David Byte
By: David Byte

November 19, 2019 8:17 pm

1,240 views

SUSE and the IO500 @ SC19

Back in June we announced our first set of IO500 benchmarks.  Since then, we’ve upgraded SUSE Enterprise Storage to version 6, which is based on Ceph Nautilus.  This alone brought some performance improvements over the prior release, especially in terms of metadata and small I/O performance.  Add to this the change […]

Read More


Blaine Gardner
By: Blaine Gardner

October 8, 2019 6:05 pm

2,648 views

Introducing a Tech Preview of Containerized Ceph on Kubernetes

Now introducing... We have been hard at work to bring a containerized version of Ceph to Kubernetes, and we are very excited to announce that we are releasing a technical preview of our project to run SUSE Enterprise Storage (powered by Ceph) on SUSE CaaS Platform (powered by Kubernetes). We leverage the most modern, powerful […]

Read More


Larry Morris
By: Larry Morris

September 24, 2019 3:00 pm

2,068 views

Persistent Storage for Containers: Why the Future is Open Source

Software containerization is unlikely to be at the top of the list of considerations for the average storage administrator.  First and foremost storage professionals are going to be concerned with every enterprise’s most pressing problem: managing the ‘explosive’ volume of data within the constraints of their limited IT budget. However, there are […]

Read More


Larry Morris
By: Larry Morris

August 27, 2019 1:00 pm

1,728 views

Software-Defined Storage is taking over… Are You Ready?

Gartner predicts that in 4 years 50% of all storage will be either on-premise Software-Defined Storage (SDS) or in the public cloud – more than tripling from 15% today. A few years ago, IDC made a similar prediction, forecasting a compound annual growth rate for SDS of 13.5% between 2017 and 2021, with the […]

Read More


David Byte
By: David Byte

August 12, 2019 1:08 pm

1,293 views

How You Can Make Ceph Better

Well, here we are, SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 is out the door and seeing customer deployments.  Product management is happy, the engineers are relieved, and our customers continue to move forward with more advanced features, reliability, and scalability than ever before.  With this successful launch behind us, it is time to ask, "[…]

Read More


Andreas Jaeger
By: Andreas Jaeger

August 6, 2019 2:32 pm

1,165 views

The Data Center is Changing, so is SUSE Enterprise Storage: Say Hello to Version 6

You’ve come a long way. We have too. The modern enterprise is in a state of flux: one foot is still firmly in the on-premise data center, and the other now just as firmly in the Cloud. Digital transformation is well underway as enterprises seek to boost their business agility, driven by the need […]

Read More


Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

June 24, 2019 10:02 am

1,301 views

What’s New for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Arm 15 SP1

Happy Birthday! It’s been 1 year since we introduced the world’s first multimodal OS supporting 64-bit Arm systems (AArch64 architecture), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Arm 15. Enterprise early adopters and developers of Ceph-based storage and industrial automation systems can gain faster time to market for innovative Arm-based server and Internet of Things […]

Read More


Mike Dilio
By: Mike Dilio

June 24, 2019 9:00 am

1,232 views

SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 Now Available

With the current increase in data creation, increased costs and flat to lower budgets, IT organizations are looking for ways to deploy highly scalable and resilient storage solutions that manage data growth and complexity, reduce costs and seamlessly adapt to changing demands. Today we are pleased to announce the general availability of SUSE Enterprise Storage […]

Read More


David Byte
By: David Byte

June 19, 2019 4:45 am

2,240 views

SUSE on the IO500 List for HPC Storage

If you haven't been hanging around the Ceph world for a bit, you may not realize that Ceph was originally intended to provide a distributed file-system to service HPC clusters.  While this was the original intent, Ceph has taken a round-a-bout path to relevance in this space, especially given that we are only supporting […]

Read More


Mike Dilio
By: Mike Dilio

May 20, 2019 7:00 am

3,480 views

Introducing SUSE Enterprise Storage 6

SUSE Enterprise Storage 6: Scalable and Resilient, more Cost-Effective and Automatically Optimized   Today we are very pleased to announce SUSE Enterprise Storage 6, the latest release of the multi-award winning SUSE software-defined storage solution. What’s New with SUSE Enterprise Storage 6: SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 enables IT organizations to seamlessly adapt to […]

Read More