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SUSE and SAP highlights from SAPPHIRE NOW

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 18, 2016 9:30 am

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This has been a rather exciting week in the world of SUSE and SAP. With SAP’s annual SAPPHIRE NOW conference in full swing, accompanied by oodles of announcements, now seems like a good time for a quick re-cap on all of the SUSE & SAP goodness. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP now available on …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SAP HANA, running on SUSE Linux Enterprise, coming to Azure

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 17, 2016 7:46 am

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Score:5

SUSE and Microsoft today announce that SAP HANA is coming to Microsoft Azure running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Looking to spin up SAP HANA instances on Azure? You’ll now be able to, using the same pricing as for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. “We’re excited that our partnership with SAP is delivering powerful, new …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SLES on Azure, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP now available on AWS

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 17, 2016 5:45 am

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Score:5

Ever want to deploy SAP HANA in a pay-per-usage cloud? Well, it just so happens that now you can do exactly that. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is now available, on demand, via Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the AWS Marketplace; With no minimum fee and you pay only for the compute hours …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

32-bit applications on SLES 12? Yes!

KTate

By: KTate

May 10, 2016 1:15 pm

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Score:5

SUSE’s ISV team has received several questions from partners in the past few months about whether they can deliver and support their 32-bit applications on SLES 12. Our response to them is “Yes, you can!” The process may be a little unexpected, but it works. Our long-standing partner, Scalix, a provider of innovative email and …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

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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Score:5

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

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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 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

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