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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

Here you go! Take SUSE Manager 2.1 for IBM z Systems



By: chabowski

August 19, 2015 9:49 am

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According to a recent Forrester study, IT spends 70% of its budget on just maintaining their existing environment. And some customers tell us this percentage is even higher in their organizations. The reason is that data centers have become increasingly complex. New technologies and rapid data center development have created endless new opportunities, but also monitoring …

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

SUSECon 2015 – Session Highlights – Part 2

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

August 12, 2015 8:14 pm

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Let’s take a few brief moments to look at just three of the huge number of sessions (over 100 of them) for the upcoming SUSECon 2015 — which takes place in Amsterdam this November. Control: Managing and Monitoring SUSE Enterprise Storage Your shiny new multi-petabyte storage cluster is deployed. Data is flying over the network, …

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSE Storage, SUSECon

SUSE Enterprise Storage: Sizing



By: davidbyte

August 3, 2015 2:36 pm

Reads:1,352

Score:5

This is the second article in the series. It covers the basic architecture of SUSE Enterprise Storage, which is powered by Ceph, and provides some of the sizing recommendations and rationale behind them. Having been involved in the storage business for many years, I have seen a number of different types and implementations of storage devices. From …

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Categories: Expert Views, Integrated Systems, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

15th anniversary for SUSE on z Systems: The Contest!

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

July 29, 2015 11:48 am

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Score:5

This year, we are celebrating 15 years of Linux powering z Systems mainframes.  And, to commemorate this most auspicious occasion, we are holding a contest with a seriously fantastic grand prize: airfare, hotel and pass to SUSECon 2015 in Amsterdam! SUSE has always had a special place in our hearts for the mainframe, beginning work with …

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

Full power management compatibility can save you money

Drew

By: Drew

July 24, 2015 11:15 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 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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 has Landed in the Public Cloud



By: rjschwei

July 16, 2015 8:45 am

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Score:5

As SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 rolled out the door and into the Public Cloud this marks our first service pack transitions since the formalization of the deprecation policy. With FCS (First Customer Ship) on July 14th and the Marketing announcement on July 16th we’ve hit the spot pretty well having all SLES 11 …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE in the Cloud, 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

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