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The Agile Penguinz – Unfurling OpenStack Sails

Jeff Reser

By: Jeff Reser

August 8, 2016 11:05 am

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When IBM introduced two “Linux-your-way” LinuxONE mainframes a year ago this month, as part of the z Systems family, there was a keen focus on solving DevOps challenges and smoothing over different mindsets within Development and IT Operations.  In particular, OpenStack has gained momentum as the de facto standard in provisioning and managing z/VM virtual …

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Categories: OpenStack, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

The Agile Penguinz – Blending DevOps

Jeff Reser

By: Jeff Reser

August 8, 2016 9:46 am

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A lifetime ago, I was a VM developer anxious to make my mark on the programming world by producing leading-edge applications that I thought surely everyone would scramble to use and share.  At the time, it was imperative to establish a good rapport with IT in order to complete the deployment cycle and get anyone’s …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

Uptime Matters, for Cars and Data Centers

scsmith

By: scsmith

August 2, 2016 6:53 am

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I have a 2003 Subaru Outback. I love the car. My wife loves the car. Living in Utah, we’ve used it to hit up the national parks, camping in the mountains, deserts and forests. This car has fostered many happy memories for our family. But do you know what I really hate? Car downtime. My wife …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager

SUSE to unlock technical opportunities within your business

jenniferbakrude

By: jenniferbakrude

June 30, 2016 4:25 pm

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Score:5

Getting your skills up to date or becoming an expert even, is something we all fancy. The challenge however is that our time is often limited in this fast pacing world. Because I know what it’s like to have limited time available while trying to keep my skills up high, I like to point out our …

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Categories: Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Geo Clustering for SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center, Technical Solutions

32-bit applications on SLES 12? Yes!

KTate

By: KTate

May 10, 2016 1:15 pm

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Score:5

SUSE’s ISV team has received several questions from partners in the past few months about whether they can deliver and support their 32-bit applications on SLES 12. Our response to them is “Yes, you can!” The process may be a little unexpected, but it works. Our long-standing partner, Scalix, a provider of innovative email and …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

YES Search: The way to all information…well, about certified hardware anyway

Drew

By: Drew

February 25, 2016 2:15 pm

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Score:5

Where can you find the certification bulletins for more than 47,200 servers, workstations and other hardware components? How can you determine whether your company’s specific hardware is YES Certified with the latest SUSE Linux Enterprise release? Where can you find the specific hardware configuration for the certified server you are planning to buy and deploy …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE, IBM, and KVM: Powering the Future of the Mainframe

chabowski

By: chabowski

September 18, 2015 8:43 am

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NOTE: A huge “Thank You” to Mary Marks from the Alliance Marketing Team for her contributions to this blog post!   It´s available NOW! After the announcement at LinuxCon about a month ago, now you can get the advantage of mainframe computing with Linux using KVM. The increasing complexity and resulting costs of managing distributed servers forces companies to …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

New processors before the next SUSE Linux Enterprise Service Pack – YES to the rescue!

Drew

By: Drew

August 24, 2015 7:56 am

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Score:5

New x86 server processor technology is currently released on roughly a 12-to-15 month schedule. That means that approximately every 18 months there is a major x86-architecture update available from server vendors. Variants of these major processor updates, with different feature sets and/or speeds, are also released in-between the 12-to-15 month release cycle. Desktop and laptop …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Here you go! Take SUSE Manager 2.1 for IBM z Systems

chabowski

By: chabowski

August 19, 2015 9:49 am

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According to a recent Forrester study, IT spends 70% of its budget on just maintaining their existing environment. And some customers tell us this percentage is even higher in their organizations. The reason is that data centers have become increasingly complex. New technologies and rapid data center development have created endless new opportunities, but also monitoring …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Top 6 Messages of the Recent IBM LinuxOne Mainframe Announcement

chabowski

By: chabowski

August 18, 2015 3:15 am

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Score:5

Yesterday, at LinuxCon, IBM announced “a significant expansion of the mainframe’s strategy of embracing open source-based technologies and open-source communities” under the umbrella of the LinuxOne portfolio. However, it seems that there is a lot of confusion about the announcement, and I have been asked frequently during the past two days, what exactly the IBM …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

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