Review: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 scales well, supports 3rd-party virtualization

SUSE Linux server has been developed with an eye toward running mission-critical enterprise apps

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is a multi-purpose server that has long been popular with Internet Service Providers for various Web-based workloads, but it’s well suited for enterprises as well, and even small businesses.

It’s been developed to focus on providing a platform on which to run mission-critical enterprise applications, partnering with large vendors like SAP, Microsoft and VMware to bring SLES to the enterprise. SLES releases major revisions every three-to-five years, providing enterprises with a long-term stable server platform.

For this review we looked at SLES 12 SP2, which has an online installation tool available to make it easier to customize.

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