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Installation Wizard from SUSE Linux Enterprise Server: Ready-to-Run SAP Solutions in Just a Few Steps

Peter Schinagl

By: Peter Schinagl

February 19, 2014 10:06 am

Reads: 324

Some time ago, the IT journalist and blogger Jürgen Donauer wrote in Germany’s popular IT magazine Computerwoche: “YaST (Yet Another Setup Tool) is without doubt one of the greatest strengths of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES). This graphic configuration tool is intuitive and easy to use, and it produces quick results. In this respect, SLES …

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

Video demo: Live Linux Kernel Patching with kGraft

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

February 16, 2014 12:28 pm

Reads: 436

In the 2 weeks since we announced the existence of kGraft, there have been many questions about how this solution for live-patching the Linux kernel works. And because (moving) pictures often speak louder than words, here is a video of kGraft in action on the official SUSE YouTube channel.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

IBM Power Development Cloud benefits the SUSE ISV



By: Darren Davis

February 13, 2014 11:23 am

Reads: 838

IBM just recently announced their new Power Development Cloud. This recent announcement is just one example of the many tools provided by IBM PartnerWorld and SUSE PartnerNet that benefits the SUSE ISV partner. While IBM’s Power Development Cloud is an excellent opportunity to get access to IBM’s wonderful Power System many of the benefits of …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Free Tools, News, Server, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

What did I learn from SAP in 10 years of partnership?

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 11, 2014 12:12 pm

Reads: 204

Introduction Early 2004, I joined the EMEA Alliance team at Novell following the acquisition of SUSE few months earlier. Given my background in software development of business applications, I was pleased to be responsible for Oracle alliance in EMEA and for SAP Alliance globally. For couple of years I engaged actively with Oracle team in …

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Do We Need “kGraft” at All?

mge1512

By: mge1512

February 7, 2014 7:59 am

Reads: 902

Vojtěch’s announcement about kGraft started a number of interesting discussions, e.g. at LWN, Reddit, and German Heise. All of those discussions have some common topics. One of these is the question whether a live kernel patching solution such as kGraft is necessary at all.

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, News, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

What is an OpenStack distribution and why should customers care?

pete_chadwick

By: pete_chadwick

February 3, 2014 11:21 am

Reads: 809

The world of open source software consists of tens of thousands of projects that have been created because “someone had an itch and decided to scratch it” and others decided to join in to help move the vision forward. This is the true value of open source – it enables disparate teams of developers to …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

kGraft: Live Kernel Patching



By: Vojtěch Pavlík

January 31, 2014 7:49 am

Reads: 18764

It has many names – hot fixing, live patching, runtime patching, rebootless updates, concurrent updates. It’s a holy grail of uptime.

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The standard for ARM-based servers has arrived.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 29, 2014 1:43 pm

Reads: 542

ARM has officially unveiled the SBSA — aka “Server Base System Architecture” — a standard for ARMv8 based, 64bit servers. This isn’t simply some standard dropped out of the sky, either.  The SBSA has had input from a wide array of server software and hardware firms — including HP, Dell, Red Hat and, of course, …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Expert Views, Server

First Enterprise Linux on AWS GovCloud (US) Region

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

January 22, 2014 1:25 pm

Reads: 575

The U.S. federal government like other governments, businesses and organizations worldwide are taking advantage of the agility and cost savings that the public cloud provides. The unique regulatory and compliance requirements of federal agencies present a challenge when choosing cloud solutions. The combination of Amazon Web Services GovCloud (US) and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server can …

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

Beta Program for SUSE Customer Center

sarsene

By: sarsene

January 21, 2014 11:06 am

Reads: 635

  We’ve been working hard in preparing the beta version for SUSE Customer Center, a dedicated online portal customized for using SUSE products. Through SUSE Customer Center you can manage your SUSE products, subscriptions and other services. Please log in to quickly and easily service your subscriptions. SUSE Customer Center is available at https://scc.suse.com/ and …

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