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2 Months Warning: Amazon EC2 Old Update Infrastructure Is Approaching EOL



By: rjschwei

March 17, 2016 7:57 am

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If grep -l smt-ec2.susecloud.net /etc/zypp/repos.d/* on all your running on demand instances in Amazon EC2 returns something you can be done reading, thanks for visiting. The information that follows does not effect you in any way. However, if you still have on demand instances that produce no output when the above grep is used then …

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

Three astonishing things I learned during my first eight weeks in the amazing and _Sensational SUSE Documentation Team_

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By: chabowski

March 14, 2016 6:21 am

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You might or might not have heard it yet: I just moved from Marketing to R&D because I was offered an appealing new role in the _Sensational SUSE Documentation team_ (this is how our team lead Markus Feilner calls the team since his first day at SUSE). I started my new journey about eight weeks …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6? It´s a Breeze With Our Documentation!

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By: chabowski

March 9, 2016 6:39 am

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Last week on Thursday SUSE announced the general availability of SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6. This version is based on the OpenStack release Liberty. It provides the latest enterprise-ready technology for building Infrastructure-as-a-Service private clouds with less stress on your IT staff and resources. SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 not only delivers high availability enhancements and non-disruptive upgrades for future releases, but also provides …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, Technical Solutions

SLES 12 SP1 for SAP Applications (BYOS) has landed in Amazon EC2



By: rjschwei

March 8, 2016 11:31 am

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A little while ago, on February 23rd to be exact, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications based on SLES 12 SP1 was announced. Unfortunately due to a packaging snafu that only effected the release on AWS we were not able to release updated Bring Your Own Subscription (BYOS) images in AWS EC2 at that time. This has …

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Creating Linux Test Environments using Docker



By: rarun

March 1, 2016 2:46 pm

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Assume you need to deploy 10 SLES 11 SP3 machines. The most common run of the mill way we use is to deploy 10 Linux servers in an ESX host machine or Virtual Box or XEN server. The only drawback is we need to clone and install these Linux …

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DROWN patches available for SUSE Linux Enterprise

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By: Bryan Lunduke

March 1, 2016 10:24 am

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Earlier today a security vulnerability known as “DROWN” was announced.  SUSE was on top of it and already has patches available for SUSE Linux Enterprise. What is “DROWN”? “DROWN” is an acronym that stands for “Decrypting RSA using Obsolete and Weakened eNcryption”.  Also known as CVE-2016-0800. It allows an attacker to decrypt a TLS connection …

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Mindent a jövő adatközpontjáról egyetlen nap alatt (rendezvényajánló)

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By: Zsolt Hargitai

February 29, 2016 5:19 am

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Biztosan mindenki ismeri a klasszikus viccet az egyetemistáról, akitől megkérdezik, mennyi idő alatt tudna megtanulni japánul, mire ő ijedten visszakérdez: Miért, hány nap múlva van a zh? Egy idegen nyelv tanulásához hasonlóan ahhoz is rengeteg idő és energia szükséges, ha valaki folyamatosan követni akarja a technológiai fejlődéshez és a vállalati informatika kihívásaihoz kapcsolódó aktualitásokat. Mivel mindenkinek …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Events, Hungarian, Integrated Systems, OpenStack, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, Technical Solutions

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

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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

How I stumbled on unbootable OS thanks to the symlink

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By: gozora

February 25, 2016 12:33 pm

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Hello World, Today I was asked by my colleague to help him with an unbootable SLES11 which was just recently upgraded to SP3 … Well, first I thought that this problem will be simple to solve as common initrd problems are quite easy to break, but I’ve learned a lesson … First I quickly checked …

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It’s Election Season… Vote for SUSE at the OpenStack Summit!



By: frego

February 11, 2016 11:23 am

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The campaign trail can be a hot and dusty place, but that has not deterred the SUSE Team from pulling out all the stops and coming up with some superb content for the upcoming OpenStack Summit in Austin at the end of April. The sessions have been submitted – over 30 in all – but that’s just …

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