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5 Benefits of the SQL Server on SUSE Linux Early Adopter Program

By: ecolman

May 2, 2017 4:13 pm



Ever since we announced Microsoft SQL Server v.Next was coming to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server earlier this year, we’ve been fielding inquiries from customers and partners eager to take the next step. Many have, and we look forward to supporting many more in the Early Adopter Program! With the SQL EAP + SUSE program you …

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Categories: Alliance Partners

Lenovo says “Make it so” to HANA + SUSE Enterprise Storage


By: davidbyte

May 2, 2017 12:36 pm



Quietly, and without fanfare, SUSE partner Lenovo went where nobody has gone before. They asked a question, and after investigating for a period of time said, “Make it so!”  What exactly did Lenovo do?  They certified a Ceph based storage solution with SAP for HANA TDI deployments! I know, you are probably saying, “Don’t you always …

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Categories: Software-defined Storage, SUSE Enterprise Storage, Technical Solutions

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 Beta 1 is available!

Vincent Moutoussamy

By: Vincent Moutoussamy

May 2, 2017 8:24 am



Today, we are happy to announce our first Public Beta for SUSE Enterprise Storage 5!   We are inviting all developers, IT administrators, power users, and geekos worldwide to beta test the SUSE Enterprise Storage product in our SUSE Public Beta Program. SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 Beta 1 is available now! if you are interested …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, IT Infrastructure Management, Server, Software-defined Storage, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Year 1

By: Thomas Di Giacomo

May 2, 2017 8:20 am



A little more than a year ago, when I told my (swiss) wife that I was resigning from one of the most stable and profitable corporations in the country to join an open source company, she thought it was another one of my weird jokes (especially as the date was April 1st, April fool’s day). …

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Categories: Expert Views

OpenStack Community; 5 areas of focus

By: Alan Clark

May 2, 2017 7:11 am



The advent of the Boston OpenStack Summit is upon us.  And as in the past, this Summit is not only going to fun, it is going to be very busy.  And not just with the planning and development for the next release, but for the long term success of the community as well. In March …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Events

What is SUSE CaaS Platform? What’s all the buzz about?

Raj Meel

By: Raj Meel

May 2, 2017 6:42 am



Easy to use (Orchestration + Container Host OS + Configuration) = SUSE CaaS Platform As you know by now, just having a container engine is not sufficient for making a successful container based product ready for production. You need container orchestration, automation, the ability to scale, a registry of images, the ability to run everywhere, …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Containers, Containers as a Service, Server and Application Virtualization, Technical Solutions

Azure Stack — A Great Idea for the Hybrid PaaS

By: ronaldnu

May 1, 2017 1:38 pm



First, what is Azure Stack? It is pretty simple really, Azure Stack is essentially Microsoft Azure, but provided to you for you to install and run. This is a key point, Azure Stack is not an environment that emulates the public Azure for you, it functions as an extension of public Azure, bringing agility and …

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Categories: Cloud Solutions, SLES on Azure, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Provision SLES on Bare Metal (including Raspberry Pi) – Fast!

By: frego

April 28, 2017 3:07 pm



I went to StackiFest17 this week in San Francisco, where in just one amazing day I received a crash course on Bare Metal Provisioning and became a huge fan of Stacki, the industry’s fastest bare metal provisioning platform made by StackIQ. The big news is that StackIQ announced the availability of a new major release …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Can’t stop the SUSE!


By: jbakrude

April 28, 2017 2:49 pm



One of the questions I get asked most when talking about my job at SUSE is: ‘How do I pronounce SUSE’? People always respond with a smile when I tell them we have a cool video on ‘How do you say SUSE’! Yes, I will forward that to you! Doing so gives me the opportunity to introduce …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Looking ahead to SUSECON 2017

Carrie McInelly

By: Carrie McInelly

April 28, 2017 2:44 pm



Is it that time again? You bet. SUSECON is right around the corner and being held in Prague, Czechia, September 25-29, 2017. If you’ve attended SUSECON in the past you know that anything can happen (live music, giveaways, Minecraft on a giant screen, to name a few…) but more importantly, the event offers 100+ hours …

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Categories: SUSECON, Technical Solutions