Technical Solutions

Provision SLES on Bare Metal (including Raspberry Pi) – Fast!

By: frego

April 28, 2017 3:07 pm



I went to StackiFest17 this week in San Francisco, where in just one amazing day I received a crash course on Bare Metal Provisioning and became a huge fan of Stacki, the industry’s fastest bare metal provisioning platform made by StackIQ. The big news is that StackIQ announced the availability of a new major release …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Can’t stop the SUSE!


By: jbakrude

April 28, 2017 2:49 pm



One of the questions I get asked most when talking about my job at SUSE is: ‘How do I pronounce SUSE’? People always respond with a smile when I tell them we have a cool video on ‘How do you say SUSE’! Yes, I will forward that to you! Doing so gives me the opportunity to introduce …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Looking ahead to SUSECON 2017

Carrie McInelly

By: Carrie McInelly

April 28, 2017 2:44 pm



Is it that time again? You bet. SUSECON is right around the corner and being held in Prague, Czechia, September 25-29, 2017. If you’ve attended SUSECON in the past you know that anything can happen (live music, giveaways, Minecraft on a giant screen, to name a few…) but more importantly, the event offers 100+ hours …

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Categories: SUSECON, Technical Solutions

Keep your SAP systems rolling with SUSE Live Patching

Michael Tabron

By: Michael Tabron

April 27, 2017 3:25 pm



I recently saw a Facebook post showing a motorized toy train on a wooden track made up of four interlocking arcs that formed a semi-circle. Over the track was a robotic arm that repeatedly assessed the location of the train and then moved a section of the track in front of it. The train ran …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes

By: ronaldnu

April 27, 2017 1:53 pm



A few thoughts on why a strong market requirement will push Cloud Foundry onto Kubernetes. First thing to note, Cloud Foundry (CF) is a leading if not the leading PaaS offering on the market. Also note, CF is not built using Kubernetes, it uses its own container system. And while this container system is compatible …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Containers, Containers as a Service, Technical Solutions

You Could Find Your Inner Geek All Over Again!

By: SimonBriggsy_UK

April 26, 2017 8:19 am



Let me take you back in time…………first there where Dinosaurs (Hold up not that far back!) Let me take you back to “when I were a lad” (well I was in Yorkshire!). It was 1983. A time of hope, a small nation recovering from a terrible recession, with British pop music and art popular around …

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Deploying SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 in a lab environment


By: pedrivo

April 25, 2017 2:20 pm



Interested in SUSE Openstack Cloud but you’re not very sure about how to get started? Nothing better than to set up your own lab and start poking around. This is a short guide about how to do so.

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Categories: Cloud Solutions, OpenStack, Technical Solutions

Holy Supportconfig File

Matteo Limardo

By: Matteo Limardo

April 25, 2017 12:26 pm



Let’s talk about Supportutils tool? Sure thing, why not! As a Technical Support Engineer in SUSE, I rely heavily on Supportutils tool which generates a file with all the configurations and logs of the system, the Holy Supportconfig File. Frankly, my job would be much more difficult without…

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Free Tools, Server and Application Virtualization, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

There’s Life in the Old Dog Yet: Mainframes Are Gaining Ground — Also Thanks to Linux


By: chabowski

April 24, 2017 1:25 pm



This article has originally been published in German at DataCenter Insider with the title “Wie wunderbar sind Mainframes – dank Linux“. A huge “Thank You” to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog. Despite all the prophecies of doom, mainframes have never really “gone out of fashion”, and their …

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

Encrypting Supportconfig for Added Security


By: chamilton

April 24, 2017 6:56 am



There are cases where the data on your server is extremely sensitive. In these cases sending information, like the supportconfig, to us using standard methods like email and FTP aren’t secure enough. So what can be done? We can use GPG keys to encrypt the data before it is sent. I’ll give the steps of the …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions