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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

XFS: The Enterprise File System of Choice

By: davidbyte

June 14, 2013 3:25 pm

Reads: 4418

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

Geeko Loves Cephalopod

By: okir

October 2, 2012 2:40 pm

Reads: 815

At SUSE, we have been looking at the next level of storage solutions that provide a suitable foundation for the Cloud and for Big Data. While centralized storage will continue to play a major role in these areas, we are seeing an emerging need for massively scalable, distributed, replicated and yet inexpensive storage. For Cloud …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud

Data is Customers’ Gold!


By: mge1512

August 10, 2010 8:20 am

Reads: 234

Data is Customers’ Gold, the Operating System the Bank, the Filesystem the Vault. Discussing “Choice” last year, I already mentioned that we are proud to have certified all primary local filesystems in SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 (ext3, xfs, reiserfs) with major storage systems, and provide the best scaling choice for storage from desktop to datacenter (SUSE …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Simplifying Data Backup and Storage Management with Software Appliances


By: c-gutierrez

July 7, 2010 4:08 pm

Reads: 411

SEP delivers enterprise-ready appliances faster than ever by leveraging the SUSE® Appliance Program from Novell. SEP has packaged their backup software with SUSE Linux in a compact, self-contained appliance to simplify maintenance and accelerate the development cycle. Now, SEP can expand into new markets quickly with a variety of appliances. Novell Business Partners:

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Categories: Appliances, Expert Views, SUSE Studio

Using NPIV for Storage Access with XEN Virtualization


By: mrlinux

August 11, 2009 3:24 pm

Reads: 1358

Ever wanted to attach a Fiber Channel LUN directly to a XEN guest? Find out how in this article…

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

LJDT: iSCSI for Shared Storage

By: ab

June 23, 2009 4:18 pm

Reads: 327

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

Every day it seems I find something new that Linux Just Does. Last week I finally decided I needed to learn about “shared storage” and started asking the resident experts here, who all pointed me to YaST. Much to my surprise iSCSI is built into YaST and works out of the box with SLES without much more than ten minutes and an understanding of the technology. For the quickest understanding of shared storage I can muster this article is now being created. Hopefully it will be as enlightening to others as this topic was to me.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions

SLES 10 – Stop The Process of Mapping SAN Attached Storage LUNs First Over Local Storage

By: kryptikos

August 27, 2008 4:23 pm

Reads: 1136

There she goes again…scanning and assigning SAN attached storage as my first devices causing my mounting to “hork” and my partitions to be wrongly assigned….Will it ever end?

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Fibre Channel Multipathing using SLES 10 SP1 w/XEN and IBM Storage Systems

By: samprior

June 19, 2008 11:24 am

Reads: 1068

An indepth look at using multipathing technology with XEN virtualisation and IBM storage systems.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Linux Disk Quotas

By: DamianMyerscough

April 3, 2008 7:01 am

Reads: 912

Damian Myerschough explains how to set up disk quotas for individual users and a group of users.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Technical Solutions