Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

August 15, 2018 5:06 pm

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Why Wait for SAP S/4HANA?

SAP has clearly stated that all roads to its intelligent ERP solution will go through SAP HANA. You know that they will stop supporting all relational databases like Oracle and DB2 in 2025 and you’re thinking, “But it’s 2018 and this will be a big project with a lot of unknowns. I can wait.” That […]

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stacey_miller
By: stacey_miller

August 15, 2018 4:22 pm

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The Many Faces of SUSE Global Services: An Interview with Jeff Price

This issue of the many faces of SUSE Global Services was particularly fun to write as I had the opportunity to speak with Jeff Price, Chief Architect on the SUSE Global Services Consulting team.  You might know Jeff from his phenomenal drumming in the SUSE band or his keynotes at SUSECON.  This interview will give […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

August 15, 2018 11:05 am

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The Agenda for the OpenStack Berlin Summit has been released

After a brief flurry of activity last month when the submitted talks for the OpenStack Berlin Summit were available to be voted on, the results are in and the agenda has now been released! It looks to be an exciting agenda, packed with lots of fascinating talks that will help those new to the world […]

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Flavio Castelli
By: Flavio Castelli

August 14, 2018 2:45 pm

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Hackweek project: Docker registry mirror

As part of SUSE Hackweek 17 I decided to work on a fully fledged docker registry mirror. You might wonder why this is needed, after all it’s already possible to run a docker distribution (aka registry) instance as a pull-through cache. While that’s true, this solution doesn’t address the needs of more “sophisticated” users. The […]

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Knut Trepte
By: Knut Trepte

August 14, 2018 11:00 am

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SUSE addresses the “L1 Terminal Fault” issue

Today, the security community and industry vendors revealed information about a hardware security vulnerability called “L1 Terminal fault”. Very similar to Meltdown in its nature, the vulnerability is sensitive to a side-channel-attack during speculative execution, and may lead to the disclosure of otherwise protected data. While a full resolution can only be provided on the […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

August 13, 2018 3:42 pm

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With SAP HANA Benchmark comparisons, sometimes “the devil is in the details”

People often use the expression “the devil is in the details” when something looks good on the surface but when you look closer, you see hidden tricks or “a catch” that make it less attractive. Usually it’s a warning to pay close attention to details that might cause an undesirable result. Until now, I would […]

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rjschwei
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: BLandorff

August 9, 2018 4:52 pm

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CNCF Promotes Prometheus – Congratulations!

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) today announced that it promotes Prometheus to a Graduated Project[1], making it the second project after Kubernetes to move from Incubated to Graduated. Congratulations to everyone involved: a well-deserved promotion indeed! If you’ve been following the project, or the developments in the Monitoring community in general, this might come […]

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Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

August 9, 2018 2:30 pm

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10 Top Tech Trends – Why Open Source is Center Stage – Part 2

Free and open source software has a long and interesting history. It can trace some of its origins back to Richard Stallman’s annoying issue with a printer or to Linus Torvald’s computer science project while studying at the University of Helsinki. Things have certainly changed since then. Open source software is no longer simply a […]

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By: Erico Mendonca

August 8, 2018 9:19 pm

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How to do an unattended upgrade from SLES11 to SLES15

SLES 11 is still heavily in use today. Until now, there wasn’t an easy upgrade path for getting your servers to the latest and greatest without completely reinstalling them. But with the release of SLE15, it’s now of the one of the supported upgrade paths. Check out the complete upgrade guide here. I recently had […]

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