Learn from SUSE experts and get more from your investment in SUSE products. Download free tools to make IT easier. Share experiences and build your reputation as a Linux expert.

Create an Account ›

Latest Posts

Plasma Desktop, KDE Frameworks 5 and KDE Applications available for SLE12

By: alarrosa

July 22, 2016 10:43 am



If you’re using SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 with a graphical interface) and you used to have a KDE desktop or simply you wanted to try the Plasma desktop so many people talk about, you probably noticed KDE wasn’t available for SLE12… until now.

+read more

Tags: , , , ,
Categories: Desktop, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Why you need to consider SUSECON as your Open Source Education Event this year!

Jo Eames

By: Jo Eames

July 21, 2016 8:26 am



So as you know every year I talk a little about SUSECON and the attempt is not persuade you to be there but actually to get you to understand the value of being part of this fantastic event. It’s not only that we have fun – check out the crazy music video’s or the beer-as-a-service …

+read more

Tags: , , , , , ,
Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSECON, Technical Solutions

Attention SUSE Resellers! How to Be the Perfect Host!

By: frego

July 20, 2016 2:53 pm



SUSE announced this week SUSE Reseller Hosting, a way for SUSE reseller partners to begin hosting SUSE solutions in their own data centers on behalf of their customers.  This is a great new asset for our partners who are moving their business in the direction of managed services in response to their customers’ demands. SUSE Reseller Hosting …

+read more

Categories: Technical Solutions

New Whitepaper for High Availability for SAP HANA: Cost-optimized scenario


By: SaSoe

July 19, 2016 5:13 am



SAP HANA contains a feature called System Replication: it replicates all data to a secondary SAP HANA system, and the data is then constantly pre-loaded into memory on the secondary system to minimize recovery time objective (RTO). More information on SAP HANA System Replication see here. While System Replication is running, the secondary system, which is configured identically …

+read more

Tags: , , , ,
Categories: Alliance Partners, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

OpenStack 6 years on: thriving, expanding and maturing


By: Mark_Smith

July 18, 2016 4:22 pm



This week marks the 6th anniversary for OpenStack cloud software. What began in July 2010 with a first design summit in Austin, Texas, has since grown into the clear leader for open source cloud solutions. Industry analyst 451 Research sees the OpenStack market growing at an impressive 35% CAGR and predicts that revenue will exceed …

+read more

Tags: , , , ,
Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, Technical Solutions

Learn about SUSE Enterprise Storage 3 and Ceph Jewel at our upcoming webcast


By: jphippen

July 14, 2016 7:39 am



As I discussed in a previous blog SUSE Enterprise Storage 3.0 the first commercial distribution based Ceph Jewel is here now, fully supported. To learn more about SUSE Enterprise Storage 3 and Ceph Jewel please join us on the 27th July for our webcast on the subject. You can register at…

+read more

Tags: , , ,
Categories: SUSE Enterprise Storage, Technical Solutions

Is Open Source in your DNA? It’s definitely in ours…

By: joanneharris

July 14, 2016 5:02 am



As a manager at SUSE, I’m constantly hiring to keep up with our growth and one of the questions I frequently get asked is ‘how would you describe your company culture?’ Now I compare that question to being asked ‘how long is a piece of string’ so I thought I’d write about what I like …

+read more

Tags: , ,
Categories: Chameleon

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


By: jphippen

July 12, 2016 12:25 pm



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 …

+read more

Tags: , ,
Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Enabling Cisco ACI with SUSE OpenStack Cloud

By: mfriesenegger

July 11, 2016 7:50 am



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 …

+read more

Tags: , ,
Categories: Cloud Computing, Events, Expert Views, OpenStack

SUSECON or Bust!

Carrie McInelly

By: Carrie McInelly

July 8, 2016 11:49 am



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, …

+read more

Categories: Events, SUSECON, Technical Solutions