Technical Solutions

Best Practice for SAP NetWeaver High Availability

Dirk Oppenkowski

By: Dirk Oppenkowski

November 21, 2016 8:56 am



SAP NetWeaver is a common stack of middleware functionality used to support the SAP business applications. This guide describes a SAP NetWeaver installation on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 with the included SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension. We will also describe possible failure scenarios and methods for avoiding them. The described concept …

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Some goodies for the upcoming holidays, SLES 12 SP2 in the Public Cloud


By: rjschwei

November 21, 2016 8:37 am



SUSECon 2016 has come and gone with many announcements; including the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 during the opening keynote on Tuesday November 8, 2016. Simultaneously your public cloud Elves released SLES 12 SP2 from the conference venue in Amazon Web Services EC2, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure. One major improvement for our public …

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

What happened to kernel-xen?

By: mlatimer

November 21, 2016 8:33 am



Those of you in a Xen environment may have noticed a change with recent versions of openSUSE Tumbleweed, or the newly released SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 and openSUSE Leap 42.2. Whether you are looking at a Xen host (dom0), or a paravitual Xen guest (domU), the running kernel is now kernel-default. What happened …

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

SUSE Briefing and Christmas Shooting Fun

By: jspeirs

November 21, 2016 8:21 am



Last week SUSECON™ was a great success in Washington D.C. There was also an election with a surprising victor. These are very interesting times with historic changes and unexpected events. If you were unable to attend please see the final day summary blog…

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Software Defined Infrastructure – Ein Ueberblick

Sabine Seitz

By: Sabine Seitz

November 17, 2016 2:00 pm



Für viele Unternehmen steht die Flexibilisierung und Agilität der IT-Infrastruktur ganz oben im Pflichtenheft. Denn die schnelle Verfügbarkeit von digitalen Informationen und Daten entscheidet immer häufiger über die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit von Unternehmen. Die digitale Transformation hat Fahrt aufgenommen. Industrien und Business Modelle wandeln sich in einer nie dagewesenen Geschwindigkeit und stellen jeden IT vor neue Herausforderung. …

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How HPC Impacts Our Lives II: HPC (and Linux) in the Movies


By: chabowski

November 17, 2016 6:17 am



A while ago, I published a first article about how HPC impacts our lives, and I talked about space research, weather forecast, and oil and gas.  Another area where HPC has become crucial – and which definitely affects our modern life every single day – is Entertainment: online gaming, Hollywood special effects and animated/3D movies. Special …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Free Tools, openSUSE, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, Technical Solutions

Promoting Dynamic, Flexible and Secure Open Source Solutions with our Partner, Fujitsu

By: k2sherman

November 16, 2016 9:23 am



First official day at Fujitsu Forum and it’s been a blast of energizing keynotes, expert talks, demonstrations, and keen demonstrations of exciting technologies. And the traffic at the booth has been crazy – check out our booth in the photo! Last week, it was exciting to hear Katsue Tanaka talk about our significantly expanded partnership …

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SC16: The voyages of SUSE Linux Enterprise


By: davidbyte

November 15, 2016 8:35 am



Exascale, the final frontier, these are the voyages of SUSE Linux Enterprise.  It’s continuing mission to explore strange new ideas, to seek out new approaches and new optimizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before… I’m sure the above is a dead give-a-way to the booth theme for the SUSE presence at SC16. …

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SUSE – YES, Please!


By: jbakrude

November 14, 2016 3:11 pm



A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about our upcoming event, SUSECON 2016. I shared with you how excited I was and what the program looked like. Well, all my expectations were met, or actually it was even better than expected! SUSECON 2016 was a blast! The venue in beautiful DC was the perfect …

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Categories: SUSECON, Technical Solutions

Forms are the Formula for Success

By: joachimwerner

November 14, 2016 6:22 am



Now that SUSECon 2016 is over and everyone is heading back home, it’s time to provide more background on some of the new features and technologies we showcased in Washington. Today I’m going to pick the new Formulas with Forms in SUSE Manager 3, a feature that also made it into our “Demopalooza”, the coolest …

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