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New processors before the next SUSE Linux Enterprise Service Pack – YES to the rescue!

Drew

By: Drew

August 24, 2015 7:56 am

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Score:5

New x86 server processor technology is currently released on roughly a 12-to-15 month schedule. That means that approximately every 18 months there is a major x86-architecture update available from server vendors. Variants of these major processor updates, with different feature sets and/or speeds, are also released in-between the 12-to-15 month release cycle. Desktop and laptop …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, 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 2015 – Session Highlights – Part 2

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

August 12, 2015 8:14 pm

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Let’s take a few brief moments to look at just three of the huge number of sessions (over 100 of them) for the upcoming SUSECon 2015 — which takes place in Amsterdam this November. Control: Managing and Monitoring SUSE Enterprise Storage Your shiny new multi-petabyte storage cluster is deployed. Data is flying over the network, …

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSE Storage, SUSECon

15th anniversary for SUSE on z Systems: The Contest!

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

July 29, 2015 11:48 am

Reads:3,412

Score:5

This year, we are celebrating 15 years of Linux powering z Systems mainframes.  And, to commemorate this most auspicious occasion, we are holding a contest with a seriously fantastic grand prize: airfare, hotel and pass to SUSECon 2015 in Amsterdam! SUSE has always had a special place in our hearts for the mainframe, beginning work with …

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

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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Score:5

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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Score:5

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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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

The GHOST Vulnerability : What to know

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 29, 2015 9:47 pm

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Score:5

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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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching is launched!

George Shi

By: George Shi

November 18, 2014 3:26 pm

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Score:5

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: Miller Michael

October 27, 2014 7:22 am

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Score:5

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

Reads:1,234

Score:Unrated

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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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSECon

Show Us Your Downtime Face

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

June 18, 2014 9:19 am

Reads:3,634

Score:5

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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