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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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Score:5

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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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

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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Categories: Cloud Computing, Events, Expert Views, OpenStack

Struggle of existence

FHemminga

By: FHemminga

July 8, 2016 7:47 am

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Score:Unrated

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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Score:5

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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Score:5

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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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

SUSE: Winning awards left and right

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

July 5, 2016 8:42 am

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Score:5

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

My first Hackweek project: openDoc

chabowski

By: chabowski

July 4, 2016 4:01 am

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Score:5

This is a guest blog written by Markus Feilner, Teamlead Documentation SUSE.  When I arrived at SUSE more than a year ago, with a background of journalism, Enterprise Linux, Consulting and thousands of pages of writings about other people’s work in open source, I found a company almost 25 years old adjacent to a thriving community, …

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Categories: Expert Views, Free Tools, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

Hack Week #14 – Time for Innovation, Collaboration, and Education!

chabowski

By: chabowski

June 30, 2016 2:27 pm

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Score:5

What is an intelligent and motivating way to foster open source contribution AND innovation? A really good option is offering a Hack Week. Don´t know what this is? Hack Week – at least at SUSE – is a week-long kind of development `sprint´ permitting our developers to dedicate their time on special projects. No matter …

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Categories: Chameleon, Events, Expert Views, Free Tools, Technical Solutions

Don’t miss SUSE on SAP’S Community Network (SCN)

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

June 30, 2016 6:04 am

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Score:4

The SAP Community Network (SCN) is the quickest way for SAP users to solve problems, learn more about SAP solutions, and invent new ways to get things done. SAP software users, developers, consultants, mentors and students use the SAP Community Network to get help, share ideas, learn, innovate and connect with others. There are an …

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

How to Set Up a Performance-Optimized SAP HANA Total Infrastructure

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

June 30, 2016 5:52 am

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Score:4.5

Modern SAP systems running critical workloads need to meet the highest standards for availability for their SAP services. Achieving the ideal goal of zero downtime may be a physical impossibility for some organizations. Business continuity architectures based on SAP HANA System Replication rely on the system administrator to determine that a failure has occurred and …

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

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