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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z

Even in a commodity hardware world certification is crucial

Drew

By: Drew

July 7, 2014 9:47 am

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Is hardware certification important in the world of evolving “commodity” servers and desktops?  Should you care if your SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server or SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop installation is on SUSE YES Certified hardware? The correct answers are YES and definitely YES! The YES Certification program has been validating hardware platforms for more than 20 …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 and IBM POWER8



By: Miller Michael

April 29, 2014 1:11 pm

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Once again SUSE and IBM are jointly developing the next generation of Linux for IBM hardware because, as the SUSE motto says, “We adapt, you succeed.” In 1999, SUSE worked with IBM to bring System z into a new era, bringing Linux to the mainframe. Now, we are applying our deep software engineering experience to …

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Mainframes and System z in Today’s IT



By: linuxscribe

May 8, 2013 9:42 am

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There are other technologies out there that can do the job of a collection of x86 Linux machines – sometimes, even better. Consider the mainframe, which can still provide massive processing power, ease of management, and security.

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Events, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z

If you’re going to San Francisco …



By: chabowski

February 5, 2013 8:52 pm

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… you should SHARE some System z experience! SUSE – as always – is also there, with a booth, with our experts, with great sessions. At booth 210, our experts Marcus Kraft (Product Manager for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z), Mark Post (Mainframe Evangelist), Mike Friesenegger and Peter Linnell (both Sales Engineers) are …

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

Are you new to the IBM System z platform?



By: chabowski

December 4, 2012 12:57 pm

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Then whether you’re a developer in an ISV or an enterprise, you may want to check out the easy-to-use IBM System z Personal Development tool (zPDT) Technology! If you’re an ISV, with zPDT you can afford a virtual System z environment of your own. Using zPDT for development can help you open up new markets …

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

Three things that could happen when you attend a GuideShare Europe (GSE) event



By: chabowski

May 11, 2012 7:08 pm

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The first thing that could happen attending a GSE event is that you are the one to ensure that all the other attendees will have a lot of fun – if they “treat” you as they did with us: Marcus Kraft, the Product Manager for SLES for System z, and myself, have been “arrested” during …

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

Wonder what IBM zEnterprise System and Berlin Have in Common? (The Somehow Different City Guide)



By: chabowski

May 10, 2012 4:37 pm

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Have you ever been to Berlin? It is always worth a visit, but May is an especially beautiful month to tour all the marvelous buildings and historic sites. And this is my top 9 list of recommended places to see if you come to Berlin this May: Alexanderplatz reflects centuries of social, political, and architectural …

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SUSE Hardware Partners Deliver



By: nbarney

March 13, 2012 2:37 pm

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I am a relative newcomer to SUSE and work with our hardware alliance partners. I’ve spent the last few months learning about SUSE, its products, its history, and most importantly about our hardware partners. I must say, I am impressed with the collective body of work and I am excited about the opportunities we have ahead …

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Easily implement the latest technical advances for Linux on your mainframe systems – get SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z 11 Service Pack 2!



By: chabowski

March 9, 2012 7:34 pm

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Not sure if you already knew, but back in 2000, SUSE had been the first Linux Distro to provide the very first version of an Enterprise Linux Server, which was SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for IBM s/390 – a fully maintained and supported enterprise-ready operating system for IBM mainframes. Since that time, we have always …

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SUSE Studio and System z? Build your workloads for IBM mainframes!



By: chabowski

March 8, 2012 9:22 pm

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I am sure you all agree that SUSE Studio is a great technology. And the idea behind SUSE Studio is simple: if you make it easy for IT shops and independent software vendors to create, manage, deploy, and patch their own customized images, appliances or workloads (whatever term you prefer), you get them all by …

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