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Geo Clustering: What, How, and Why?

chabowski

By: chabowski

December 19, 2016 9:20 am

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The following article has been contributed by Greg Eckert who is responsible for Business Development at SUSE’s valued partner LINBIT.   Disaster Recovery (DR) has been an industry buzzword for decades. But DR can have several meanings: mobile offices which act as work spaces after disasters, backups off-site, recovering data from destroyed disks, live replication between …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Geo Clustering for SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, Technical Solutions

Building Images for 64-bit POS Devices with the New SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server

chabowski

By: chabowski

December 19, 2016 8:28 am

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Score:5

It´s this time of the year again for retailers – Christmas season is putting them under huge pressure. And even though IT budgets for retail environments have been on the rise again during the past years, many departments are still saddled with an outdated hodgepodge of systems, licensing fees, maintenance and multi-year roll-outs.  At the …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, Technical Solutions

SDS Appliance? SoftIron says YES!

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By: davidbyte

December 15, 2016 1:20 pm

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While at the SC16 show in Salt Lake City, SoftIron, a storage startup and SUSE partner,  launched their HyperDrive storage platform.  There are several aspects of their offering that on which I would like to provide comment. The first is that SoftIron bridges a gap between the proprietary storage arrays from the traditional vendors and the …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Integrated Systems, Software-Defined Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

OpenStack, Now and Moving Ahead: Lessons from My Own Personal Transformation

Joseph George

By: Joseph George

December 15, 2016 9:11 am

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It’s a transformative time for OpenStack. And I know a thing or two about transformations. Over the last two and a half years, I’ve managed to lose over 90 pounds. (Yes, you read that right.) It was a long and arduous effort, and it is a major personal accomplishment that I take a lot of …

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

SUSE Expert Days – Coming to a city near you

Carrie McInelly

By: Carrie McInelly

December 14, 2016 9:06 am

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It’s that time of year again… winter, the holidays, and SUSE Expert Days! The next SUSE Expert Days series officially kicks off in early 2017 and will visit over 75 cities worldwide. What is a SUSE Expert Day? These days are free, one-day events full of technical conversations and demos, providing IT professionals with the …

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Categories: Events, Technical Solutions

YEP – That’s Another Win for SUSE OpenStack Cloud!

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

December 13, 2016 6:02 am

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Score:5

The SVC Awards are always a great way to round out the year.  At an event hosted at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington in London, the SVC Awards recognize and reward the outstanding products, companies and teams involved in the Storage, Virtualization and Cloud sectors. We are delighted to say that SUSE won the Cloud …

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

SUSE Loses Their Mind and Hires Me

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By: chabowski

December 13, 2016 5:01 am

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The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, who joined the SUSE documentation team as a Technical Writer in early November. If you want to read more from Carla, just see her personal blog at http://carlaschroder.com/. This has been one weird year, oh yes it has. At the beginning of the year I was working …

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Making HPC Adoption Easier



By: Kai Dupke

December 12, 2016 5:39 pm

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SUSE is entering the third decade of supporting HPC by releasing the HPC module – now part of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for HPC 12 SP2.  The High Performance Computing market has grown and evolved around the globe – in supercomputing centers and beyond for banking and finance, medical research, energy, and much more.  At …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, Technical Solutions

When it comes to mass storage TCO, SUSE shows Red Hat the red card

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

December 12, 2016 8:45 am

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IT pros have long known that the upfront cost of storage systems can bear little relation to the total cost of running them over an extended period, and that an attractive entry price is all too often something of a ‘Trojan Horse’ sell – at first glance it looks like a gift. . . . …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

2016 Leap Second in SUSE Linux Enterprise



By: LPechacek

December 9, 2016 1:01 pm

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The next positive leap second, announced in July, is just a few weeks away. On that occasion SUSE Labs reviewed the readiness status for this event. There is nothing new since June 2015, with the notable exception of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2 release, which is unaffected by all known defects in this area. Technical …

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

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