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mge1512

By: mge1512

October 30, 2015 4:34 pm

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We are happy to announce SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 JeOS — Just enough Operating System. In private clouds and virtualized datacenters today, fast deployment is critical to achieve operational efficiency. How can you quickly fire up an image in your virtual data center or private cloud without worrying about application certifications? Facing hundreds of …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, OpenStack, Server, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSECON, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

KIWI, a quick refresher

rjschwei

By: rjschwei

October 21, 2015 12:06 pm

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Way back when I wrote about how to set up SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 as a build system for images built with KIWI. A lot has happened in the last 5 years, but SLES 11 is still going strong in its current incarnation of the SP4 release available since July 16, 2015. Thus, the …

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

Virtual Machine Driver Pack testing with openQA

aginies

By: aginies

September 30, 2015 10:26 am

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At SUSE we always work to improve our quality process, and from a development point of view, this is very important to be able to test the development release of our drivers, on different versions of Windows Operating System. This test phase is really painful, the testing matrix is big, it’s always the same process step by step…

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE, IBM, and KVM: Powering the Future of the Mainframe

chabowski

By: chabowski

September 18, 2015 8:43 am

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NOTE: A huge “Thank You” to Mary Marks from the Alliance Marketing Team for her contributions to this blog post!   It´s available NOW! After the announcement at LinuxCon about a month ago, now you can get the advantage of mainframe computing with Linux using KVM. The increasing complexity and resulting costs of managing distributed servers forces companies to …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

New processors before the next SUSE Linux Enterprise Service Pack – YES to the rescue!

Drew

By: Drew

August 24, 2015 7:56 am

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New x86 server processor technology is currently released on roughly a 12-to-15 month schedule. That means that approximately every 18 months there is a major x86-architecture update available from server vendors. Variants of these major processor updates, with different feature sets and/or speeds, are also released in-between the 12-to-15 month release cycle. Desktop and laptop …

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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

Here you go! Take SUSE Manager 2.1 for IBM z Systems

chabowski

By: chabowski

August 19, 2015 9:49 am

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According to a recent Forrester study, IT spends 70% of its budget on just maintaining their existing environment. And some customers tell us this percentage is even higher in their organizations. The reason is that data centers have become increasingly complex. New technologies and rapid data center development have created endless new opportunities, but also monitoring …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

All About Innovation and Choice – Virtualization with KVM for IBM z Systems and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

chabowski

By: chabowski

August 17, 2015 6:44 am

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You might experience it every day in your organization: your business is growing, your IT department must deal with new market requirements to support your key business, your administrators face an explosion of the distributed servers running a wide variety of mission-critical and lightweight applications. For your company, this results in ever-increasing hardware, software, data …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Customer success story: Docker with SUSE

George Shi

By: George Shi

May 26, 2015 9:40 am

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 includes many new tools and features to improve the operational efficiency for enterprises. Docker is one of them. Docker offers benefits such as an efficient development cycle and a lightweight containerization model. As a new technology, Docker is evolving, but even today, it’s producing concrete results. Check out how STIA, …

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Categories: Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Server, Virtualization

Of Venoms and Antidotes



By: Olaf Kirch

May 13, 2015 10:49 am

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Today, a new vulnerability was disclosed by the name of VENOM (CVE-2015-3456), already seeing a fair amount of media attention. In order to help you assess the impact of this vulnerability on your systems, we are collecting background information and provide a prelimary risk assessment for our products. What this attack is all about The …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, News, OpenStack, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Does Kdump work on your hardware?

Drew

By: Drew

April 30, 2015 10:21 am

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In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: specific tests in SUSE YES Certification which are not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the capture of Kdump memory images and how hardware is validated for crashkernel capture functionality during certification. Through YES …

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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

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