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SUSE and SGI achieve another performance milestone

Mark Longwell

By: Mark Longwell

September 12, 2014 7:28 am

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Score:5

Once again our partnership with SGI has led to another performance milestone. Based upon the SGI press release, Imperial College in London increases performance, efficiency and security of high performance computing services with SGI using the Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v3. This is a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SP 3 based system.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

SLES: Avoiding automatic restart of services when installing updates

jmozdzen

By: jmozdzen

September 10, 2014 9:46 am

Reads:1,002

Score:5

To my experience, only very rarely a SLES or openSUSE update RPM will try to restart the service it is updating. But if it does, and you were preparing a production server for the maintenance window by installing updated files prior to the actual scheduled time (which you shouldn’t, but does work most of the …

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Categories: openSUSE, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

Configure multiple iSCSI ifaces and use multipathing

utman

By: utman

August 26, 2014 10:44 am

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Score:4

Here’s a quick overview of the steps needed to bind different NICS to iSCSI ifaces and use those ifaces to setup multipathing.

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Introducing the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Security Module

mge1512

By: mge1512

August 22, 2014 2:47 pm

Reads:2,650

Score:5

More on TLS and SSL SUSE has released the “SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Security Module”, providing enhancements to SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3, which allow customers and partners to build TLS 1.2 compliant infrastructures beyond the https protocol. Looking back … As discussed in my former blog about TLS 1.2, we do not provide OpenSSL …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

“Downtime Face” Winner #1!

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

August 14, 2014 11:15 pm

Reads:867

Score:5

We asked the Internet to show us your best “Downtime Face“. You know, that face you make when one of your servers goes off-line at 2am.  (Or, even worse, 4:59pm… when you have movie tickets for 5:30.) Whoever posted the best picture, each month, wins of those big, green, cuddly chameleons. And the winner this …

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Categories: Chameleon, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

System YES Certification and your network adapter(s)

Drew

By: Drew

August 11, 2014 10:36 am

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Score:5

How important are those network adapters in your SUSE® Linux Enterprise servers and desktops? Should you care if your server or desktop network adapters and drivers have been SUSE YES Certified in your system with the current version of the OS? The correct answers are it’s critical (what’s the point without the network right!) and …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Open Enterprise Server on SLES, 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

SGI Achieves Top 4 out of 5 Most Efficient Supercomputers on TOP500 List with SUSE Linux

Mark Longwell

By: Mark Longwell

July 28, 2014 7:16 am

Reads:988

Score:3.5

SGI recently announced that their ICE X supercomputer platform garnered 4 of the top 5 most efficient supercomputer rankings for standard x86-based systems, including the #1 position. The systems are at the Irish Centre for High-End Computing, T-Systems, and the Atomic Weapons Establishment- Spruce A and Spruce B. All of these systems are running SUSE Linux …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Even in a commodity hardware world certification is crucial

Drew

By: Drew

July 7, 2014 9:47 am

Reads:1,180

Score:5

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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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Open Enterprise Server on SLES, 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

Welcome Docker to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

June 16, 2014 8:52 am

Reads:5,001

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

Take a Free Spin with SUSE on Amazon EC2

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

June 12, 2014 9:56 am

Reads:1,415

Score:5

I like free things.  No.  That’s not right. I like free things… a lot.  If I walk through a mall’s food court, and someone offers me a small sample of orange chicken on a toothpick, I am going to eat it.  It doesn’t matter if I am even hungry or not.  I am going to …

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

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