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How I stumbled on unbootable OS thanks to the symlink

gozora

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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Fujitsu’s Commitment to OpenStack Open Source



By: EST

February 9, 2016 2:34 pm

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At the SUSECon 2015 conference, Dr. Wolfgang Ries from Fujitsu talked about why and how Fujitsu is contributing to Open Source software projects in his break-out session. First of all, he emphasized the fact that Fujitsu now is not only involved in the open source world, but is seriously committed to be part of it …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, Technical Solutions

HPE + SUSE = Enterprise Software Defined Storage Solutions

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

February 1, 2016 9:47 am

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I’ve said repeatedly that SUSE is dedicated to making open source consumable by the enterprise. SUSE Enterprise Storage is no exception. A prerequisite to increasing the ability for enterprises to consume SUSE Enterprise Storage is to provide validated architectures on equipment that end users will buy. With this in mind, I would like to point …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Building Your Home Lab

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

January 22, 2016 7:39 am

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Ok, I admit it, I am a geek.  I have enough hardware in my home lab to run a fairly good sized business if I so desired.  I thought others might appreciate having some of the information and ideas on how to build a lab on the cheap (or relatively so). First, we’ll start with …

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Three New Features and Modules in SLES 12 Service Pack 1 Which Will Make You Run to the Download Site

Dobrin

By: Dobrin

January 19, 2016 12:59 pm

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Score:4.5

That’s right! SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 is out and about! As a matter of fact, we released it on December 15, 2015! This blog is a reminder of three of its cool features in case some of you were too busy planning for, stressing about or enjoying the Christmas holiday cheer! …

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OpenSSH Security Vulnerability information and patch details.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 14, 2016 10:24 am

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There’s a new security vulnerability in town that goes by the name of CVE-2016-0777 (and CVE-2016-0778). Catchy, I know. In a nutshell, this is a leak in the OpenSSH client that can allow malicious servers to get the private key of a roaming client. Obviously that is not a good thing. This vulnerability works by exploiting an undocumented …

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Upgrading your running on demand instances in the Public Cloud

rjschwei

By: rjschwei

January 13, 2016 2:45 pm

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On December 15, 2015 was First Customer Ship (FCS) date for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 and images were published in AWS EC2, Google Compute Engine and Microsoft Azure. With this release the transition phase for SLES 12 images/instances has started. One of the features of SLES 12 SP1 is that it provides an upgrade path from …

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

Getting Ready for the Software-Defined Data Center

Michael Tabron

By: Michael Tabron

January 13, 2016 10:17 am

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There is a lot of talk about the coming of the Software-Defined Data Center. Much of it reminds me of the early cloud computing days, where no one is really quite sure what it is but every vendor has one. Still, the idea of a hybrid cloud environment where an application’s specific requirements for compute, …

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Comparing 2 Systems Using Machinery

rjschwei

By: rjschwei

January 11, 2016 11:26 am

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Score:5

Recently I was faced with a bit of a predicament where the ability of comparing two systems had the potential of providing needed insights into a problem I was encountering. Well, what better way to do this than to dig into the SUSE toolbox and reach for the machinery tool, read the documentation, get my …

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