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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

Simpler Future with SAP and Partners: Your Choice of Innovation at Lower Cost and Higher Performance

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

September 22, 2014 12:12 am

Reads:1,310

Score:5

Numerous practical examples demonstrate that SAP solutions with partners are continuing to make great strides in the IT market. This is especially true for SAP customers who migrate their business-critical applications to save costs and increase availability and system performance, including companies that rely on the in-memory database SAP HANA or want to make their …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

“Downtime Face” Winner #1!

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

August 14, 2014 11:15 pm

Reads:1,196

Score:5

We asked the Internet to show us your best “Downtime Face“. You know, that face you make when one of your servers goes off-line at 2am.  (Or, even worse, 4:59pm… when you have movie tickets for 5:30.) Whoever posted the best picture, each month, wins of those big, green, cuddly chameleons. And the winner this …

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Categories: Chameleon, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Slideshow: Live Kernel Patching with kGraft



By: ssalgy

March 28, 2014 10:55 am

Reads:1,067

Score:5

Check out this slideshow about live patching of the Linux kernel using kGraft.  Vojtech Pavlik, the Director of SUSE labs, lays out some important info such as: Why live patching is so much better than rebooting — especially for mission-critical servers How kGraft works Limitations of kGraft He also includes excellent details about: Exactly where …

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Do We Need “kGraft” at All?

mge1512

By: mge1512

February 7, 2014 7:59 am

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Score:5

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

High Availability for SAP: SUSE Linux Offers 99.999 Percent

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 20, 2014 2:17 pm

Reads:2,314

Score:Unrated

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 Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm

Reads:1,897

Score:5

Over 2,100 companies of different sizes and from all sectors of industry already use SAP’s in-memory appliance, HANA – benefitting from quicker transactions, analysis, planning, as well as forecast and trend evaluation. This is backed up by countless practical examples. In its latest reference customer blog, SAP writes that HANA has enabled the Mercedes subsidiary, AMG, …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, Virtualization

Why You Should Be Using SLES 11 SP3



By: davidbyte

July 22, 2013 8:40 am

Reads:2,510

Score:5

When it comes to change, most IT shops and OEMs would prefer not to make a jump to a recent OS update until they absolutely must. I understand, I’ve been there and done that. Understanding the aversion, I am still encouraging every partner (end user, IHV or OEM) to make the jump to SLES 11 SP3. Why? …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Surrounded by SUSE



By: davidbyte

July 8, 2013 6:58 am

Reads:1,206

Score:5

As I look around and observe everyday life, it is amazing just how prevalent SUSE Linux is in the background fabric of critical infrastructure.  Whether it is something as simple as going to the store, visiting your doctor, flying on a plane or making a transaction in your 401k, it is extremely likely that SUSE  …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SUSE Partner WANdisco Releases New Hadoop Version



By: frego

April 9, 2013 10:52 am

Reads:1,632

Score:4

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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