OSC Helpers for Lazy Packagers


By: chabowski

July 26, 2017 4:26 am



The following article has been contributed by Marcus “Darix” Rückert, Senior Software Engineer in the Operations & Services Team at SUSE. It first appeared on his personal homepage.   OSC, the openSUSE Commander, is the Command Line Interface that lets you work with the Open Build Service. If you ever discussed packaging in person with me, …

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Open-source and water. Same or different?


By: Marijn

July 18, 2017 12:28 pm



Quite frequently I get questions from people around me about how open-source software differs from proprietary software. The formal answer is that with open-source the source code is owned by no one and available to everyone, while proprietary software vendors keep the code of the program secret. However, I have found this answer does not …

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Categories: Benelux, SUSE News

Sharing insights: The Secret of Successful SAP Customers


By: SaSoe

July 14, 2017 1:57 am



SAP is a world leader in enterprise applications in terms of software and software-related service revenue. Over 350,000 customers run SAP software in more than 180 countries. Many of those customers are running their SAP applications on SAP Netweaver or SAP HANA. But did they succeed?   How did they manage to get the levels …

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

Get Ready to Paint the City of Prague Green!

Kent Wimmer

By: Kent Wimmer

July 11, 2017 12:46 pm



We are officially 12 weeks from SUSECON 2017 in the beautiful, historic city of Prague and here at SUSE, we’re all busy ensuring it’s an event to remember.  This year’s theme is “Open. Redefined.” and our mission?  To show all SUSECON goers that there’s more to “open” than just the code!  If SUSECON is not …

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Categories: SUSE News, Technical Solutions

Live Patching superhero doesn’t reboot from Stack Clash

Raj Meel

By: Raj Meel

July 11, 2017 11:51 am



If you were staying up late to patch your servers when the Stack Clash vulnerability recently showed up then you are not alone. However, you could join the select club of super savvy admin superheroes who didn’t have to shut down systems to patch Stack Clash. Stack Clash can be patched without bringing down your …

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Categories: IT Infrastructure Management, Mission-Critical Computing, SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, SUSE News

Is a Cloud-First Strategy Right for Your Business?


By: Mark_Smith

July 11, 2017 8:36 am



Gartner predicts that more than half of global enterprises that already use cloud today will adopt an all-in, or cloud-first, strategy by 2021. Should you do the same, and if so, where should you begin? First, it’s important to understand that a cloud-first strategy is a business strategy that aims to reduce IT costs by transitioning …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE News, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

Why should I patch my server?

J. S. Evans

By: J. S. Evans

July 5, 2017 6:54 am



Wait, what? Why should I patch my server? Because you won’t get bug fixes. But my server works just fine, if it’s not broken don’t fix it, right? What about security fixes? My server isn’t accessible from the internet. I’m not worried about it getting hacked. But it’s still possible, right? Do you really want …

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Categories: IT Infrastructure Management, SUSE News, Technical Solutions

SUSE przedstawia nowy MicroOS i platformę CaaS do obsługi kontenerów

Rafal Kruschewski

By: Rafal Kruschewski

June 20, 2017 5:40 am



SUSE Container as a Service (CaaS) Platform to nowy produkt w naszej ofercie, który zapewni wyjątkowo łatwy sposób na stworzenie w firmie nowoczesnej infrastruktury kontenerowej. Specjalnie dla niego przygotowano system operacyjny (SUSE MicroOS) do obsługi mikrousług i kontenerów. SUSE CaaS Platform (kontener jako usługa) stanowi platformę programistyczno-hostingową dla usług i aplikacji opartych na kontenerach. Świetnie …

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Categories: Announcements, Containers, Containers as a Service, News, Polish, SUSE News

HPE Discover (Las Vegas, 2017): Simple hybrid IT and the intelligent edge


By: carolinapereira

June 14, 2017 9:05 pm



One more year and one more Discover under our belts. 🙂 The conference offers our SUSE team the opportunity to chat with customers, partners and HPE employees who work with us on a daily basis, and we simply love it. If you were there or if you are reading about the conference, watching videos etc. …

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What Customers Really Think about OpenStack Cloud


By: Mark_Smith

June 13, 2017 7:37 am



According to the French philosopher René Descartes, to know what people really think, pay attention to what they do, rather than what they say. In the light of that wisdom, if you want to know what customers really think about OpenStack cloud software, you should pay attention to what they are doing with it.  Or …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Containers, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE News, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions