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Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from an operating system perspective

Drew

By: Drew

April 25, 2016 9:17 am

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Score:5

In a recent blog I discussed the transition from BIOS (Basic Input Output System) to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) firmware from a hardware perspective. In this blog I’ll address the comparison from the operating system perspective. There is a definite overlap between each …

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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, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from a hardware perspective

Drew

By: Drew

April 25, 2016 8:58 am

Reads:1,283

Score:4.86

For the past several years, x86 hardware systems (including desktops, laptops, workstations and servers) have been transitioning from BIOS-based (Basic Input Output System-based) to UEFI-based (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface-based) firmware interfaces. This firmware interface is usually just called “system firmware.” It is the initial code that recognizes the hardware components in the system and initializes …

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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, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Using sapconf to prepare a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to run SAP systems



By: uschairer

April 8, 2014 10:55 am

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Score:4

Need to prepare your SUSE Linux Enterprise Server installation to run SAP products like SAP Netweaver, SAP BW, etc.? Come learn how the sapconf package can automate a lot of the parameter configuration tasks outlined in the SAP installation guides. From calculating and setting Linux kernel parameters, to setting process resource limits, sapconf can save you considerable time, and help you avoid the errors that come from manual entry.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

ClamSAP – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Integrates Virus Protection for SAP

Peter Schinagl

By: Peter Schinagl

March 24, 2014 11:15 am

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Daily press reports show that increased networking and digitalization of the business world are subjecting companies’ IT systems to ever more serious security risks. The latest Cybercrime study undertaken by PwC – the largest of its kind – comes to the conclusion that the number of global security incidents has risen by 25% over the …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

Sieste – Siesta: Snap Before a Nap

mge1512

By: mge1512

June 14, 2013 9:23 am

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After enjoying a rich Menu du jour with green snapper and vegetables, probably served with some white wine, you may want to get some rest. In France “Sieste”, also known as “Siesta” in Italy and Spain, is a tradition that unfortunately is not common in other countries, such as Germany. It seems to be common …

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Categories: Desktop, Enterprise Linux, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Menu du jour: Vivaneau vert sur lit de légumes au beurre et suprêmes de pamplemousse

mge1512

By: mge1512

May 3, 2013 3:30 pm

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Score:4.75

Called “Aprion virescens” in Latin, “Uku” in Micronesia, and “green jobfish” in English, “vivaneau vert” is a tasty table fish. It’s also called “blue-green snapper,” and thus shares its name and color with the other Snapper that is very familiar to the SUSE communities.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, openSUSE, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

DHCP, DNS, DDNS, and TSIG configuration on OES 11 (SLES 11)



By: paulsenj

January 3, 2013 11:23 am

Reads:9,993

Score:5

This article explains how to re-create a simple DHCP and DNS setup with DDNS working in very little time. Time involved for a simple network topology: ~30 minutes!

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Categories: Open Enterprise Server on SLES, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Just a bit too much… resize your root volume



By: jweewer

January 20, 2011 10:47 am

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A few weeks ago my laptop was starting to produce strange errors on my old OpenSUSE 11.0, mainly due to me and my big curiosity for new things, compiles of applications etc. etc. So it was time to reinstall my work laptop with a complete new fresh OpenSUSE 11.3 installation……..

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Creating a Standard Server Template for SLES 11 SP1 on VMware

mfaris01

By: mfaris01

October 27, 2010 5:06 pm

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Creating a Standard Server Template in VMware greatly reduces the time needed to deploy new servers and eliminates variations in servers caused by multiple engineers building from a guide.

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How to configure SLES 11 to cache and send log events to Sentinel via rsyslogd

gbianchi77

By: gbianchi77

January 22, 2010 11:52 am

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Score:3

If you are using syslog or syslog-ng to send log events to Sentinel, you might have noticed that if there are communication problems with the collector manager, your events might be lost.

You can get around this limitation by installing rsyslogd, which is included in your SLES 11 installation media.

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