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SUSE Manager 3: Sweet and Salty!



By: joachimwerner

April 21, 2016 1:49 pm

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SUSE Manager 3 empowers your IT, now with “a touch of Salt” Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett has already told the story of how we ended up integrating Salt into SUSE Manager. Now let me explain some of the highlights. Integrating Salt into SUSE Manager is by far the most important change. Using Salt-based configuration management, customers …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views, News, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Really Time for the New SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension Documentation

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By: chabowski

April 11, 2016 7:04 am

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Score:5

Have you ever realized how productive the Documentation team is? Not long ago I posted blogs about the new documentation for SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. But this is not the only product documentation the team has published during the past weeks. Many of today’s largest high-profile organizations rely …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

SUSE, Badlock and You.

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By: Bryan Lunduke

April 8, 2016 9:58 am

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A Samba related security vulnerability, code named “Badlock“, was recently discovered by a member of the Samba team. Details of this particular bug have not yet been made publicly available by Samba — but SUSE is already at work to make sure that, when details are made public on April 12th, we will have patches …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Technical Solutions

Introduction to Dr. Thomas Di Giacomo, SUSE’s new CTO

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By: Bryan Lunduke

April 4, 2016 8:31 am

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Score:5

Today, SUSE has announced that Dr. Thomas Di Giacomo has joined the SUSE team as the Chief Technology Officer.  Below, Thomas introduces himself in his own words. It’s very exciting to join SUSE.  Not only because of the Linux history SUSE has been part of, as one key contributor since decades with open source and its …

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Ready for a Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications?

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By: chabowski

March 24, 2016 5:45 am

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Having just spoken about SUSE OpenStack Cloud in one of my last blogs, I really don’t want to miss pointing you to another important product recently launched: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, which is based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 1. This latest release features many new capabilities for efficiently deploying and managing …

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

How IT Impacts the Energy Industry

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By: Bryan Lunduke

March 22, 2016 10:01 am

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by Magnus Källkvist, Territory Manager Norway, SUSE Since the 70s Oil and gas industry is a backbone for Norwegian economy. I’m just back from Stavanger where SUSE participated in the annual Computerworld event for energy companies Energyworld – IT in Oil & Gas . Talking to a lot of IT Managers there, main topic in …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

Potential update interruptions for SLES instances in Azure between March 25 and March 27, 2016

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By: rjschwei

March 18, 2016 2:27 pm

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Starting Friday March 25, 2016 Azure will enter a 2 day rolling maintenance period that might effect the availability of updates, i.e. “zypper up” may fail, for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and 11 (and all service packs) on demand running instances and may effect the automatic registration of newly launched on demand instances to the …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views, SLES on Azure, Technical Solutions

Ceph and storage management on SUSE with openATTIC

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By: Bryan Lunduke

March 16, 2016 1:14 pm

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Score:5

The following is a guest post from Lenz Grimmer from IT Novum. About a month ago, SUSE and it-novum announced a joint collaboration project around openATTIC, the open source storage management system sponsored by it-novum. I joined it-novum last July as product manager for openATTIC and I feel honored to lead this project from the it-novum …

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Has Ceph reached a LINUX style tipping point?



By: jphippen

March 14, 2016 12:03 pm

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Score:5

Everyone loves the underdog. The ‘David and Goliath’ story of how the little guys beat the huge corporations – the heroic, epic undertaking against the odds, seemingly impossible from the outset. We’re culturally hardwired for it across the generations, from the 60s generation who watched cowboys defeating Indians, to the 70s when Luke Skywalker defeated …

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Three astonishing things I learned during my first eight weeks in the amazing and _Sensational SUSE Documentation Team_

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By: chabowski

March 14, 2016 6:21 am

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Score:5

You might or might not have heard it yet: I just moved from Marketing to R&D because I was offered an appealing new role in the _Sensational SUSE Documentation team_ (this is how our team lead Markus Feilner calls the team since his first day at SUSE). I started my new journey about eight weeks …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

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