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Sleep Safe!: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Now Has Common Criteria Certification at EAL4+

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 3, 2016 9:30 am

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If you are running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, you can now sleep better at night with assurance of the quality, security and compliance of your SUSE operating system. The reason is simple. Last month SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 achieved Common Criteria (CC) Certification at the Evaluation Assurance Level 4 (EAL4). The SUSE partner …

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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 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

Reads:422

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 OpenStack Cloud 6 on Dell PowerEdge

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

April 24, 2016 8:33 pm

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Score:5

By Jim Riley, Global Alliance Director at SUSE SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6, the latest and greatest, is now available on Dell PowerEdge systems. We’ve worked with Dell to develop and release a reference architecture that outlines everything that goes in to this joint offering. This new solution brings together the versatility of OpenStack, the improvements …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE OpenStack Cloud

Eight easy steps to SUSE Manager 3: With JeOS!



By: joachimwerner

April 22, 2016 3:53 pm

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Score:5

In the title of my post about what’s new in SUSE Manager 3 I implied that the new release was “sweet and salty”. Now, the “salty” part is easy, because SUSE Manager 3 comes with Salt included. But why “sweet”? Because I suggest taking some JeOS (pronounce “juice”) with your Manager 3. 😉 You may …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Subscription Management Tool, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

Virtualizing Windows Made Fast and Easy

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

April 20, 2016 1:38 am

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Score:5

Shortly after our latest release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 at the end of last year, we also released the accompanying paravirtualized Windows drivers. They are bundled together in the SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack. We have always worked with our partners to ensure that SUSE’s implementation of the KVM and …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Really Time for the New SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension Documentation

chabowski

By: chabowski

April 11, 2016 7:04 am

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Score:5

Have you ever realized how productive the Documentation team is? Not long ago I posted blogs about the new documentation for SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. But this is not the only product documentation the team has published during the past weeks. Many of today’s largest high-profile organizations rely …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

SUSE, Badlock and You.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

April 8, 2016 9:58 am

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Score:Unrated

A Samba related security vulnerability, code named “Badlock“, was recently discovered by a member of the Samba team. Details of this particular bug have not yet been made publicly available by Samba — but SUSE is already at work to make sure that, when details are made public on April 12th, we will have patches …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Azure Stack



By: rjschwei

April 7, 2016 8:23 am

Reads:841

Score:5

Azure Stack is the Private Cloud implementation of Azure. Azure Stack includes hybrid cloud functionality and enables the delivery of Cloud services based on Microsoft technology in a private data center. As of today a pre-built SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 image is available for download.

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, News, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, 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

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