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

Ann Davis

By: Ann Davis

August 22, 2016 1:09 pm

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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

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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

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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

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

August 17, 2016 2:28 am

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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

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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

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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

The Agile Penguinz – Unfurling OpenStack Sails

Jeff Reser

By: Jeff Reser

August 8, 2016 11:05 am

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When IBM introduced two “Linux-your-way” LinuxONE mainframes a year ago this month, as part of the z Systems family, there was a keen focus on solving DevOps challenges and smoothing over different mindsets within Development and IT Operations.  In particular, OpenStack has gained momentum as the de facto standard in provisioning and managing z/VM virtual …

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The Agile Penguinz – Blending DevOps

Jeff Reser

By: Jeff Reser

August 8, 2016 9:46 am

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A lifetime ago, I was a VM developer anxious to make my mark on the programming world by producing leading-edge applications that I thought surely everyone would scramble to use and share.  At the time, it was imperative to establish a good rapport with IT in order to complete the deployment cycle and get anyone’s …

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Recycling with “Green” OpenStack

Raj Meel

By: Raj Meel

August 5, 2016 10:08 am

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After the Great East Japan Earthquake, a project was launched to collect surplus servers and personal computers from all over the country and refurbish them with new parts. These were provided free of charge to institutions in the Miyagi Prefecture as part of the regeneration project. While the initial objective was to recycle personal computers, …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

A Back to School Special for SUSE OpenStack



By: ecolman

August 4, 2016 7:32 am

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In order to compete with elite French universities, Epitech, the leading French specialist institution for computer science, must remain at the forefront of technology adoption and education. To date, they are delivering innovative curriculum that has granted their graduates employment rates equal or greater to prestigious French institutions like the Grandes Écoles. They know how to adapt and succeed, …

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