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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 (the one right below this one, on the previous …/communities/blog/ page) 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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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

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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

SUSE Openstack Cloud 6 on Ravello Systems

tchong

By: tchong

March 29, 2016 12:30 pm

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SUSE announced the general availability of SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 earlier this month, based on the Liberty release of Openstack.  With the release, our team hustled to deliver SOC6 on a publicly available platform for demoing, dev, and test.  Some of the new features include: Docker support (technology preview) All nodes now run on SLES …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, SUSE Cloud, Technical Solutions

Video: Better disaster recovery for SAP HANA



By: SaSoe

January 21, 2016 8:03 am

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Score:4

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

SAP HANA on SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP Applications: Design and Setup



By: SaSoe

January 14, 2016 7:44 am

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Score:5

Posted by Friedrich Krey in SAP on Linux (SCN) – View the full blog post Until some time ago, SAP HANA was only available as a preconfigured and preinstalled tested appliance. Those days are now over: The SAP HANA Tailored Datacenter Integration (TDI) approach gives customers the opportunity to design and run their own HANA …

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SAP S/4HANA and Disaster Recovery Confidence



By: SaSoe

November 25, 2015 6:18 am

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Score:5

Join SUSE and SAP for this informative webinar. Scheduled for: December 8, 2015. Run twice: 4pm CET and 1pm EST.   By now you know that SAP S/4HANA is the next-generation business suite, taking full advantage of the SAP HANA in-memory platform. But before you commit your mission-critical ERP processes, you next need to know …

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

SUSE Linux and OpenStack: Concentrated Strength for SAP Offerings from the Cloud



By: SaSoe

November 25, 2015 3:31 am

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Score:5

Why should SAP customers who want to obtain their applications from the cloud rely on the administration and orchestration solution SUSE® OpenStack Cloud? A new SUSE whitepaper provides the answers. As the leading open-source cloud infrastructure solution, OpenStack offers numerous advantages over proprietary cloud solutions – above all, better interoperability with other systems, less vendor …

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

„Something Wicked This Way Comes” – New QuickStart Guide available!

chabowski

By: chabowski

November 24, 2015 11:30 am

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My good old friend – Master Geeko (isn´t he cool?) – just told me that my colleague Mark Post quite recently wrote a really helpful guide about Networking with Wicked in SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 – and finally this guide has been made publicly available via our SUSE Documentation webpages. Introduced with SUSE Linux Enterprise 12, Wicked is …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Ready to go, prepared to grow.

mge1512

By: mge1512

October 30, 2015 4:34 pm

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We are happy to announce SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 JeOS — Just enough Operating System. In private clouds and virtualized datacenters today, fast deployment is critical to achieve operational efficiency. How can you quickly fire up an image in your virtual data center or private cloud without worrying about application certifications? Facing hundreds of …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, OpenStack, Server, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSECon, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

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