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SAP Cloud Appliance Library and SUSE Linux Enterprise on Amazon AWS

psechser

By: psechser

March 7, 2014 3:44 am

Reads: 135

SAP and SUSE share along history of successful partnership. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) has exclusively been the base operating system for SAP HANA for quite some time and the market values this. It is just a logical step, that what works for the data center also works for the cloud. In order to accelerate …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

“Into the Real-Time Age Together with SUSE”

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 28, 2014 3:27 am

Reads: 370

SAP Vice President Chris Hallenbeck at SUSECon 2013: “Into the Real-Time Age Together with SUSE” “HANA is just the start. We embarked on this journey with SUSE and we’ll continue on it with SUSE.” Chris Hallenbeck, Global Vice President of HANA Solution Management at SAP, used these words in his keynote speech at SUSECon 2013 in …

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What’s Coming Next in Enterprise IT?



By: michael_w_miller

February 27, 2014 10:31 am

Reads: 767

Flexibility, accessibility and mobility. The “walled fortress” era of enterprise computing is fading fast and being superseded by a multitude of new and dynamic work-modes and devices. From GPS systems, home automation and even traditional enterprise IT services, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to contemplate products, services or even business processes in which the concepts of …

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

Installation Wizard from SUSE Linux Enterprise Server: Ready-to-Run SAP Solutions in Just a Few Steps

Peter Schinagl

By: Peter Schinagl

February 19, 2014 10:06 am

Reads: 322

Some time ago, the IT journalist and blogger Jürgen Donauer wrote in Germany’s popular IT magazine Computerwoche: “YaST (Yet Another Setup Tool) is without doubt one of the greatest strengths of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES). This graphic configuration tool is intuitive and easy to use, and it produces quick results. In this respect, SLES …

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

Forensic analysis of patchlevel in a supportconfig

ataschner

By: ataschner

February 18, 2014 10:44 am

Reads: 925

Updated: Do you ever get exposed to supportconfig files from servers that do not have access to update repositories? Or do you find it difficult to relate to patch numbers of updates (not) installed in updates.txt of a supportconfig?

If so, how do you easily find out if there are pending updates available from SUSE/Novell to be installed on the system to make it up to date?

Exactly – you don’t.
Until now…

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

Video demo: Live Linux Kernel Patching with kGraft

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

February 16, 2014 12:28 pm

Reads: 436

In the 2 weeks since we announced the existence of kGraft, there have been many questions about how this solution for live-patching the Linux kernel works. And because (moving) pictures often speak louder than words, here is a video of kGraft in action on the official SUSE YouTube channel.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

IBM Power Development Cloud benefits the SUSE ISV



By: Darren Davis

February 13, 2014 11:23 am

Reads: 837

IBM just recently announced their new Power Development Cloud. This recent announcement is just one example of the many tools provided by IBM PartnerWorld and SUSE PartnerNet that benefits the SUSE ISV partner. While IBM’s Power Development Cloud is an excellent opportunity to get access to IBM’s wonderful Power System many of the benefits of …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Free Tools, News, Server, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

What did I learn from SAP in 10 years of partnership?

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 11, 2014 12:12 pm

Reads: 204

Introduction Early 2004, I joined the EMEA Alliance team at Novell following the acquisition of SUSE few months earlier. Given my background in software development of business applications, I was pleased to be responsible for Oracle alliance in EMEA and for SAP Alliance globally. For couple of years I engaged actively with Oracle team in …

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Powered by OpenStack: Private Cloud on the Rise

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 7, 2014 9:32 am

Reads: 439

With its followers growing in number, OpenStack is set to achieve the similar success as Linux – which became the most famous open source software project in just two decades. The OpenStack Community has attracted over 13,000 members across 132 countries and has over 150 participating companies – which is why the foundation considers OpenStack …

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

Do We Need “kGraft” at All?

mge1512

By: mge1512

February 7, 2014 7:59 am

Reads: 900

Vojtěch’s announcement about kGraft started a number of interesting discussions, e.g. at LWN, Reddit, and German Heise. All of those discussions have some common topics. One of these is the question whether a live kernel patching solution such as kGraft is necessary at all.

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, News, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

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