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About rjschwei

As a member of the ISV Engineering team at SUSE I lead the Public Cloud effort as Public Cloud Architect. I work closely with our Public Cloud Partners, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. The Public Cloud team is responsible for SUSE published images in the various cloud frameworks as well as the implementation and maintenance of the SUSE operated update infrastructure for on demand images in the Public Cloud. I addition to the work with respect to Public Cloud I contribute to the KIWI project, openSUSE, and am an active member of the LSB work group. From early 2013 through early 2016 I had the privilege of serving on the openSUSE Board as an elected member.

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Away With Shenanigans

rjschwei

May 16, 2017 5:55 pm

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A relic from a time “long” past finally disappears. As of today launching instances from SUSE BYOS images in Google Compute Engine no longer requires any special steps, hurray. Prior to this change it was necessary to subscribe to the suse-byos-cloud [at] googlegroups [dot] com Google-group in order to have access to the BYOS images. …

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SLES for SAP on GCE

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March 10, 2017 10:12 am

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OK let’s spell that out, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications on Google Compute Engine, that’s a mouth full and would have made for a really long title. If you are following Google Cloud Platform news or SAP news you are most likely aware of the announcement that took place during the GCP Next ’17 conference…

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SUSE Manager 3.0 arrives in the Public Cloud, at long last

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February 1, 2017 4:55 pm

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SUSE Manager 3.0 Server and SUSE Manager 3.0 Proxy images are now available in Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, and in Microsoft Azure. But of course I cannot just leave it at this announcement as that would make for a rather short and boring blog post. Thus, lets dive into the details, just a little …

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Rocking January for SAP users in AWS EC2 and Azure

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January 26, 2017 3:21 pm

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Drum-roll please, announcing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 and SP2 For SAP Applications  available as on demand in Azure. Hurrah 🙂 .We’ve had Bring Your Own Subscription (BYOS) images available for some time and now you can also enjoy the benefits of SLES For SAP in an on demand format. For those looking for fencing …

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Some goodies for the upcoming holidays, SLES 12 SP2 in the Public Cloud

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November 21, 2016 8:37 am

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SUSECon 2016 has come and gone with many announcements; including the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 during the opening keynote on Tuesday November 8, 2016. Simultaneously your public cloud Elves released SLES 12 SP2 from the conference venue in Amazon Web Services EC2, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure. One major improvement for our public …

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HPC Update for Azure…Finally

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September 12, 2016 3:06 pm

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A long time ago …. in Upgrading your running on demand instances in the Public Cloud I promised an upgrade process for SLES 12 HPC instances. This, to a certain extent has been obsoleted by changes within Azure and by the fact that any instances that are running and have not been changed, i.e. a newer …

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New Features for AWS Image Uploading

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May 4, 2016 7:13 am

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A while back we introduced utilities to help with image management in AWS EC2. Especially uploading a custom image is not necessarily something you’d do in a minute on the spur of the moment and thus the ec2uploadimg can come in handy. Some people agree and have picked up the tool only to find that a …

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Back to normal – Azure US East

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April 27, 2016 3:22 pm

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Well, I am happy to report that we are back to normal operation in the Azure US East region as of Wednesday April 27 1:46 A.M. EST. Late last week Azure had network issues and a storage service outage in the US East region…

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Azure Stack

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April 7, 2016 8:23 am

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Azure Stack is the Private Cloud implementation of Azure. Azure Stack includes hybrid cloud functionality and enables the delivery of Cloud services based on Microsoft technology in a private data center. As of today a pre-built SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 image is available for download.

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Using SUSE Linux Enterprise On Demand In An AWS VPC Setup

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April 4, 2016 12:08 pm

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At long last a more or less comprehensive look at different scenarios of using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on demand images in an AWS EC2 VPC setup. Let’s get the easy, for me, part out of the way. If you route all your traffic across a direct link or via VPN tunnel from EC2 through your …

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