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Marita Werner

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About Marita Werner

I joined SUSE's ISV Team in 2010 as Manager of the SUSE Partner Catalog. In 2014 I moved to the SUSE QA department as QA Project Manager for the SLE family, responsible for the Quality of quite a wide range of products, including SLES, SLED, HA, SLES for SAP and several Modules. Main focus of my work is the QA Automation led by the open-source Tool openQA.

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SUSE Containers as a service platform (CASP) – new product plans announced at SUSECON 2016

Marita Werner

November 11, 2016 12:56 am

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With all the great product announcements the news about SUSE’s Containers as a service platform (CASP) – I think one of the most interesting and groundbreaking ideas for SUSE’s future – got a little bit lost. In the interview with Sam Vargese from itwire, Federica Teodori, project manager for container and orchestration, Andreas Jaeger, senior product …

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SUSECon 2016: Open Enterprise & Open Community

Marita Werner

November 9, 2016 3:07 pm

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Second day at SUSECon ’16: openSUSE Chairman Richard Brown gave an enthusiastic talk about “Open Enterprise & Open Community”. As the subtitle says, openSUSE and SLE are empowering each other. After a short introduction to the openSUSE project – the successor of the “SUSE Linux” boxed distribution with over 7000 source packages – he gave …

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SUSECon 2016: From Git to Cloud – SUSE’s vision for agile software development and deployment

Marita Werner

November 9, 2016 8:25 am

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“If you have visions, go to a doctor!” Really? Peter Chadwick & Joachim Werner from SUSE’s Product Management Team presented at SUSECon 2016 their vision of agile software development and deployment in the Software Defined Datacenter. Software Defined Data Center? Yes, “a software-defined, scalable, secure, agile and highly reliable IT infrastructure”, that brings together OPS and Dev. DevOps …

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Women in Tech – Women in Open Source: interesting discussions at LinuxCon

Marita Werner

October 6, 2016 4:42 am

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For me one of the most interesting ‘side topic’ here at LinuxCon in Berlin was to discuss with other attendees – male or female – about women in tech, or here better, women in open source. Besides attending a women’s lunch to come together, exchange experience, and plan further activities around communication, best practices, etc. …

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ContainerCon Europe 2016, part of LinuxCon in Berlin in October!

Marita Werner

September 12, 2016 12:51 am

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Did you know that ContainerCon Europe 2016 is part of LinuxCon? On Tuesday, October 4, SUSE’s container experts Flavio Castelli will do a talk about “Networking Approaches in a Container World“, Michael Svec will ask “Are Containers Enterprise Ready?” and Christian Brauner will answer “rkt, runC, LXC: How are We Running Containers?” Join us for …

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LinuxCon Europe 2016 – SUSE is Platinum Sponsor – let’s start the next 25 years!

Marita Werner

September 1, 2016 2:37 am

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After celebrating Linux’ 25th Birthday let’s look into the future of Linux, starting here in Europe with LinuxCon Europe, October, 4-6, Berlin! As Platinum Sponsor SUSE will be present with a booth and a bunch of presentations including a keynote from Dr. Thomas Di Giacomo, SUSE’s Chief Technology Officer, and talks about Containers, Ceph and …

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SLES 12 SP2 Beta and openQA: status of QA Automation

Marita Werner

May 27, 2016 7:01 am

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In Mid May we have reached the Beta phase of SLES 12 SP2 so I would like to look back a little bit and see what we have achieved in SUSE QA Automation with openQA. In 2014 the SUSE QA department has jumped on the openQA train, started with openSUSE much earlier, to fullfill the …

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openQA: open source testing framework for openSUSE, SUSE and – as of late – Red Hat

Marita Werner

March 23, 2015 3:00 am

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openQA – the fully automated open source testing framework – is used extensively by the openSUSE community, and has replaced manual testing almost completely. The openSUSE community relies on openQA for everything from GUI application testing to bootloader and kernel testing. SUSE is adopting openQA as an integral tool for SLES automated validation testing, alongside …

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Leveraging SUSE’s Cloud Partner ecosystem with the SUSE OpenStack Partner Program

Marita Werner

May 5, 2014 2:40 am

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Today’s business needs often require cloud solutions from several vendors, and a robust platform that brings it all together. Customers need solutions that are properly tested and backed by professional support. That’s why SUSE developed SUSE Cloud, powered by OpenStack, and surrounding SUSE Cloud an ecosystem of OpenStack Partners. Since the early days of adopting …

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The new Partner Software Catalog: compatibility icons for HA, Virtualization and Integrated Systems

Marita Werner

January 8, 2014 1:00 am

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6 weeks ago I introduced the new data structure of the Partner Software Catalog, now I want to go into more details and explain the little icons that are visible if you drill down into a product or a special product version. Once a catalog user has triggered a search and clicks on the green …

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