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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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Jangouts: How We Open Sourced Our Meetings

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June 8, 2017 3:28 pm

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The following article has been contributed by Ancor González Sosa, Software Engineer at the YaST team, SUSE.         Free software has always been a central piece of both my professional career and my personal life. In 2013, when I joined a company that claimed proudly “open source is in our genes” and that …

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A Tale of Three Cool Technologies at LinuxFest NW 2017

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May 27, 2017 11:08 am

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The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     In my needlessly-humble opinion, one of the most vital elements in FOSS is building bridges to new contributors. A fine way to do this is to lower the barriers to entry with amazing fun hardware. Number one …

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LinuxFest Northwest 2017 Was a Family Affair

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May 17, 2017 5:12 am

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The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     LinuxFest Northwest 2017 was a real family affair, and attended by wider variety of attendees than I am used to seeing at FOSS conferences. There were many families there with young children, activities for the kids, and …

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Speeding up SSL – All You Need to Know About HAProxy

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May 8, 2017 5:10 am

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The following article has been contributed by Marcus “Darix” Rückert, Senior Software Engineer in the Operations & Services Team at SUSE. It first appeared on his personal homepage.   For quite a few years now I have been a HAProxy user, even using snapshots in production for a very long time. Especially after support was added …

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SUSE Package Hub officially released!

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May 3, 2017 9:31 am

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The following article has been contributed by Wolfgang Engel, Enterprise Build Service Engineer at SUSE.       I’m happy to announce that in April we switched the status of SUSE Package Hub from “beta” to “fully released” on SUSE Customer Center (SCC). SUSE Package Hub allows SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 customers to deploy …

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Documentation is Teaching, and Teaching is Everything

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May 3, 2017 3:30 am

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The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     Documentation is notorious for being in a persistent Schrödinger state. Everyone wants good documentation, but nobody reads it. Writing good documentation is “easy”, but nobody wants to write it. Documentation is absolutely necessary, and carries equal rank …

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There’s Life in the Old Dog Yet: Mainframes Are Gaining Ground — Also Thanks to Linux

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April 24, 2017 1:25 pm

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This article has originally been published in German at DataCenter Insider with the title “Wie wunderbar sind Mainframes – dank Linux“. A huge “Thank You” to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog. Despite all the prophecies of doom, mainframes have never really “gone out of fashion”, and their …

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The Mainframe versus the Server Farm – A Comparison

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April 24, 2017 6:49 am

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The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team. The original article has been published in German at DataCenter Insider. A big “Thank You” to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog.     Google, Facebook, and Twitter own giant …

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Diving into Elixir

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April 8, 2017 5:52 am

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The following article has been contributed by Imobach González Sosa, Software Engineer at the YaST team, SUSE.           Apart from being fun, I truly believe that learning new programming languages helps you to become a better developer. And that’s specially true if the languages you learn push you out of our …

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Revolutionizing ARM Technology: x86_64 Option ROM on AArch64

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April 7, 2017 5:44 am

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The following article has been contributed by Alexander Graf, Principal Software Engineer at SUSE.       Every piece of hardware, every electronic device comes with so-called firmware–software that is deeply embedded in the piece of hardware, that provides the low-level control program for the device, and that is necessary to get the “machine to …

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