A look at Novell’s Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9

A New Suse Server

Article from Issue 50/2005

Suse has taken the lead on competitors Red Hat and Mandrake by releasing an enterprise Linux product that comes with the 2.6 kernel. What do you get with the new Suse Enterprise Linux? We’ll give you a look at the best of what’s inside Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9.

Novell recently became the first major corporate Linux vendor to release a kernel 2.6 Linux distribution for the enterprise market. By integrating Suse Linux Enterprise Server (SLES9) [1] into Novell’s family of complementary networking software products, such as Netware and Open Enterprise Server (OES) [2], Novell hopes to persuade Suse customers to think seriously about extending their commitment to Novell beyond just servers and desktops. In this article, I’ll show you what’s inside Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9, and what the 2.6 kernel will mean for the new generation of enterprise servers.

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