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15th anniversary for SUSE on z Systems: The Contest!

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

July 29, 2015 11:48 am

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This year, we are celebrating 15 years of Linux powering z Systems mainframes.  And, to commemorate this most auspicious occasion, we are holding a contest with a seriously fantastic grand prize: airfare, hotel and pass to SUSECon 2015 in Amsterdam! SUSE has always had a special place in our hearts for the mainframe, beginning work with …

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

BIND vulnerability — What to know, how to update.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

July 28, 2015 5:25 pm

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On July 28, researchers at the Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) responsible for overseeing the development and maintenance of BIND, announced that they had discovered a code defect which can allow denial of service (DoS) attacks to be executed relatively easily against BIND servers.  A deliberately constructed packet can exploit an error in the handling of …

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Full power management compatibility can save you money

Drew

By: Drew

July 24, 2015 11:15 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 power management features in SUSE Linux Enterprise that are tested on hardware during certification. Through YES Certification the …

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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, Technical Solutions

Running graphical programs remotely as root



By: Erico Mendonca

July 24, 2015 9:22 am

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Sometimes when dealing with Linux servers, you find products that require running a graphical installer as root. That’s fine when you have access to the graphical console, and you can do it using various methods, like gnomesu or kdesu. But what happens when you need to run it via SSH?

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

Docker mini-course (in case you missed this), and more

George Shi

By: George Shi

July 22, 2015 8:13 am

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Are you still looking for Docker training videos? Come and take a look at our popular free mini-course: Docker in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12. Presented by Flavio Castelli, senior engineer at SUSE, this mini-course shows you how to use Docker, fully supported in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, step by step. Be sure to …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 4 is available

George Shi

By: George Shi

July 16, 2015 1:31 pm

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I love my car. It’s reliable, working well, fitting all my daily needs. I’m perfectly happy to keep it and to make the most out of this investment. For customers who are using SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 and have a similar plan for their existing workloads as I have with my car, SUSE Linux Enterprise …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Server, SLES on Azure, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, Technical Solutions

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 has Landed in the Public Cloud



By: rjschwei

July 16, 2015 8:45 am

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As SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 rolled out the door and into the Public Cloud this marks our first service pack transitions since the formalization of the deprecation policy. With FCS (First Customer Ship) on July 14th and the Marketing announcement on July 16th we’ve hit the spot pretty well having all SLES 11 …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Application Certifications and the Public Cloud



By: rjschwei

July 16, 2015 8:09 am

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Those following the Public Cloud scene and attending Public Cloud events such as the AWS Summit series may have noticed that the Public Cloud providers are slowly gearing up for what I deem to be phase 2 of the Public Cloud evolution. During phase 1 Public Cloud providers primarily focused on web applications by means …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE in the Cloud, Technical Solutions

To ARM! To ARM!



By: davidbyte

July 14, 2015 5:37 am

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Here at SUSE we have a very long history of innovation.  You can see some of those in the booth background we used for the super compute show last year. This history of innovation and leadership is extended today as we announce the expansion of our partner program to include SUSE Linux Enterprise for 64-bit …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Number ONE, Number ONE, and Number ONE …



By: chabowski

July 13, 2015 1:07 pm

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Score:5

Have you ever heard about the TOP500 supercomputer list? This project ranks and details the 500 most powerful computer systems in the world. The project was started in 1993 and publishes an updated list of the supercomputers twice a year. The first of these updates happens in summer during the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Germany, …

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