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Multi-PXE Install Server


By: davidbyte

February 21, 2017 4:35 pm



I build a lot of SUSE Enterprise Storage Clusters and am always working to improve the deployment times. In the past, I setup a PXE server to handle my BIOS based x86 environment, but given that we are now in a multi-architecture environment that supports both X86_64 and ARMv8 platforms with both BIOS and EFI, …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Software-Defined Storage, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

Hack Week Engineer Spotlight: Farah Schüller

Ruby Nicholson

By: Ruby Nicholson

February 21, 2017 1:10 pm



SUSE Hack Week is a very exciting time for our engineers…a time when they can experiment, innovate & learn…completely interruption-free! They work across teams or alone, but always without limits! Hack Week has been a SUSE tradition since 2007 and has brought together hundreds of hackers at SUSE engineering sites around the globe to collaborate …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

The next step in the expanded Fujitsu | SUSE Relationship

By: k2sherman

February 21, 2017 7:43 am



Digital transformation is a journey that can be daunting given that an organization will be reworking business functions, processes, activities, assets, models, and activities, so they are interconnected. Most companies will need trusted technology partners to help realize this vision since technology is one of the key drivers towards digital transformation. A key technology used …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Cloud Solutions, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, Technical Solutions

Make Windows green again – Part 4

Hannes Kühnemund

By: Hannes Kühnemund

February 20, 2017 1:16 pm



While we discovered in part 3 of this blog series how to run graphical openSUSE Linux programs within WSL, a lot of readers including myself started exploring this new opportunity. Given the feedback we received (either through comments or direct emails/chats), it seems that many of us (and by that I have to count myself …

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Categories: Chameleon, Free Tools, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

Paradigm Shift: Why HPC Stands for High Productivity Computing


By: chabowski

February 20, 2017 9:47 am



The past few years have seen innovations in the High Performance Computing (HPC) landscape shift from research to commercial use. Due to the emergence of open source and new clustering technologies, supercomputing has permeated its way across geographies and  industries beyond research and academia, into areas such as energy, health care, entertainment and retail, among …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, Technical Solutions

New Desktop Selection Screen in openSUSE Installer


By: chabowski

February 20, 2017 5:42 am



The following article has been contributed by the SUSE YaST Team and edited by Ancor González Sosa, Software Engineer and member of the YaST team.     The world of Linux desktop environments changes relatively quick, with new options popping up and some projects being abandoned. Thanks to the openSUSE’s community of packagers we have a …

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Categories: Expert Views, Free Tools, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

Going to SCaLE 15x?

Jacob Perry

By: Jacob Perry

February 16, 2017 9:18 am



We can’t wait to join our fellow Open Source enthusiasts at the 15th annual Southern California Linux Expo (properly known as SCaLE 15x). Why? Here’s a few reasons: It’s the largest open-source event in North America It’s 4 days of non-stop tech talk with hobbiests, fans, and open source professionals We’ll get to hear a twist …

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Categories: Events, Promotions, Technical Solutions

openSUSE on Raspberry Pi 3: From Zero to Functional System in a Few Easy Steps


By: chabowski

February 15, 2017 7:01 am



The following article has been contributed by Dmitri Popov, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation team.       Deploying openSUSE on Raspberry Pi 3 is not all that complicated, but there are a few tricks that smooth the process. First of all, you have several flavors to choose from. If you plan to use your Raspberry …

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Categories: Expert Views, openSUSE, Server, Technical Solutions

High concentration of Salt, not just in the Dead Sea

By: joachimwerner

February 14, 2017 10:45 am



Finally, the wait has an end: Earlier this month we made Salt 2015.8.12 available to all customers with a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server subscription! This may sound like a small step, but, as far as I can tell, it makes SUSE Linux Enterprise Server the first Linux distribution that comes with a fully supported and …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, IT Infrastructure Management, Server, Subscription Management Tool, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager

Are YES CERTIFICATION bulletin Config Notes from “the Dark Side” of hardware compatibility?


By: Drew

February 13, 2017 2:30 pm



The easy answer is nope—no way! That comes from a person with years of YES CERTIFICATION experience, not some Rogue person who suddenly has their Force Awaken one day! Please read on, because “Fear is the path to the dark side” and “Hard to see, the Dark Side is!” In a previous, multi-part set of …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Power Systems, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Virtualization