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“Into the Real-Time Age Together with SUSE”

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 28, 2014 3:27 am

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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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Installation Wizard from SUSE Linux Enterprise Server: Ready-to-Run SAP Solutions in Just a Few Steps

Peter Schinagl

By: Peter Schinagl

February 19, 2014 10:06 am

Reads:1,446

Score:5

Some time ago, the IT journalist and blogger Jürgen Donauer wrote in Germany’s popular IT magazine Computerwoche: “YaST (Yet Another Setup Tool) is without doubt one of the greatest strengths of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES). This graphic configuration tool is intuitive and easy to use, and it produces quick results. In this respect, SLES …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

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

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 11, 2014 12:12 pm

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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:1,463

Score:5

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

Cloud Computing – Enabling Change: Also First Choice for SAP HANA®

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 31, 2014 4:37 am

Reads:1,449

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We all see it whenever we look up into the sky: clouds are transient formations. Depending on the weather conditions, they can provide the backdrop to a pleasant evening or herald the onset of severe storms. Something true about these clouds, they constantly CHANGE! These clouds are very different from those that enable users to …

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High Availability for SAP: SUSE Linux Offers 99.999 Percent

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 20, 2014 2:17 pm

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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

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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

Hitachi Offerings Extend SAP Environments



By: linuxscribe

October 22, 2013 9:12 am

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The power of SAP HANA is very intriguing to enterprise customers, who are seeking ways to leverage the sheer power of SAP HANA within their existing SAP environments.

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

IBM On SUSE Gives SAP Users Fantastic TCO



By: linuxscribe

August 6, 2013 6:00 am

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Deploying enterprise software in any environment is a critical and potentially costly exercise, one that you want to make sure you get right the first time. But time marches on, and the inevitable upgrade has to be done.

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Enterprise Linux Everywhere: SAP HANA, ERP, Database, Mobile, and Cloud

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

July 19, 2013 9:57 pm

Reads:2,855

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Since the first release of Linux kernel in October 1991 by Linus Torvalds, happy coincidence and hard work of people projected this UNIX-like computer operating system to incredible market positions. Linux today is present in: Mobile devices, thanks to Android (using Linux kernel) , where 400 million Android devices activated in 2012 More than 90% …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

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