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Slideshow: Live Kernel Patching with kGraft



By: ssalgy

March 28, 2014 10:55 am

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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?

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By: mge1512

February 7, 2014 7:59 am

Reads: 871

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: 611

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: 447

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: 1083

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: 572

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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SUSE Partner WANdisco Releases New Hadoop Version



By: frego

April 9, 2013 10:52 am

Reads: 780

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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IDC: High Availability Still Matters



By: linuxscribe

March 19, 2013 8:18 pm

Reads: 460

It’s kind of nice when people in your industry look at what you’re doing and like what they see. So when IDC’s analysts examined SUSE’s high availability functionality for SUSE Linux Enterprise and declared it good, we took note. Specifically, IDC analyst Jean Bozman reviewed the addition of the High Availability Extension for SUSE Linux …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension

New Best Practice Guide – SAP Enqueue Replication Server



By: joanneharris

November 12, 2012 9:35 pm

Reads: 1000

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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Configuring a SLES DHCP Failover



By: mwilmsen

June 24, 2010 6:09 pm

Reads: 857

In most networks DHCP is one of the single-point-of-failures. If DHCP fails, every devices relying on DHCP cannot function.

In order to provide a high availability to your DHCP server, set up a backup DHCP server running the same Linux distribution and version, as follows:

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