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How to create user administrator in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

dlugohernandez

By: dlugohernandez

April 10, 2014 10:22 am

Reads: 82

This document describes how to configure the /etc/sudoers file in order to create users with root privileges.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Technical Training Series from SAP and SUSE

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

March 28, 2014 8:56 am

Reads: 180

Join SAP along with SUSE: Get Enabled to Build and Monetize Industry-Leading Solutions Together with SAP we are creating a series of Webcasts showing how SAP and SUSE enables partners to innovate on SAP HANA and using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Jump-Start Technical Training Series These Webcasts will provide in-depth product overviews describing how to …

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“Into the Real-Time Age Together with SUSE”

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 28, 2014 3:27 am

Reads: 354

SAP Vice President Chris Hallenbeck at SUSECon 2013: “Into the Real-Time Age Together with SUSE” “HANA is just the start. We embarked on this journey with SUSE and we’ll continue on it with SUSE.” Chris Hallenbeck, Global Vice President of HANA Solution Management at SAP, used these words in his keynote speech at SUSECon 2013 in …

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Forensic analysis of patchlevel in a supportconfig

ataschner

By: ataschner

February 18, 2014 10:44 am

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Updated: Do you ever get exposed to supportconfig files from servers that do not have access to update repositories? Or do you find it difficult to relate to patch numbers of updates (not) installed in updates.txt of a supportconfig?

If so, how do you easily find out if there are pending updates available from SUSE/Novell to be installed on the system to make it up to date?

Exactly – you don’t.
Until now…

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Categories: Free Tools, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Video demo: Live Linux Kernel Patching with kGraft

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

February 16, 2014 12:28 pm

Reads: 430

In the 2 weeks since we announced the existence of kGraft, there have been many questions about how this solution for live-patching the Linux kernel works. And because (moving) pictures often speak louder than words, here is a video of kGraft in action on the official SUSE YouTube channel.

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What did I learn from SAP in 10 years of partnership?

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 11, 2014 12:12 pm

Reads: 200

Introduction Early 2004, I joined the EMEA Alliance team at Novell following the acquisition of SUSE few months earlier. Given my background in software development of business applications, I was pleased to be responsible for Oracle alliance in EMEA and for SAP Alliance globally. For couple of years I engaged actively with Oracle team in …

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Powered by OpenStack: Private Cloud on the Rise

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 7, 2014 9:32 am

Reads: 427

With its followers growing in number, OpenStack is set to achieve the similar success as Linux – which became the most famous open source software project in just two decades. The OpenStack Community has attracted over 13,000 members across 132 countries and has over 150 participating companies – which is why the foundation considers OpenStack …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

What is an OpenStack distribution and why should customers care?

pete_chadwick

By: pete_chadwick

February 3, 2014 11:21 am

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The world of open source software consists of tens of thousands of projects that have been created because “someone had an itch and decided to scratch it” and others decided to join in to help move the vision forward. This is the true value of open source – it enables disparate teams of developers to …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

kGraft: Live Kernel Patching



By: Vojtěch Pavlík

January 31, 2014 7:49 am

Reads: 18668

It has many names – hot fixing, live patching, runtime patching, rebootless updates, concurrent updates. It’s a holy grail of uptime.

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

High Availability for SAP: SUSE Linux Offers 99.999 Percent

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 20, 2014 2:17 pm

Reads: 610

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

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