Technical Solutions

SUSE Training and Certification at SUSECon 2016

Matt Stocks

By: Matt Stocks

August 26, 2016 3:27 pm



This year at SUSECon, you will find some changes in SUSE certifications. There have been changes in both designations and qualifications. The old certification levels were CLA (Certified Linux Administrator), CLP (Certified Linux Professional), and CLE (Certified Linux Engineer). The new certifications are SCA (SUSE Certified Administrator), SCE (SUSE Certified Engineer), and SEA (SUSE Enterprise Architect). …

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Categories: SUSECON, Technical Solutions

SUSE Merchandise | Check it out!


By: jbakrude

August 26, 2016 9:36 am



SUSE lovers, Customers, Partners, and employees all had one important question: “Where can we buy all the cool SUSE gadgets?”. Unfortunately, there was no place where these collectors-items could be purchased. Until now!

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Categories: Announcements, Chameleon, Expert Views, Technical Solutions

Living Large: The Challenge of Storing Video, Graphics, and other “LARGE Data”

Joseph George

By: Joseph George

August 24, 2016 11:17 am



Everyone’s talking about “big data” – I’m even hearing about “small data” – but those of you who deal in video, audio, and graphics are in the throes of a new challenge:  large data. Big Data vs Large Data It’s 2016 – we’ve all heard about big data in some capacity – generally speaking, it is …

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Categories: Expert Views, OpenStack, Server, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Choosing a Ceph Solution: One phenomenal Open technology with two great contenders


By: jphippen

August 23, 2016 11:34 am



SUSE and Red Hat: Enterprise contenders in the Ceph space You have considered all the distributed storage options and have decided on a solution: Ceph—the powerful, open-source, self-healing, clustered solution with support for block, object, and filesystem storage environments. You are ready to set up your efficient and highly reliable Ceph cluster. Your next step? …

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Categories: SUSE Enterprise Storage, Technical Solutions

Using SLES and the SLE SDK to Build a Kernel Module Package (KMP)

Ann Davis

By: Ann Davis

August 22, 2016 1:09 pm



As discussed in the previous “SUSE SolidDriver Program” blog, using external kernel modules (kernel modules that were built separately from the kernel) can introduce some reliability and updatability problems. Providing external modules via specially-formatted kernel module packages (KMPs) can reduce these problems. This article will explain how to use SLES 12 SP1 to build …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Stacking the Deck in Your Favor

Michael Tabron

By: Michael Tabron

August 22, 2016 9:31 am



No cheating. From a very young age we’re taught to play games fairly by following the rules, but as adults in the business world it seems we’re always looking for ways to “cheat” … ethically, of course. For example, the Open Source community didn’t follow the rules that say you can’t innovate and be profitable …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

Band-Aids fix everything

Carrie McInelly

By: Carrie McInelly

August 17, 2016 7:35 am



At least that’s what my five year old daughter thinks. She’s taken up the role of resident doctor in our household and takes her job very seriously. Bump or bruise – she’s waiting in the wings with an ice pack. Scratch or cut – she has a Band-Aid ready (usually before you). In her opinion, …

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Towards Zero Downtime for Your Digital Architecture at SAP TechEd


By: SaSoe

August 17, 2016 2:28 am



In the digital age, downtime isn’t an option. Whether planned downtime for SAP HANA or the unpredictable downtime from failures, your business is incurring loss. In either case, you are under pressure to supply more uptime in the data center to stay competitive and meet customer demands. For SAP HANA there are two questions to …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Events, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

Tame IT with SUSE Manager and a Touch of Salt

Terri Schlosser

By: Terri Schlosser

August 11, 2016 10:25 am



As customers look to transform their approach to infrastructure in order to capitalize on new innovations and data, they also face the challenges of increased complexity, costs and compliance.  SUSE Manager 3, the best-in-class open source infrastructure management solution, can help you to tame IT to reduce complexity, cost and ensure compliance.     Reserve your spot now to join Joachim …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

What do French Fries and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server have in common?

By: joachimwerner

August 10, 2016 7:00 am



Did the headline catch your attention? 🙂 The answer is: Both are now coming pre-salted! And with the newest SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 “Second Edition” Just enough Operating System images (that’s quite a mouthful) you don’t even have to worry about your health: There are no known side effects! Salt is …

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