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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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Did I Really Miss the Party? Linux Turned 25!

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September 17, 2016 2:07 am

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Ha – three weeks too late! Although Linux and I have been born on the same day – August 25 (well -not in the same year however … ) – I seem to have missed the party! Ok, I have a good excuse – vacation in Malta, bad Internet connection, etc … But wait! Having …

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My first Hackweek project: openDoc

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July 4, 2016 4:01 am

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This is a guest blog written by Markus Feilner, Teamlead Documentation SUSE.  When I arrived at SUSE more than a year ago, with a background of journalism, Enterprise Linux, Consulting and thousands of pages of writings about other people’s work in open source, I found a company almost 25 years old adjacent to a thriving community, …

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Hack Week #14 – Time for Innovation, Collaboration, and Education!

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June 30, 2016 2:27 pm

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What is an intelligent and motivating way to foster open source contribution AND innovation? A really good option is offering a Hack Week. Don´t know what this is? Hack Week – at least at SUSE – is a week-long kind of development `sprint´ permitting our developers to dedicate their time on special projects. No matter …

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Genius Kids, German History and Dancing Geek(o)s: Social Program @ openSUSE Conference 2016

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June 28, 2016 5:24 am

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This is a guest blog written by Tanja Roth, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team. With 75 speakers from different open-source projects (like KDE, GNOME, ownCloud, Nextcloud, SaltStack) and more than 100 talks and workshops, the openSUSE Conference 2016 attracted about 300 attendees from multiple countries. However, the organized talks, workshops, and BoF sessions were …

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Fun and Controversy – openSUSE Conference Day Four

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June 25, 2016 6:01 pm

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Saturday, June 25. The openSUSE Conference party on Friday night was loooooooong. No surprise – the famous SUSE band had rocked the hall! But in consequence, this morning one very common question came up: would all the party monsters be back in time for the keynote?  Well – as openSUSE Conference is a super relaxed and …

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DVDs, Europe, 64-Bit: openSUSE Number Crunching Shows Growth

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June 23, 2016 2:25 pm

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This is a guest blog from Markus Feilner, Team Lead Documentation. openSUSE is growing, and one third of its users is located Germany. Most of them download a DVD image and update that later on, and they are running 64-Bit systems. That’s what openSUSE number cruncher Alberto Planas showed in his oSC 2016 presentation. “Weeks of processing” …

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Blue Skies and Bright Talks – openSUSE Conference Day Two

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June 23, 2016 2:02 pm

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This is a guest blog written by Tanja Roth, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team (supported by photos from chabowski). Thursday, June 23rd, 2016. The second day of the openSUSE conference not only offered bright blue sky and high temperatures outside, but also very comfortable temperatures and a lot of interesting talks inside. Being …

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Two Highlight Sessions From openSUSE Conference – Day One

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June 23, 2016 9:07 am

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My colleague Frank already shared his impressions from the first half of day one at openSUSE Conference, and I just can second his words about the keynote from Tom, Dave, and Joe about Saltstack and SUSE Manager. (BTW – I always thought a “Reactor Architecture” is something kind of a bit more scary, but yesterday …

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openSUSE Conference – First Impressions of Day One

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June 22, 2016 6:22 am

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This is a guest blog written by Frank Sundermeyer, Project Manager Documentation (supported by photos from chabowski). Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016. Long awaited openSUSE Conference (oSC) finally started. I arrived half an hour before the keynote to join an impressive crowd at the reception desk. Upon registration, like all attendees, I received the beautiful oSC …

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HPC at SUSE – What Happens Next? New Levels of Cooperation!

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June 20, 2016 9:53 am

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High Performance Computing (HPC) has made its way into the mainstream data center. There has been increased HPC adoption among industrial customers. Commercial HPC usage has encompassed automotive engineering/computer aided design, pharmaceutical design, oil exploration, and of course financial analytics. All these industries, plus some newer and quickly maturing application areas, such as online gaming …

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