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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



By: chabowski

August 19, 2015 9:49 am

Reads:867

Score:Unrated

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

Top 6 Messages of the Recent IBM LinuxOne Mainframe Announcement



By: chabowski

August 18, 2015 3:15 am

Reads:441

Score:5

Yesterday, at LinuxCon, IBM announced “a significant expansion of the mainframe’s strategy of embracing open source-based technologies and open-source communities” under the umbrella of the LinuxOne portfolio. However, it seems that there is a lot of confusion about the announcement, and I have been asked frequently during the past two days, what exactly the IBM …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

Better Networking…. through Networking



By: frego

August 17, 2015 11:14 am

Reads:1,311

Score:5

Immersed in the technology world, we tend to think of networking as linking machines, especially computers, to operate interactively. Before there were computers though, we might have said that networking refers to how people come together intelligently to get things done. In our hyper-connected world, open source software development is an excellent example of the …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

All About Innovation and Choice – Virtualization with KVM for IBM z Systems and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server



By: chabowski

August 17, 2015 6:44 am

Reads:1,232

Score:5

You might experience it every day in your organization: your business is growing, your IT department must deal with new market requirements to support your key business, your administrators face an explosion of the distributed servers running a wide variety of mission-critical and lightweight applications. For your company, this results in ever-increasing hardware, software, data …

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

SUSECon 2015 – Session Highlights – Part 2

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

August 12, 2015 8:14 pm

Reads:201

Score:Unrated

Let’s take a few brief moments to look at just three of the huge number of sessions (over 100 of them) for the upcoming SUSECon 2015 — which takes place in Amsterdam this November. Control: Managing and Monitoring SUSE Enterprise Storage Your shiny new multi-petabyte storage cluster is deployed. Data is flying over the network, …

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSE Storage, SUSECon

Reboot Reloaded: Patching the Linux Kernel Online



By: Vojtěch Pavlík

August 12, 2015 11:22 am

Reads:1,495

Score:5

“This article is from The SUSE Insider, a technical quarterly publication for SUSE customers to help them get the most value from their SUSE solutions.” All you need to know to take advantage of live kernel patching and improve your uptime. This article not only covers the “why,” “when,” “who,” “what” and “how”; it gives you caveats and tips to navigate any possible rough spots…

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

Data Center Automation with SUSE Manager



By: rbueker

August 12, 2015 11:21 am

Reads:218

Score:Unrated

“This article is from The SUSE Insider, a technical quarterly publication for SUSE customers to help them get the most value from their SUSE solutions.” Learn from an expert. Get an inside view of how to automate a data center with SUSE Manager. A SUSE Dedicated Support Engineer provides a case study of how SUSE Manager was installed in a government agency with 100,000 people and an IT staff of about 2,100 internal and external administrators and engineers who are responsible for around 100 different customized applications…

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Categories: SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

Stay Up On Latest Security Vulnerabilities

Rich Paredes

By: Rich Paredes

August 4, 2015 11:42 am

Reads:893

Score:5

Staying updated on the latest security vulnerabilities can be daunting which can understandably lead you to ask whether a particular version of SLES is vulnerable. The first thing to note when you get a security notification, for example from https://cve.mitre.org, https://nvd.nist.gov, or even by word of mouth, is the CVE identifier which will look similar to this: CVE-2015-5477 …

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

Jetpacks and VDI on OpenStack: One of these is ready now.



By: frego

August 4, 2015 10:50 am

Reads:1,563

Score:Unrated

Remember those old sci-fi movies in the 1960’s where spies were flying around in jet packs and cars zipped through the air? The future seemed so cool back then, but 50 years later we’re still stuck in traffic during rush hour.

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Desktop, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSECon, Technical Solutions

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