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Meike Chabowski works as Documentation Strategist at SUSE. Before joining the sensational SUSE Documentation team, she was Product Marketing Manager for Enterprise Linux Servers at SUSE, with a focus on Linux for Mainframes, Linux in Retail, and High Performance Computing. Prior to joining SUSE 16 years ago, Meike held marketing positions with several IT companies like defacto and Siemens, and was working as Assistant Professor for Mass Media. Meike holds a Master of Arts in Science of Mass Media and Theatre, as well as a Master of Arts in Education from University of Erlangen-Nuremberg/ Germany, and in Italian Literature and Language from University of Parma/Italy.

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Geo Clustering: What, How, and Why?

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December 19, 2016 9:20 am

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The following article has been contributed by Greg Eckert who is responsible for Business Development at SUSE’s valued partner LINBIT.   Disaster Recovery (DR) has been an industry buzzword for decades. But DR can have several meanings: mobile offices which act as work spaces after disasters, backups off-site, recovering data from destroyed disks, live replication between …

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Building Images for 64-bit POS Devices with the New SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server

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December 19, 2016 8:28 am

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It´s this time of the year again for retailers – Christmas season is putting them under huge pressure. And even though IT budgets for retail environments have been on the rise again during the past years, many departments are still saddled with an outdated hodgepodge of systems, licensing fees, maintenance and multi-year roll-outs.  At the …

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SUSE Loses Their Mind and Hires Me

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December 13, 2016 5:01 am

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The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, who joined the SUSE documentation team as a Technical Writer in early November. If you want to read more from Carla, just see her personal blog at http://carlaschroder.com/. This has been one weird year, oh yes it has. At the beginning of the year I was working …

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openSUSE Powers Warrior Tablet Series from MJ Technology

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November 24, 2016 10:22 am

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The following article has been contributed by Douglas DeMaio, openSUSE PR Expert at SUSE. It’s official: the Warrior Tablet made by MJ Technology and powered by openSUSE is ready for the world; now it just needs funding through an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. Avid Linux users can reap the benefits of four 10.1” Linux tablets offered by MJ Techology. The …

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How HPC Impacts Our Lives II: HPC (and Linux) in the Movies

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November 17, 2016 6:17 am

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A while ago, I published a first article about how HPC impacts our lives, and I talked about space research, weather forecast, and oil and gas.  Another area where HPC has become crucial – and which definitely affects our modern life every single day – is Entertainment: online gaming, Hollywood special effects and animated/3D movies. Special …

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Why Reinvent the Wheel – Share Your Expertise, Experience and Knowledge with the SUSE Best Practices!

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November 10, 2016 8:14 am

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You might have heard me emphasizing it several times: in my view, documentation is an essential part of a product, above all when it comes to software. Most software tools just and only become usable thanks to comprehensive documentation. If you work in an IT department and you are responsible for operative and productive environments …

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openDOC: Automating Documentation – A New Approach

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November 8, 2016 9:16 am

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I don’t have to tell you that SUSECon 2016 started today in Washington D.C. – I am sure you are already more than aware of it. One of the first sessions – in about 30 minutes – will be done by the SUSE documentation team lead Markus Feilner. This session could become something very special, …

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One Month at SUSE – Retrospective of a Newbie

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November 8, 2016 2:47 am

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This is a guest blog written by Dmitri Popov, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.  At the end of July 2016 I accepted a job as technical writer at SUSE. The prospect of moving to Germany and working for one of the biggest Linux companies made the decision easy for me. And once my wife’s …

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Three Manifest Wisdoms from LinuxCon Europe That Are Not Self-evident

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October 10, 2016 11:30 am

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This year, LinuxCon Europe took place in Berlin at the InterContinental Hotel – a very good choice for a venue! As usual, LinuxCon provided amazing opportunities to meet with friends and colleagues from the community (the picture below shows Jeanette, Craig and Rob – it was a pleasure working the booth together with you!). Besides …

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It Can Be Love: Developers and Documentation!

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September 30, 2016 3:53 pm

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After working 22+ years in the IT industry, and more than 16 years at SUSE, it’s amazing to see that – still – you live and learn. In spring, when I was just fresh and new in the documentation team, I wrote a blog about my first weeks in engineering. One comment I made was „Developers normally …

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