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Potential update interruptions for SLES instances in Azure between March 25 and March 27, 2016



By: rjschwei

March 18, 2016 2:27 pm

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Starting Friday March 25, 2016 Azure will enter a 2 day rolling maintenance period that might effect the availability of updates, i.e. “zypper up” may fail, for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and 11 (and all service packs) on demand running instances and may effect the automatic registration of newly launched on demand instances to the …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views, SLES on Azure, Technical Solutions

Ceph and storage management on SUSE with openATTIC

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

March 16, 2016 1:14 pm

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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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Has Ceph reached a LINUX style tipping point?



By: jphippen

March 14, 2016 12:03 pm

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Everyone loves the underdog. The ‘David and Goliath’ story of how the little guys beat the huge corporations – the heroic, epic undertaking against the odds, seemingly impossible from the outset. We’re culturally hardwired for it across the generations, from the 60s generation who watched cowboys defeating Indians, to the 70s when Luke Skywalker defeated …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Storage

Three astonishing things I learned during my first eight weeks in the amazing and _Sensational SUSE Documentation Team_

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By: chabowski

March 14, 2016 6:21 am

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You might or might not have heard it yet: I just moved from Marketing to R&D because I was offered an appealing new role in the _Sensational SUSE Documentation team_ (this is how our team lead Markus Feilner calls the team since his first day at SUSE). I started my new journey about eight weeks …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6? It´s a Breeze With Our Documentation!

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By: chabowski

March 9, 2016 6:39 am

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Last week on Thursday SUSE announced the general availability of SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6. This version is based on the OpenStack release Liberty. It provides the latest enterprise-ready technology for building Infrastructure-as-a-Service private clouds with less stress on your IT staff and resources. SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 not only delivers high availability enhancements and non-disruptive upgrades for future releases, but also provides …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, Technical Solutions

DROWN patches available for SUSE Linux Enterprise

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

March 1, 2016 10:24 am

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Earlier today a security vulnerability known as “DROWN” was announced.  SUSE was on top of it and already has patches available for SUSE Linux Enterprise. What is “DROWN”? “DROWN” is an acronym that stands for “Decrypting RSA using Obsolete and Weakened eNcryption”.  Also known as CVE-2016-0800. It allows an attacker to decrypt a TLS connection …

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

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

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By: Drew

February 25, 2016 2:15 pm

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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

Oracle Database 12c Certified on SLES 12 Service Pack 1

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By: rlinnell

February 16, 2016 8:53 am

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Oracle has completed certification of the Oracle Database 12c on the recently released SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 (SLES 12 SP1). Customers can achieve higher levels of efficiency, performance, security, and availability with Oracle Database 12c running on SLES 12 SP1. Using the newest version of SUSE’s reliable, scalable and secure platform; …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, News, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

HPE + SUSE = Enterprise Software Defined Storage Solutions

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By: davidbyte

February 1, 2016 9:47 am

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I’ve said repeatedly that SUSE is dedicated to making open source consumable by the enterprise. SUSE Enterprise Storage is no exception. A prerequisite to increasing the ability for enterprises to consume SUSE Enterprise Storage is to provide validated architectures on equipment that end users will buy. With this in mind, I would like to point …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Video: Better disaster recovery for SAP HANA



By: SaSoe

January 21, 2016 8:03 am

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SUSE for SAP HANA – what benefits does this combination offer to customers? Concise answers to this question were provided by a panel discussion at TechEd 2015 in Barcelona between Sid Siper, Senior Director of Go to Market at SAP, and Dirk Oppenkowski, Global Alliance Director SAP at SUSE. The discussion focused on the functions …

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