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More memory for SAP HANA on SLES 11 for POWER



By: Jay Kruemcke

February 13, 2017 12:41 pm

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Many companies are now running their businesses with SAP HANA on IBM POWER servers. SUSE has seen huge customer demand for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 since it became available in August 2015. SAP HANA is an ideal workload for IBM POWER server due to the performance, reliability and scalability features …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Power Systems, Technical Solutions

Is Open Source open to women? Three amazing women offer insight at SUSECON



By: joanneharris

January 25, 2017 8:44 pm

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For the first time at SUSECON, women took center stage in our keynotes – and not just one, but THREE amazing, inspiring women from IBM, Intel and Fujitsu respectively. It’s not that we’re not Open to women joining us on stage (of course we are, we’re the Open Open Source company) – it’s just that …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Cloud Solutions, SUSECON

Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP® Applications 12 Service Pack 1 for POWER



By: Michael Friesenegger

December 8, 2016 9:38 am

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I would like to expand on what Jay Kruemcke mentioned in his blog concerning the release of SAP HANA 2 and its support for little-endian on IBM POWER Systems. You would expect to download the SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP1 for POWER installation media and then start the installation. Actually you will download SUSE …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Power Systems, Technical Solutions

SAP® HANA 2 platform is now available for SLES 12 Service Pack 1 for POWER



By: Jay Kruemcke

December 5, 2016 7:40 am

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The SAP HANA 2 platform, announced on November 8, 2016, is now available for deployment on the 64-bit little-endian variant of IBM POWER8 systems running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 Service Pack 1. This announcement enables SAP HANA 2 customers to exploit the capabilities of SLES 12 including features such as the systemd service …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise

Long term support for SLES 11 SP4 for POWER



By: Jay Kruemcke

October 6, 2016 9:39 am

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SUSE announces Long Term Service Pack Support (LTSS) for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 on POWER. Maintaining support for Linux IT infrastructure is a key requirement, particularly for complex business critical systems such as SAP HANA. SUSE has seen a tremendous increase in the adoption of SAP HANA on IBM POWER systems …

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

The Agile Penguinz – Unfurling OpenStack Sails

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By: Jeff Reser

August 8, 2016 11:05 am

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When IBM introduced two “Linux-your-way” LinuxONE mainframes a year ago this month, as part of the z Systems family, there was a keen focus on solving DevOps challenges and smoothing over different mindsets within Development and IT Operations.  In particular, OpenStack has gained momentum as the de facto standard in provisioning and managing z/VM virtual …

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Categories: OpenStack, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

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

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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

Top 6 Messages of the Recent IBM LinuxOne Mainframe Announcement

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By: chabowski

August 18, 2015 3:15 am

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Yesterday, at LinuxCon, IBM announced “a significant expansion of the mainframe’s strategy of embracing open source-based technologies and open-source communities” under the umbrella of the LinuxOne portfolio. However, it seems that there is a lot of confusion about the announcement, and I have been asked frequently during the past two days, what exactly the IBM …

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

Simpler Future with SAP and Partners: Your Choice of Innovation at Lower Cost and Higher Performance

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

September 22, 2014 12:12 am

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Score:5

Numerous practical examples demonstrate that SAP solutions with partners are continuing to make great strides in the IT market. This is especially true for SAP customers who migrate their business-critical applications to save costs and increase availability and system performance, including companies that rely on the in-memory database SAP HANA or want to make their …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 and IBM POWER8



By: Michael Miller

April 29, 2014 1:11 pm

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Once again SUSE and IBM are jointly developing the next generation of Linux for IBM hardware because, as the SUSE motto says, “We adapt, you succeed.” In 1999, SUSE worked with IBM to bring System z into a new era, bringing Linux to the mainframe. Now, we are applying our deep software engineering experience to …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z

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