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KVM and IBM z Systems: No Need to Niggle Thanks to New SUSE Best Practices

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By: chabowski

March 27, 2017 7:18 am

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Innovation is a key driver for SUSE, and our goal is to provide you with choice and flexibility. One technology where SUSE steadily invests – as a critical area of innovation – is virtualization. Over the past decade, SUSE has been a pioneer in helping to develop and commercialize enterprise virtualization technologies—especially the hypervisor. In …

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

Virtualization and SUSE KVM support on IBM z Systems and LinuxONE



By: Michael Friesenegger

March 1, 2017 12:01 am

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SUSE has been contributing to KVM development and has included and supported KVM in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for many years. This is true for SLES for Intel based systems while KVM for IBM z Systems and LinuxONE has been an evolution to fully supported. SUSE has included a technical preview of KVM since …

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

Are YES CERTIFICATION bulletin Config Notes from “the Dark Side” of hardware compatibility?

Drew

By: Drew

February 13, 2017 2:30 pm

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The easy answer is nope—no way! That comes from a person with years of YES CERTIFICATION experience, not some Rogue person who suddenly has their Force Awaken one day! Please read on, because “Fear is the path to the dark side” and “Hard to see, the Dark Side is!” In a previous, multi-part set of …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, 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 Server for VMware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Power Systems, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Virtualization

Adapting for IBM LinuxONE

Jeff Reser

By: Jeff Reser

September 16, 2016 7:30 am

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Today’s global business climate is fundamentally changing the way we develop, deploy and manage applications and technologies – especially on the mainframe.  The challenges of managing and controlling technology in our evolving world include dealing with the coexistence of distributed and cloud environments, the growing complexity in a world striving for simplification, the expanding workloads …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Studio, SUSECON, Technical Solutions

The Agile Penguinz – Unfurling OpenStack Sails

Jeff Reser

By: Jeff Reser

August 8, 2016 11:05 am

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When IBM introduced two “Linux-your-way” LinuxONE mainframes a year ago this month, as part of the z Systems family, there was a keen focus on solving DevOps challenges and smoothing over different mindsets within Development and IT Operations.  In particular, OpenStack has gained momentum as the de facto standard in provisioning and managing z/VM virtual …

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Categories: OpenStack, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

The Agile Penguinz – Blending DevOps

Jeff Reser

By: Jeff Reser

August 8, 2016 9:46 am

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A lifetime ago, I was a VM developer anxious to make my mark on the programming world by producing leading-edge applications that I thought surely everyone would scramble to use and share.  At the time, it was imperative to establish a good rapport with IT in order to complete the deployment cycle and get anyone’s …

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Uptime Matters, for Cars and Data Centers

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By: scsmith

August 2, 2016 6:53 am

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I have a 2003 Subaru Outback. I love the car. My wife loves the car. Living in Utah, we’ve used it to hit up the national parks, camping in the mountains, deserts and forests. This car has fostered many happy memories for our family. But do you know what I really hate? Car downtime. My wife …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager

SUSE to unlock technical opportunities within your business

jbakrude

By: jbakrude

June 30, 2016 4:25 pm

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Getting your skills up to date or becoming an expert even, is something we all fancy. The challenge however is that our time is often limited in this fast pacing world. Because I know what it’s like to have limited time available while trying to keep my skills up high, I like to point out our …

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Categories: Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Geo Clustering for SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center, Technical Solutions

32-bit applications on SLES 12? Yes!

KTate

By: KTate

May 10, 2016 1:15 pm

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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

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

Drew

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

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