Jeff Reser
By: Jeff Reser

March 25, 2020 12:40 pm

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3 Ways Open Source is Helping to Tackle Climate Change

Amid the current global pandemic and all of the research activity associated with it, our lives have changed dramatically.  World economies have been greatly impacted, but I remain confident that things will recover in a few months.  Open source software and supercomputers around the world have been helping in that research, as discussed […]

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Ana Guerrero Lopez
By: Ana Guerrero Lopez

March 2, 2020 12:40 pm

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Monitoring SLE HPC 15 with Prometheus and Grafana

While developing SUSE Linux Enterprise HPC 15 SP2, we have been working on adding new monitoring possibilities for our HPC product. As HPC systems monitoring has evolved, lately there has been a tendency to use the same system to monitor all company resources.  This is where applications like Prometheus have become increasingly omnipresent, especially […]

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Jeff Reser
By: Jeff Reser

February 11, 2020 9:04 pm

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How High Performance Computing is Powering the Age of Genomic Big Data

What does bacteria, a blade of grass and the human body have in common? On the surface, very little. But given the title of this blog, you’re probably way ahead of me. At a cellular level, they all make use of the same superb genetic database to control their appearance, as well as how […]

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Lawrence Kearney
By: Lawrence Kearney

December 4, 2019 11:08 am

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PDSH, SLE, and SLURM

Managing many systems from one is a basic need for system administrators. A need which has obvious development commonality judging from the myriad tools available that delegate work to other systems. Often the criteria used to target systems for management is understandably inflexible. Directory service management consoles and configuration management systems are good examples of […]

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Jeff Reser
By: Jeff Reser

November 20, 2019 4:36 am

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Why AI Should Be Our Ally, Not Our Enemy

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is ready to take off in a big way. The AI market is doubling every year and Analysts predict it will reach $119 billion market by 2025. But frankly, you could pick any big number you like and you’ll find a forecast that matches it. I’m confident they are right. […]

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Jeff Reser
By: Jeff Reser

November 11, 2019 6:39 pm

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Rise of the Chameleon – SUSE at SC19

The impact of High-Performance Computing (HPC) goes beyond traditional research boundaries to enhance our daily lives.  SC19 is the international conference for High Performance Computing, networking, storage and analysis taking place in Denver November 17-22.  SUSE will once again have a strong presence at SC19 – and if you are attending we would […]

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Jeff Reser
By: Jeff Reser

September 16, 2019 4:45 pm

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Lunar Vacation Planning

The moon’s surface is not exactly a vacation spot – with no atmosphere, a gloomy gray landscape, average temperatures around -300 degrees Fahrenheit, and a lengthy 5-day, 250,000-mile commute from Earth.  Yet, being able to use our Moon as a stepping-stone towards Mars and beyond is essential and the research we can […]

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Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

August 22, 2019 1:00 pm

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5 Arenas Where Open Source is the Undisputed Champion

  Open source software has come of age. It has now reached a level of maturity and capability where it simply cannot be ignored. Recent research[1] suggests that 82 percent of large organizations are more receptive to open source than they were five years ago and that C-level IT executives are now most likely […]

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Jeff Reser
By: Jeff Reser

June 24, 2019 11:15 pm

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Asteroids, SUSE and Protecting the Planet

“I don’t want to be the embarrassment of the galaxy to have had the power to deflect an asteroid, and then not and end up going extinct. We’d be the laughingstock of the aliens of the cosmos if that were the case.”  - Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist Asteroid Day is […]

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David Byte
By: David Byte

June 19, 2019 4:45 am

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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 […]

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