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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 then Machinery may […]

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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 12 […]

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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 verify […]

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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, as in […]

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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 Public Cloud […]

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By: rjschwei

May 16, 2017 5:55 pm

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Away With Shenanigans

A relic from a time “long” past finally disappears. As of today launching instances from SUSE BYOS images in Google Compute Engine no longer requires any special steps, hurray. Prior to this change it was necessary to subscribe to the suse-byos-cloud [at] googlegroups [dot] com Google-group in order to have access to the BYOS images. […]

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By: rjschwei

March 10, 2017 10:12 am

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SLES for SAP on GCE

OK let’s spell that out, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications on Google Compute Engine, that’s a mouth full and would have made for a really long title. If you are following Google Cloud Platform news or SAP news you are most likely aware of the announcement that took place during the GCP Next ’17 conference…

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By: rjschwei

February 1, 2017 4:55 pm

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SUSE Manager 3.0 arrives in the Public Cloud, at long last

SUSE Manager 3.0 Server and SUSE Manager 3.0 Proxy images are now available in Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, and in Microsoft Azure. But of course I cannot just leave it at this announcement as that would make for a rather short and boring blog post. Thus, lets dive into the details, just a little […]

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By: rjschwei

January 26, 2017 3:21 pm

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Rocking January for SAP users in AWS EC2 and Azure

Drum-roll please, announcing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 and SP2 For SAP Applications  available as on demand in Azure. Hurrah 🙂 .We’ve had Bring Your Own Subscription (BYOS) images available for some time and now you can also enjoy the benefits of SLES For SAP in an on demand format. For those looking for fencing […]

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