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iSCSI on Ceph with SUSE: the breakthrough software defined technology bringing widespread cost savings to enterprise storage

jphippen

By: jphippen

August 3, 2016 1:15 pm

Reads:979

Score:5

Enterprise data storage: complex, expensive and mission critical Since former Meta Group analyst Doug Laney (now Gartner) famously defined the three ‘V’s of big data in 2001, we’ve all been seeing increases in the volume of data stored. Analyst firms might make varying projections of total market growth and value, but they are all agreed …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

SUSE Linux Enterprise and OpenStack: Have it All and Have it Now

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

August 3, 2016 9:48 am

Reads:1,944

Score:5

I want it all and I want it now! Not only is that a great rock anthem from the 1980s, but it also reflects the demands of the modern consumer.  Living in today’s mobile-centric, social media driven, internet enabled age, consumers expect fast and convenient access to services and products on their terms.  The business …

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

Think big, start small and grow fast with OpenStack

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

August 2, 2016 10:38 am

Reads:2,922

Score:5

Think big, start small and grow fast. This often quoted mantra fits perfectly with how to be successful with any new business venture or project. It’s also a great formula for how to get the best results from an OpenStack private cloud. Thinking big is important. In today’s fast moving business climate, everyone is looking …

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

Three reasons why your video footage should be stored on Ceph Open Source Software Defined Storage

jphippen

By: jphippen

August 2, 2016 10:10 am

Reads:993

Score:Unrated

In recent years the use of video surveillance has seen staggering growth. Everyone is familiar with the original use cases – the local government organisations that have fitted cameras in the town centre to monitor drunken revellers in late night hot spots, and the filming of retail outlets and other premises to catch thieves red …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage, Technical Solutions

Uptime Matters, for Cars and Data Centers

scsmith

By: scsmith

August 2, 2016 6:53 am

Reads:793

Score:Unrated

I have a 2003 Subaru Outback. I love the car. My wife loves the car. Living in Utah, we’ve used it to hit up the national parks, camping in the mountains, deserts and forests. This car has fostered many happy memories for our family. But do you know what I really hate? Car downtime. My wife …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager

Datalounges, SUSE Linux Enterprise & OpenStack

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

August 1, 2016 9:37 am

Reads:2,551

Score:5

When the cool companies of the world think “OpenStack”… they think “SUSE”. And not just because SUSE won (nay… dominated) Intel’s Rule The Stack competition (a speed trial to see who can set up OpenStack instances faster than anyone else in the land) three years in a row. In the far away realm of Finland (well, “far …

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

Enterprise Storage: How to Manage the Inevitable

jphippen

By: jphippen

August 1, 2016 8:24 am

Reads:989

Score:Unrated

The vast majority of IT departments are experiencing enormous increases in the demand for storage and computing power. Few ― if any ― will have the budget to meet rising requirements that continue to outpace the growth in their budgets. This raises a difficult question for IT teams everywhere: how long is the usual approach …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Partners: Meet Our Social Media Dark Horse

Jacob Perry

By: Jacob Perry

July 26, 2016 8:04 am

Reads:264

Score:5

Sure, he may look like a nice guy (which he is), but he is as adaptable as a chameleon, shifting his colors to match the surroundings. On the streets he’s a Territory Sales Manager helping improve enterprise data centers throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, but on LinkedIn and Twitter he’s a social media master wielding post and …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Expert Views

Do you want a pound of feathers or a pound of gold?

Michael Tabron

By: Michael Tabron

July 25, 2016 3:42 pm

Reads:764

Score:5

There’s an old brain teaser that asks “Which is heavier: a pound of feathers or a pound of gold?” For many people the initial reaction is to say that “a pound is a pound” so they must weigh the same. With a better understanding of how each is weighed you might conclude that the feathers …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

Convergence: the Open Source game of ‘join the dots’, and an existential threat to the proprietary world.

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

July 25, 2016 10:47 am

Reads:371

Score:3

If you think about it, pretty much all proprietary product development is done in parallel. Company A, which competes with company B, does its damnedest to make the best widgets in the world, using more or less exclusively its own resources. Company B develops its products on a parallel track. Convergence does happen, but mostly …

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