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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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Score:5

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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SUSE Connects SAP Partners and Customers



By: joanneharris

May 19, 2016 10:37 am

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Score:Unrated

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

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

Reads:357

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:1,278

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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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:1,235

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

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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

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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

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