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OpenSSL vulnerability — not a problem for SUSE

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

July 9, 2015 11:47 am

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Score:5

A new vulnerability in OpenSSL has been discovered — specifically only if you are running OpenSSL versions 1.0.2c, 1.0.2b, 1.0.1n and 1.0.1o.  This vulnerability relates to certificate validation, and could allow an attacker to bypass that validation. That’s the bad news. The good news is that no releases of SUSE Linux Enterprise (or openSUSE) are affected by …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise

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

Choosing the Right Flavor for Your OpenStack Cloud

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

May 28, 2015 8:54 am

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One of the great things about modern life is that we are often spoilt for choice. As an example, many of us enjoy a good cup of coffee. In the office where I work, there are always at least four different flavor options to choose from and best of all, they are all provided free …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud

azurectl – A new project for Azure Command Line tools



By: rjschwei

May 26, 2015 10:50 am

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Score:5

With the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 the concept of modules was introduced. Additional information about modules is provided by Modules: Bridging the gap between Turtle and Hare and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Modules . One of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 modules is the Public Cloud Module. The idea behind the Public Cloud …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, Technical Solutions

Customer success story: Docker with SUSE

George Shi

By: George Shi

May 26, 2015 9:40 am

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Score:5

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 includes many new tools and features to improve the operational efficiency for enterprises. Docker is one of them. Docker offers benefits such as an efficient development cycle and a lightweight containerization model. As a new technology, Docker is evolving, but even today, it’s producing concrete results. Check out how STIA, …

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Categories: Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Server, Virtualization

SUSE Image Life Cycle for Public Cloud Deployments



By: rjschwei

May 13, 2015 8:30 am

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Over the last few weeks we have worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, Hewlett Packard, and Microsoft Azure teams to define a policy that allows us to treat all cloud frameworks equally from the perspective of image maintenance. Some cloud-specific notes follow at the end. In the event of severe security vulnerabilities disclosed through …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

Does Kdump work on your hardware?

Drew

By: Drew

April 30, 2015 10:21 am

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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

Three Reasons Why the Future of Storage is Open Source and Cloud – Part 2

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

April 27, 2015 9:10 am

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Score:5

Last week we posted the first (in a 3 part series) on why the future of storage is Open Source and cloud.  And now, without further ado, we present the 2nd part of the series. 2) Storage virtualization disrupts traditional vendor business models While IT has reaped the benefits of better resource use and cost …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Three Things You Should Know about SUSE and the Retail Industry



By: chabowski

April 23, 2015 8:21 am

Reads:1,093

Score:5

Retail is said to traditionally lag in technology, especially at the foundation level. And even though IT budgets are increasing, quite a few IT departments are saddled with outdated, hodgepodge systems, licensing fees, maintenance and multiyear rollouts. At the same time, retail customers are more technology savvy than ever, and they want to use their …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service

Three Reasons Why the Future of Storage is Open Source and Cloud – Part 1

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

April 20, 2015 2:39 pm

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Score:5

While the growth of software defined storage isn’t good news for traditional vendors, it is very good news for IT teams, who stand to gain unlimited scale, reduced costs and non-proprietary management. Open source means the end of vendor lock-in and true cloud portability. The future of storage is open source and cloud.  Here (is …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Storage

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