14.2 List of Available Extensions

Extensions provide advanced capabilities for tasks such as live patching and high availability clustering to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. They are offered as subscriptions and require a registration key that is liable for costs. Usually, extensions have their own release notes that are available from https://www.suse.com/releasenotes.

High Availability

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability provides mature, industry-leading open-source high-availability clustering technologies that are easy to set up and use. It can be deployed in physical and/or virtual environments, and can cluster physical servers, virtual servers, or any combination of the two to suit your business needs.

High Availability support is included in subscriptions for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications and SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing and also available as an extension for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

Live Patching

With SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, you can perform critical kernel patching without shutting down your system, reducing the need for planned downtime and increasing service availability.

Workstation Extension

The Workstation Extension extends the functionality of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with packages of SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, like additional desktop applications and libraries. It allows to combine both products to create a full featured workstation.

SUSE Manager Server

SUSE Manager lets you efficiently manage physical, virtual, and cloud-based Linux systems. It provides automated and cost-effective configuration and software management, asset management, and system provisioning.

SUSE Manager Proxy

SUSE Manager Proxies extend large and/or geographically dispersed SUSE Manager environments to reduce load on the SUSE Manager Server, lower bandwidth needs, and provide faster local updates.

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9

SUSE OpenStack Cloud is powered by OpenStack, the leading community driven, open source, cloud infrastructure project, and packaged with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. The product is fully integrated with SUSE maintenance and support infrastructure. It is an ideal solution for customers looking to deploy a cloud with enterprise levels of stability and support.

SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9

SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar is an open source software solution that provides the fundamental capabilities to deploy and manage a cloud infrastructure powered by OpenStack, the leading community-driven, open source cloud infrastructure project. It seamlessly manages and provisions workloads across a heterogeneous cloud environment in a secure, compliant, and fully-supported manner.