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SLES 12 HPC Cluster on Minnowboard Max



By: davidbyte

November 14, 2014 9:08 pm

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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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SUSE at Super Compute 2014 in New Orleans



By: davidbyte

November 8, 2014 9:31 am

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Once again, SUSE will be present at the Super Computing event of the year.  This year we are focused on innovation and what SUSE is doing that provides a positive impact in the HPC community. We will have SUSE Labs personnel around all week to discuss some of the great new features and kernel internals …

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Scale up to 256 sockets and 64TB memory with SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server



By: SaSoe

April 2, 2014 8:13 am

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Widely used in science, engineering and industry, High Performance Computing (HPC) is no longer a niche market in the IT world. Now enterprises are interested in leveraging HPC for data-intensive analysis. So it’s  no wonder that, according to IDC, the HPC market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CARG) of 6.8 to 7.8 …

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Why You Should Be Using SLES 11 SP3



By: davidbyte

July 22, 2013 8:40 am

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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

XFS: The Enterprise File System of Choice



By: davidbyte

June 14, 2013 3:25 pm

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Few things in the Linux world get as much of a heated debate as the choice and usage of file systems.  This debate has been raging long and hard between supporters of the major enterprise distributions for some years, with the two positions staked out being XFS and Ext4.   This conflict is about to …

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ARMing openSUSE and ATOMing SUSE For Low-Energy Server Architectures

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By: psechser

April 30, 2013 5:21 am

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The new openSUSE 12.3 release, besides having many other great features, introduced ARM for the first time as a new, fully supported architecture.

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Categories: Appliances, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise

SUSE is Ready for Big Data



By: frego

March 28, 2013 4:34 pm

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SUSE announced today that we’re ready for big data! Announcements by Intel, EMC and others in the last few weeks have made it clear that the market for big data solutions is heating up. When our customers are looking for the right foundation for their big data deployment, we tell them to use SUSE Linux …

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SUSE and High Performance Computing – Part V: How HPC innovation is spilling over to mainstream IT



By: chabowski

November 15, 2012 5:31 pm

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This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series New Series

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series New SeriesToday is the last day of exhibition at Supercomputing Conference 2012. And the Salt Lake Tribune really hits the mark with its recent article about Supercomputing being now part of everyday life. In a sense, everyone has baby supercomputers these days, whether or not …

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SUSE and High Performance Computing – Part IV: Linux and “High Productivity Computing” in the Enterprise



By: chabowski

November 13, 2012 12:49 pm

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Linux is the undisputed operating system of choice for traditional HPC workloads or “number crunching”. This is again proven by the most current list of the top500 supercomputers, which has just been published yesterday during the Supercomputing Conference 2012 in Salt Lake City. An impressive 93,8% of all supercomputers listed here is running Linux. But …

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SUSE and High Performance Computing – Part III: Challenges and Trends of the HPC Market



By: chabowski

November 12, 2012 12:54 pm

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Back in June, when I was speaking about SUSE’s position in HPC, I promised to continue with the short series of HPC blogs – it took a while but finally here you go! Another important topic which we have to discuss quite often are the challenges and trends of the HPC market, and what innovations …

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