SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Compete more effectively through improved uptime, better efficiency and accelerated innovation using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, a versatile server operating system for deploying highly available enterprise-class IT services in mixed IT environments with best-of-breed performance and reduced risk.

Key Features
  • Increase reliability & reduce costs with Advanced RAS
  • Achieve zero downtime with Live Patching
  • Easily customize your system using YaST
  • Stay ahead with cloud-ready networking using Wicked
  • Gain operational advantage with standards-based SolidDriver program
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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 SP1?

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 consolidates the functionality SUSE has introduced with SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 GA (general availability) and adds new functionality required by our customers and partners, specifically in the areas of hardware support, containers and Docker; increased availability; and ease of use, as, for example, provided by the ability to roll back on service pack migrations. What's new in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1.

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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Increase uptime.
Downtime is not an option

IBM z Systems has been designed with availability in mind. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server provides extra dimensions of availability while supporting the famous RAS of IBM z Systems.

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Accelerate innovation with the #1 Linux for the mainframe

Why do more businesses choose SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z than any other Linux for running workloads on IBM mainframes? Engineering excellence and long-term business expertise that accelerate innovation.

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Improve operational efficiency with tools you won’t find anywhere else

Boost your efficiency by simplifying systems management and by ensuring high levels of security and adaptability with an unparalleled ecosystem and tools unique to SUSE.

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