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How SUSE “Invented” Enterprise Linux

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

August 25, 2016 2:39 pm

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Score:5

By Michael Jores, SUSE Happy 25th Anniversary Linux from SUSE! For 24 years now, the green chameleon has been engaged in Linux development. Recently somebody asked me: “Since when is Linux actually mainstream?” That’s a good question. Perhaps since 2011, I answered, when SAP HANA was launched exclusively on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server? Or maybe …

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Living Large: The Challenge of Storing Video, Graphics, and other “LARGE Data”

Joseph George

By: Joseph George

August 24, 2016 11:17 am

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UPDATE SEP 2, 2016: SUSE has released a brand new customer case study on “large data” featuring New York’s Orchard Park Police Department, focused on video storage. Read the full story here!

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Categories: Expert Views, OpenStack, Server, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

What do French Fries and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server have in common?



By: joachimwerner

August 10, 2016 7:00 am

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Score:5

Did the headline catch your attention? 🙂 The answer is: Both are now coming pre-salted! And with the newest SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 “Second Edition” Just enough Operating System images (that’s quite a mouthful) you don’t even have to worry about your health: There are no known side effects! Salt is …

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

SUSE + OpenStack + Mirantis = Openness and Choice



By: Michael Miller

August 9, 2016 11:05 am

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Score:5

Today we announced that SUSE is now Mirantis’ strategic partner for enterprise Linux — giving Mirantis customers access to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as well as SUSE’s expanded support offerings, all integrated seamlessly with their Mirantis OpenStack cloud. Together, Mirantis and SUSE will make SUSE Linux Enterprise Server a fully integrated development platform for Mirantis OpenStack …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack

Recycling with “Green” OpenStack

Raj Meel

By: Raj Meel

August 5, 2016 10:08 am

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Score:5

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, a project was launched to collect surplus servers and personal computers from all over the country and refurbish them with new parts. These were provided free of charge to institutions in the Miyagi Prefecture as part of the regeneration project. While the initial objective was to recycle personal computers, …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

A Back to School Special for SUSE OpenStack



By: ecolman

August 4, 2016 7:32 am

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Score:5

In order to compete with elite French universities, Epitech, the leading French specialist institution for computer science, must remain at the forefront of technology adoption and education. To date, they are delivering innovative curriculum that has granted their graduates employment rates equal or greater to prestigious French institutions like the Grandes Écoles. They know how to adapt and succeed, …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

iSCSI on Ceph with SUSE: the breakthrough software defined technology bringing widespread cost savings to enterprise storage

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

August 3, 2016 1:15 pm

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Score:5

Enterprise data storage: complex, expensive and mission critical Since former Meta Group analyst Doug Laney (now Gartner) famously defined the three ‘V’s of big data in 2001, we’ve all been seeing increases in the volume of data stored. Analyst firms might make varying projections of total market growth and value, but they are all agreed …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise and OpenStack: Have it All and Have it Now

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

August 3, 2016 9:48 am

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Score:5

I want it all and I want it now! Not only is that a great rock anthem from the 1980s, but it also reflects the demands of the modern consumer.  Living in today’s mobile-centric, social media driven, internet enabled age, consumers expect fast and convenient access to services and products on their terms.  The business …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE OpenStack Cloud

Think big, start small and grow fast with OpenStack

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

August 2, 2016 10:38 am

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Score:5

Think big, start small and grow fast. This often quoted mantra fits perfectly with how to be successful with any new business venture or project. It’s also a great formula for how to get the best results from an OpenStack private cloud. Thinking big is important. In today’s fast moving business climate, everyone is looking …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE OpenStack Cloud

Three reasons why your video footage should be stored on Ceph Open Source Software Defined Storage

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

August 2, 2016 10:10 am

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In recent years the use of video surveillance has seen staggering growth. Everyone is familiar with the original use cases – the local government organisations that have fitted cameras in the town centre to monitor drunken revellers in late night hot spots, and the filming of retail outlets and other premises to catch thieves red …

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

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