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A Record-Breaking Benchmark

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By: mge1512

June 10, 2014 4:32 pm

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Jeff Mahoney, Kernel Engineering Team Lead, SUSE Labs Matthias G. Eckermann, Senior Product Manager SUSE Linux Enterprise Our excitement this week is about the record-breaking results the HP ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA achieved running the SPECjbb2013 benchmark. The Converged System results are about 210% better than the previous record holder. The ConvergedSystem 900 ran …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, News, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

I know I sound like an infomercial…



By: davidbyte

May 19, 2014 7:28 am

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Working with OEMs and IHV partners, I get a lot of opportunities to share our unique story.  One of the most exciting parts of our story is around what we do to enable rapid development and deployment of partner solutions.  As we all know, time to market is a key factor in the successful launch …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SLES on Azure, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Studio, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

What Do SAP Experts Do to Ensure Availability?



By: SaSoe

May 19, 2014 2:46 am

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Does the longstanding relationship between SAP and SUSE make a difference to partners and their customers? Ask oxYa, a leader in SAP technical services and hosting solutions with over 170,000 SAP users in France and across the globe. For the past ten years, these SAP experts have experienced accelerating growth as companies move to hosted …

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

SUSE makes the right technology choices. And we can do the math!



By: joachimwerner

May 15, 2014 3:12 am

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SUSE is a technology leader. And the cool thing about it is that we don’t have to make the point ourselves. Our competitors are doing it for us over and over again: We announced at SUSECon 2013 that we are planning to release a distributed storage product based on Ceph. The announcement of one of …

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How to know what ESX version is running on your VM

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By: debianized

May 8, 2014 2:12 pm

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This article describes how to discover the ESX version when we have only access to the VM guest. When troubleshooting issues, I sometimes need to know the ESX version when my VM’s are running, but in the classic scenario where we don’t have any type of privileges, it is pretty hard to get that information. …

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

Go Forward! with Mission Critical Consolidation



By: davidbyte

May 2, 2014 8:08 am

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Unisys has been releasing some information around beta test participants using their Forward! platform with SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP.  The testing showed a clear distinction between the performance variability of a regular hypervisor and the Unisys s-Par™ technology.  I know this may not sound like something to get excited about, but in reality, it is. …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 and IBM POWER8



By: michael_w_miller

April 29, 2014 1:11 pm

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Once again SUSE and IBM are jointly developing the next generation of Linux for IBM hardware because, as the SUSE motto says, “We adapt, you succeed.” In 1999, SUSE worked with IBM to bring System z into a new era, bringing Linux to the mainframe. Now, we are applying our deep software engineering experience to …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z

The Big Data Channel is Open for Crossing



By: michael_w_miller

April 28, 2014 4:07 pm

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Yes, we’re all talking about big data, but with the big numbers associated with that market it is really no surprise, is it? IDC is forecasting a 27 percent compound growth rate resulting in $32 billion spent on big data technology and services through 2017. When I think about a market of that size, I …

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

Troubleshooting SLES VM Memory Issues

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By: debianized

April 23, 2014 8:40 am

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Score:5

This document describes how to troubleshoot SLES Virtual Machine’s memory issues quickly to get ahead of problems and avoid bigger issues. When we use a lot of VM’s it’s pretty hard to monitor their health in the ESX level. If we are lucky maybe we have access to vSphere to see the status. Yes I …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Enterprise Linux, Open Enterprise Server on SLES, SUSE Cloud, Technical Solutions

Best Practices for Deploying Hadoop on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server



By: frego

April 23, 2014 7:13 am

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The number of data sources available to a typical organization that can be mined for business benefit has exploded. At the same time, declining server and storage costs and the emergence of software such as Hadoop and NoSQL have made it relatively inexpensive for organizations to store and analyze this data. Businesses are looking to …

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

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