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High Availability for SAP: SUSE Linux Offers 99.999 Percent

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 20, 2014 2:17 pm

Reads: 645

Whether it is Business Suite®, NetWeaver®, ERP®, or CRM®, when it comes to the reliability of business-critical SAP systems, I have noticed that most companies are no longer willing to compromise and now demand a high availability rate up to  99.999 percent. In other words, an application must never be down for longer than 5 minutes …

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

SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm

Reads: 461

Over 2,100 companies of different sizes and from all sectors of industry already use SAP’s in-memory appliance, HANA – benefitting from quicker transactions, analysis, planning, as well as forecast and trend evaluation. This is backed up by countless practical examples. In its latest reference customer blog, SAP writes that HANA has enabled the Mercedes subsidiary, AMG, …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, Virtualization

The new Partner Software Catalog: compatibility icons for HA, Virtualization and Integrated Systems



By: Marita Werner

January 8, 2014 1:00 am

Reads: 266

6 weeks ago I introduced the new data structure of the Partner Software Catalog, now I want to go into more details and explain the little icons that are visible if you drill down into a product or a special product version. Once a catalog user has triggered a search and clicks on the green …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, Virtualization

SUSE Cloud 2.0 Takes Top Spot in SVC Awards

Brian Green

By: Brian Green

December 9, 2013 1:58 pm

Reads: 535

SUSE recently attended the Storage Virtualisation Cloud (SVC) Awards at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London’s Knightsbridge and I’m pleased to say we walked away with the award for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Solution of the Year for SUSE Cloud 2.0. The IaaS category was hotly contested, as it was open to any solution that “delivers or …

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

And a Winner of the Huawei Excellent Core Partner Gold Award Is…SUSE

Mark Longwell

By: Mark Longwell

December 5, 2013 9:28 am

Reads: 356

This year’s Huawei Core Partner Convention in Shenzhen, China, was a milestone in SUSE’s eight-year partnership with Huawei, now the world’s large telecommunications equipment company:  SUSE received Huawei’s Excellent Core Partner Award. How special was this award? Huawei has 800-plus partners and suppliers. About 120 core partners gathered at the convention—with 45 partners winning awards, …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, News, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SUSE Extends the Smart Innovation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to Google Compute Engine

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

December 4, 2013 2:03 pm

Reads: 508

Google Compute Engine’s general availability confirms what public cloud users have known for a long time: that Google is ready to take its cloud computing expertise to the next level for customers looking for a solid public cloud option from an innovative organization that knows a thing or two about running a massively scalable infrastructure. …

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

TLS 1.2

mge1512

By: mge1512

December 3, 2013 12:44 pm

Reads: 890

Summary SUSE has just released a new Apache webserver module, which supports the “Transport Layer Security” (TLS 1.2) standard for HTTPS, the primary use case of the TLS cryptographic protocol. Details Background Governmental agencies around the world, such as the US American NIST (NIST SP 800-52 Rev.1) and the German BSI (BSI TR-02102-2) have recently …

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

Why a new SUSE Partner Software Catalog?



By: Marita Werner

November 28, 2013 3:02 am

Reads: 259

On November, 21, SUSE relaunched the newly designed and implemented SUSE Partner Software Catalog (PSC). What exactly was the reason for this brand new and improved catalog? Besides the fact that the old SUSE Partner Software Catalog needed a technical and design overhaul, the core argument for the relaunch of our new catalog is the …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

SUSE Goes Distributed Storage

Gerald Pfeifer

By: Gerald Pfeifer

November 12, 2013 12:05 pm

Reads: 1176

In his SUSECon keynote this morning Nils Brauckmann broke the news: SUSE is entering the distributed storage market. This is something we have been working on for a while. When we launched SUSE Cloud 1.0 in August last year we already included Ceph RADOS as a technology preview. And indeed, tackling distributed storage is a …

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SolidDriver Makes Hardware One Less Thing To Worry About



By: linuxscribe

November 12, 2013 7:04 am

Reads: 510

With hardware and data centers, it’s all about speed. Not just speed of the hardware itself—though that’s certainly important—but the speed in which that hardware can be deployed.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio

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