBM’s SUSE powered X6 Servers make me feel old… in a good way.

Sometimes the technology behind high-end server hardware amazes me. And makes me feel really, really old.

Beta Program for SUSE Customer Center

We’ve been working hard in preparing the beta version for SUSE Customer Center, a dedicated online portal customized for using SUSE products.

High Availability for SAP: SUSE Linux Offers 99.999 Percent

Whether it is Business Suite®, NetWeaver®, ERP®, or CRM®, when it comes to the reliability of business-critical SAP systems, I have noticed that most companies are no longer willing to compromise and now demand a high availability rate up to  99.999 percent.

Setting and locking Firefox preferences in SLED

Setting and locking preferences in Firefox is something that Mozilla provides documentation for but unfortunately the methods described don’t work for Firefox as it is packaged by SUSE for SLED. Here’s my guide to how I handle the setting of default preferences and the locking of Firefox preferences in SLED.

SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Software from SAP, hardware powered by processors from Intel, and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server – these are the three leading technologies on which HANA is based.

The new Partner Software Catalog: compatibility icons for HA, Virtualization and Integrated Systems

6 weeks ago I introduced the new data structure of the Partner Software Catalog, now I want to go into more details and explain the little icons that are visible if you drill down into a product or a special product version.

SUSE Cloud 2.0 Takes Top Spot in SVC Awards

SUSE recently attended the Storage Virtualisation Cloud (SVC) Awards at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London’s Knightsbridge and I’m pleased to say we walked away with the award for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Solution of the Year for SUSE Cloud 2.0.

And a Winner of the Huawei Excellent Core Partner Gold Award Is…SUSE

This year’s Huawei Core Partner Convention in Shenzhen, China, was a milestone in SUSE’s eight-year partnership with Huawei, now the world’s large telecommunications equipment company:  SUSE received Huawei’s Excellent Core Partner Award.

SUSE Extends the Smart Innovation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to Google Compute Engine

We are happy to partner with Google to bring SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to Google Compute Engine for all machine instance types. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on Google Compute Engine brings the performance, reliability, security and scalability that development teams and IT operations groups require when moving to the cloud.

TLS 1.2

SUSE has just released a new Apache webserver module, which supports the “Transport Layer Security” (TLS 1.2) standard for HTTPS, the primary use case of the TLS cryptographic protocol.

Why a new SUSE Partner Software Catalog?

On November, 21, SUSE relaunched the newly designed and implemented SUSE Partner Software Catalog (PSC). What exactly was the reason for this brand new and improved catalog?

Alacarte 3.7.90-1.2 (Gnome menu editor) , Unable to add new menu items [Fixed]

After updating to Gnome 3.8, I was then unable to edit my Gnome menu via the alacarte program/script. Here’s the fix.