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You Could Find Your Inner Geek All Over Again!



By: SimonBriggsy_UK

April 26, 2017 8:19 am

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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

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By: pedrivo

April 25, 2017 2:20 pm

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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

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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

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By: chabowski

April 24, 2017 1:25 pm

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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

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By: chamilton

April 24, 2017 6:56 am

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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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The Mainframe versus the Server Farm – A Comparison

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By: chabowski

April 24, 2017 6:49 am

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The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team. The original article has been published in German at DataCenter Insider. A big “Thank You” to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog.     Google, Facebook, and Twitter own giant …

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

Revving up for the OpenStack Summit in Boston

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By: Mark_Smith

April 24, 2017 12:54 am

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The Boston OpenStack Summit is just around the corner and it’s time to accelerate your journey to an open source cloud infrastructure. Every organization is looking for the agility, innovation and faster time to value to deal with today’s rapidly changing business challenges. Why not plan a pit stop at booth B6 and talk to …

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Tips for non-native English speakers working on open source projects



By: Masayuki Igawa

April 20, 2017 6:55 am

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OpenStack is a huge community that is spread around the world and as with most open source projects, the primary language used is English. This means that non-native English speakers face communication and cultural challenges on a daily basis when participating in the ecosystem. Here are a few of the challenges and some tips on …

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University Hospital Essen supports soaring volumes of patient data with SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

April 20, 2017 5:12 am

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“It usually takes three months to procure, install and configure a new mid-range storage system and migrate data over. Now, we can simply order a new bespoke and tested commodity system from Thomas-Krenn, and add its capacity to the storage pool within days – at 70 to 80 percent lower expenditure.” – Michael Nieporte, Head …

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OpenSUSE Hidden Gems: LyX

J. S. Evans

By: J. S. Evans

April 19, 2017 3:30 pm

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Linux distributions are generally full of packages that have specific uses that most people don’t need or maybe they just don’t know that they need. In my previous post I wrote about QPhotoRec which I had never used before my little accident that actually saved me a huge headache. I didn’t know that this application existed until …

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