Cloud Solutions

Setting up SUSE Manager in the Public Cloud

By: davidjrocha

May 24, 2017 9:08 am



As companies migrate and run new workloads into the public cloud, the IT challenges organizations face doesn’t change. Organizations need the ability to schedule updates and security patches to their Linux systems. The ability to review and validate systems have been updated or patched is equally important. At SUSE, we offer SUSE Manager that helps …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center

SAP-as-a-Service on Microsoft Azure

By: ecolman

May 23, 2017 2:04 pm



A rapidly growing number of companies are considering and evaluating public cloud infrastructure for their mission critical enterprise workloads like SAP. While the promise of public cloud for outsource data center infrastructure, built for global availability, elasticity, and cloud economics is significant – so is the required skill and engineering effort to take full advantage of it. …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Solutions, Technical Solutions

Away With Shenanigans


By: rjschwei

May 16, 2017 5:55 pm



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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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Enterprise Linux

Running Containers at Scale

By: Andreas Jaeger

May 16, 2017 5:24 am



If you run a larger application that consists of several containers, you want to handle all these containers together – launch them, update them, monitor them etc. While you can develop and run such a containerized application on your single workstation, once the application is ready for production, you might want to distribute it over …

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Categories: Cloud Solutions, Containers, Containers as a Service, Technical Solutions

Ceph vs Swift for OpenStack object storage, why the ‘pros vs cons’ approach to evaluation is a flawed analysis

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

May 14, 2017 4:08 am



For a casual outside observer there’s a lot in common between Ceph and Swift: they are both open source projects, they have both enjoyed major and ongoing increases in the number of developers actively engaged in improving them, they are both mature, and they both have a legion of fans with serious engineering skills and …

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Categories: Cloud Solutions, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

What is SUSE CaaS Platform? What’s all the buzz about?

Raj Meel

By: Raj Meel

May 2, 2017 6:42 am



Easy to use (Orchestration + Container Host OS + Configuration) = SUSE CaaS Platform As you know by now, just having a container engine is not sufficient for making a successful container based product ready for production. You need container orchestration, automation, the ability to scale, a registry of images, the ability to run everywhere, …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Containers, Containers as a Service, Server and Application Virtualization, Technical Solutions

Azure Stack — A Great Idea for the Hybrid PaaS

By: ronaldnu

May 1, 2017 1:38 pm



First, what is Azure Stack? It is pretty simple really, Azure Stack is essentially Microsoft Azure, but provided to you for you to install and run. This is a key point, Azure Stack is not an environment that emulates the public Azure for you, it functions as an extension of public Azure, bringing agility and …

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Categories: Cloud Solutions, SLES on Azure, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes

By: ronaldnu

April 27, 2017 1:53 pm



A few thoughts on why a strong market requirement will push Cloud Foundry onto Kubernetes. First thing to note, Cloud Foundry (CF) is a leading if not the leading PaaS offering on the market. Also note, CF is not built using Kubernetes, it uses its own container system. And while this container system is compatible …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Containers, Containers as a Service, Technical Solutions

SAPPHIRE NOW: 5 Reasons to Visit Global IT Outsourcing Leader Protera at Booth 477 and SUSE Booth 559


By: SaSoe

April 26, 2017 4:29 am



The following article has been contributed by Kristin Taner, Global Marketing Strategist – Protera Technologies: With the SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference just around the corner, here are 5 great reasons to include SUSE partner – certified global managed services and hosting SAP partner Protera Technologies as a “must have” on your conference agenda this year! …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Solutions, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Deploying SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 in a lab environment


By: pedrivo

April 25, 2017 2:20 pm



Interested in SUSE Openstack Cloud but you’re not very sure about how to get started? Nothing better than to set up your own lab and start poking around. This is a short guide about how to do so.

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Categories: Cloud Solutions, OpenStack, Technical Solutions