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KIWI, a quick refresher

rjschwei

By: rjschwei

October 21, 2015 12:06 pm

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Way back when I wrote about how to set up SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 as a build system for images built with KIWI. A lot has happened in the last 5 years, but SLES 11 is still going strong in its current incarnation of the SP4 release available since July 16, 2015. Thus, the …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

A Steady Hand

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

October 16, 2015 12:40 pm

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Today bears news of yet another tech acquisition.  This time, it is another open source player buying a configuration management technology company.  Normally, this would not prompt me to write anything, but this acquisition is exposing a distinct difference that is worth pointing out. For many years, SUSE has been known as an engineering company, in …

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SUSE, IBM, and KVM: Powering the Future of the Mainframe

chabowski

By: chabowski

September 18, 2015 8:43 am

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NOTE: A huge “Thank You” to Mary Marks from the Alliance Marketing Team for her contributions to this blog post!   It´s available NOW! After the announcement at LinuxCon about a month ago, now you can get the advantage of mainframe computing with Linux using KVM. The increasing complexity and resulting costs of managing distributed servers forces companies to …

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Toolchain Module Released

George Shi

By: George Shi

September 18, 2015 8:33 am

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Today SUSE released the Toolchain Module for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12. It consists of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) and related packages. In the 2014 GA (general availability) release, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 included updates for the GCC. With the most recent GCC 5.2 release, it’s time to make the new compiler collection …

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How can I use SUSE Manager in the Public Cloud?

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

September 10, 2015 4:26 am

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Managing your environment just got easier. SUSE Manager is now available as BYOS (Bring Your Own Subscriptions) on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Compute Cloud. That means you can support hybrid application deployment by running SUSE Manager on premise and/or in public cloud environments (BYOS) without worrying about growing management costs. You can …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Manager

New processors before the next SUSE Linux Enterprise Service Pack – YES to the rescue!

Drew

By: Drew

August 24, 2015 7:56 am

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New x86 server processor technology is currently released on roughly a 12-to-15 month schedule. That means that approximately every 18 months there is a major x86-architecture update available from server vendors. Variants of these major processor updates, with different feature sets and/or speeds, are also released in-between the 12-to-15 month release cycle. Desktop and laptop …

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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

Top 6 Messages of the Recent IBM LinuxOne Mainframe Announcement

chabowski

By: chabowski

August 18, 2015 3:15 am

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Yesterday, at LinuxCon, IBM announced “a significant expansion of the mainframe’s strategy of embracing open source-based technologies and open-source communities” under the umbrella of the LinuxOne portfolio. However, it seems that there is a lot of confusion about the announcement, and I have been asked frequently during the past two days, what exactly the IBM …

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All About Innovation and Choice – Virtualization with KVM for IBM z Systems and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

chabowski

By: chabowski

August 17, 2015 6:44 am

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You might experience it every day in your organization: your business is growing, your IT department must deal with new market requirements to support your key business, your administrators face an explosion of the distributed servers running a wide variety of mission-critical and lightweight applications. For your company, this results in ever-increasing hardware, software, data …

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Full power management compatibility can save you money

Drew

By: Drew

July 24, 2015 11:15 am

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In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: specific tests in SUSE YES Certification which are not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the power management features in SUSE Linux Enterprise that are tested on hardware during certification. Through YES Certification the …

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Running graphical programs remotely as root



By: Erico Mendonca

July 24, 2015 9:22 am

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Score:5

Sometimes when dealing with Linux servers, you find products that require running a graphical installer as root. That’s fine when you have access to the graphical console, and you can do it using various methods, like gnomesu or kdesu. But what happens when you need to run it via SSH?

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