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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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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

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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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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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Score:5

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

SaSoe

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

SUSE Showcasing Public Cloud Solutions at AWS re:Invent

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

September 18, 2015 1:45 am

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Score:5

As the world of Amazon Web Services (AWS) collides with Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent, SUSE has touched down to demonstrate how to put the “Enterprise” in Enterprise Linux on the public cloud. SUSE and Amazon Web Services (AWS) share a common goal: making computing convenient and cost-effective. One of the many benefits from the …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Events, Expert Views, SUSE in the Cloud

SUSECon 2015 – Session Highlights – Part 3

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

September 16, 2015 4:05 pm

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SUSECon 2015 is fast approaching — hitting Amsterdam (The Netherlands) this November. Here’s just a quick sampling of the over 100 sessions available — on everything from OpenStack to Enterprise Storage to Linux Kernel patching. Control: Open Build Service for Administrators The Open Build Service is a sophisticated tool that facilitates building and packaging software. …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Events, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSECON

New processors before the next SUSE Linux Enterprise Service Pack – YES to the rescue!

Drew

By: Drew

August 24, 2015 7:56 am

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Score:5

New x86 server processor technology is currently released on roughly a 12-to-15 month schedule. That means that approximately every 18 months there is a major x86-architecture update available from server vendors. Variants of these major processor updates, with different feature sets and/or speeds, are also released in-between the 12-to-15 month release cycle. Desktop and laptop …

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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

Here you go! Take SUSE Manager 2.1 for IBM z Systems

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By: chabowski

August 19, 2015 9:49 am

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According to a recent Forrester study, IT spends 70% of its budget on just maintaining their existing environment. And some customers tell us this percentage is even higher in their organizations. The reason is that data centers have become increasingly complex. New technologies and rapid data center development have created endless new opportunities, but also monitoring …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

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