Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

July 11, 2018 1:00 pm

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10 Top Tech Trends: Why Open Source is Center Stage – Part 1

The image of open source software has changed. No longer seen as the geeky, slightly awkward alternative to mainstream software, it’s now trendy, fashionable and super-cool. Well, OK, it still has the geeky edge and it’s still all about innovation. However, it has grown and matured to the point where everyone from small businesses to […]

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Michael Friesenegger
By: Michael Friesenegger

July 6, 2018 9:58 pm

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Test drive managing z/VM with SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7

          SUSE is introducing a technology preview for managing IBM z/VM with SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7. Historically, SUSE OpenStack Cloud has focused on Intel based hypervisors like XEN, KVM, VMWare and Hyper-V.  We are looking to improve SUSE OpenStack’s support of IBM Z and LinuxONE but we need your feedback. What’s new about this? You are now […]

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frego
By: frego

July 3, 2018 9:42 pm

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Calling All SUSE ISVs! Don’t Miss SUSECON in April 2019.

Attention ISVs! There’s a reason the Chameleon and his buddies are smiling: SUSE is on a roll. In just the last 60 days: SUSE announced plans to partner with EQT, a development-focused growth investor with extensive experience in the software industry, in order to launch SUSE as a fully independent company (to be completed by […]

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Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

May 16, 2018 1:30 pm

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OpenStack private cloud thriving – despite the skeptics

Every now and then I see a headline that I just find perplexing. Sometimes it’s for an article written by someone I highly regard and respect, which just makes the whole thing more baffling. One example was the bold headline “Wake up! The private cloud fantasy is over.” The same source followed up more recently […]

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Sumit Jamgade
By: Sumit Jamgade

May 11, 2018 10:00 am

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An experiment with Gnocchi – (the database) – Part 3

In Part 2, I summarized the iterations applied to the kernel (the piece of CUDA code that executes on GPU) to remove the bottlenecks encountered during profiling, like using shared memory to avoid non-coalesced memory access. In this part, I will talk about the final version of the kernel and using the GPU in other […]

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Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

May 10, 2018 9:00 am

1,535 views

OpenStack and the Art of Fishing

Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.  It’s an often quoted proverb when talking about the value of personal development.  Give someone the opportunity to gain the skills and develop the talents they need and you’ll equip that person to survive and thrive. If that person happens to work for […]

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Sumit Jamgade
By: Sumit Jamgade

May 7, 2018 8:41 am

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An Experiment with Gnocchi – (the Database) – Part 2

In Part 1, I introduced the problem of metrics aggregations for Ceilometer in OpenStack and how Gnocchi (a time-series database) tries to solve it in a different way. I argued about possibility of offloading work to (Nvida Quadro K620) GPU. This part summarizes the iterations applied to the kernel (piece of CUDA code, that executes […]

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Sumit Jamgade
By: Sumit Jamgade

May 3, 2018 2:11 pm

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An Experiment with Gnocchi – (the Database) – Part 1

Background (Why): Openstack has component: Ceilometer (Telemetry). Ceilometer was huge and its main purpose was to help with the Monitoring and Metering of whole of th OpenStack. But because of the scale at which OpenStack operates, Ceilometer would often fall behind and become a major bottleneck for the same function it was designed to do. […]

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stacey_miller
By: stacey_miller

April 25, 2018 10:14 pm

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Software-Defined Infrastructure Made Easy!

You’ve heard the benefits of moving to a software-defined infrastructure (SDI).  In fact, you’re probably one of the 95% of IT execs that agreed SDI was the future of the data center.  But you also know that getting there is well.. hard.  The technology is new and skills are difficult to find.  And when you […]

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Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

February 23, 2018 3:16 pm

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May OpenStack Summit Vancouver Session Voting Closing Soon!

The next OpenStack Summit will be here before we know it and as a long-standing member of and contributor to the OpenStack community, we have proposed a number of sessions that we believe will be of interest to the community.  Covering topics from specific OpenStack project insights to broader integration topics of using OpenStack with Ceph, […]

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