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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? It´s a Breeze With Our Documentation!

chabowski

By: chabowski

March 9, 2016 6:39 am

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Score:5

Last week on Thursday SUSE announced the general availability of SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6. This version is based on the OpenStack release Liberty. It provides the latest enterprise-ready technology for building Infrastructure-as-a-Service private clouds with less stress on your IT staff and resources. SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 not only delivers high availability enhancements and non-disruptive upgrades for future releases, but also provides …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, Technical Solutions

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

Drew

By: Drew

February 25, 2016 2:15 pm

Reads:1,128

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

OpenSSH Security Vulnerability information and patch details.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 14, 2016 10:24 am

Reads:2,148

Score:5

There’s a new security vulnerability in town that goes by the name of CVE-2016-0777 (and CVE-2016-0778). Catchy, I know. In a nutshell, this is a leak in the OpenSSH client that can allow malicious servers to get the private key of a roaming client. Obviously that is not a good thing. This vulnerability works by exploiting an undocumented …

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SAP HANA on Power with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications



By: SaSoe

January 14, 2016 7:39 am

Reads:1,052

Score:5

Posted by Friedrich Krey in SAP on Linux (SCN) – View the full blog post SAP HANA is available on IBM-Power8-based servers combined with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for SAP Applications. This was SUSE’s message in August of last year, when it announced an important enhancement for IBM Power Systems for SAP HANA. The …

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

Three Reasons Why You Should Be Eagerly Awaiting SUSE Manager 3. Check it Out and Join the Beta Program.

chabowski

By: chabowski

December 1, 2015 4:13 am

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According to a Forrester study, IT spends 70 percent of its budget on just maintaining its existing environment. Many customers tell us this percentage is even higher in their organizations. The reason is that data centers have become increasingly complex. But a market-proven systems management solution, like SUSE Manager, can make our customers lives much …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Manager, 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

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

Drew

By: Drew

August 24, 2015 7:56 am

Reads:1,541

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

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