Last Call DC - What's new in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1

If you're interested in finding out what's new and exciting in the latest rev of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP 1, we're hosting a free event at the Novell office in Tysons Corner, VA on June 16.

  • Update to the latest Xen 4.0
  • Official support for KVM
  • Built-in integration with Hyper-V
  • Improved high-availability
  • First enterprise Linux distribution with an updated 2.6.32 kernel
  • Takes full advantage of the latest Intel technologies
  • Various desktop improvements

If you can't make it we're also offering in various cities, and even as an online 2-part series later this month.

Appliances and SUSE Linux

Novell announced through a press release today that the long awaited SUSE Studio is finally available for production use, along with a host of other capabilities and tools to help make it easier to develop appliances based on SUSE Linux Enterprise. These offerings include:

  1. SUSE Studio Online - web-based appliance building tool
  2. SUSE Linux Enterprise JeOS - micro foundation for SUSE based appliances
  3. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Amazon EC2 - you can now run SLES on the Amazon EC2 cloud
  4. Go-to-market support for ISVs
  5. Technical preview of the SUSE Appliance Toolkit

Full press release

MY first NOVALUG blog post

Just an initial blog post on Novalug from me to help get my blog started. I seldom get to attend meetings due to time demands of my family and kids, but I do lurk and participate (when I can) on the listserv. Maybe someday...

I really love using Linux, as I've been using Linux for years, but don't consider myself an expert, especially when comparing my OSS skills and knowledge to most on this list. My expertise is more in the business uses of Linux, as I deal with a variety of customers in that space daily.

About me -- I work for Novell in the Data Center solutions group, supporting a handful of strategic solution provider partners (mostly on the east coast). We focus on Novell products such as SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and PlateSpin management tools. If you ever have questions on that front, feel free to ask me.