A modular operating system that paves the way for IT transformation in the software-defined era with Standard (12x5) support which includes features for HPC applications.
Pay-as-you-go-image with Standard Support, which includes updates, patches, and support through 12x5 web, email, chat and phone from Microsoft and SUSE.
Virtual machines created from this image incur per-hour support fees, in addition to Azure platform fees. An Azure support plan is required (developer or above). Support incidents are initiated through Azure Support.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) optimized for High Performance Computing is a highly scalable, high performance open source operating system, which provides a parallel computing platform for high performance data analytics workloads such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Half of the world's largest supercomputers use SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, so you can confidently run your HPC workloads on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on Microsoft Azure, knowing that your service levels are guaranteed, and that help from SUSE and Microsoft engineers, if you need it, is just a phone call away.
For ease of management integrate your instances with SUSE Manager for monitoring and managing your Linux virtual machines alongside physical machines and other systems in your environment.
Low latency network interface driver (RDMA) included.