chabowski
By: chabowski

November 23, 2017 12:27 am

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Advantages of Snapper and Rollback

The following article is part of a series of articles that provide tips and tricks for Linux newbies – or Desktop users that are not yet experienced with regard to certain topics. This series intends to complement the special edition #30 “Getting Started with Linux” based on openSUSE Leap, recently […]

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David Byte
By: David Byte

June 5, 2015 8:37 am

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Software Defined Storage Trajectory and SUSE

All of the analysts are predicting big things from Software Defined Storage (SDS) over the next several years.  In fact, some analysts are even predicting some very hard times for some of the traditional storage vendors.  This is all based on the tremendous pushback that is occurring against expensive, proprietary hardware based arrays […]

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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

June 14, 2013 9:23 am

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Sieste – Siesta: Snap Before a Nap

After enjoying a rich Menu du jour with green snapper and vegetables, probably served with some white wine, you may want to get some rest. In France "Sieste", also known as "Siesta" in Italy and Spain, is a tradition that unfortunately is not common in other countries, such as Germany. It […]

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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

May 3, 2013 3:30 pm

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Menu du jour: Vivaneau vert sur lit de légumes au beurre et suprêmes de pamplemousse

Vivaneau vert... Called "Aprion virescens" in Latin, "Uku" in Micronesia, and "green jobfish" in English, "vivaneau vert" is a tasty table fish. It's also called "blue-green snapper," and thus shares its name and color with the other Snapper that is very familiar to […]

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By: jkalcic

March 2, 2012 2:31 pm

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An introduction to system snapshot and rollback with Snapper and BtrFS on SLES 11 SP2

With the release of Service Pack 2 for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, the support to a new (better) file system and a new (snappy) tool have been introduced providing the ability to do system snapshots rollbacks, a very powerful and interesting feature. These are BtrFS and Snapper respectively. BtrFS Btrfs is a new copy-[…]

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By: Gerald Pfeifer

November 11, 2010 4:38 pm

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ext4: Still Not There Yet – And Not Worth It Anyway

When reading Ext4 Within Striking Distance of XFS the other day, I could not help virtually patting Matthias Eckermann, who owns the storage strategy for SUSE Linux Enterprise on my team, and our file system engineers led by Jeff Mahoney on their backs. This is a nice confirmation of us shipping […]

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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

August 10, 2010 8:20 am

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Data is Customers' Gold!

Data is Customers' Gold, the Operating System the Bank, the Filesystem the Vault. Discussing "Choice" last year, I already mentioned that we are proud to have certified all primary local filesystems in SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 (ext3, xfs, reiserfs) with major storage systems, and provide the best scaling choice for storage from […]

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