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.

A Record-Breaking Benchmark

Our excitement this week is about the record-breaking results the HP ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA achieved running the SPECjbb2013 benchmark. The Converged System results are about 210% better than the previous record holder. 

Where’s The Chameleon?

Brace yourselves, ladies and gentlemen, for the most epic contest to ever grace the Internet: “Where’s the Chameleon?”.

SAP Appliances and Linux Support on Azure Have One Thing in Common – SUSE

Only SUSE is providing Linux technical support for Microsoft Azure customers. And only SUSE provides the operating platform for SAP Cloud Appliance Library (CAL) running on Microsoft Azure.

Deploy and Manage Hadoop Using SUSE Manager

SUSE has developed a new reference guide that provides detailed instructions on how to deploy Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop (CDH) onto SUSE Linux Enterprise Server using SUSE Manager.

Add a Printer/Scanner In OpenSUSE

In SUSE which is more of an enterprise operating system like RedHat, installing a printer might not be as straight forward as it is in an Ubuntu derivative. The following tutorial will show you how to install and configure an printer in OpenSUSE.

What Do SAP Experts Do to Ensure Availability?

Does the longstanding relationship between SAP and SUSE make a difference to partners and their customers? Ask oxYa, a leader in SAP technical services and hosting solutions with over 170,000 SAP users in France and across the globe. 

SUSE Rules the Stack. By a mile.

Who managed to get a complete OpenStack installation setup and running faster than any man, woman or child on the planet?  That honor goes to SUSE’s own Dirk Mueller.

Fail-Safe Operation of SAP HANA: SUSE Extends Its High-Availability Solution

AP customers invest in SAP HANA is the conclusion reached by a recent market study carried out by Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC). In Germany alone, half of companies expect SAP HANA to become the dominant database platform in the SAP environment. 

SUSE makes the right technology choices. And we can do the math!

SUSE is a technology leader. And the cool thing about it is that we don’t have to make the point ourselves. Our competitors are doing it for us over and over again.

The SUSE Version of OpenStack Havana Cloud Computing 3 Heats Up the Market

How to know what ESX version is running on your VM

This article describes how to discover the ESX version when we have only access to the VM guest. 

Leveraging SUSE’s Cloud Partner ecosystem with the SUSE OpenStack Partner Program

Today’s business needs often require cloud solutions from several vendors, and a robust platform that brings it all together. Customers need solutions that are properly tested and backed by professional support. That’s why SUSE developed SUSE Cloud, powered by OpenStack, and surrounding SUSE Cloud an ecosystem of OpenStack Partners.

Go Forward! with Mission Critical Consolidation

Unisys has been releasing some information around beta test participants using their Forward! platform with SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP.

CoolTool: Installing VMware Tools the easy way – OSP

This tool from MrLinux lets you install VMware tools very easily using online repos from

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 and IBM POWER8

When released, the enterprise-class SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 will be optimized for the IBM POWER8 architecture running in little-endian mode. Let’s take a look at how little-endian mode will remove a portability barrier for the software application vendors that started out on the x86 and x86-64 platforms and who will now be able to more easily move to the Power platform.