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Convergence: the Open Source game of ‘join the dots’, and an existential threat to the proprietary world.

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

July 25, 2016 10:47 am

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If you think about it, pretty much all proprietary product development is done in parallel. Company A, which competes with company B, does its damnedest to make the best widgets in the world, using more or less exclusively its own resources. Company B develops its products on a parallel track. Convergence does happen, but mostly …

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Why you need to consider SUSECON as your Open Source Education Event this year!

Jo Eames

By: Jo Eames

July 21, 2016 8:26 am

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So as you know every year I talk a little about SUSECON and the attempt is not persuade you to be there but actually to get you to understand the value of being part of this fantastic event. It’s not only that we have fun – check out the crazy music video’s or the beer-as-a-service …

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New Whitepaper for High Availability for SAP HANA: Cost-optimized scenario

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

July 19, 2016 5:13 am

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SAP HANA contains a feature called System Replication: it replicates all data to a secondary SAP HANA system, and the data is then constantly pre-loaded into memory on the secondary system to minimize recovery time objective (RTO). More information on SAP HANA System Replication see here. While System Replication is running, the secondary system, which is configured identically …

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

OpenStack 6 years on: thriving, expanding and maturing

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

July 18, 2016 4:22 pm

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This week marks the 6th anniversary for OpenStack cloud software. What began in July 2010 with a first design summit in Austin, Texas, has since grown into the clear leader for open source cloud solutions. Industry analyst 451 Research sees the OpenStack market growing at an impressive 35% CAGR and predicts that revenue will exceed …

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Open Source vs proprietary SDS – why get locked in when you can stay open and in control?

jphippen

By: jphippen

July 12, 2016 12:25 pm

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Once upon a time, enterprise storage was defined by hardware. You installed a system, and when it ran out of space or its performance started to creak, you bolted more capacity onto the side or brought in a new, larger system and managed the painful upgrade process, data migration, or both. You chose from different …

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Enabling Cisco ACI with SUSE OpenStack Cloud



By: mfriesenegger

July 11, 2016 7:50 am

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Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches operating in Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode have opened the door to software defined networking (SDN) using Cisco networking hardware. What this means is a network configuration which used to be done manually within the switches can now be programmitically created and deleted. A customer could write their own code …

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Struggle of existence

FHemminga

By: FHemminga

July 8, 2016 7:47 am

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Today’s businesses are challenged by keeping up with constantly, rapidly changing customer demands and new market trends. This puts severe pressures on the lines of business within an organization and causes difficulty in staying ahead of the competition. In the first place to be constantly outward looking and in the second place to establish a …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE OpenStack Cloud

About Penalties, European Championship and SAP HANA

tstepan

By: tstepan

July 6, 2016 9:04 am

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Have you seen the match on Saturday between Germany and Italy like me? This was a real penalty soccer thriller. I could not sit still even knowing that my team, the German National Football Team, is well prepared. How did I know? Well first of course I trust in Manuel Neuer, the best goal-keeper in …

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

Groups + States == Awesome!



By: joachimwerner

July 5, 2016 12:31 pm

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In my last post I promised to write more about what I’m calling the Groups & States Pattern. We discovered it more or less by accident when we prepared for the SUSE keynote at SaltConf, as we tried to come up with a simple, yet powerful, demo of what you can do with plain Salt …

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SUSE: Winning awards left and right

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

July 5, 2016 8:42 am

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As a kid we were all told that winning isn’t everything.  “It doesn’t matter if you win or lose, it’s how you play the game.”  That’s absolutely true.  But, I’ve gotta say, winning feels pretty darn good. At the 2016 Storage Awards, SUSE took home “Cloud Enabler of the Year” for SUSE OpenStack Cloud and …

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