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rjschwei

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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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And it just works … On-Demand instances behind a NAT In GCE

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September 21, 2017 4:27 pm

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Well, the headline says it all, but that would make for a very short blog, thus let me expand a little bit. Way back when, when GCE was very young and Google and SUSE worked together to bring SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as an on-demand image to GCE a verification mechanism was needed to verify …

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Azure HPC images – SLES 12 SP3

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September 19, 2017 9:28 am

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Hot on the heels of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 release and well before Thanksgiving SLES 12 SP3 based HPC images with RDMA support are now available in Microsoft Azure. Lets get the upgrade story out of the way first. First get your system up to the latest version of the packages, as in …

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Time For Switching – SLES 12 SP3 In The Public Cloud

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September 10, 2017 4:38 pm

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It was release day September 7, 2017, and SLES 12 SP3 and SLES 12 SP3 For SAP Application images are available in Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure. Give them a whirl. If you plan on attending SUSECon in Prague in a couple of weeks you can meet some members of the Public Cloud …

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Away With Shenanigans

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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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