By: Stacey Miller

April 14, 2020 1:07 pm


Security at the Core: SUSE Support for the New IBM z15 and LinuxONE Single Frame Models

If you ask any CIO, they’ll tell you that their architecture must be resilient, secure and agile.  They need to discover ways to generate maximum value from technology investments.   This is why the new IBM z15 and LinuxONE Single Frame Models give CIOs all that and more. These new ultra-modern systems – […]

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By: Jeff Reser

December 8, 2019 3:00 pm


Backfitting SLES 12 for IBM z15 – It’s in Our DNA

For 20 years, SUSE has partnered with IBM to advance Linux on Z.  From the early days of the IBM Linux Tech Center to an elaborate open source ecosystem, you might say that supporting IBM Z is part of our DNA. Several months ago, SUSE included support for the newly announced IBM z15 and […]

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By: Jeff Reser

March 6, 2018 2:37 pm


Data Security Reigns Supreme with SUSE on IBM Z Systems

Through the lens of a new wave of technological advances built around advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, container development, blockchain, cloud and data security, there’s a shift occurring in how IBM Z systems (and LinuxONE systems) are being used and leveraged. These systems are being refreshed with features around Linux, pervasive […]

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By: Jeff Reser

December 13, 2017 10:06 am


Generation Y Meets the Mainframe

IBM Systems Magazine recently published an article showcasing Connor Krukosky’s unusual journey to a wonderful IBM career working with Linux and the IBM Z platform.  As a young teenage mainframe enthusiast, Connor started collecting vintage computers about 4 years ago.  Here is an earlier rather funny video about what happens when 18-year-old […]

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By: Meike Chabowski

April 24, 2017 1:25 pm


By: Meike Chabowski

April 24, 2017 6:49 am


The Mainframe versus the Server Farm – A Comparison

The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team. The original article has been published in German at DataCenter Insider. A big "Thank You" to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog.     Google, […]

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By: Meike Chabowski

March 29, 2017 6:09 am


How to Set Up Your “Castle in the Cloud” – SUSE OpenStack Cloud and IBM z Systems

Yes, yes, and yes. Will say: Yes I am sure you are somehow familiar with our award-winning SUSE OpenStack Cloud product. It provides an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for your data center, with access to automated pools of IT resources to run applications. This gives you the flexibility to respond quickly and easily to new demands, providing […]

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August 8, 2016 11:05 am


The Agile Penguinz – Unfurling OpenStack Sails

[caption id="attachment_23721" align="alignnone" width="450"] Sailing in the Olympics[/caption] When IBM introduced two “Linux-your-way” LinuxONE mainframes a year ago this month, as part of the z Systems family, there was a keen focus on solving DevOps challenges and smoothing over different mindsets within Development and IT Operations.  In particular, OpenStack […]

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By: Meike Chabowski

September 18, 2015 8:43 am


SUSE, IBM, and KVM: Powering the Future of the Mainframe

NOTE: A huge "Thank You" to Mary Marks from the Alliance Marketing Team for her contributions to this blog post!   It´s available NOW! After the announcement at LinuxCon about a month ago, now you can get the advantage of mainframe computing with Linux using KVM. The increasing complexity and resulting […]

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