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Why You Should Be Using SLES 11 SP3

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By: davidbyte

July 22, 2013 8:40 am

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When it comes to change, most IT shops and OEMs would prefer not to make a jump to a recent OS update until they absolutely must. I understand, I’ve been there and done that. Understanding the aversion, I am still encouraging every partner (end user, IHV or OEM) to make the jump to SLES 11 SP3. Why? …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Surrounded by SUSE

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By: davidbyte

July 8, 2013 6:58 am

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As I look around and observe everyday life, it is amazing just how prevalent SUSE Linux is in the background fabric of critical infrastructure.  Whether it is something as simple as going to the store, visiting your doctor, flying on a plane or making a transaction in your 401k, it is extremely likely that SUSE  …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SUSE Partner WANdisco Releases New Hadoop Version



By: frego

April 9, 2013 10:52 am

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On Monday, SUSE big data partner WANdisco announced the latest release of their Hadoop distribution, WANdisco Distro (WDD) version 3.1.1, powered by Apache Hadoop 2, which includes an enhanced, more intuitive user interface that simplifies Hadoop cluster deployment. WDD 3.1.1 is supported on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2. WANdisco holds a unique …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

IDC: High Availability Still Matters



By: linuxscribe

March 19, 2013 8:18 pm

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It’s kind of nice when people in your industry look at what you’re doing and like what they see. So when IDC’s analysts examined SUSE’s high availability functionality for SUSE Linux Enterprise and declared it good, we took note. Specifically, IDC analyst Jean Bozman reviewed the addition of the High Availability Extension for SUSE Linux …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension

New Best Practice Guide – SAP Enqueue Replication Server



By: joanneharris

November 12, 2012 9:35 pm

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SUSE, SAP and other partners have created best practice guides covering different aspects of setting up and configuring SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications together with mission-critical software solutions and we have just added another very important guide to the collection: Best practices for running SAP NetWeaver on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with High …

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Configuring a SLES DHCP Failover



By: mwilmsen

June 24, 2010 6:09 pm

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In most networks DHCP is one of the single-point-of-failures. If DHCP fails, every devices relying on DHCP cannot function.

In order to provide a high availability to your DHCP server, set up a backup DHCP server running the same Linux distribution and version, as follows:

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REMUS: XEN high availability easy!

variia

By: variia

March 8, 2010 12:46 pm

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Comprehensive high availability to ordinary virtual machines running on the Xen virtual machine monitor.

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Clustering XEN with Heartbeat and Advanced HASI

variia

By: variia

February 24, 2009 9:49 am

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Ivan Vari shares an excellent document focusing on a design where XEN virtual machines (domU) are centrally managed according to a set policy and highly available. What is written here is the real thing not a demo and has been working in production for over 18 months. They use this technology for hosting many UNIX services including DNS, Web proxy, SMTP, NFS, VPN, CUPS, etc. and traditional NetWare services with OES2.

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Bonding Multiple Network Interfaces on SLES 10



By: gsanjeev

January 9, 2009 12:03 pm

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This article has the steps to bond two network interfaces on a SLES 10 server to increase network throughput or to achieve NIC failover for high availability configurations.

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Load balancing howto: LVS + ldirectord + heartbeat 2



By: jslezacek

May 23, 2008 11:56 am

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jslezacek shares a tip on how to build a high capacity load balancing cluster using open source tools like LVS and ldirectord with added redundancy and high availability provided by heartbeat 2.

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