SuSE Updates Linux Enterprise Server
SuSE continues to evolve its product lines as it Tuesday released a service pack for its Linux server package and announced new partnerships.Regardless of a recent move by The SCO Group to block Novell Inc.s acquisition of SuSE Linux AG, SuSE continues to evolve its product lines. The company on Tuesday released a service pack for its Linux server package and announced new partnerships. SuSE released Service Pack 3 for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 8, which updates the core of the operating system to the 2.4.21 kernel and includes better support for hard drives arrays, storage area networks and network-attached storage. According to Joseph Eckert, SuSEs vice-president of corporate communications, with the update database access speeds will be accelerated by as much as 25 percent. The update also provides various minor improvements to driver support and security. Service Pack 3 also lets SLES support the newest member of the IBM eServer family: the PowerPC 970-powered BladeCenter JS20. Current owners of SLES can download the patch without additional charges.
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