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Practical XFS for SUSE Linux Enterprise

mattehle

By: mattehle

March 20, 2014 11:23 am

Reads: 431

As discussed in this excellent Conversations article posted a few months ago, XFS has a lot to offer as an enterprise grade file system.  SUSE has held to this position for years, and with XFS chosen as the default file system on RHEL 7 Beta, it appears that the engineers at Red Hat now agree. …

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

SUSE continues to achieve key Big Data ISV Partner certifications



By: Darren Davis

March 14, 2014 10:27 am

Reads: 249

Big Data is one of the primary growth areas for Linux in the Enterprise, and SUSE has been the cornerstone operating system of several large Big Data solutions such as SAP HANA and Teradata.  With our 22-year legacy in Enterprise Linux and leadership in performance-intensive environments such as High Performance Computing and Linux on the …

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

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: 318

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

IBM Power Development Cloud benefits the SUSE ISV



By: Darren Davis

February 13, 2014 11:23 am

Reads: 834

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

Do We Need “kGraft” at All?

mge1512

By: mge1512

February 7, 2014 7:59 am

Reads: 895

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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The standard for ARM-based servers has arrived.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 29, 2014 1:43 pm

Reads: 536

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

SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm

Reads: 450

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

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: 352

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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TLS 1.2

mge1512

By: mge1512

December 3, 2013 12:44 pm

Reads: 804

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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SolidDriver Makes Hardware One Less Thing To Worry About



By: linuxscribe

November 12, 2013 7:04 am

Reads: 498

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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