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How SAPHanaSR helps to automate SAP HANA System Replication with SLES for SAP Applications



By: fmherschel

September 17, 2014 3:14 pm

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The new SAPHanaSR solution created by SUSE is to automate the takeover in SAP HANA system replication setups. The basic idea is that only synchronizing the data to the second SAP HANA instance is not enough, as this only solves the problem of having the data shipped to a second instance…

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Categories: Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

SUSE and SGI achieve another performance milestone

Mark Longwell

By: Mark Longwell

September 12, 2014 7:28 am

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Once again our partnership with SGI has led to another performance milestone. Based upon the SGI press release, Imperial College in London increases performance, efficiency and security of high performance computing services with SGI using the Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v3. This is a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SP 3 based system.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

SLES: Avoiding automatic restart of services when installing updates

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By: jmozdzen

September 10, 2014 9:46 am

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To my experience, only very rarely a SLES or openSUSE update RPM will try to restart the service it is updating. But if it does, and you were preparing a production server for the maintenance window by installing updated files prior to the actual scheduled time (which you shouldn’t, but does work most of the …

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Categories: openSUSE, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

SUSE® Cloud 4 OpenStack Admin Appliance – An Easier Way to Start Your Cloud

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By: cseader

August 28, 2014 12:45 pm

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If you used the SUSE Cloud 3 OpenStack Admin Appliance, you know it was a downloadable, OpenStack Havana-based appliance, which even a non-technical user could get off the ground to deploy an OpenStack cloud. Today, I am excited to tell you about the new Icehouse-based SUSE Cloud 4 OpenStack Admin Appliance. With that initial SUSE …

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Configure multiple iSCSI ifaces and use multipathing

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By: utman

August 26, 2014 10:44 am

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Here’s a quick overview of the steps needed to bind different NICS to iSCSI ifaces and use those ifaces to setup multipathing.

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Introducing the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Security Module

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By: mge1512

August 22, 2014 2:47 pm

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More on TLS and SSL SUSE has released the “SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Security Module”, providing enhancements to SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3, which allow customers and partners to build TLS 1.2 compliant infrastructures beyond the https protocol. Looking back … As discussed in my former blog about TLS 1.2, we do not provide OpenSSL …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

SGI continues HPC Leadership with SUSE

Mark Longwell

By: Mark Longwell

August 13, 2014 7:10 am

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SGI announced on August 6th that their SGI® UV™ 2000 became the first single node SMP to exceed 100 GTEPS, as verified by the Graph 500 benchmark test for measuring large data volume processing by supercomputers. The Kyushu University Institute of Mathematics for Industry (IMI), in conjunction with the Institute of Statistical Mathematics …

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System YES Certification and your network adapter(s)

Drew

By: Drew

August 11, 2014 10:36 am

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How important are those network adapters in your SUSE® Linux Enterprise servers and desktops? Should you care if your server or desktop network adapters and drivers have been SUSE YES Certified in your system with the current version of the OS? The correct answers are it’s critical (what’s the point without the network right!) and …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Open Enterprise Server on SLES, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Efficiently Manage & Secure Linux Systems for Government Agencies (or Anyone Else For That Matter)

Mark

By: Mark

August 4, 2014 9:24 am

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I’ve got two (rhetorical) questions for government IT folks; then I’ll share a few thoughts. Question #1: What’s the mantra of today’s government IT workers? Usually, it’s the tired cliché of “doing more with less” while spending as little money doing it, too. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done and causes lots of headaches …

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Even in a commodity hardware world certification is crucial

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By: Drew

July 7, 2014 9:47 am

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Is hardware certification important in the world of evolving “commodity” servers and desktops?  Should you care if your SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server or SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop installation is on SUSE YES Certified hardware? The correct answers are YES and definitely YES! The YES Certification program has been validating hardware platforms for more than 20 …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Open Enterprise Server on SLES, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

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