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A Visual Way to Play with Docker

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

April 7, 2015 12:56 am

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Score:5

You may know that Docker is a lightweight virtualization solution for running multiple virtual units (containers) simultaneously on a single control host. Containers are isolated with kernel control groups (cgroups) and kernel namespaces. We have had Docker as an integral part of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for some time already, so let me share some …

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

The Public Cloud Module — A closer look



By: rjschwei

April 6, 2015 11:26 am

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Score:5

With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 the concept of modules was introduced. For general information about modules see the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Modules white paper and my previous blog on the subject. Today I’d like to take a closer look at the stuff we (the public cloud development team) put into the Public …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Broadview Networks and SUSE: a Geo Redundancy Solution for Regional Disasters

George Shi

By: George Shi

March 31, 2015 11:41 am

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When Hurricane Sandy struck New York City in 2012, the basement of Broadview Networks, a telecom and data services provider, was completely under water. But the company itself wasn’t. In fact, it was on perfect uptime thanks to diesel-powered generators, despite the citywide loss of power that caught so many New York-based companies off guard. …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension

OS Install-the first YES Certification test

Drew

By: Drew

March 30, 2015 10:35 am

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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

Build a SUSE OpenStack Cloud 4 lab on AWS or GCE with Ravello Systems

Darren Davis

By: Darren Davis

March 16, 2015 12:01 pm

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Score:5

SUSE Cloud 4 is powered by OpenStack, the leading community driven, open source, cloud infrastructure project, and packaged with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3. The product is fully integrated with SUSE maintenance and support infrastructure. It is an ideal solution for customers looking to deploy a cloud with enterprise levels of stability and support. …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

The 2015 Leap Second: What You Should Know

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

March 4, 2015 2:57 pm

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Keeping time is a tricky business — especially when we’re talking about keeping time at a high precision level. Every so often our clocks, which tend to follow Coordinated Universal Time, get a little out of sync with the Mean Solar Time.  When this happens, we Earthlings utilize a rather ingenious concept we call a …

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SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 4

Drew

By: Drew

February 12, 2015 11:23 am

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Score:Unrated

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposedThis is the fourth and final blog in the series “SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed” – designed to help SUSE Linux Enterprise customers and partners better understand what they can learn from a SUSE YES Certification bulletin. The goal is to …

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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

Modules: Bridging the gap between Turtle and Hare



By: rjschwei

February 9, 2015 12:11 pm

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Score:5

In the IT industry we collectively suffer from a severe case of bipolar disorder. On the one hand “we want stability and no changes” on the other hand “we want new features and innovation now.” These extremes provide ample ground for debate, models for distribution life cycles, and last but not least opportunities to come …

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SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 3

Drew

By: Drew

February 3, 2015 3:33 pm

Reads:745

Score:5

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposedThis is the third blog in the series “SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed” – designed to help SUSE Linux Enterprise customers and partners better understand what they can learn from a SUSE YES Certification bulletin. The goal is to lessen 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, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

The GHOST Vulnerability : What to know

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 29, 2015 9:47 pm

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Score:5

On January 27th, security researchers announced the discovery of a potential security vulnerability that has been nicknamed “GHOST“.  In short, GHOST takes advantage of an earlier version of glibc that could allow an attacker to cause a buffer overflow, allowing the execution of arbitrary code. This vulnerability is not present in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server …

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