By: chabowski

March 7, 2012 4:16 pm


SUSE Studio and System z? Build your workloads for IBM mainframes!

I am sure you all agree that SUSE Studio is a great technology. And the idea behind SUSE Studio is simple …

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By: SaSoe

July 20, 2011 2:39 am


SUSE Studio 1.2 Accelerates Application Deployments to Cloud and Mainframe Environments

We are proud to announced the availability of SUSE Studio Version 1.2. The latest update to the award-winning development platform helps customers more easily build, update and manage application images across x86, public cloud and IBM System z* deployments, significantly reducing the overhead associated with managing a heterogeneous IT environment.

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By: kfoster2008

April 20, 2011 1:47 pm


One Click to Amazon EC2 from SUSE Studio

We are proud to announce one-click deployment to Amazon EC2 directly from SUSE Studio. Kevin Foster, Senior Solution Manager for Cloud and Client Computing, explains how Novell has made it simple to create, test, and deploy your application image or appliance to EC2, providing a complete end-to-end solution for building and deploying cloud images.

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By: rholder

March 8, 2011 1:09 pm


Pfortner of South Africa Develops Products with SUSE Appliance Toolkit

With SUSE Studio, Pfortner can mitigate risk and accelerate the development cycle by enabling the company to test-drive appliances before deployment.

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By: Darren Davis

February 16, 2011 10:32 am


Getting Started with the SUSE Appliance Toolkit

So you would like to get started build a software or virtual machine appliance based on SUSE Linux Enterprise. Here are some resources to get you started using the SUSE Appliance Toolkit which includes SUSE Studio.

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By: epadula

February 16, 2011 12:00 am


Helping IBM Accelerate Its Customers Time to Value

It sure is nice to have customers who are happy with your product. But even nicer is hearing from your customers that their customers are happy too. Recently I had a chance to chat with Jim Lawrie, Product Manager and Aman Lalla, Software Development Analyst in IBM’s Information Management group. I learned that by delivering the Smart Analytics System in a new format as part of the SUSE Appliance Program, IBM customers are able to get business insights and make smart decisions with technology that is easy to implement out of the box.

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By: Peter Schinagl

February 4, 2011 4:30 pm


Appliance Toolkit (ATK) Helper Guide

SUSE® Studio™ Onsite and the SUSE Lifecycle Management Server connect to the Internet as a default to synchronize to the Novell® Customer Center (NCC). At the Novell Customer Center they access repositories of packages and updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise.

You can use the Subscription Management Tool (SMT) to override the default and do the following:

  • Minimize the bandwidth for downloading packages
  • Prevent SUSE Studio and SUSE Lifecycle Management Server from connecting to the Internet

then there are a few more things to consider during the setup of all components.

This guide explains issues you need to consider during setup if you choose either of these options.

This guide does not replace the installation documentation for the components.

Please read and follow the instructions in the product documentation. The purpose of this guide is to provide additional hints and tips.

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By: jdrosenberg

December 22, 2010 12:08 pm


SUSE Appliance Program Spells Success for Third-Party Software Vendor

Guest Post by Brett Waldman, Analyst, IDC

Recently, IDC completed a Customer Spotlight for Novell highlighting GroundWork Open Source, Inc., a leading U.S. commercial open source based IT management and network monitoring software firm.

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By: ntroia

December 14, 2010 12:00 am


By: jdrosenberg

September 27, 2010 3:05 pm


Building a Community with SUSE Gallery from Novell

This summer Novell officially launched SUSE Gallery, an online showcase designed to share and promote software built with SUSE Studio. The first thing visitors notice is that anyone can share an appliance that they made with SUSE Studio. This is a good strategy for Novell to take, as at it makes the development process very inclusive — even for people just tinkering with SUSE Studio.

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