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Blowing the I/O Performance Doors Off with KVM and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

July 17, 2013 12:00 am

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Score:5

There’s a new breakthrough technology available as a Technology Preview in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack3 (SP3). It’s called “virtio-blk-data-plane”—and you’ve probably never heard of it. But it deserves a fanfare because it gives KVM the ability to handle unprecedented storage I/O rates more than 50% higher than its competition. This is important …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Using SUSE Manager for OES Management



By: PMadhan

July 12, 2013 8:43 am

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In response to popular demand, they have made it possible to manage OES11 systems using SUSE Manager. It can also be used to upgrade to OES11SP1.

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Categories: Open Enterprise Server on SLES, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

SUSE Virtualization Story

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

June 27, 2013 7:58 am

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Score:4.6666666666667

Over the past decade, SUSE has been a pioneer in helping to develop and commercialize enterprise virtualization technologies. This is the first post in a series outlining what we have done in the virtualization space and what we are planning to do—and there is a lot! Let’s first look at the history: in June 2006, …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, openSUSE, Server, SLES on Azure, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio, Virtualization

When one is better than many: for SUSE, security is not an afterthought



By: joachimwerner

May 27, 2013 6:47 am

Reads:1,215

Score:5

A couple of weeks ago I ran into an article on Heise Security (German) quoting the newest Security Report for Germany from Secunia. An English version that links to the report for the UK can be found on The H Open. One of the key findings of those reports is that the average computer user …

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Categories: Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, openSUSE, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager

SUSE Hits The Road In US and Asia



By: linuxscribe

May 20, 2013 1:28 pm

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We’re hitting the road to spread the word about all the cool technology and business features SUSE can bring to your organization.

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio

Covering installed systems with Long Term Service Pack Support repositories



By: coolguys-suse

April 25, 2013 11:53 am

Reads:1,576

Score:5

There are many reasons you might not always upgrade SLES whenever a new Support Pack is released.  You might have policies or even regulatory requirements that affect how often you can upgrade.  You might have resource constraints that force you to take a longer time to transition to a new SP level.  And it is …

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Categories: Subscription Management Tool, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio, Technical Solutions

SUSE Studio: Not Just For Lazy People



By: linuxscribe

February 15, 2013 12:45 pm

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I am learning lots of new things in my job here at SUSE, skills I have never really had to master in my long tenure as gadfly journalist. There’s the usual stuff, like re-learning the whole corporate team-player thing (Brian, you know it’s not cool to take all of the donuts in the break room …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Manager

With SUSE Manager, a new Service Pack is now just a few clicks away!



By: joachimwerner

February 8, 2013 2:09 pm

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For quite a while SUSE Manager has been supporting Service Pack upgrades via AutoYaST and the SUSE Manager remote provisioning feature. Now there is an even easier way of migrating a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to a new Service Pack, built right into the SUSE Manager Web UI! As usual I wanted to provide screenshots …

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

SUSE and UPW team up to help you stay compliant



By: joachimwerner

August 11, 2012 3:33 pm

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SUSE Linux Enterprise has a nice track record of being the secure operating system platform that you can trust for your most mission-critical applications. Our engineers and our security team ensure that the presets we chose are secure by default, and our “Security Center and Hardening” module in the YaST configuration management tool offers a …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager

SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center



By: amiej

May 21, 2012 6:02 pm

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Today at the Open Source Business Conference,  SUSE and Microsoft announced the a beta version of the latest interoperability project from the companys’ longstanding alliance.  The SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center connects the Linux server management capabilities provided by SUSE Manager to System Center, Microsoft’s management platform.  As a result, customers will be …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Expert Views, SUSE Manager

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