By: jlove

March 1, 2017 12:18 pm

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SUSE Enterprise Storage – Virtual Machine Use Case

Everyone is talking about how Software Defined Storage, powered by open source Ceph technology is redefining the storage market. It allows corporations to create a highly scalable storage infrastructure with commodity, off-the-shelf (COTS) servers and disk drives. SUSE Enterprise Storage (SES) allows you to add, remove or replace OSD nodes on the fly, without bringing […]

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By: Michael Friesenegger

March 1, 2017 12:01 am

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Virtualization and SUSE KVM support on IBM z Systems and LinuxONE

SUSE has been contributing to KVM development and has included and supported KVM in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for many years. This is true for SLES for Intel based systems while KVM for IBM z Systems and LinuxONE has been an evolution to fully supported. SUSE has included a technical preview of KVM since […]

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Drew
By: Drew

February 13, 2017 2:30 pm

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By: jlove

November 21, 2016 8:33 am

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What happened to kernel-xen?

Those of you in a Xen environment may have noticed a change with recent versions of openSUSE Tumbleweed, or the newly released SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 and openSUSE Leap 42.2. Whether you are looking at a Xen host (dom0), or a paravitual Xen guest (domU), the running kernel is now kernel-default. What happened […]

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By: jlove

October 10, 2016 11:57 am

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Why Open Source is key to Software-Defined-Infrastructure

IDC defines Software-Defined-Infrastructure as the concept to build and run an open and agile IT infrastructure environment in an automated manner. It is key to this concept that virtualized workloads can be automated, configured, consumed, migrated, scaled, and replicated independent of the underlying infrastructure (server, storage, and network). Very important is that the transformation to […]

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By: jlove

August 11, 2016 10:25 am

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Tame IT with SUSE Manager and a Touch of Salt

As customers look to transform their approach to infrastructure in order to capitalize on new innovations and data, they also face the challenges of increased complexity, costs and compliance.  SUSE Manager 3, the best-in-class open source infrastructure management solution, can help you to tame IT to reduce complexity, cost and ensure compliance.     Reserve your spot now to join Joachim […]

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By: jlove

June 22, 2016 5:50 am

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On our way to digital transformation

One of many aspects and drivers of digital transformation is the Internet of Things. Cisco claims that in 2020 there will be 3.4 connected devices per human being or 26.3 billion connected devices in total. For many years the Internet of Things has been a hype, but now we are seeing it maturing and with […]

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Drew
By: Drew

April 25, 2016 9:17 am

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Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from an operating system perspective

In a recent blog I discussed the transition from BIOS (Basic Input Output System) to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) firmware from a hardware perspective. In this blog I’ll address the comparison from the operating system perspective. There is a definite overlap between each …

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Drew
By: Drew

April 25, 2016 8:58 am

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Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from a hardware perspective

For the past several years, x86 hardware systems (including desktops, laptops, workstations and servers) have been transitioning from BIOS-based (Basic Input Output System-based) to UEFI-based (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface-based) firmware interfaces. This firmware interface is usually just called “system firmware.” It is the initial code that recognizes the hardware components in the system and initializes …

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Joachim Werner
By: Joachim Werner

April 21, 2016 1:49 pm

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SUSE Manager 3: Sweet and Salty!

SUSE Manager 3 empowers your IT, now with “a touch of Salt” Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett has already told the story of how we ended up integrating Salt into SUSE Manager. Now let me explain some of the highlights. Integrating Salt into SUSE Manager is by far the most important change. Using Salt-based configuration management, customers […]

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