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Open Source Software Defined Storage: why Ceph development is now, and always will be, a team sport.

By: jphippen

January 11, 2016 7:13 pm



‘‘East is East, and West is West and never the twain shall meet’. Rudyard Kipling Here’s a statement of the obvious: proprietary software, and open source software have diametrically opposed business models. The former is the traditional business model of software companies: the vendor writes the code exclusively in-house, defines the roadmap, and then sells …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Comparing 2 Systems Using Machinery

By: rjschwei

January 11, 2016 11:26 am



Recently I was faced with a bit of a predicament where the ability of comparing two systems had the potential of providing needed insights into a problem I was encountering. Well, what better way to do this than to dig into the SUSE toolbox and reach for the machinery tool, read the documentation, get my …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Free Tools, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

SUSE Embedded Solutions for Medical Devices

By: tleauanae

January 5, 2016 9:10 am



SUSE recently participated at the MD&M Minneapolis 2015 event, a show that brings in some of the top vendors and exhibitors that provide solutions for medical devices. Dennis Vetrano, a SUSE partner executive, discussed with attendees our SUSE Linux embedded solution for healthcare organizations that require a Linux operating system-based solution that is secure, capable and efficient. Our SUSE …

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Categories: Integrated Systems, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Studio

New Technology Available in 2015

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

December 17, 2015 11:07 am



Apply security fixes to your IT systems with zero interruption It is called live patching that enable you to keep your IT system running while mitigating new threats. In other word, no more panic when the market discover new operating system vulnerability. New technology protect your operating system as it keeps running. Less than a …

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Categories: SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Manager, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Open source vs proprietary software: Two reasons why OpenStack has a business model that works for the customer (not the vendor)


By: Mark_Smith

December 14, 2015 11:11 am



Ever since Richard Stallman – that legendary stalwart of the Free Software Movement – started the GNU project in 1983, open source software has generated intensely polarized, even passionate, opinions. With a wide divide between those in favor and those against, there is no shortage of people willing to share a negative opinion about the …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise

How VMs get access to the metadata in Neutron

By: rsblendido

December 4, 2015 10:56 am



The metadata for a VM are delivered by Nova metadata service. Nova needs to know the instance ID of a VM to be able to deliver its metadata. Neutron has a special agent (metadata agent) just to add this information in the HTTP header of the metadata request of the VM. Let’s see more in …

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Categories: SUSE Cloud, Technical Solutions

Three Reasons Why You Should Be Eagerly Awaiting SUSE Manager 3. Check it Out and Join the Beta Program.

By: chabowski

December 1, 2015 4:13 am



According to a Forrester study, IT spends 70 percent of its budget on just maintaining its existing environment. Many customers tell us this percentage is even higher in their organizations. The reason is that data centers have become increasingly complex. But a market-proven systems management solution, like SUSE Manager, can make our customers lives much …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

SAP S/4HANA and Disaster Recovery Confidence

By: SaSoe

November 25, 2015 6:18 am



Join SUSE and SAP for this informative webinar. Scheduled for: December 8, 2015. Run twice: 4pm CET and 1pm EST.   By now you know that SAP S/4HANA is the next-generation business suite, taking full advantage of the SAP HANA in-memory platform. But before you commit your mission-critical ERP processes, you next need to know …

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

SUSE Linux and OpenStack: Concentrated Strength for SAP Offerings from the Cloud

By: SaSoe

November 25, 2015 3:31 am



Why should SAP customers who want to obtain their applications from the cloud rely on the administration and orchestration solution SUSE® OpenStack Cloud? A new SUSE whitepaper provides the answers. As the leading open-source cloud infrastructure solution, OpenStack offers numerous advantages over proprietary cloud solutions – above all, better interoperability with other systems, less vendor …

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

„Something Wicked This Way Comes” – New QuickStart Guide available!

By: chabowski

November 24, 2015 11:30 am



My good old friend – Master Geeko (isn´t he cool?) – just told me that my colleague Mark Post quite recently wrote a really helpful guide about Networking with Wicked in SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 – and finally this guide has been made publicly available via our SUSE Documentation webpages. Introduced with SUSE Linux Enterprise 12, Wicked is …

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