Kent Wimmer
By: Kent Wimmer

July 21, 2017 9:00 am

It's What You Can Prove: Free Certifications at SUSECON 2017!

In the 2001 film “Training Day”, Denzel Washington gave an incredible performance as Alonzo Harris, a corrupt police officer in Los Angeles. One of his most memorable quotes from the movie is this; “It’s not what you know; it’s what you can prove.” Well, that’s about as far as the analogy goes, but at SUSECON […]

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chabowski
By: chabowski

February 1, 2017 11:06 am

+1 Reason to Opt for SUSE Manager: spacecmd Utility

Not too long ago, in his blog ‘Three-O-Three is out!‘ my colleague Joe Werner talked about the flashy news in SUSE Manager 3.0.3. One highlight that indeed is around for a while in SUSE Manager, but recently also has been added to our documentation (well – the “wasn’t documented, wasn’t done” motto is a common one in healthcare settings, but […]

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By: joachimwerner

July 5, 2016 12:31 pm

Groups + States == Awesome!

In my last post I promised to write more about what I’m calling the Groups & States Pattern. We discovered it more or less by accident when we prepared for the SUSE keynote at SaltConf, as we tried to come up with a simple, yet powerful, demo of what you can do with plain Salt […]

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By: joachimwerner

April 22, 2016 3:53 pm

Eight easy steps to SUSE Manager 3: With JeOS!

In the title of my post about what’s new in SUSE Manager 3 I implied that the new release was “sweet and salty”. Now, the “salty” part is easy, because SUSE Manager 3 comes with Salt included. But why “sweet”? Because I suggest taking some JeOS (pronounce “juice”) with your Manager 3. 😉 You may […]

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By: joachimwerner

April 21, 2016 1:49 pm

SUSE Manager 3: Sweet and Salty!

SUSE Manager 3 empowers your IT, now with “a touch of Salt” Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett has already told the story of how we ended up integrating Salt into SUSE Manager. Now let me explain some of the highlights. Integrating Salt into SUSE Manager is by far the most important change. Using Salt-based configuration management, customers […]

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chabowski
By: chabowski

August 19, 2015 9:49 am

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 also monitoring […]

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By: Andreas Jaeger

April 1, 2015 2:23 am

Machinery 1.5 with System z and Power Support, Red Hat Inspection Fixes, Skipping Files

Alfred complained to the machinery team that he could not run machinery on System z and Power systems and run into a few issues with the Red Hat inspection. The machinery team has now released for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 an update of the “Advanced Systems Management” module and made the module available for all […]

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By: Andreas Jaeger

March 23, 2015 2:26 am

Advanced Systems Management Module for SLES 12 released for Power and System z

The Advanced Systems Management Module for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 has now been released for System z and Power after it has been available for x86-64 already since the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12! As Robert recently blogged, modules are bridging “the gap of the two extremes of change vs. stability by providing different […]

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By: Andreas Jaeger

February 19, 2015 5:46 am

Machinery 1.4 released with Red Hat inspection

Modern data centers – like the one our sysadmin Alfred is working in – have many different operating systems on different architectures to administrate. With the release of Machinery 1.4.0, Alfred is now able to inspect many more systems in his data center. The Machinery team is happy to announce the release of Machinery 1.4.0. Machinery is a systems management toolkit for Linux…

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By: joachimwerner

May 15, 2014 3:12 am

SUSE makes the right technology choices. And we can do the math!

SUSE is a technology leader. And the cool thing about it is that we don’t have to make the point ourselves. Our competitors are doing it for us over and over again: We announced at SUSECon 2013 that we are planning to release a distributed storage product based on Ceph. The announcement of one of […]

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