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Automatic AMI selection in AWS CloudFormation with Lambda

jgleissner

By: jgleissner

January 20, 2017 11:51 am

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Score:5

AWS CloudFormation is a useful tool to orchestrate your SUSE Linux Enterprise based workloads in Amazon’s public cloud. Hardcoding the AMI ID of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server image you want to use in the template, or even a list of IDs if you need to support multiple AWS regions, works, but is inconvenient since …

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Categories: Cloud Solutions, Enterprise Linux, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

A Frugal Solution for Large Data

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

January 10, 2017 5:43 am

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Score:3

SUSE Enterprise Storage Big files and big storage capacities pose big challenges for IT departments. If you work in a Large Data storage environment, you can cut your total storage deployment cost by a factor of three if you use a solution tailored for the Large Data environment: SUSE Enterprise Storage. Large Data is the …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Enterprise Linux, Software-Defined Storage, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Running for the OpenStack Board: (Still) “All In” on OpenStack

Joseph George

By: Joseph George

January 5, 2017 12:59 pm

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Score:5

UPDATE JAN 17, 2017: The results are in and we in the OpenStack community have elected our Individual Representatives to the Board of Directors – congratulations to our newly elected Directors! And while I am disappointed that I personally am not able to serve this year, my support for the OpenStack project remains unwavering: I …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

Building a Capable Cloud Service Provider Ecosystem in Middle East



By: Vera Schneider

December 15, 2016 3:21 am

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Blog by Paul Abi-Chahine, SUSE. SUSE and BPS recently announced a partnership with the goal to build a cloud service provider ecosystem in Middle East. BPS is a pure play service provider channel cloud distributor and is acting now as a SUSE distributor for the Middle East & Levant. As part of the agreement, BPS …

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They Like Us, And It’s Not Just Me Saying That



By: Nathan Barney

November 30, 2016 11:13 am

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In my work with our partners here at SUSE I get to interact with partners of all types. I get to talk with them about how we work together and hear not only about the marketing, which is my field, but also hear about the other engagements we work on in areas like sales, engineering …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Storage, SUSECON

Some goodies for the upcoming holidays, SLES 12 SP2 in the Public Cloud

rjschwei

By: rjschwei

November 21, 2016 8:37 am

Reads:930

Score:4

SUSECon 2016 has come and gone with many announcements; including the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 during the opening keynote on Tuesday November 8, 2016. Simultaneously your public cloud Elves released SLES 12 SP2 from the conference venue in Amazon Web Services EC2, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure. One major improvement for our public …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

3 Ways to Make Cloud MORE Boring

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

November 9, 2016 5:30 am

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“May you live in interesting times.” This traditional Chinese curse has a slightly sarcastic edge. It’s really saying “may you experience much disorder and trouble in your life”.  The implication is that if you want an easier life, you need to live in peaceful, tranquil or even boring times. We don’t live in boring times. …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSECON, Technical Solutions

Highlights from OpenStack Summit Barcelona

Joseph George

By: Joseph George

October 27, 2016 6:49 am

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What a great week at the OpenStack Summit this past week in Barcelona! Fantastic keynotes, great sessions, and excellent hallway conversations.  It was great to meet a number of new Stackers as well as rekindle old friendships from back when OpenStack kicked off in 2010. A few items of note from my perspective: OpenStack Foundation …

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OpenStack Cloud – Mixing Evolution with Revolution

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

October 25, 2016 1:00 am

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Score:4.5

OpenStack is widely recognized as the ideal platform for developing new, agile and innovative cloud-native workloads. It’s also seen as the perfect environment for DevOps. While that is undoubtedly true, more and more enterprise users are also seeing its huge potential for transforming their existing traditional IT infrastructures. That potential for IT transformation has become …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, OpenStack, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

This Week: OpenStack Summit Barcelona!

Joseph George

By: Joseph George

October 24, 2016 5:38 am

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In a few days, Stackers will congregate in beautiful Barcelona, Spain to kick off the bi-annual OpenStack Summit and User Conference, the 14th of its kind. On the heels of the recent OpenStack Newton launch, we will see a wide variety of people, backgrounds, industries, and skill sets represented, all focused on learning about, sharing …

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