Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

May 16, 2018 1:30 pm

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OpenStack private cloud thriving – despite the skeptics

Every now and then I see a headline that I just find perplexing. Sometimes it’s for an article written by someone I highly regard and respect, which just makes the whole thing more baffling. One example was the bold headline “Wake up! The private cloud fantasy is over.” The same source followed up more recently […]

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Sumit Jamgade
By: Sumit Jamgade

May 11, 2018 10:00 am

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An experiment with Gnocchi – (the database) – Part 3

In Part 2, I summarized the iterations applied to the kernel (the piece of CUDA code that executes on GPU) to remove the bottlenecks encountered during profiling, like using shared memory to avoid non-coalesced memory access. In this part, I will talk about the final version of the kernel and using the GPU in other […]

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Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

May 10, 2018 9:00 am

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OpenStack and the Art of Fishing

Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.  It’s an often quoted proverb when talking about the value of personal development.  Give someone the opportunity to gain the skills and develop the talents they need and you’ll equip that person to survive and thrive. If that person happens to work for […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

May 9, 2018 9:06 am

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Your Data Growth is Exploding!!! – 6 Reasons Why Open Software Defined Storage will Raise Your Buying Power

6 Reasons Why Software Defined Storage Will Raise your Buying Power IT has traditionally worked out its storage requirements by looking at data growth levels and making a projection. It has generally paid for increases by replacing old arrays in an asset management life cycle and put new costs into specific projects, for example, paying […]

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Sumit Jamgade
By: Sumit Jamgade

May 7, 2018 8:41 am

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An Experiment with Gnocchi – (the Database) – Part 2

In Part 1, I introduced the problem of metrics aggregations for Ceilometer in OpenStack and how Gnocchi (a time-series database) tries to solve it in a different way. I argued about possibility of offloading work to (Nvida Quadro K620) GPU. This part summarizes the iterations applied to the kernel (piece of CUDA code, that executes […]

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Thomas(T. R.) Bosworth
By: Thomas(T. R.) Bosworth

May 4, 2018 12:09 pm

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SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 New Capabilities Update

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 was released into general availability yesterday.  This release is based on the OpenStack Pike release. SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 integrates HPE’s Helion OpenStack 5.0 and SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 products, resulting in broader and deeper OpenStack capabilities for existing SUSE and HPE customers as well as new OpenStack users. SUSE OpenStack […]

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Sumit Jamgade
By: Sumit Jamgade

May 3, 2018 2:11 pm

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An Experiment with Gnocchi – (the Database) – Part 1

Background (Why): Openstack has component: Ceilometer (Telemetry). Ceilometer was huge and its main purpose was to help with the Monitoring and Metering of whole of th OpenStack. But because of the scale at which OpenStack operates, Ceilometer would often fall behind and become a major bottleneck for the same function it was designed to do. […]

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scanova1
By: scanova1

April 30, 2018 8:59 pm

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SUSE OpenStack Cloud Hyper-V Compute Driver – Certified and Available

Hyper-V is another great compute option to consider for OpenStack. And now, the Hyper-V Compute Driver, available from Cloudbase Solutions, is certified and available for SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7. It blends well with any new or existing cloud deployment, providing interoperability with other hypervisors include KVM, VMware vSphere / ESXi or XenServer. Of course, Windows […]

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k2sherman
By: k2sherman

March 26, 2018 8:38 pm

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Fujitsu’s contribution to OpenStack

A couple of months ago, Alan Clark who is with the SUSE CTO office sat down with Yoshiya Eto in a series of interviews that covered a wide range of subjects. One of the topics is around Fujitsu’s involvement in the OpenStack project. One area where Fujitsu has heavily contributed is to the OpenStack Bare […]

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scanova1
By: scanova1

February 21, 2018 3:15 am

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Dynatrace: Digital Performance Management for SUSE OpenStack Cloud

I recently had the opportunity to attend Dynatrace Perform in Las Vegas, which was billed as the event for those who view digital performance management as critical to their business. So, what’s digital performance management all about, how is Dynatrace meeting customer needs, and what can they do for you if you’re using SUSE platform […]

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