Robert Schweikert
By: Robert Schweikert

January 6, 2022 8:00 pm

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BYOS Instances And The SUSE Public Cloud Update Infrastructure

Way back when in 2015 I wrote about differences between BYOS and on-demand images in "On Demand, BYOS, say what? Why do I need it?" mentioning that on-demand images contain "special sauce" that register an on-demand instance automatically to the SUSE operated update infrastructure in AWS EC2, Azure, and GCE. Much […]

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Helen Tang
By: Helen Tang

November 15, 2021 8:27 pm

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Top 5 Reasons to Look For SUSE at AWS re:Invent

SUSE, a global leader in innovative, reliable and enterprise-grade open source solutions is pleased to a gold sponsor for AWS re:Invent this year,  in the fabulous city of Las Vegas no less! Yes – travel, finally, after 18 months of pandemic gloom. Meeting customers, sharing insights, all face to face! Can you tell I’[…]

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Stacey Miller
By: Stacey Miller

November 1, 2021 2:00 pm

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Stephen Mogg
By: Stephen Mogg

September 9, 2021 10:30 am

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Accessing SUSE Updates in AWS. When do you need a private repository?

This article applies to customers running on-demand/PAYG instances in AWS deployed from AMIs published by SUSE.   The need to patch. Patching is an important part of managing any OS infrastructure with updates providing security related enhancements along with stability improvements.  SUSE recommend patching your systems as soon as updates are available.  […]

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Thomas Schlosser
By: Thomas Schlosser

September 8, 2021 9:26 am

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Discover your cluster logfiles – A journey into the past.

Log files are very useful when it comes to situations where the root cause of an event has to be investigated. But analyzing logs does not only mean looking for errors in the system. There are also a lot of other informations in most of the log files. The pacemaker log file is a perfect […]

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Paul Fox
By: Paul Fox

March 8, 2021 2:40 pm

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Phillips 66 reduces costs and increases agility with SUSE

“What we have done is not just a digital transformation, it’s a business transformation.” Shawn Behounek General Manager, Digital Strategy, Architecture and Analytics Phillips 66. How does one of the largest oil producers in the world mitigate a global pandemic that completely wipes out global demand? That was precisely the situation American […]

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Rich Paredes
By: Rich Paredes

February 10, 2021 4:02 am

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Patching Options In Public Cloud – PART 1

How do I patch or upgrade my SUSE instances in the public cloud? How do I keep all my instances at the same patch level in the public cloud? What options are available in the public cloud? Part 1 of this post will try to address some of these questions. Additional options available will be […]

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Rich Paredes
By: Rich Paredes

January 29, 2021 6:43 am

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Upgrading SUSE Linux Enterprise in the Public Cloud

A common question customers ask is how to upgrade SUSE Linux Enterprise instances in the public cloud properly.  There are two different scenarios to take into consideration.  The first scenario is when you want to perform a service pack upgrade of a SLES or SLES for SAP instance. For example, you want to […]

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Rich Paredes
By: Rich Paredes

January 21, 2021 12:09 am

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Accessing the Public Cloud Update Infrastructure via a Proxy

SUSE provides public cloud customers with PAYG (Pay-As-You-Go) images on AWS, Azure, and GCP. Instances created from these images connect to a managed update infrastructure. So if you need to update your instances with the latest software updates or install that needed package using zypper, usually you can be assured that the underlying repositories […]

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Angela Ashton
By: Angela Ashton

January 20, 2021 12:32 am

5,387 views