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Considerations for Disaster Recovery and Automated Failover Clusters for SAP HANA Infrastructures


By: SaSoe

July 24, 2017 7:25 am



Data corruption, component failures, and power outages are just a few examples of major issues that IT departments must be prepared for at any given moment. In the event of system downtime, organizations must have a proper disaster recovery (DR) and high availability (HA) strategy in place to minimize the business impact. But how can …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, IT Infrastructure Management, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

Millió ok az ünneplésre

Zsolt Hargitai

By: Zsolt Hargitai

July 24, 2017 6:43 am



Nemrégiben fontos állomáshoz érkezett a SUSE automatizált tesztelési keretrendszere, az openQA: az egymilliomodik tesztet végezték el a segítségével. Az automatizált eszköz segítségével a szakemberek különféle operációs rendszereken, valamint a SUSE szoftverein végezhetnek teszteket. Termékteszteket hajthatnak végre például a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-as verzióján (legyen szó akár Server, Desktop vagy High Performance Computing kiadásról, …

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Categories: Free Tools, Hungarian, SUSE Linux Enterprise

It’s What You Can Prove: Free Certifications at SUSECON 2017!

Kent Wimmer

By: Kent Wimmer

July 21, 2017 9:00 am



In the 2001 film “Training Day”, Denzel Washington gave an incredible performance as Alonzo Harris, a corrupt police officer in Los Angeles. One of his most memorable quotes from the movie is this; “It’s not what you know; it’s what you can prove.” Well, that’s about as far as the analogy goes, but at SUSECON …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Appcara + SUSE: A Partnership that Works

By: frego

July 20, 2017 7:52 am



I met John Yung – CEO and Founder of Appcara – one year ago. I work with lots of new software partners, and was prepared to give John the SUSE overview, but he beat me to the punch. Not only did he know all about SUSE, but he had already been working with our team …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

University of the Arts Utrecht, HKU gain a robust, high-performance backbone for file and block storage with SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

July 20, 2017 3:46 am



As resolutions and frame rates rise, HKU’s students needed to store and share increasing quantities of multimedia data. The university’s existing fragmented, multi-site storage infrastructure could no longer meet these growing demands. By deploying a four-node SUSE Enterprise Storage™ cluster—which will soon stretch across two locations for added resilience— HKU has gained a robust, high-performance …

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Categories: SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

It may be SUSE’s birthday, but you’re getting the presents!

Ruby Nicholson

By: Ruby Nicholson

July 19, 2017 2:41 pm



Guess who’s turning 25? In September, SUSE will reach another milestone: turning 25 years old on the heels of Linux’s 25th birthday.  We’ve come a long way in 25 short years, from SUSE Linux 4.2, to the launch of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (for IBM S/390), to SLES for x86 architecture, SAP Linux Lab with …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Welcome CSIRO’s Bracewell to the HPC Family – Australia’s Newest Supercomputer Runs SLES!


By: chabowski

July 19, 2017 2:24 pm



Looking at bare numbers, SUSE might be known as the # 2 Linux distribution worldwide. But in many fundamentally important market segments, we provide the leading Linux operating system. Among these areas are mainframe computing, SAP on Linux, Linux in Retail, and: High Performance Computing. You might not always see us in the front raw here, …

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Categories: Expert Views

Uudet SUSE-sertifikaatit

By: ykim612

July 19, 2017 1:54 pm



11.04.2017 Petteri Hakkarainen Finceptum SUSEn uusi sertifiointiohjelma on jaettu neljään ratkaisualueeseen, jotka pohjautuvat: palvelinkäyttöjärjestelmään SUSE Linux Enterprise ohjelmistopohjaiseen levyjärjestelmään SUSE Enterprise Storage pilvipalveluun SUSE OpenStack Cloud keskitettyyn palvelinhallintaan SUSE Manager. Jokaisessa ratkaisualueessa on kaksi testitasoa, administrator (SCA) ja engineer (SCE). Administrator-tason testit koostuvat pääasiallisesti monivalintakysymyksistä. Pilvipalveluiden administrator-testi sekä kaikki engineer-testit ovat hands on -toteutuksia, joissa …

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Categories: Finnish

Open-source and water. Same or different?


By: Marijn

July 18, 2017 12:28 pm



Quite frequently I get questions from people around me about how open-source software differs from proprietary software. The formal answer is that with open-source the source code is owned by no one and available to everyone, while proprietary software vendors keep the code of the program secret. However, I have found this answer does not …

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Categories: Benelux, SUSE News

Transform Your SAP Infrastructure like a Chameleon: Part 2

Michael Tabron

By: Michael Tabron

July 17, 2017 8:58 am



In my last blog I talked about how the chameleon has a natural ability to change the structure of its skin to change colors in just seconds. It’s not doing this to blend in but to adapt to changes in its environment, attract a mate, react to a rival, or just to express emotions. Similarly …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions