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A Record-Breaking Benchmark

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By: mge1512

June 10, 2014 4:32 pm

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Jeff Mahoney, Kernel Engineering Team Lead, SUSE Labs Matthias G. Eckermann, Senior Product Manager SUSE Linux Enterprise Our excitement this week is about the record-breaking results the HP ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA achieved running the SPECjbb2013 benchmark. The Converged System results are about 210% better than the previous record holder. The ConvergedSystem 900 ran …

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

SAP Appliances and Linux Support on Azure Have One Thing in Common – SUSE

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

May 23, 2014 9:53 am

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For those enterprises looking to run test and production Linux workloads on Microsoft Azure, including workloads like the SAP HANA Developers Edition, SUSE is once again collaborating with major partners to ensure the performance, reliability and stability these customers expect on premise is delivered in the cloud. What does that mean? Only SUSE is providing …

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Categories: Expert Views, SLES on Azure, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Studio

Deploy and Manage Hadoop Using SUSE Manager



By: frego

May 22, 2014 4:12 pm

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Hadoop is an open source software framework for storage and large scale processing of data on clusters of commodity hardware. Our partner Cloudera reported back in November that the largest Hadoop cluster size they have observed is around 5,000 nodes, up from 3,500 in 2012. The average Hadoop cluster size is much smaller, 100-200 nodes …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Manager

I know I sound like an infomercial…



By: davidbyte

May 19, 2014 7:28 am

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Score:5

Working with OEMs and IHV partners, I get a lot of opportunities to share our unique story.  One of the most exciting parts of our story is around what we do to enable rapid development and deployment of partner solutions.  As we all know, time to market is a key factor in the successful launch …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SLES on Azure, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Studio, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

How to know what ESX version is running on your VM

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By: debianized

May 8, 2014 2:12 pm

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This article describes how to discover the ESX version when we have only access to the VM guest. When troubleshooting issues, I sometimes need to know the ESX version when my VM’s are running, but in the classic scenario where we don’t have any type of privileges, it is pretty hard to get that information. …

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

Go Forward! with Mission Critical Consolidation



By: davidbyte

May 2, 2014 8:08 am

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Unisys has been releasing some information around beta test participants using their Forward! platform with SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP.  The testing showed a clear distinction between the performance variability of a regular hypervisor and the Unisys s-Par™ technology.  I know this may not sound like something to get excited about, but in reality, it is. …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 and IBM POWER8



By: michael_w_miller

April 29, 2014 1:11 pm

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Score:5

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

The Big Data Channel is Open for Crossing



By: michael_w_miller

April 28, 2014 4:07 pm

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Yes, we’re all talking about big data, but with the big numbers associated with that market it is really no surprise, is it? IDC is forecasting a 27 percent compound growth rate resulting in $32 billion spent on big data technology and services through 2017. When I think about a market of that size, I …

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

Running Blackboard Collaborate (Elluminate!) on SUSE SLE11 and openSUSE 13.1

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By: cseader

April 15, 2014 10:17 am

Reads:1,372

Score:5

Having trouble getting Blackboard Collaborate to work? You might be having problems with Application Sharing, among other things. Here are a few scripts that will allow Blackboard to run properly either with Oracle Sun Java 1.7 or with openJDK Java.

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Categories: Free Tools, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

How to create user administrator in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

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By: dlugohernandez

April 10, 2014 10:22 am

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This document describes how to configure the /etc/sudoers file in order to create users with root privileges.

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