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HPC at SUSE – What Happens Next? New Levels of Cooperation!

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By: chabowski

June 20, 2016 9:53 am

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Score:4.33

High Performance Computing (HPC) has made its way into the mainstream data center. There has been increased HPC adoption among industrial customers. Commercial HPC usage has encompassed automotive engineering/computer aided design, pharmaceutical design, oil exploration, and of course financial analytics. All these industries, plus some newer and quickly maturing application areas, such as online gaming …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, Technical Solutions

SLES 12 SP2 Beta and openQA: status of QA Automation



By: Marita Werner

May 27, 2016 7:01 am

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Score:5

In Mid May we have reached the Beta phase of SLES 12 SP2 so I would like to look back a little bit and see what we have achieved in SUSE QA Automation with openQA. In 2014 the SUSE QA department has jumped on the openQA train, started with openSUSE much earlier, to fullfill the …

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Categories: Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

How HPC Impacts Our Lives I: Space, Weather, and More

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By: chabowski

May 13, 2016 1:42 pm

Reads:890

Score:5

Some weeks ago I was trying to explain to a friend what kind of work I am doing. When I started to explain “… and High Performance Computing is another area … ” he immediately interrupted me and said “Oh but that is only for geeks or super-smart people”. Well thanks buddy for the “super-smart” …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from an operating system perspective

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By: Drew

April 25, 2016 9:17 am

Reads:3,106

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

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By: Drew

April 25, 2016 8:58 am

Reads:3,084

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

Virtualizing Windows Made Fast and Easy

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By: Michal Svec

April 20, 2016 1:38 am

Reads:1,239

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

SUSE Linux Support in Lenovo XClarity Drives Data Center Efficiency



By: mfriesenegger

March 28, 2016 7:05 am

Reads:1,827

Score:4.5

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?

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By: chabowski

March 24, 2016 5:45 am

Reads:1,264

Score:Unrated

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

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

Reads:2,204

Score:5

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

SAP HANA on vSphere? VMware recommends SLES.



By: frego

March 2, 2016 3:55 pm

Reads:2,866

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

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