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SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension Download

Evaluate SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension free for 60 days. SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension turns SUSE Linux Enterprise Server into a fully supported, real time operating system, specifically engineered to reduce latency, increase the predictability and reliability of your time sensitive mission critical applications, and lower costs. It contains a real time kernel, and the tuning, tracing and debugging tools needed to analyze your application's run time behavior. Make sure you try using both cset and chrt utilities to optimize your real time environment and maximize performance. Your evaluation copy includes the entire contents of our commercial version. It does not include, however, access to any technical support or to any software updates. For technical support and yearly access to patches and updates, please visit our How to Buy page.

How to Download SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension Prerequisites

SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 12 Service Pack 1 (SP1) an add-on product to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 (SP1). Contained in the extension's electronic download media are all of the necessary packages, including the real time kernel, libraries, tools, and utilities.

In order to install, configure and use SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 12 SP1, you must first install SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1, and then install the real time kernel and packages.

If you do not have a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server installation, you can either purchase one or download an evaluation copy. Please make sure you have a current, up-to-date SUSE Linux Enterprise Server installation before you install the Real Time Extension's kernel and packages. Please apply all available maintenance patches and updates to your server installation before adding the Real Time Extension.

After Your Evaluation

If you require assistance with your evaluation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension, or if you would like to conduct a more formal proof of concept in your environment, please contact us. If you would like to purchase a subscription, please visit our How to Buy page to optimize the operations of its high performance graphics cards and custom software in order to meet these requirements.

And there is no need to un-install your evaluation software if you purchase a subscription. Once you purchase a subscription, you will receive an activation code with entitles you to receive updates, maintenance, and technical support for your Real Time Extension. Maintenance and updates are delivered electronically through Customer Center and can be applied directly to your existing installation. For more information about Customer Center, https://scc.suse.com/login.