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Welcome Docker to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

June 16, 2014 8:52 am

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Score:5

Lightweight virtualization is a hot topic these days. Also called “operating system-level virtualization,” it allows you to run multiple applications or systems on one host without a hypervisor. The advantages are obvious: not having a hypervisor, the layer between the host hardware and the operating system and its applications, is eliminated, allowing a much more …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio, Virtualization

A Record-Breaking Benchmark

mge1512

By: mge1512

June 10, 2014 4:32 pm

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Score:5

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

Reads:836

Score:5

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

How to know what ESX version is running on your VM

debianized

By: debianized

May 8, 2014 2:12 pm

Reads:1,219

Score:Unrated

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

Practical XFS for SUSE Linux Enterprise

mattehle

By: mattehle

March 20, 2014 11:23 am

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Score:5

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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SUSE continues to achieve key Big Data ISV Partner certifications

Darren Davis

By: Darren Davis

March 14, 2014 10:27 am

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Score:Unrated

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:1,737

Score:5

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

Darren Davis

By: Darren Davis

February 13, 2014 11:23 am

Reads:2,887

Score:Unrated

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

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Score:5

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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