By: seanmarlow

November 9, 2017 12:29 pm

IPA For All, It's Not All About Beer

The Public Cloud is growing rapidly. This means more providers with different image types, requirements and backends. With all the different backends and API’s how do you ensure custom images are in working order? Currently to do this testing you have to learn a new API for each provider or manually walk through each web […]

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By: rjschwei

September 21, 2017 4:27 pm

And it just works … On-Demand instances behind a NAT In GCE

Well, the headline says it all, but that would make for a very short blog, thus let me expand a little bit. Way back when, when GCE was very young and Google and SUSE worked together to bring SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as an on-demand image to GCE a verification mechanism was needed to verify […]

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By: rjschwei

May 16, 2017 5:55 pm

Away With Shenanigans

A relic from a time “long” past finally disappears. As of today launching instances from SUSE BYOS images in Google Compute Engine no longer requires any special steps, hurray. Prior to this change it was necessary to subscribe to the suse-byos-cloud [at] googlegroups [dot] com Google-group in order to have access to the BYOS images. […]

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By: rjschwei

January 13, 2016 2:45 pm

Upgrading your running on demand instances in the Public Cloud

On December 15, 2015 was First Customer Ship (FCS) date for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 and images were published in AWS EC2, Google Compute Engine and Microsoft Azure. With this release the transition phase for SLES 12 images/instances has started. One of the features of SLES 12 SP1 is that it provides an upgrade path from […]

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