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SGI wins large DoD deal for ICE X supercomputer with SLES

Mark Longwell

By: Mark Longwell

December 16, 2014 2:14 pm

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SGI, as referenced in their blog at http://blog.sgi.com/sgi-wins-big-with-dod/ has secured another high profile government account for their ICE X supercomputer running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. This system is for the Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL) and if benchmarked today, it would be in the Top 10 of the Top 500 supercomputer list. Further proof of …

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SCA Pattern Development



By: jrecord

November 20, 2014 11:46 am

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The Supportconfig Analysis (SCA) Tools are support features that analyze supportconfig archives for known issues with the purpose of reducing problem resolution time. The SCA Tools require patterns and comes with a wide variety of existing patterns. However, you may want to include your own troubleshooting patterns for your specific environment, or to contribute back …

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Advanced Systems Management: Introducing Machinery as tool for System Analysis



By: cschum

November 20, 2014 8:04 am

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System Analysis is part of many use cases you face as administrator in the data center. You need it for documenting system setups, for validating correct operation of systems management tools, as part of compliance requirements, or as a way to consolidate grown infrastructures. You also need it as part of more complex work flows, …

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SLES 12 HPC Cluster on Minnowboard Max



By: davidbyte

November 14, 2014 9:08 pm

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If you know what a Minnowboard Max is you’re already asking yourself why?  “Why would anyone want to build an HPC cluster from these things?”  Quite frankly, the answer is “Because I can”. In preparing for the Super Computing 2014 show in New Orleans, I received 6 of these lovely units as giveaways.  Being that …

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

Customizing the appearance of GDM in SLED 12



By: mikewillis

November 14, 2014 4:24 pm

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SLED 12 ships with GNOME 3.10 which means GDM 3. GDM 3 provides very little scope for customising how it looks. In this article I’ll describe some pros and cons of the officially provided ways of customising GDM 3 and how you can go further customising by hacking. Testing changes will require you to repeatedly …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions

SUSE at Super Compute 2014 in New Orleans



By: davidbyte

November 8, 2014 9:31 am

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Once again, SUSE will be present at the Super Computing event of the year.  This year we are focused on innovation and what SUSE is doing that provides a positive impact in the HPC community. We will have SUSE Labs personnel around all week to discuss some of the great new features and kernel internals …

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

SUSE Manager Management Pack 2.1 for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager

Dobrin

By: Dobrin

November 7, 2014 10:03 am

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Introducing the latest SUSE Manager’s Management Pack for Microsoft System Center. It features: Seamless integration with SUSE Manager 2.1 Improved GUI look and feel Improved patch and server information export to comma separated values Five ways to lower data center complexity with the Management Pack The Management Pack is SUSE’s solution for driving down datacenter …

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Categories: SUSE Manager, SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center, Technical Solutions

New WSO2 SLES12-based Appliances in SUSE Studio



By: frego

November 6, 2014 6:06 pm

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Last week I attended WSO2Con 2014 in San Francisco. This year’s conference was noticeably bigger than in 2013, with more customers and partners attending. WSO2 puts on a great conference with lots of technical sessions, great keynotes from industry experts and some impressive customer presentations, including from Boeing, Fidelity, Cisco and Trimble. The theme of …

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Additional multimedia codec support for SLED 12



By: mikewillis

November 3, 2014 3:35 pm

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As with most Linux distributions, SLED’s out of the box multimedia capability is somewhat limited in terms of codec support. It has support for MP3, the OGG family and some others, but it doesn’t have support for commonly used codecs such as H264 and AAC and those required for DVD playback. There are packages available …

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SUSE Cloud OpenStack Lab on AWS Using Ravello



By: frego

October 31, 2014 12:39 pm

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I learned about Ravello Systems in at an event last month in San Francisco. The technology sounded intriguing, and part that really caught me was “we enable customers to run OpenStack in the public cloud.” It took me a while to wrap my head around that, but the more I learned, the clearer it became. …

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