Technical Solutions

SUSE images now in Oracle Cloud Marketplace


By: rlinnell

March 22, 2017 12:58 pm



Yesterday at Oracle’s premier developer event – Oracle Code, Oracle announced their Oracle Cloud Platform is seeing rapid adoption by global enterprises, SMBs and ISVs for a range of business critical workloads. They also shared that Oracle Cloud Marketplace is growing quickly, with more than 4,000 partner solutions already being offered, including solutions from SUSE. …

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

It’s Springtime now – go and try out new things

Peter Schinagl

By: Peter Schinagl

March 22, 2017 12:42 pm



In November 2016 at SUSECon we announced our newest version of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 SP2 in Azure. In January 2017, in addition to SLES, SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP1 and SP2 became available in Azure too. It’s Springtime now – go and try out new things. Did you know how easy …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Containers, Enterprise Linux, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

5 Steps to getting started with Open Source Software Defined Storage – and why you should take them

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

March 22, 2017 7:40 am



Back in 2013, analyst group IDC calculated that the total amount of data created and replicated in the world had edged beyond 4.4 zettabytes – a staggering number. The statement made the headlines and was widely repeated across media websites dealing with Big Data and the related storage issues. At the time, IDC attributed the …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Limpopo government and SUSE join forces for pupils to partake in the digital age

By: Vera Schneider

March 20, 2017 9:51 am



Blog: Derek Rule, SUSE South Africa This Friday brought together all enthusiasts at the free and open source software event, FOSS in Polokwane, the capital of Limpopo province in South Africa. Since 2007 the South African Government encourages the use of free and open source software for its authorities. But here in Limpopo, regional authorities …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Raspberry Pi Geek Loves (open)(S)US(E)


By: chabowski

March 20, 2017 2:28 am



The following article has been contributed by Dmitri Popov, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.    Good news for those who are interested in running openSUSE and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on a Raspberry Pi. Issue #21 of the Raspberry Pi Geek magazine already introduced openSUSE Leap 42.2 by providing it as cover DVD and via an overview …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Free Tools, News, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

Zero-Outage Offering von SUSE – die Anforderung an IT im Zeitalter der Digitalen Transformation

Sabine Seitz

By: Sabine Seitz

March 16, 2017 12:59 pm



Im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung ist IT überall und verbindet alles miteinander. Wenn IT nicht funktioniert, geht oft gar nichts mehr. Mit Zero Outage hat T-Systems bereits 2011 ein ganzheitliches Programm zur Qualitätssicherung implementiert, das hochmoderne IT, global einheitliche Prozesse mit schneller Fehlerbehebung sowie speziell ausgebildeten Mitarbeitern beinhaltet. Kern dieser Initiative ist, den unterbrechungsfreien IT-Betrieb zu …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, German, IT Infrastructure Management, Mission-Critical Computing, Technical Solutions

OpenStack Private Cloud is Doing Just Fine


By: Mark_Smith

March 15, 2017 2:50 am



Sometimes you have to dig beneath the surface of headlines to understand what’s really going on.  I guess that’s one thing most of us have learned in recent months. Sometimes you need some careful analysis to get to the real story. It seems like that’s as true in the IT world as it is with tabloid …

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SUSE and OpenStack: Making Some Noise!

By: frego

March 13, 2017 5:11 pm



In case you missed it, SUSE is making a bit of noise recently in the OpenStack world. Last month we released SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 based on the upstream Newton release. It now includes Kubernetes as a Service for container orchestration, non-disruptive upgrade capabilities and support for unified storage by integrating the OpenStack shared file …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Make Windows green again – Part 5

Hannes Kühnemund

By: Hannes Kühnemund

March 13, 2017 7:11 am



Here we are, part 5 of the “Make Windows green again” blog series hot off the press and maybe things so aren’t as shiny anymore as initially thought? In part 1 we discussed how to inject openSUSE Leap into WSL, we then discussed in part 2 how to get the user setup right again. Part …

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By: rjschwei

March 10, 2017 10:12 am



OK let’s spell that out, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications on Google Compute Engine, that’s a mouth full and would have made for a really long title. If you are following Google Cloud Platform news or SAP news you are most likely aware of the announcement that took place during the GCP Next ’17 conference…

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