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Towards Zero Downtime OpenStack Clouds

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

December 19, 2014 11:24 am

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For businesses of all kinds holiday cheer can quickly go from Ho! Ho! Ho! To Oh No! No! No! Cause when it comes to downtime failure is not option for enterprise IT organizations. Whether caused by operational failures, natural disasters or other events, periods of downtime can have significant consequences for business. As companies move …

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Categories: OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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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Categories: Technical Solutions

SUSE Update Infrastructure Changes for Microsoft Azure



By: rjschwei

December 3, 2014 1:11 pm

Reads:1,241

Score:5

SUSE has made it easier and faster for Azure users to keep their Linux workloads up-to-date. In conjunction with the recent release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 images in Microsoft Azure, SUSE enabled a new update infrastructure in the Microsoft Azure cloud. Both SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, News, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud

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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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

Advanced Systems Management: Introducing Machinery as tool for System Analysis



By: cschum

November 20, 2014 8:04 am

Reads:2,256

Score:5

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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Categories: openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

Micro Focus Completes Merger with the Attachmate Group

Kerry Kim

By: Kerry Kim

November 20, 2014 6:58 am

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Score:Unrated

NEWBURY, UK – November 20, 2014 – Micro Focus International (LON: MCRO) today announced the completion of its merger with the Attachmate Group under the terms of the definitive agreement disclosed on 15 September, 2014. Micro Focus International is a global leader in infrastructure software that understands the technology needs and challenges of the world’s …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching is launched!

George Shi

By: George Shi

November 18, 2014 3:26 pm

Reads:1,518

Score:5

It’s always be fun at SUSECon.  And this year at SUSECon, we’re happy to announce a long-anticipated new offering: SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching. This offering is based on the kGraft project — and can perform critical kernel patches without rebooting your server, maximizing your up-time and service availability.  Now you have one more tool to go Towards Zero …

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

Win a copy of a brand new SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 book at SUSECon.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

November 18, 2014 9:02 am

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Want to win a copy of the new book “The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12“? At SUSECon 2014 this week? Well, it just so happens that the author (Sander van Vugt) is here at SUSECon.  And he’s got 5 signed copies to give away. Here’s how you can win: 1) Attend one of …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Events, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SLES 12 HPC Cluster on Minnowboard Max



By: davidbyte

November 14, 2014 9:08 pm

Reads:1,935

Score:Unrated

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

Reads:2,297

Score:5

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

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