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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 (the one right below this one, on the previous …/communities/blog/ page) 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:288

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

Eight easy steps to SUSE Manager 3: With JeOS!



By: joachimwerner

April 22, 2016 3:53 pm

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Score:5

In the title of my post about what’s new in SUSE Manager 3 I implied that the new release was “sweet and salty”. Now, the “salty” part is easy, because SUSE Manager 3 comes with Salt included. But why “sweet”? Because I suggest taking some JeOS (pronounce “juice”) with your Manager 3. 😉 You may …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Subscription Management Tool, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

SUSE Manager 3: Sweet and Salty!



By: joachimwerner

April 21, 2016 1:49 pm

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Score:5

SUSE Manager 3 empowers your IT, now with “a touch of Salt” Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett has already told the story of how we ended up integrating Salt into SUSE Manager. Now let me explain some of the highlights. Integrating Salt into SUSE Manager is by far the most important change. Using Salt-based configuration management, customers …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views, News, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Virtualizing Windows Made Fast and Easy

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

April 20, 2016 1:38 am

Reads:420

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

Really Time for the New SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension Documentation

chabowski

By: chabowski

April 11, 2016 7:04 am

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Score:5

Have you ever realized how productive the Documentation team is? Not long ago I posted blogs about the new documentation for SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. But this is not the only product documentation the team has published during the past weeks. Many of today’s largest high-profile organizations rely …

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Azure Stack



By: rjschwei

April 7, 2016 8:23 am

Reads:776

Score:Unrated

Azure Stack is the Private Cloud implementation of Azure. Azure Stack includes hybrid cloud functionality and enables the delivery of Cloud services based on Microsoft technology in a private data center. As of today a pre-built SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 image is available for download.

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, News, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

We are ready for Mitaka!



By: psalunke

April 6, 2016 11:30 am

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Score:Unrated

As we are eagerly waiting for OpenStack Mitaka release our developers from SUSE have some exciting news! Every six months, there is an OpenStack release, this time it’s Mitaka as the entire OpenStack community prepares for Newton (next release), the rest of the developers are wrapping up for Mitaka. So are we at SUSE! Our …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, OpenStack, openSUSE, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

Using SUSE Linux Enterprise On Demand In An AWS VPC Setup



By: rjschwei

April 4, 2016 12:08 pm

Reads:789

Score:5

At long last a more or less comprehensive look at different scenarios of using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on demand images in an AWS EC2 VPC setup. Let’s get the easy, for me, part out of the way. If you route all your traffic across a direct link or via VPN tunnel from EC2 through your …

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

SUSE Linux Support in Lenovo XClarity Drives Data Center Efficiency



By: mfriesenegger

March 28, 2016 7:05 am

Reads:1,148

Score: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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