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Of Venoms and Antidotes



By: Olaf Kirch

May 13, 2015 10:49 am

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Score:5

Today, a new vulnerability was disclosed by the name of VENOM (CVE-2015-3456), already seeing a fair amount of media attention. In order to help you assess the impact of this vulnerability on your systems, we are collecting background information and provide a prelimary risk assessment for our products. What this attack is all about The …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, News, OpenStack, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Virtualization

Does Kdump work on your hardware?

Drew

By: Drew

April 30, 2015 10:21 am

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In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: specific tests in SUSE YES Certification which are not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the capture of Kdump memory images and how hardware is validated for crashkernel capture functionality during certification. Through YES …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

A Visual Way to Play with Docker

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

April 7, 2015 12:56 am

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Score:5

You may know that Docker is a lightweight virtualization solution for running multiple virtual units (containers) simultaneously on a single control host. Containers are isolated with kernel control groups (cgroups) and kernel namespaces. We have had Docker as an integral part of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for some time already, so let me share some …

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

The Public Cloud Module — A closer look



By: rjschwei

April 6, 2015 11:26 am

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Score:5

With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 the concept of modules was introduced. For general information about modules see the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Modules white paper and my previous blog on the subject. Today I’d like to take a closer look at the stuff we (the public cloud development team) put into the Public …

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

Machinery 1.5 with System z and Power Support, Red Hat Inspection Fixes, Skipping Files



By: Andreas Jaeger

April 1, 2015 2:23 am

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Alfred complained to the machinery team that he could not run machinery on System z and Power systems and run into a few issues with the Red Hat inspection. The machinery team has now released for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 an update of the “Advanced Systems Management” module and made the module available for all …

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OS Install-the first YES Certification test

Drew

By: Drew

March 30, 2015 10:35 am

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Score:5

In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: what is tested in SUSE YES Certification but not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the operating system installation and how hardware is validated using one of several different install options. This may seem …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

openQA: open source testing framework for openSUSE, SUSE and – as of late – Red Hat



By: Marita Werner

March 23, 2015 3:00 am

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openQA – the fully automated open source testing framework – is used extensively by the openSUSE community, and has replaced manual testing almost completely. The openSUSE community relies on openQA for everything from GUI application testing to bootloader and kernel testing. SUSE is adopting openQA as an integral tool for SLES automated validation testing, alongside …

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Categories: Expert Views, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Advanced Systems Management Module for SLES 12 released for Power and System z



By: Andreas Jaeger

March 23, 2015 2:26 am

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Score:5

The Advanced Systems Management Module for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 has now been released for System z and Power after it has been available for x86-64 already since the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12! As Robert recently blogged, modules are bridging “the gap of the two extremes of change vs. stability by providing different …

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Build a SUSE OpenStack Cloud 4 lab on AWS or GCE with Ravello Systems

Darren Davis

By: Darren Davis

March 16, 2015 12:01 pm

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Score:5

SUSE Cloud 4 is powered by OpenStack, the leading community driven, open source, cloud infrastructure project, and packaged with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3. The product is fully integrated with SUSE maintenance and support infrastructure. It is an ideal solution for customers looking to deploy a cloud with enterprise levels of stability and support. …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

The 2015 Leap Second: What You Should Know

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

March 4, 2015 2:57 pm

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Keeping time is a tricky business — especially when we’re talking about keeping time at a high precision level. Every so often our clocks, which tend to follow Coordinated Universal Time, get a little out of sync with the Mean Solar Time.  When this happens, we Earthlings utilize a rather ingenious concept we call a …

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