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.


SUSE and Market Leadership

When one thinks of market leaders in a space, it often comes down to economics or units shipped. While important, it does not always tell the full story.

LJDT: LDAP Data and Schema Comparisons

Have you ever wanted to compare data between eDirectory trees, or schema between servers, or objects between entirely different directories (OpenLDAP and eDirectory, for example)? It should be possible, of course, as both systems are accessible via LDAP. Still, how does one go about doing this kind of comparison? Well, because you are running on the right server or workstation, Linux Just Does That.

On The Path To Customer Success

Attending a partner’s sales event is always a rewarding experience, even if it’s not always 100% positive.

IBM On SUSE Gives SAP Users Fantastic TCO

Deploying enterprise software in any environment is a critical and potentially costly exercise, one that you want to make sure you get right the first time. But time marches on, and the inevitable upgrade has to be done.

OpenStack Turns 3–Wait, Already?

Tomorrow is a big party day for our colleagues over at OpenStack, as they celebrate their third birthday at OSCON. If you’re in the neighborhood, stop by.

SUSE Cloud 2.0 Beta Delivers, Well, Cloud

This is some big news: today, SUSE is launching the beta for SUSE Cloud 2.0, the cutting-edge of what’s possible for OpenStack. Based on OpenStack Grizzly, SUSE Cloud 2.0 features enhanced installation and management, more hypervisor support options, and hardened technology from OpenStack projects for networking and storage.

Why You Should Be Using SLES 11 SP3

When it comes to change, most IT shops and OEMs would prefer not to make a jump to a recent OS update until they absolutely must. I understand, I’ve been there and done that. Understanding the aversion, I am still encouraging every partner (end user, IHV or OEM) to make the jump to SLES 11 SP3.

Enterprise Linux Everywhere: SAP HANA, ERP, Database, Mobile, and Cloud

Since the first release of Linux kernel in October 1991 by Linus Torvalds, happy coincidence and hard work of people projected this UNIX-like computer operating system to incredible market positions. Linux today is present in: Mobile devices, thanks to Android (using Linux kernel) , where 400 million Android devices activated in 2012…

Additional multimedia codec support for SLED 11 SP3

As with most Linux distributions, SLED’s out of the box multimedia capability is somewhat limited in terms of codec support. It has support for MP3, the OGG family and some others, but it doesn’t have support for commonly used codecs such as H264 and AAC and those required for DVD playback…

Blowing the I/O Performance Doors Off with KVM and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3

There’s a new breakthrough technology available as a Technology Preview in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack3 (SP3). It’s called “virtio-blk-data-plane”—and you’ve probably never heard of it. But it deserves a fanfare because it gives KVM the ability to handle unprecedented storage I/O rates more than 50% higher than its competition…

SUSE Enterprise Linux 11 SP3, Azure, and Interoperability

Interoperability is one of those terms that really doesn’t mean anything unless you actually do something about it. When I found out that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 was available on Azure, it was interoperability that first came to mind.

SUSE Forum Expert

Aaron Burgemeister concentrating and spending a lot of his valuable time responding to questions in the SUSE forums  

Now you can use SUSE Manager for OES Management!

In response to popular demand, they have now made it possible to manage OES11 systems using SUSE Manager. It can also be used to upgrade to OES11SP1.