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By: rjschwei

September 26, 2018 11:20 pm

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Add-Ons In the Public Cloud

SUSE offers a number of services and products around SUSE Linux Enterprise Server such as LTSS (Long Term Service Pack Support), SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, and HA (SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension). While the additional products and services are agnostic to instance types and flavors (BYOS or on-demand),[…]

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By: rjschwei

September 14, 2018 4:02 pm

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SUSE CaaSP and the Public Cloud

It is tire kicking time. SUSE Container as a Service Platform images are available in Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure, well they've been there for a while for self discovery purposes. The latest images can be found with pint and are located in the General Catalog in EC2, the […]

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By: rjschwei

August 12, 2018 1:15 pm

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Changing Instance Types In AWS For SLES 12 SP2 And SLES 12 SP3 Based HVM Instances

Ever tried to switch instance types from lets say t2 to m5 on SLES 12 SP3 (including SLES For SAP)? Well if you did you were in for a bad surprise in that your instance would no longer boot. Switching the instance type back away from the newer instance types c5, m5, m5d.... and restarting […]

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By: rjschwei

July 17, 2018 7:57 am

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A Different Builtin Kernel For Azure On-Demand Images

The release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 is out and with it, it brings a new kernel build, kernel-azure. The new kernel is built into our on-demand images in Azure. The -azure build of the kernel is fully supported by SUSE. For instances started from the -Standard, or -Priority images you […]

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By: rjschwei

February 2, 2018 7:24 pm

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Create Your Own SLES On-Demand Images for GCE

Use cases exist where it may not be desirable to start a deployment "from scratch" with a newly deployed on-demand instance from a SUSE released SUSE Linux Enterprise Server image. However, if you are on the fence and your primary concern is uncertainty about achieving an equivalent system when starting from scratch […]

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By: rjschwei

January 10, 2018 10:49 pm

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A day long to be remembered 2018-01-03

When I wrote this it was Janurary 9, 2018 which was supposed to be the day of a major earthquake in the computing world. However, due to various circumstances this all happened on January 3rd, 2018 at 2 PM PST and the aftershocks as well as the queasy feelings that come along with such an […]

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By: rjschwei

November 22, 2017 9:46 am

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Ooops, v20171107 May Spell Network Trouble in AWS EC2

Or under the motto no good deed shall go unpunished. Well lets get he problem definition out of the way, then talk about the fix for running instances, followed by how we got there and what we'll do to prevent such snafus in the future. First, if you started a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server […]

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By: rjschwei

September 21, 2017 4:27 pm

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And it just works … On-Demand instances behind a NAT In GCE

Well, the headline says it all, but that would make for a very short blog, thus let me expand a little bit. Way back when, when GCE was very young and Google and SUSE worked together to bring SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as an on-demand image to GCE a verification mechanism was needed to […]

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By: rjschwei

September 19, 2017 9:28 am

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Azure HPC images – SLES 12 SP3

Hot on the heels of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 release and well before Thanksgiving SLES 12 SP3 based HPC images with RDMA support are now available in Microsoft Azure. Lets get the upgrade story out of the way first. First get your system up to the latest version of the packages, […]

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By: rjschwei

September 10, 2017 4:38 pm

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Time For Switching – SLES 12 SP3 In The Public Cloud

It was release day September 7, 2017, and SLES 12 SP3 and SLES 12 SP3 For SAP Application images are available in Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure. Give them a whirl. If you plan on attending SUSECon in Prague in a couple of weeks you can meet some members of the […]

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