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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:442

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

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

Drew

By: Drew

February 25, 2016 2:15 pm

Reads:1,156

Score:5

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

Dr. Kaméleon az egészségügyi eszközök fejlesztésében is segít

Zsolt Hargitai

By: Zsolt Hargitai

January 11, 2016 5:18 am

Reads:134

Score:Unrated

A SUSE rengeteg különféle iparágban jelen van. A közlekedéstől kezdve a kiskereskedelmen át az irodai munkáig számtalan területen alkalmazzák a háttérben. Rugalmassága miatt jól testre szabható a különböző felhasználási területek igényeinek megfelelően. Többek között egészségügyi eszközök gyártói számára is ideális választás. Gyakori, hogy egy egyedi operációs rendszert vagy valamilyen nem felügyelt Linux rendszert használnak a fejlesztésekhez. …

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Categories: Chameleon, Enterprise Linux, Hungarian, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions

Kivesézzük a YES tanúsítványt

Zsolt Hargitai

By: Zsolt Hargitai

December 13, 2015 2:43 pm

Reads:132

Score:Unrated

Az előző, YES tanúsítványról szóló blogposztban körbejártuk, mit jelent a tanúsítvány, és milyen előnyökkel jár. Most pedig azt mutatjuk be részletesebben, hogy pontosan mit lehet megtudni egy-egy konfiguráció, illetve hardver tanúsítványából. A SUSE a tanúsítási folyamat részeként egy adatlapot (YES CERTIFIED Bulletin) ad ki a tesztelt termékkonfigurációkról. Az adatlapok között sokféle szempont szerint lehet böngészni, pl. …

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Categories: Hungarian, Integrated Systems, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

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

Drew

By: Drew

August 24, 2015 7:56 am

Reads:1,548

Score:5

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

Full power management compatibility can save you money

Drew

By: Drew

July 24, 2015 11:15 am

Reads:1,933

Score:Unrated

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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SLES 11/12 OS Tuning & Optimization Guide – Part 1

Austin Joseph

By: Austin Joseph

June 11, 2015 8:50 am

Reads:33,714

Score:5

This document is a basic SLES tuning guide for Memory and Disk I/O tuning and optimization. Many of the parameters and settings discussed are Linux generic and can be applied. Refer to IHV/ISV Application tuning guides or documentation before you implement the tuning parameters.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

Does Kdump work on your hardware?

Drew

By: Drew

April 30, 2015 10:21 am

Reads:1,883

Score:Unrated

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 capture of Kdump memory images and how hardware is validated for crashkernel capture functionality during certification. Through YES …

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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

OS Install-the first YES Certification test

Drew

By: Drew

March 30, 2015 10:35 am

Reads:1,148

Score:5

In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: what is tested in SUSE YES Certification but not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the operating system installation and how hardware is validated using one of several different install options. This may seem …

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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

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