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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, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE Image Life Cycle for Public Cloud Deployments



By: rjschwei

May 13, 2015 8:30 am

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Over the last few weeks we have worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, Hewlett Packard, and Microsoft Azure teams to define a policy that allows us to treat all cloud frameworks equally from the perspective of image maintenance. Some cloud-specific notes follow at the end. In the event of severe security vulnerabilities disclosed through …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

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

Broadview Networks and SUSE: a Geo Redundancy Solution for Regional Disasters

George Shi

By: George Shi

March 31, 2015 11:41 am

Reads:698

Score:Unrated

When Hurricane Sandy struck New York City in 2012, the basement of Broadview Networks, a telecom and data services provider, was completely under water. But the company itself wasn’t. In fact, it was on perfect uptime thanks to diesel-powered generators, despite the citywide loss of power that caught so many New York-based companies off guard. …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension

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

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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Score:5

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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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Machinery 1.4 released with Red Hat inspection



By: Andreas Jaeger

February 19, 2015 5:46 am

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Score:5

Modern data centers – like the one our sysadmin Alfred is working in – have many different operating systems on different architectures to administrate. With the release of Machinery 1.4.0, Alfred is now able to inspect many more systems in his data center. The Machinery team is happy to announce the release of Machinery 1.4.0. Machinery is a systems management toolkit for Linux…

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