SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is a highly reliable, scalable and secure server operating system, built to power mission-critical workloads in physical, virtual and cloud-based environments. With this interoperable, manageable and affordable open source foundation, you can cost-effectively deliver core business services, enable secure networks and simplify heterogeneous infrastructure, maximizing efficiency and value. The only enterprise Linux recommended by Microsoft, SAP and VMware, it is optimized to deliver high-performance mission-critical services, as well as edge and network infrastructure workloads. A modular, general-purpose operating system, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server runs on five processor architectures and is suitable for a wide range of workloads.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 is the industry’s most versatile operating system for delivering business-critical IT services in a variety of physical, virtual and cloud environments. Features like full system rollback, live kernel patching enablement and software modules increase data center uptime, improve operational efficiency and accelerate the adoption of open source innovation. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 further builds on SUSE's leadership with Linux Containers technology and adds the Docker framework, which is now included as an integral part of the operating system. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server takes advantage of IBM POWER8 processor-based hardware optimizations that include support for little-endian Linux applications running on simultaneous multithreaded (SMT8) and PowerKVM environments.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server provides a Certified Hardware guide which can be accessed via https://www.suse.com/yessearch/
Please refer to the SUSE Documentation site where detailed instructions are available under the Installation Quick Start . Please refer to the MapR Quick Installation Guide once the operating system and MapR dependencies are installed.
SUSE Linux enterprise support gives you what matters most: immediate access to the latest software updates, and industry leading support from the world's #1 Linux support provider. With a variety of subscription options, you can choose the level of service that best meets your needs.Standard Subscription combines the benefits of Basic Subscription with SUSE Technical Support. SUSE Technical Support is delivered during support hours (e.g.; 12x5) via a choice of support communication routes (e.g.; web interface, email, chat, phone) and support response times.
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