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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

Top 6 Messages of the Recent IBM LinuxOne Mainframe Announcement



By: chabowski

August 18, 2015 3:15 am

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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

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

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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

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



By: frego

August 4, 2015 10:50 am

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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

Full power management compatibility can save you money

Drew

By: Drew

July 24, 2015 11:15 am

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Score:Unrated

In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: specific tests in SUSE YES Certification which are not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the power management features in SUSE Linux Enterprise that are tested on hardware during certification. Through YES Certification the …

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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

To ARM! To ARM!



By: davidbyte

July 14, 2015 5:37 am

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Score:4

Here at SUSE we have a very long history of innovation.  You can see some of those in the booth background we used for the super compute show last year. This history of innovation and leadership is extended today as we announce the expansion of our partner program to include SUSE Linux Enterprise for 64-bit …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Up to 400 Use Cases for SAP HANA on SUSE



By: SaSoe

July 14, 2015 5:19 am

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SAP HANA is by far the most in-demand in-memory platform on the market. Browsing through the SAP website, I came across SAP’s list of public SAP HANA Use Cases. With up to 400 public use cases this document is a clear indicator how successful SAP HANA has been. For us at SUSE this also a …

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

Why Free May Hurt Your Appliance or Cloud Business



By: davidbyte

June 29, 2015 11:53 am

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Score:5

In my role, I work with a lot of prospective partners who ask the question “Why should I pay for Linux when I can get XYZ distro for free?”  My answer to this involves several facets. Security – When a major security issue comes along, the commercial distributions are on the embargo list and working …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Does Kdump work on your hardware?

Drew

By: Drew

April 30, 2015 10:21 am

Reads:1,073

Score:Unrated

In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: specific tests in SUSE YES Certification which are not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the capture of Kdump memory images and how hardware is validated for crashkernel capture functionality during certification. Through YES …

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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

OS Install-the first YES Certification test

Drew

By: Drew

March 30, 2015 10:35 am

Reads:620

Score:5

In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: what is tested in SUSE YES Certification but not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the operating system installation and how hardware is validated using one of several different install options. This may seem …

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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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