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High Availability for SAP: SUSE Linux Offers 99.999 Percent

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 20, 2014 2:17 pm

Reads: 640

Whether it is Business Suite®, NetWeaver®, ERP®, or CRM®, when it comes to the reliability of business-critical SAP systems, I have noticed that most companies are no longer willing to compromise and now demand a high availability rate up to  99.999 percent. In other words, an application must never be down for longer than 5 minutes …

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

SUSE Partner WANdisco Releases New Hadoop Version



By: frego

April 9, 2013 10:52 am

Reads: 786

On Monday, SUSE big data partner WANdisco announced the latest release of their Hadoop distribution, WANdisco Distro (WDD) version 3.1.1, powered by Apache Hadoop 2, which includes an enhanced, more intuitive user interface that simplifies Hadoop cluster deployment. WDD 3.1.1 is supported on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2. WANdisco holds a unique …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

New Best Practice Guide – SAP Enqueue Replication Server



By: joanneharris

November 12, 2012 9:35 pm

Reads: 1023

SUSE, SAP and other partners have created best practice guides covering different aspects of setting up and configuring SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications together with mission-critical software solutions and we have just added another very important guide to the collection: Best practices for running SAP NetWeaver on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with High …

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Novell OES Clustering with NSS on vSphere 4.x



By: paulsenj

June 1, 2012 1:02 pm

Reads: 655

For those IT shops wanting to enjoy the advantages of Novell clustering in their VMware environments, Victor Gehring pulls together information from various sources, along with personal experience, for what is intended be a complete configuration guide for this platform. The article assumes a working knowledge of SLES/OES, SAN’s and VMware.

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Categories: Open Enterprise Server on SLES, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

SUSE Continues Broad Platform Support for OCFS2



By: amiej

November 3, 2011 8:47 pm

Reads: 602

OCFS2 Remains the Cluster File System Choice for All SUSE Certified Hardware Platforms Guest post – Kai Dupke, Senior Product Manager, SUSE Oracle’s decision (Oracle Doc ID 1253272.1) to limit its support for OCFS2 to Oracle Unbreakable Linux on Intel hardware has no impact on SUSE customers and you may continue to run OCFS2 on …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z supports OCFS2



By: pjquairoli

November 2, 2011 8:54 am

Reads: 233

Did you know you can run the SUSE Linux High Availability Extension on IBM zEnterprise System?

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

High Availability for Sentinel Log Manager in 9 points …and many more links



By: jkalcic

June 8, 2011 5:54 pm

Reads: 1558

This article provides the guidelines for the implementation of a High Availability (HA) cluster for Sentinel Log Manager (SLM) with SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension (SLE_HAE).

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Load Balancing SMT servers with a SLES11 SP1 HAE Cluster



By: rhasleton

March 11, 2011 11:26 am

Reads: 1109

My setup is 3 servers running in VMware Workstation, using an iSCSI backed disk for the shared storage. At the end of following this guide, you should have a 3-node HAE cluster, with 2 of the nodes running SMT and the 3rd node load balancing client requests between the 2 nodes.

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Clustering within clustering



By: samprior

February 27, 2009 10:49 am

Reads: 200

Before starting I must state that this article is conceptual rather than a technical document. Having worked on a number of clustering and virtualisation projects I often hear people say “now we have high availability for our virtual machines we no longer need Novell clustering”. I would disagree…

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Clustering XEN with Heartbeat and Advanced HASI

variia

By: variia

February 24, 2009 9:49 am

Reads: 1454

Ivan Vari shares an excellent document focusing on a design where XEN virtual machines (domU) are centrally managed according to a set policy and highly available. What is written here is the real thing not a demo and has been working in production for over 18 months. They use this technology for hosting many UNIX services including DNS, Web proxy, SMTP, NFS, VPN, CUPS, etc. and traditional NetWare services with OES2.

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