By: Meike Chabowski

August 25, 2022 11:39 am

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Happy birthday, Linux!

There is a natural connection. Positive vibes probably, or the zodiac sign that "brought us together"? Yes - Linux and I have been born on the same day – August 25 (well – not exactly in the same year however …). Thinking about the "double feature birthday" – and the upcoming 30th […]

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By: John Dolen

March 27, 2019 10:49 pm

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Oracle Product Certifications with SUSE Linux Enterprise

Oracle and SUSE have a long history of collaboration as technology partners, resulting in an outstanding experience, including improved efficiency, increased performance and security, and higher availability for clients who choose the combination of Oracle products running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES).  Hundreds of Oracle applications run on SLES across several product families.[…]

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By: Meike Chabowski

April 24, 2017 1:25 pm

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There's Life in the Old Dog Yet: Mainframes Are Gaining Ground — Also Thanks to Linux

This article has originally been published in German at DataCenter Insider with the title "Wie wunderbar sind Mainframes - dank Linux". A huge “Thank You” to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog. Despite all the prophecies of doom, mainframes have never […]

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By: Meike Chabowski

April 24, 2017 6:49 am

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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

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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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By: Meike Chabowski

March 27, 2017 7:18 am

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KVM and IBM z Systems: No Need to Niggle Thanks to New SUSE Best Practices

Innovation is a key driver for SUSE, and our goal is to provide you with choice and flexibility. One technology where SUSE steadily invests - as a critical area of innovation - is virtualization. Over the past decade, SUSE has been a pioneer in helping to develop and commercialize enterprise virtualization technologies—especially the hypervisor. […]

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By: Meike Chabowski

September 18, 2015 8:43 am

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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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By: Meike Chabowski

August 19, 2015 9:49 am

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Here you go! Take SUSE Manager 2.1 for IBM z Systems

According to a recent Forrester study, IT spends 70% of its budget on just maintaining their existing environment. And some customers tell us this percentage is even higher in their organizations. The reason is that data centers have become increasingly complex. New technologies and rapid data center development have created endless new opportunities, but […]

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By: Meike Chabowski

August 18, 2015 3:15 am

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Top 6 Messages of the Recent IBM LinuxOne Mainframe Announcement

Yesterday, at LinuxCon, IBM announced "a significant expansion of the mainframe’s strategy of embracing open source-based technologies and open-source communities" under the umbrella of the LinuxOne portfolio. However, it seems that there is a lot of confusion about the announcement, and I have been asked frequently during the past two days, what exactly […]

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