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Three Reasons Why the Future of Storage is Open Source and Cloud – Part 1

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

April 20, 2015 2:39 pm

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While the growth of software defined storage isn’t good news for traditional vendors, it is very good news for IT teams, who stand to gain unlimited scale, reduced costs and non-proprietary management. Open source means the end of vendor lock-in and true cloud portability. The future of storage is open source and cloud.  Here (is …

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

The 2015 Leap Second: What You Should Know

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

March 4, 2015 2:57 pm

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Keeping time is a tricky business — especially when we’re talking about keeping time at a high precision level. Every so often our clocks, which tend to follow Coordinated Universal Time, get a little out of sync with the Mean Solar Time.  When this happens, we Earthlings utilize a rather ingenious concept we call a …

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The GHOST Vulnerability : What to know

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 29, 2015 9:47 pm

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On January 27th, security researchers announced the discovery of a potential security vulnerability that has been nicknamed “GHOST“.  In short, GHOST takes advantage of an earlier version of glibc that could allow an attacker to cause a buffer overflow, allowing the execution of arbitrary code. This vulnerability is not present in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching is launched!

George Shi

By: George Shi

November 18, 2014 3:26 pm

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It’s always be fun at SUSECon.  And this year at SUSECon, we’re happy to announce a long-anticipated new offering: SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching. This offering is based on the kGraft project — and can perform critical kernel patches without rebooting your server, maximizing your up-time and service availability.  Now you have one more tool to go Towards Zero …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 is now available.



By: michael_w_miller

October 27, 2014 7:22 am

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The newest major release of SUSE Linux Enterprise, version 12, is now available — and includes the latest technological innovations from upstream to provide our customers with increased uptime, improved operational efficiency and accelerated innovation. SUSE is no stranger to innovation in enterprise Linux.  We were the first to include Xen, the first to include …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

New type of Workshop – Open Forum – at SUSECon 2014

Jo Eames

By: Jo Eames

September 19, 2014 7:47 am

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Building on the SUSECon tradition of outstanding technical content, this year we are adding another type of workshop – the Open Forum. These workshops provide an opportunity to have an open discussion with SUSE’s product teams. You will have the chance to provide input and suggestions that will help determine new product features and future …

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Show Us Your Downtime Face

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

June 18, 2014 9:19 am

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It’s 10:30pm.  You’re sipping a mug of hot cocoa, watching a little TV before nodding off to sleep.  Suddenly, the phone rings.  It’s your boss.  One of the servers just went down… and he’s not happy. Sound familiar?  (If so, SUSE can help.) Now.  Let me ask you this question: The moment that you found …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP3 now available

George Shi

By: George Shi

August 21, 2013 8:28 am

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“A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.” – Gandalf, “The Lord of The Rings” The latest innovations in Real Time Linux enable the high resolution timing and precise system scheduling. The predictability and precision are critical to certain workloads such as manufacturing process control, …

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systemd Is Not About “Système D”



By: fcrozat

May 23, 2013 12:48 pm

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A lot has been written about systemd, so it is a good time to explain what systemd will bring to your SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 system (you can already taste systemd for your self with openSUSE).

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