Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

April 7, 2020 12:48 pm

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SUSE Manager 4: The Smart Choice for Managing Linux and Comparing the Alternatives – Ansible, Chef, Puppet and SaltStack

"Only SUSE Manager combines software content lifecycle management (CLM) with a centrally staged repository and class-leading configuration management and automation, plus optional state of the art monitoring capabilities, for all major Linux distributions." These days, IT departments manage highly dynamic and heterogeneous networks under constantly changing requirements. One important trend that has contributed […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

September 25, 2018 10:35 am

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SUSE Manager: Comparing the Alternatives – Ansible, Chef, Puppet and SaltStack

Comparing the Alternatives In my previous blog series we took a dive into SUSE Manager 3.2, looking at what SUSE Manager is, how it works and how it is configured. In this follow on blog we take a look at how SUSE Manager 3.2 compares with Chef, Puppet, Ansible and SaltStack. SUSE Manager […]

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David Byte
By: David Byte

October 16, 2015 12:40 pm

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A Steady Hand

Today bears news of yet another tech acquisition.  This time, it is another open source player buying a configuration management technology company.  Normally, this would not prompt me to write anything, but this acquisition is exposing a distinct difference that is worth pointing out. For many years, SUSE has been known as an […]

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