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Open Source vs proprietary SDS – why get locked in when you can stay open and in control?

jphippen

By: jphippen

July 12, 2016 12:25 pm

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Score:5

Once upon a time, enterprise storage was defined by hardware. You installed a system, and when it ran out of space or its performance started to creak, you bolted more capacity onto the side or brought in a new, larger system and managed the painful upgrade process, data migration, or both. You chose from different …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Enabling Cisco ACI with SUSE OpenStack Cloud



By: mfriesenegger

July 11, 2016 7:50 am

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Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches operating in Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode have opened the door to software defined networking (SDN) using Cisco networking hardware. What this means is a network configuration which used to be done manually within the switches can now be programmitically created and deleted. A customer could write their own code …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Events, Expert Views, OpenStack

SUSECON or Bust!

Carrie McInelly

By: Carrie McInelly

July 8, 2016 11:49 am

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There’s something about attending industry events and trade-shows that always feels new to me (even year after year). Personally, I like to arrive early, get registered, and quickly flip through the event guide to figure out where I’ll head first, all the while, wondering which friend I’ll bump into that I’ve met over the years, …

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Categories: Events, SUSECON, Technical Solutions

Struggle of existence

FHemminga

By: FHemminga

July 8, 2016 7:47 am

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Today’s businesses are challenged by keeping up with constantly, rapidly changing customer demands and new market trends. This puts severe pressures on the lines of business within an organization and causes difficulty in staying ahead of the competition. In the first place to be constantly outward looking and in the second place to establish a …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE OpenStack Cloud

Want the full benefits of Ceph Jewel, now? Better call SUSE.

jphippen

By: jphippen

July 6, 2016 9:21 am

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  SUSE Enterprise Storage 3.0: Ceph Jewel is here now, fully supported, not on its way. There are moments when, reading around in the tech media, its fantastic to hear that the future will be here soon. Thus, within a few clicks on Google looking for for Ceph Jewel information, you can find Gartner rating …

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About Penalties, European Championship and SAP HANA

tstepan

By: tstepan

July 6, 2016 9:04 am

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Have you seen the match on Saturday between Germany and Italy like me? This was a real penalty soccer thriller. I could not sit still even knowing that my team, the German National Football Team, is well prepared. How did I know? Well first of course I trust in Manuel Neuer, the best goal-keeper in …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Groups + States == Awesome!



By: joachimwerner

July 5, 2016 12:31 pm

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Score:5

In my last post I promised to write more about what I’m calling the Groups & States Pattern. We discovered it more or less by accident when we prepared for the SUSE keynote at SaltConf, as we tried to come up with a simple, yet powerful, demo of what you can do with plain Salt …

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SUSE SolidDriver Program

Ann Davis

By: Ann Davis

July 5, 2016 8:59 am

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Score:5

The SUSE SolidDriver Program is a key SUSE offering… in fact, the SUSE Linux Enterprise roadmap presentation includes a “SolidDriver Program” slide.  But what exactly is the SolidDriver Program?  How does it benefit customers?  How do partners join it?  This SUSE Conversation will try to provide some high-level answers to these questions.  More in-depth information …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SUSE: Winning awards left and right

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

July 5, 2016 8:42 am

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Score:5

As a kid we were all told that winning isn’t everything.  “It doesn’t matter if you win or lose, it’s how you play the game.”  That’s absolutely true.  But, I’ve gotta say, winning feels pretty darn good. At the 2016 Storage Awards, SUSE took home “Cloud Enabler of the Year” for SUSE OpenStack Cloud and …

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Is my OpenStack ready for Cloud Foundry?



By: cschum

July 5, 2016 12:26 am

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Score:4.67

This year’s first Cloud Foundry Summit took place in Santa Clara at the end of May. Beyhan Veli from SAP and I gave a presentation about the Cloud Foundry OpenStack Validator, a new tool we developed as one of the results of our collaboration with SAP on the BOSH OpenStack Cloud Provider Interface project. Watch …

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