SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is a world-class, secure open source server operating system, built to power physical, virtual and cloud-based mission-critical workloads. Service Pack 2 further raises the bar in helping organizations to accelerate innovation, enhance system reliability, meet tough security requirements and adapt to new technologies.

Key Features of Service Pack 2
  • Transform Software Defined Networking & Network Function Virtualization
  • Meet strict security requirements of the Federal Government (FISMA)
  • Adapt to new technologies – ARM AArch64, Raspberry Pi & Omni-Path
  • Easy access to the latest packages/technologies using SUSE Package Hub integration with SUSE Customer Center (SCC)

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System Requirements

Memory
  • Local Installation: 512 MiB RAM
  • 512 MiB Swap Recommended
Disk Space
  • 2 GiB available disk space
  • 8.5 GiB for all patterns, recommended
  • 16 GiB for snapshot/rollback of the OS
Server Specific
  • For Xen virtual host server
  • For KVM virtual host server
  • For print servers
  • For web servers
  • For database servers
  • For file servers
Network
  • OSA Express Ethernet
  • 10 GBE, vSwitch
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What is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server?

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 is a highly reliable, scalable and secure server operating system for efficiently deploying enterprise-class IT services in physical, virtual, or cloud environments.

Is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server offered in cloud computing infrastructures?

Yes. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is offered through more than 50 public cloud service providers worldwide, like Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure. One of the fastest and easiest ways to build and deploy custom OS images or complete workloads and appliances for these cloud infrastructures is with SUSE Studio.

On what architectures and hardware does SUSE Linux Enterprise Server run?

Leading hardware vendors support SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. You can run version 12 on the following 64-bit architectures: Intel 64 and AMD64, IBM POWER and z Systems.

What's new in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2?

Service Pack 2 further raises the bar in helping organizations to accelerate innovation, enhance system reliability, meet tough security requirements and adapt to new technologies. New functionality includes support for Software Defined Networking & Network Function Virtualization, new technologies/architectures (ARM AArch64, Raspberry Pi, Intel Omni-Path), FIPS140-2 certification, SUSE Package Hub integration and many other features. Learn more about Service Pack 2.

What are the key innovations in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12?

In addition to the improvements in Linux kernel 3.12, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 includes more than 2,000 new features and enhancements. See the full features list.

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Create and Support Agile IT Infrastructure

Deploy latest container innovations, adapt to new hardware architectures and easily get latest packages using integrated Package Hub.

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Deploy Mission Critical Services

Use SUSE Linux Enterprise infrastructure foundation to maximize service uptime, increase virtualization, provide maximum security and create cost-effective infrastructure.

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Continuously Improve IT Infrastructure

Implement enterprise-ready solutions out-of-the-box with proven security and optimized performance.

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