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Solar storms and how SUSE High Performance Computing can save us

Jeff Reser

By: Jeff Reser

May 26, 2016 1:07 pm

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Yes, I guess that is a rather ominous sounding title for my first post as a SUSE employee.  But, let me explain – this is not only true, but fascinating (to me, anyway).  Solar activity intensifies on a cycle of 11 years (don’t ask me why) and at the moment we are in a slow …

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Categories: Expert Views, Technical Solutions

Availability of SAP HANA important to you?



By: joanneharris

May 19, 2016 11:26 am

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How would zero planned downtime for SAP sound to you? Well now that could actually be attainable. SUSE just introduced SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching to help customers running workloads on the SAP HANA platform, SAP NetWeaver technology platform and other SAP applications reduce the business disruption caused by planned downtime, while maintaining a highly secure IT environment. …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SUSE Connects SAP Partners and Customers



By: joanneharris

May 19, 2016 10:37 am

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Do you sell software or services that supports SAP solutions? In case you haven’t heard, we have just launched an ingenious program SUSE Connect that provides a discovery zone for software, web services and special services like consulting from within SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. The idea is to make it really easy …

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Categories: Announcements, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SUSE and SAP highlights from SAPPHIRE NOW

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 18, 2016 9:30 am

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This has been a rather exciting week in the world of SUSE and SAP. With SAP’s annual SAPPHIRE NOW conference in full swing, accompanied by oodles of announcements, now seems like a good time for a quick re-cap on all of the SUSE & SAP goodness. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP now available on …

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

SAP HANA, running on SUSE Linux Enterprise, coming to Azure

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 17, 2016 7:46 am

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Score:5

SUSE and Microsoft today announce that SAP HANA is coming to Microsoft Azure running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Looking to spin up SAP HANA instances on Azure? You’ll now be able to, using the same pricing as for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. “We’re excited that our partnership with SAP is delivering powerful, new …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SLES on Azure, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP now available on AWS

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 17, 2016 5:45 am

Reads:941

Score:5

Ever want to deploy SAP HANA in a pay-per-usage cloud? Well, it just so happens that now you can do exactly that. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is now available, on demand, via Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the AWS Marketplace; With no minimum fee and you pay only for the compute hours …

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

Sleep Safe!: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Now Has Common Criteria Certification at EAL4+

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 3, 2016 9:30 am

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Score:5

If you are running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, you can now sleep better at night with assurance of the quality, security and compliance of your SUSE operating system. The reason is simple. Last month SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 achieved Common Criteria (CC) Certification at the Evaluation Assurance Level 4 (EAL4). The SUSE partner …

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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:1,345

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

Virtualizing Windows Made Fast and Easy

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

April 20, 2016 1:38 am

Reads:667

Score:5

Shortly after our latest release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 at the end of last year, we also released the accompanying paravirtualized Windows drivers. They are bundled together in the SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack. We have always worked with our partners to ensure that SUSE’s implementation of the KVM and …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

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