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New Whitepaper for High Availability for SAP HANA: Cost-optimized scenario

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

July 19, 2016 5:13 am

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SAP HANA contains a feature called System Replication: it replicates all data to a secondary SAP HANA system, and the data is then constantly pre-loaded into memory on the secondary system to minimize recovery time objective (RTO). More information on SAP HANA System Replication see here. While System Replication is running, the secondary system, which is configured identically …

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

Is Open Source in your DNA? It’s definitely in ours…



By: joanneharris

July 14, 2016 5:02 am

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As a manager at SUSE, I’m constantly hiring to keep up with our growth and one of the questions I frequently get asked is ‘how would you describe your company culture?’ Now I compare that question to being asked ‘how long is a piece of string’ so I thought I’d write about what I like …

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About Penalties, European Championship and SAP HANA

tstepan

By: tstepan

July 6, 2016 9:04 am

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Have you seen the match on Saturday between Germany and Italy like me? This was a real penalty soccer thriller. I could not sit still even knowing that my team, the German National Football Team, is well prepared. How did I know? Well first of course I trust in Manuel Neuer, the best goal-keeper in …

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

How to Set Up a Performance-Optimized SAP HANA Total Infrastructure

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

June 30, 2016 5:52 am

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Score:4.5

Modern SAP systems running critical workloads need to meet the highest standards for availability for their SAP services. Achieving the ideal goal of zero downtime may be a physical impossibility for some organizations. Business continuity architectures based on SAP HANA System Replication rely on the system administrator to determine that a failure has occurred and …

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

The Storage Revolution… another?



By: joanneharris

June 7, 2016 9:00 pm

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So as I was sitting in our partner port at SAP in Waldorf the other day talking with other SUSE folk about our new, exciting partnership that we have with HPE around Storage, my mind started whirring back to my days at Veritas. I remember going to a storage event in London, and being fascinated …

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Categories: SUSE Storage

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from an operating system perspective

Drew

By: Drew

April 25, 2016 9:17 am

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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

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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

Creating Linux Test Environments using Docker



By: rarun

March 1, 2016 2:46 pm

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Assume you need to deploy 10 SLES 11 SP3 machines. The most common run of the mill way we use is to deploy 10 Linux servers in an ESX host machine or Virtual Box or XEN server. The only drawback is we need to clone and install these Linux …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

YES Search: The way to all information…well, about certified hardware anyway

Drew

By: Drew

February 25, 2016 2:15 pm

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Where can you find the certification bulletins for more than 47,200 servers, workstations and other hardware components? How can you determine whether your company’s specific hardware is YES Certified with the latest SUSE Linux Enterprise release? Where can you find the specific hardware configuration for the certified server you are planning to buy and deploy …

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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

Video: Better disaster recovery for SAP HANA

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By: SaSoe

January 21, 2016 8:03 am

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SUSE for SAP HANA – what benefits does this combination offer to customers? Concise answers to this question were provided by a panel discussion at TechEd 2015 in Barcelona between Sid Siper, Senior Director of Go to Market at SAP, and Dirk Oppenkowski, Global Alliance Director SAP at SUSE. The discussion focused on the functions …

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

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