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Do We Need “kGraft” at All?

mge1512

By: mge1512

February 7, 2014 7:59 am

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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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IBM’s SUSE powered X6 Servers make me feel old… in a good way.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 22, 2014 9:54 pm

Reads: 219

Some time back, in the 1980′s, I had little PC clone with a 12 MHz, 286 processor and 50 MB (not TB, or even GB) MFM hard drive. Running some random version of MS-DOS. It was a beast of a machine. A true powerhouse. Flash forward to today. Specifically IBM’s recent announcement of the new …

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High Availability for SAP: SUSE Linux Offers 99.999 Percent

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 20, 2014 2:17 pm

Reads: 608

Whether it is Business Suite®, NetWeaver®, ERP®, or CRM®, when it comes to the reliability of business-critical SAP systems, I have noticed that most companies are no longer willing to compromise and now demand a high availability rate up to  99.999 percent. In other words, an application must never be down for longer than 5 minutes …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm

Reads: 447

Over 2,100 companies of different sizes and from all sectors of industry already use SAP’s in-memory appliance, HANA – benefitting from quicker transactions, analysis, planning, as well as forecast and trend evaluation. This is backed up by countless practical examples. In its latest reference customer blog, SAP writes that HANA has enabled the Mercedes subsidiary, AMG, …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, Virtualization

SUSE Cloud 2.0 Takes Top Spot in SVC Awards

Brian Green

By: Brian Green

December 9, 2013 1:58 pm

Reads: 492

SUSE recently attended the Storage Virtualisation Cloud (SVC) Awards at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London’s Knightsbridge and I’m pleased to say we walked away with the award for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Solution of the Year for SUSE Cloud 2.0. The IaaS category was hotly contested, as it was open to any solution that “delivers or …

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And a Winner of the Huawei Excellent Core Partner Gold Award Is…SUSE

Mark Longwell

By: Mark Longwell

December 5, 2013 9:28 am

Reads: 350

This year’s Huawei Core Partner Convention in Shenzhen, China, was a milestone in SUSE’s eight-year partnership with Huawei, now the world’s large telecommunications equipment company:  SUSE received Huawei’s Excellent Core Partner Award. How special was this award? Huawei has 800-plus partners and suppliers. About 120 core partners gathered at the convention—with 45 partners winning awards, …

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TLS 1.2

mge1512

By: mge1512

December 3, 2013 12:44 pm

Reads: 759

Summary SUSE has just released a new Apache webserver module, which supports the “Transport Layer Security” (TLS 1.2) standard for HTTPS, the primary use case of the TLS cryptographic protocol. Details Background Governmental agencies around the world, such as the US American NIST (NIST SP 800-52 Rev.1) and the German BSI (BSI TR-02102-2) have recently …

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SC13 is going FAST



By: davidbyte

November 19, 2013 10:06 pm

Reads: 331

We just put the wraps on day two of SC13 here in Denver.  Heading into the next 2 days, we still have a tremendous amount of information to deliver in our booth (#301) and in meetings.  We have already had great mini-theater presentations from partners like Solarflare, SGI and Bright Computing and a great panel …

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SolidDriver Makes Hardware One Less Thing To Worry About



By: linuxscribe

November 12, 2013 7:04 am

Reads: 495

With hardware and data centers, it’s all about speed. Not just speed of the hardware itself—though that’s certainly important—but the speed in which that hardware can be deployed.

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SC13 is nearly here!



By: davidbyte

November 4, 2013 9:07 am

Reads: 418

If you’re in the HPC space, chances are you are already aware of SC13 (sc13.supercomputing.org) being hosted in Denver the week of 11/17.  While the show is focused on HPC, it is also a good chance to see how vendors are crossing into “new” spaces. It is interesting to see technologies and vendors once specialized …

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