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SUSE continues to achieve key Big Data ISV Partner certifications

By: Darren Davis

March 14, 2014 10:27 am

Reads: 265

Big Data is one of the primary growth areas for Linux in the Enterprise, and SUSE has been the cornerstone operating system of several large Big Data solutions such as SAP HANA and Teradata.  With our 22-year legacy in Enterprise Linux and leadership in performance-intensive environments such as High Performance Computing and Linux on the …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

German Webinars about the Dell SUSE Cloud Solution based on OpenStack

By: Andreas Jaeger

March 13, 2014 3:28 am

Reads: 229

Over the next weeks, Dell and SUSE will host a webinar series in German speaking about OpenStack and SUSE Cloud. Listen to Michael Holzerland (Dell), Rafael Knuth (Dell), Thore Bahr (SUSE), and Andreas Jaeger (SUSE) to talk about these topics in German: March, 14th: Einführung in OpenStack und die Dell SUSE Cloud Solution March, 21st: …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, SUSE Cloud

SUSE Partners with AMAX in China

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

March 12, 2014 11:19 pm

Reads: 135

One of the divisions of AMAX China, Superset Information Technology and Science Co. Ltd., provides high performance computing solutions in China. SUSE provides Linux-based, enterprise-class cloud computing solutions. Wouldn’t it makes sense for the two to work together?  Yes.  Yes it would.  And, not coincidentally, that is exactly what is happening.  AMAX China and SUSE have …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud

Fujitsu OpenStack Initiative Is Based on SUSE® Cloud

By: SaSoe

March 10, 2014 9:03 am

Reads: 627

Today at CeBIT, the world’s largest and most international computer expo, Fujitsu is introducing their technical reference architecture for OpenStack-powered, private cloud computing environments as part of the Fujitsu OpenStack Initiative (FOSI). Core components of the reference architecture are Fujitsu server (Fujitsu PRIMERGY and Fujitsu ETERNUS storage systems), Fujitsu Catalog Manager, professional services for a …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, SUSE Cloud

Open Talk on OpenStack

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

March 7, 2014 10:11 am

Reads: 340

In a rapidly evolving cloud infrastructure marketplace, OpenStack has emerged as the leading open source project for building IaaS clouds.  The project has fostered a collaborative environment within the IT industry.  This has led to the formation of a broad OpenStack ecosystem that has helped propel the project’s technical advancement and drive user adoption. With …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views

SAP Cloud Appliance Library and SUSE Linux Enterprise on Amazon AWS


By: psechser

March 7, 2014 3:44 am

Reads: 140

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: 384

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: 786

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: 338

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


By: ataschner

February 18, 2014 10:44 am

Reads: 944

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