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Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from an operating system perspective

Drew

By: Drew

April 25, 2016 9:17 am

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Score:5

In a recent blog (the one right below this one, on the previous …/communities/blog/ page) I discussed the transition from BIOS (Basic Input Output System) to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) firmware from a hardware perspective. In this blog I’ll address the comparison from the operating system perspective. There is a definite overlap between each …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from a hardware perspective

Drew

By: Drew

April 25, 2016 8:58 am

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Score:4.86

For the past several years, x86 hardware systems (including desktops, laptops, workstations and servers) have been transitioning from BIOS-based (Basic Input Output System-based) to UEFI-based (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface-based) firmware interfaces. This firmware interface is usually just called “system firmware.” It is the initial code that recognizes the hardware components in the system and initializes …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE ISVs: Go for the Green!

KTate

By: KTate

April 22, 2016 2:18 pm

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If you haven’t been to our PartnerNet site recently or accessed your partner benefits, we want to make you aware of some updates we have been making for you, our valued SUSE partners. You will find the web site navigation easier and the content more SUSE-specific. We want to help you see green! From the …

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Focus on SDN: SUSE and Midokura



By: frego

April 11, 2016 4:01 pm

Reads:533

Score:5

SUSE and Midokura, a global leader in software defined networking, have formed a partnership around OpenStack that’s already paying dividends in the form of customer adoption. For a quick overview of how we work together, check out this new SUSE-Midokura solution brief. The software-defined movement is transforming the way that enterprises think about their IT operation. …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, OpenStack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE Linux Support in Lenovo XClarity Drives Data Center Efficiency



By: mfriesenegger

March 28, 2016 7:05 am

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Score:5

If you’re like most companies, you have standards. In the data center, these standards translate to consistency for your servers, networking, storage and operating system images, and help enable the use of value-added tools for deployment, monitoring and management of the infrastructure. For this reason, it’s important that the tools you use support your standards …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Ready for a Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications?

chabowski

By: chabowski

March 24, 2016 5:45 am

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Having just spoken about SUSE OpenStack Cloud in one of my last blogs, I really don’t want to miss pointing you to another important product recently launched: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, which is based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 1. This latest release features many new capabilities for efficiently deploying and managing …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

SUSE Embedded Team to Attend Major Boston BIOMEDevice Conference April 13th-14th 2016

DennisVetrano

By: DennisVetrano

March 22, 2016 7:50 am

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SUSE has entered the Supplier Innovation Challenge with SLES 12 SP1. The SUSE embedded team will have a booth (405) at this major Biomedical Device conference in Boston, MA that will have medical device companies including supply and manufacturing companies for medical devices. The medical device industry has been going through many changes recently, including …

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Ceph and storage management on SUSE with openATTIC

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

March 16, 2016 1:14 pm

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Score:5

The following is a guest post from Lenz Grimmer from IT Novum. About a month ago, SUSE and it-novum announced a joint collaboration project around openATTIC, the open source storage management system sponsored by it-novum. I joined it-novum last July as product manager for openATTIC and I feel honored to lead this project from the it-novum …

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SAP HANA on vSphere? VMware recommends SLES.



By: frego

March 2, 2016 3:55 pm

Reads:1,197

Score:5

VMware recommends deploying SAP HANA on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications in their best practices guide for SAP HANA on vSphere. Let’s take a quick step back and talk about what’s driving this. The “software-defined” movement has taken over IT. In a software defined data center (SDDC), all the infrastructure is virtualized and delivered “as-a-service.” …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Virtualization

YES Search: The way to all information…well, about certified hardware anyway

Drew

By: Drew

February 25, 2016 2:15 pm

Reads:1,115

Score:5

Where can you find the certification bulletins for more than 47,200 servers, workstations and other hardware components? How can you determine whether your company’s specific hardware is YES Certified with the latest SUSE Linux Enterprise release? Where can you find the specific hardware configuration for the certified server you are planning to buy and deploy …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, 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 Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

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