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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

jphippen

By: jphippen

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

Datalounges, SUSE Linux Enterprise & OpenStack

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

August 1, 2016 9:37 am

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Score:5

When the cool companies of the world think “OpenStack”… they think “SUSE”. And not just because SUSE won (nay… dominated) Intel’s Rule The Stack competition (a speed trial to see who can set up OpenStack instances faster than anyone else in the land) three years in a row. In the far away realm of Finland (well, “far …

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

Enterprise Storage: How to Manage the Inevitable

jphippen

By: jphippen

August 1, 2016 8:24 am

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The vast majority of IT departments are experiencing enormous increases in the demand for storage and computing power. Few ― if any ― will have the budget to meet rising requirements that continue to outpace the growth in their budgets. This raises a difficult question for IT teams everywhere: how long is the usual approach …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Partners: Meet Our Social Media Dark Horse

Jacob Perry

By: Jacob Perry

July 26, 2016 8:04 am

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Score:5

Sure, he may look like a nice guy (which he is), but he is as adaptable as a chameleon, shifting his colors to match the surroundings. On the streets he’s a Territory Sales Manager helping improve enterprise data centers throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, but on LinkedIn and Twitter he’s a social media master wielding post and …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Expert Views

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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Score:3

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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Score:5

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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Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSECON, Technical Solutions

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

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

July 19, 2016 5:13 am

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Score:5

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

Reads:1,725

Score:4.33

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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