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OpenStack Icehouse – Cool for Enterprises

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

April 17, 2014 11:13 am

Reads: 221

OpenStack Icehouse has arrived with spring, but this ninth release of the leading open source project for building Infrastructure-as-a-Service clouds won’t melt under user demands. This is good, since user interest in OpenStack seems to know no limits as evidenced by the three new and sixteen total languages in which OpenStack Dashboard is now available. …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud

SUSE® Manager 2.1―Preview and Release Date

By: SaSoe

April 16, 2014 8:06 am

Reads: 191

SUSE is updating its Linux systems management platform SUSE® Manager. The next version, SUSE Manager 2.1, is based on the open source project Spacewalk 2.1 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3. SUSE Manager 2.1 will be available as an appliance for x86-64 hardware and IBM System z. The launch is expected at beginning of …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Manager

Running Blackboard Collaborate (Elluminate!) on SUSE SLE11 and openSUSE 13.1


By: cseader

April 15, 2014 10:17 am

Reads: 119

Having trouble getting Blackboard Collaborate to work? You might be having problems with Application Sharing, among other things. Here are a few scripts that will allow Blackboard to run properly either with Oracle Sun Java 1.7 or with openJDK Java.

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Categories: Free Tools, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

Take the OpenStack User Survey and Change the (OpenStack) World

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

April 10, 2014 11:35 am

Reads: 182

Many organizations are taking advantage of OpenStack services to deliver IT resources faster to the line of business. Whether speeding the development, testing and deployment of new applications or rapidly implementing an online marketing campaign, OpenStack clouds are significantly impacting business results. If you are an operator or consumer of OpenStack services at one of …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud

How to create user administrator in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


By: dlugohernandez

April 10, 2014 10:22 am

Reads: 96

This document describes how to configure the /etc/sudoers file in order to create users with root privileges.

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

Using sapconf to prepare a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to run SAP systems

By: uschairer

April 8, 2014 10:55 am

Reads: 156

Need to prepare your SUSE Linux Enterprise Server installation to run SAP products like SAP Netweaver, SAP BW, etc.? Come learn how the sapconf package can automate a lot of the parameter configuration tasks outlined in the SAP installation guides. From calculating and setting Linux kernel parameters, to setting process resource limits, sapconf can save you considerable time, and help you avoid the errors that come from manual entry.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

SUSE Cloud 3 Admin Appliance


By: cseader

April 3, 2014 10:25 am

Reads: 231

This is version 1.0.1 of the SUSE Cloud 3 Admin Appliance and we have reached a stable version. :-)

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Categories: SUSE Cloud, Technical Solutions

Scale up to 256 sockets and 64TB memory with SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server

By: SaSoe

April 2, 2014 8:13 am

Reads: 123

Widely used in science, engineering and industry, High Performance Computing (HPC) is no longer a niche market in the IT world. Now enterprises are interested in leveraging HPC for data-intensive analysis. So it’s  no wonder that, according to IDC, the HPC market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CARG) of 6.8 to 7.8 …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, SUSE Linux Enterprise

Join SUSE in Atlanta for May’s OpenStack Summit

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

March 31, 2014 1:12 pm

Reads: 194

From May 12th-16th the world of OpenStack comes to Atlanta for the OpenStack Summit. The Summit is a unique combination of tradeshow, training, and developer planning for this fall’s release of OpenStack Juno. So, whether you are a long-time OpenStack user or a novice just trying to learn what OpenStack is all about this is …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Slideshow: Live Kernel Patching with kGraft

By: ssalgy

March 28, 2014 10:55 am

Reads: 103

Check out this slideshow about live patching of the Linux kernel using kGraft.  Vojtech Pavlik, the Director of SUSE labs, lays out some important info such as: Why live patching is so much better than rebooting — especially for mission-critical servers How kGraft works Limitations of kGraft He also includes excellent details about: Exactly where …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server