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2016 Leap Second in SUSE Linux Enterprise



By: LPechacek

December 9, 2016 1:01 pm

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The next positive leap second, announced in July, is just a few weeks away. On that occasion SUSE Labs reviewed the readiness status for this event. There is nothing new since June 2015, with the notable exception of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2 release, which is unaffected by all known defects in this area. Technical …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP® Applications 12 Service Pack 1 for POWER



By: mfriesenegger

December 8, 2016 9:38 am

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I would like to expand on what Jay Kruemcke mentioned in his blog concerning the release of SAP HANA 2 and its support for little-endian on IBM POWER Systems. You would expect to download the SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP1 for POWER installation media and then start the installation. Actually you will download SUSE …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Power Systems, Technical Solutions

Zones Awards SUSE 2016 Emerging Partner of the Year

Mark Salter

By: Mark Salter

December 8, 2016 8:28 am

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Once in a while, the stars align and great relationships are forged. Some may call it fate, but we know it simply as good business. Sometimes we get recognized for that effort as we did on the evening of November 10, 2016, when Zones awarded SUSE as its 2016 Emerging Partner of the Year. SUSE …

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Embedded Systems and SUSE



By: jmatkin

December 7, 2016 9:25 am

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For over two decades, SUSE has been a leading force in the development and advancement of Linux solutions. Over the years, the company has evolved with the times by paying careful attention to the needs of its customers, and by also keeping a watchful eye on the future in order to maintain a leading position in …

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Categories: Appliances, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

PRODUCT UPDATES: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server running on IBM Power Systems

Michael Tabron

By: Michael Tabron

December 6, 2016 12:18 pm

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In November we’ve had two exciting product updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server solutions running on IBM Power Systems. The first update in early November at SUSECON we announced SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for POWER 12 Service Pack 2. This enterprise-grade Linux distribution is optimized for POWER8 processor-based systems, enabling you to maintain business continuity …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Power Systems, Technical Solutions

PRODUCT UPDATE: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Michael Tabron

By: Michael Tabron

December 6, 2016 12:14 pm

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications extended its leadership as the premier operating environment for SAP landscapes with the availability of version 12 Service Pack 2 in early November. This release includes new and updated features that ease the transition to the all Linux environment of SAP S/4HANA, accelerate deployment of SAP applications, tune …

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NVDIMM Enabling – Part 2 by Intel

Raj Meel

By: Raj Meel

December 5, 2016 1:04 pm

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Guest Blog post by Ross Zwisler Linux Kernel Developer, Intel Part 2: Software Configuration SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, Service Pack 2 (SLES 12 SP 2) includes early support for NVDIMMs. This support includes kernel enabling as well as userspace libraries and configuration utilities available in the standard SUSE Linux Enterprise package repositories. This is …

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

Why SUSE displaced Red Hat at SAGAFLOR

Sabine Seitz

By: Sabine Seitz

December 5, 2016 1:00 pm

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SAGAFLOR AG has embraced in-memory computing to give its staff instant insight into business performance and to streamline operations. Deploying SAP HANA on SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications enabled the company to take advantage of a tailor-made distribution with a range of optimisations, paving the way for a wider move away from Red …

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4 is a go!!! – SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 goes GA

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

December 2, 2016 7:17 am

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At SUSECON 2016 we announced SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 to the world and today I am pleased to say that the latest and greatest version of the product is generally available. Version 4 highlights: Reduced capital and operational spending for storage infrastructure via a truly unified block, object and files solution with the production-ready Ceph …

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How can DevOps support business agility?



By: Thomas Di Giacomo

December 1, 2016 1:35 pm

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Today, most companies’ success relies on software and applications, directly or indirectly, but in all cases with a significant impact on their overall performance. From that perspective, having the right culture and the right processes and tools for software and application development, as well as their delivery and maintenance, is not only necessary but essential …

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