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Salt can salt itself, and SUSE Manager now makes use of that!



By: joachimwerner

November 3, 2016 4:40 pm

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In my famous “French Fry Post” I talked about how easy it is with the pre-installed Salt minion on SUSE’s “Just enough Operating System” (JeOS) to connect a new server with SUSE Manager 3. I promised to follow up with a post that explains another option that’s even cooler: Using Salt to install itself from remote! Well, …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Manager, SUSECON

Over 20 reasons why you shouldn’t miss SAP at SUSECon

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By: SaSoe

November 3, 2016 5:00 am

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SUSE and SAP share a long history of cooperation and joint development efforts. Together, we are continuously optimizing and validating SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for customers that run SAP applications in their data center. SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP Applications is the recommended and supported OS of choice for SAP HANA. At SUSE’s upcoming SUSECon …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Events, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSECON

Salting Spacewalk and SenseHat …



By: joachimwerner

November 2, 2016 10:13 am

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Most pull requests on GitHub aren’t that newsworthy, but there are two that were accepted into the Salt project recently that I think you should be aware of. Both of them started as part of a SUSE Hack Week effort. Let’s begin with the “fun one”: With the inclusion of the execution module and beacon …

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Categories: Expert Views, Free Tools, openSUSE, SUSE Manager

What? A dozen analysts from 5 different firms all agree? No way!

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By: Keithaclarke

October 28, 2016 12:02 pm

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I didn’t think it would ever be possible for a dozen analysts to ever agree to anything let alone 12 analysts from 5 different firms. At the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona over the past 3 days we met with 12 analysts from…

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Categories: Expert Views, Technical Solutions

We adapt, dm-drogerie markt succeeds!



By: joachimwerner

October 26, 2016 3:05 pm

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From my times as the product manager for SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service I still have some special affinity to the Retail industry. Maybe because of that heritage I’m even more proud than usual that we can present a new customer success story about dm-drogerie markt (link in German only) and their successful migration to an SAP …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager

Under Pressure in the Pursuit of Zero Downtime

Dirk Oppenkowski

By: Dirk Oppenkowski

October 21, 2016 11:40 am

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The business of data center infrastructure can often feel like carpentry or home repair, as pieces need to be monitored, replaced and modernized. So if maintaining a data center is like fixing a house, you need to choose a reliable foundation, especially for your mission-critical workloads. Here’s where the analogy breaks down: unlike home repair, …

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“Democracy will prevail”: The silent majority



By: jspeirs

October 14, 2016 7:35 am

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One of the more alarming places I have awoken is in a central London mansion ($40m+). More specifically in a silk fabric lined guest room on the top floor. Reasonably early in the morning I woke with an incredible thirst. I tried to find the kitchen for a glass of water. On entering the basement …

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Categories: Appliances, Chameleon, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, openSUSE, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Oxford University: The perfect setting for HPC discussions

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By: Keithaclarke

October 10, 2016 1:40 pm

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IDC, one of the premier analyst firms who closely tracks trends in the IT industry, hosted a High Performance Computing (HPC) forum at Oxford University.  Oxford is one of the oldest Universities in the world but the discussions at this event were about leading edge technologies that solve current issues and business needs.  SUSE, IDC, National Cancer …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing

Three Manifest Wisdoms from LinuxCon Europe That Are Not Self-evident

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By: chabowski

October 10, 2016 11:30 am

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This year, LinuxCon Europe took place in Berlin at the InterContinental Hotel – a very good choice for a venue! As usual, LinuxCon provided amazing opportunities to meet with friends and colleagues from the community (the picture below shows Jeanette, Craig and Rob – it was a pleasure working the booth together with you!). Besides …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

Join the Expert Webinar: SAP HANA on IBM Power with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

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By: SaSoe

October 10, 2016 1:16 am

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Join us for this webinar, on October 20, as we highlight key considerations companies need to take into account when planning to run SAP HANA on IBM Power. You will be able to learn about SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems with SUSE, and how you can use this solution to digitally transform your organization. …

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

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