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Back to normal – Azure US East



By: rjschwei

April 27, 2016 3:22 pm

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Well, I am happy to report that we are back to normal operation in the Azure US East region as of Wednesday April 27 1:46 A.M. EST. Late last week Azure had network issues and a storage service outage in the US East region…

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Azure Stack



By: rjschwei

April 7, 2016 8:23 am

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Azure Stack is the Private Cloud implementation of Azure. Azure Stack includes hybrid cloud functionality and enables the delivery of Cloud services based on Microsoft technology in a private data center. As of today a pre-built SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 image is available for download.

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



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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Upgrading your running on demand instances in the Public Cloud



By: rjschwei

January 13, 2016 2:45 pm

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On December 15, 2015 was First Customer Ship (FCS) date for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 and images were published in AWS EC2, Google Compute Engine and Microsoft Azure. With this release the transition phase for SLES 12 images/instances has started. One of the features of SLES 12 SP1 is that it provides an upgrade path from …

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Ready to go, prepared to grow.

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By: mge1512

October 30, 2015 4:34 pm

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We are happy to announce SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 JeOS — Just enough Operating System. In private clouds and virtualized datacenters today, fast deployment is critical to achieve operational efficiency. How can you quickly fire up an image in your virtual data center or private cloud without worrying about application certifications? Facing hundreds of …

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Riddle me this…



By: rjschwei

October 14, 2015 2:03 pm

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What is the complete name of the current image of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 in Google Compute Engine? When was the last SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 image in Microsoft Azure deprecated? What IP addresses does an on demand SUSE Linux enterprise Server instance running in the ap-southeast-1 region in AWS EC2 access …

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On Demand, BYOS, say what? Why do I need it?



By: rjschwei

September 10, 2015 1:32 pm

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One of the messages that has been persistently echoed since the emergence of public cloud frameworks has been the “pay as you go” phrase, or “pay based on your use”. This on demand computing model also brings with it some other expectations. I refer to them as “fire up and use”. Customers expect that the …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 4 is available

George Shi

By: George Shi

July 16, 2015 1:31 pm

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I love my car. It’s reliable, working well, fitting all my daily needs. I’m perfectly happy to keep it and to make the most out of this investment. For customers who are using SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 and have a similar plan for their existing workloads as I have with my car, SUSE Linux Enterprise …

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azurectl – A new project for Azure Command Line tools



By: rjschwei

May 26, 2015 10:50 am

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With the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 the concept of modules was introduced. Additional information about modules is provided by Modules: Bridging the gap between Turtle and Hare and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Modules . One of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 modules is the Public Cloud Module. The idea behind the Public Cloud …

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SUSE Image Life Cycle for Public Cloud Deployments



By: rjschwei

May 13, 2015 8:30 am

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Over the last few weeks we have worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, Hewlett Packard, and Microsoft Azure teams to define a policy that allows us to treat all cloud frameworks equally from the perspective of image maintenance. Some cloud-specific notes follow at the end. In the event of severe security vulnerabilities disclosed through …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

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