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SAP-as-a-Service on Microsoft Azure [Webinar]

By: ecolman

May 23, 2017 2:04 pm



A rapidly growing number of companies are considering and evaluating public cloud infrastructure for their mission critical enterprise workloads like SAP. While the promise of public cloud for outsource data center infrastructure, built for global availability, elasticity, and cloud economics is significant – so is the required skill and engineering effort to take full advantage of it. …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Solutions, Technical Solutions

Here we GROW! Welcome our 1,000 employee Valentin Rothberg!

Ruby Nicholson

By: Ruby Nicholson

May 23, 2017 9:23 am



Time flies when you’re having fun, right? In the same year that we celebrate being 25 years old, we are also completely stoked to celebrate our growth in such a small amount of time. We are rolling out the “green carpet” for our 1,000 employee, Valentin Rothberg. I had a moment to chat with him on his …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

10 years ago! expanding support options to SAP customers

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

May 19, 2017 12:23 am



Ten years ago, specifically May 15, 2007, SUSE and SAP announced expanded Linux support options for customers (Press Release). Mike Schmidt-Holzmann, my alliance counterpart at SAP, and I started the discussion of joint customer support options early 2006 until we captured management attention. Back then and for several months the SUSE team led by me …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

How to Save $11.6M Running SAP Hana?

By: dmbuitrago

May 18, 2017 2:09 pm



So, you’re an enterprise decision maker getting squeezed from every corner of your business to reduce cost, but improve your customer intimacy, product quality, operational efficiency, blah blah blah.  You’re hearing it in your sleep, every waking moment of your day by day. You’re looking for answers and guess what?  SLES for SAP on Google …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise

Last Day at SAPPHIRE NOW – All about Digital Transformation


By: SaSoe

May 18, 2017 4:16 am



The digital economy is a very real phenomenon. While it may have started the day the first person connected to the internet, today we’ve reached a critical mass where digital modes of interaction dominate enough spheres of activity – promising only to grow – that businesses choosing to ignore the digital economy do so at …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Events, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

LinuxFest Northwest 2017 Was a Family Affair


By: chabowski

May 17, 2017 5:12 am



The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     LinuxFest Northwest 2017 was a real family affair, and attended by wider variety of attendees than I am used to seeing at FOSS conferences. There were many families there with young children, activities for the kids, and …

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Categories: Expert Views, openSUSE

SAPPHIRE NOW – Day 2 – Moving to the Cloud


By: SaSoe

May 17, 2017 4:16 am



Cloud is the future and more and more businesses are looking seriously at the cloud, and trying to get a handle on how best to develop and execute a strategy. Questions asked are: How can I move to the cloud? When shall I move to the cloud? What are the implications? Private, public or hybrid …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Events, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

No Tears(WannaCry) on Linux Unless you Wine


By: chamilton

May 16, 2017 6:00 pm



The big question we’re seeing in the Linux Support department right now, “Do I need to worry about the WannaCry malware on my SUSE Linux Enterprise box?” The short answer, most likely not. This is not a Linux vulnerability. There is one exception though, if you use WINE (Windows Emulator), and use it in an …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Away With Shenanigans


By: rjschwei

May 16, 2017 5:55 pm



A relic from a time “long” past finally disappears. As of today launching instances from SUSE BYOS images in Google Compute Engine no longer requires any special steps, hurray. Prior to this change it was necessary to subscribe to the suse-byos-cloud [at] googlegroups [dot] com Google-group in order to have access to the BYOS images. …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Enterprise Linux

Fujitsu and SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching = one solid solution for your SAP Landscapes


By: k2sherman

May 16, 2017 12:28 pm



Are you exposing your systems to security breaches by delaying a security patch waiting for shutdown opportunity? Are you running mission critical workloads, in-memory databases, or low-latency applications such as transactional databases? Are you spending 10% or more of your time updating systems and rebooting? These are the questions that can keep you up at …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, Technical Solutions