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OpenStack Emerges as Top Choice for Private Cloud

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

July 31, 2017 1:48 am

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To fully appreciate the emergence of OpenStack as the de facto choice for private cloud deployments, it helps to go back to the beginning—back to 2010, when Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched the open source cloud-software initiative. Two years later, the OpenStack Foundation was formed to promote OpenStack and its community. Back then, a …

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

Let’s talk blue and double up performance

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

July 28, 2017 9:26 am

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Credit to  Lars Marowsky-Bree and Sven Seeberg for their input here The Ceph storage system is a highly efficient and cost-effective tool for safely storing large amounts of data. Ceph has been called “valet parking for data.” A storage client saves the data to the cluster and is then free to turn to other tasks, while, …

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Configuring Smart Card authentication on SUSE Linux Enterprise



By: Andreas Stieger

July 28, 2017 7:58 am

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This guide describes the configuration of Smart Card authentication on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12. Smart Cards are used for user authentication and related cryptography applications. The configuration described here includes the Common Access Card (commonly referred to CAC card) , as used by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) for civil and military …

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There’s more to SUSECON than just the sessions…

Kent Wimmer

By: Kent Wimmer

July 28, 2017 7:53 am

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A few months ago, we announced that SUSECON 2017 would be in one of the most beautiful places in the world: Prague, Czechia (The wait is over. SUSECON 2017 location will be….) Since then, we’ve talked about the incredible technical content at SUSECON until we’re *green* in the face. By now everyone knows that they …

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SUSE Merchandise | Renewed!

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By: jbakrude

July 27, 2017 11:00 am

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Say ‘Yes’ to our Big Green Chameleon, our cool SUSE t-shirts, and our other SUSE branded items. Who doesn’t love SUSE Merchandise, right? Having said that, we’d like to announce our renewed online Merchandise Store! New, global shipment! After launching our first Merchandise store a year ago, we figured it was time for an updated …

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OSC Helpers for Lazy Packagers

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By: chabowski

July 26, 2017 4:26 am

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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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Considerations for Disaster Recovery and Automated Failover Clusters for SAP HANA Infrastructures

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By: SaSoe

July 24, 2017 7:25 am

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Data corruption, component failures, and power outages are just a few examples of major issues that IT departments must be prepared for at any given moment. In the event of system downtime, organizations must have a proper disaster recovery (DR) and high availability (HA) strategy in place to minimize the business impact. But how can …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, IT Infrastructure Management, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

It’s What You Can Prove: Free Certifications at SUSECON 2017!

Kent Wimmer

By: Kent Wimmer

July 21, 2017 9:00 am

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In the 2001 film “Training Day”, Denzel Washington gave an incredible performance as Alonzo Harris, a corrupt police officer in Los Angeles. One of his most memorable quotes from the movie is this; “It’s not what you know; it’s what you can prove.” Well, that’s about as far as the analogy goes, but at SUSECON …

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Appcara + SUSE: A Partnership that Works



By: frego

July 20, 2017 7:52 am

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I met John Yung – CEO and Founder of Appcara – one year ago. I work with lots of new software partners, and was prepared to give John the SUSE overview, but he beat me to the punch. Not only did he know all about SUSE, but he had already been working with our team …

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University of the Arts Utrecht, HKU gain a robust, high-performance backbone for file and block storage with SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

July 20, 2017 3:46 am

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As resolutions and frame rates rise, HKU’s students needed to store and share increasing quantities of multimedia data. The university’s existing fragmented, multi-site storage infrastructure could no longer meet these growing demands. By deploying a four-node SUSE Enterprise Storage™ cluster—which will soon stretch across two locations for added resilience— HKU has gained a robust, high-performance …

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