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Forensic analysis of patchlevel in a supportconfig

ataschner

By: ataschner

October 29, 2014 10:44 am

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Score:5

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

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:1,201

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

Introducing the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Security Module

mge1512

By: mge1512

August 22, 2014 2:47 pm

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Score:5

More on TLS and SSL SUSE has released the “SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Security Module”, providing enhancements to SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3, which allow customers and partners to build TLS 1.2 compliant infrastructures beyond the https protocol. Looking back … As discussed in my former blog about TLS 1.2, we do not provide OpenSSL …

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

System YES Certification and your network adapter(s)

Drew

By: Drew

August 11, 2014 10:36 am

Reads:1,053

Score:5

How important are those network adapters in your SUSE® Linux Enterprise servers and desktops? Should you care if your server or desktop network adapters and drivers have been SUSE YES Certified in your system with the current version of the OS? The correct answers are it’s critical (what’s the point without the network right!) and …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Open Enterprise Server on SLES, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSECon 2014 – What’s in It for You?

Jo Eames

By: Jo Eames

August 6, 2014 12:51 pm

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Every year you get lots of invites to attend annual conferences.  Deciding which ones to attend can be a minefield so here are some simple ways to make sure you get the most out of them. 1. Get an education Particularly in IT, no matter how experienced you are, keeping up with the market trends, …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Events, Expert Views

Even in a commodity hardware world certification is crucial

Drew

By: Drew

July 7, 2014 9:47 am

Reads:1,417

Score:5

Is hardware certification important in the world of evolving “commodity” servers and desktops?  Should you care if your SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server or SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop installation is on SUSE YES Certified hardware? The correct answers are YES and definitely YES! The YES Certification program has been validating hardware platforms for more than 20 …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Open Enterprise Server on SLES, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Take a Free Spin with SUSE on Amazon EC2

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

June 12, 2014 9:56 am

Reads:1,634

Score:5

I like free things.  No.  That’s not right. I like free things… a lot.  If I walk through a mall’s food court, and someone offers me a small sample of orange chicken on a toothpick, I am going to eat it.  It doesn’t matter if I am even hungry or not.  I am going to …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

A Record-Breaking Benchmark

mge1512

By: mge1512

June 10, 2014 4:32 pm

Reads:8,650

Score:5

Jeff Mahoney, Kernel Engineering Team Lead, SUSE Labs Matthias G. Eckermann, Senior Product Manager SUSE Linux Enterprise Our excitement this week is about the record-breaking results the HP ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA achieved running the SPECjbb2013 benchmark. The Converged System results are about 210% better than the previous record holder. The ConvergedSystem 900 ran …

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

SAP Appliances and Linux Support on Azure Have One Thing in Common – SUSE

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

May 23, 2014 9:53 am

Reads:1,992

Score:5

For those enterprises looking to run test and production Linux workloads on Microsoft Azure, including workloads like the SAP HANA Developers Edition, SUSE is once again collaborating with major partners to ensure the performance, reliability and stability these customers expect on premise is delivered in the cloud. What does that mean? Only SUSE is providing …

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Categories: Expert Views, SLES on Azure, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Studio

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 and IBM POWER8



By: michael_w_miller

April 29, 2014 1:11 pm

Reads:4,114

Score:5

Once again SUSE and IBM are jointly developing the next generation of Linux for IBM hardware because, as the SUSE motto says, “We adapt, you succeed.” In 1999, SUSE worked with IBM to bring System z into a new era, bringing Linux to the mainframe. Now, we are applying our deep software engineering experience to …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z

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