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How SUSE “Invented” Enterprise Linux

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

August 25, 2016 2:39 pm



By Michael Jores, SUSE Happy 25th Anniversary Linux from SUSE! For 24 years now, the green chameleon has been engaged in Linux development. Recently somebody asked me: “Since when is Linux actually mainstream?” That’s a good question. Perhaps since 2011, I answered, when SAP HANA was launched exclusively on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server? Or maybe …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

Living Large: The Challenge of Storing Video, Graphics, and other “LARGE Data”

Joseph George

By: Joseph George

August 24, 2016 11:17 am



UPDATE SEP 2, 2016: SUSE has released a brand new customer case study on “large data” featuring New York’s Orchard Park Police Department, focused on video storage. Read the full story here!

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Categories: Expert Views, OpenStack, Server, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Choosing a Ceph Solution: One phenomenal Open technology with two great contenders

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

August 23, 2016 11:34 am



SUSE and Red Hat: Enterprise contenders in the Ceph space You have considered all the distributed storage options and have decided on a solution: Ceph—the powerful, open-source, self-healing, clustered solution with support for block, object, and filesystem storage environments. You are ready to set up your efficient and highly reliable Ceph cluster. Your next step? …

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Categories: SUSE Enterprise Storage, Technical Solutions

Using SLES and the SLE SDK to Build a Kernel Module Package (KMP)

Ann Davis

By: Ann Davis

August 22, 2016 1:09 pm



As discussed in the previous “SUSE SolidDriver Program” blog, using external kernel modules (kernel modules that were built separately from the kernel) can introduce some reliability and updatability problems. Providing external modules via specially-formatted kernel module packages (KMPs) can reduce these problems. This article will explain how to use SLES 12 SP1 to build …

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

Stacking the Deck in Your Favor

Michael Tabron

By: Michael Tabron

August 22, 2016 9:31 am



No cheating. From a very young age we’re taught to play games fairly by following the rules, but as adults in the business world it seems we’re always looking for ways to “cheat” … ethically, of course. For example, the Open Source community didn’t follow the rules that say you can’t innovate and be profitable …

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

Did you know – SUSE has been supporting RHEL for years?

By: joanneharris

August 19, 2016 5:47 pm



I know that sounds odd but it’s true. Following our partnership announcement with Mirantis last week, I noticed several quotes in the press from Red Hat saying (SUSE and Mirantis providing support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)) ‘would be confusing and potentially dangerous for customers…’. Well – I’m glad to say that our customers …

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

Band-Aids fix everything

Carrie McInelly

By: Carrie McInelly

August 17, 2016 7:35 am



At least that’s what my five year old daughter thinks. She’s taken up the role of resident doctor in our household and takes her job very seriously. Bump or bruise – she’s waiting in the wings with an ice pack. Scratch or cut – she has a Band-Aid ready (usually before you). In her opinion, …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Towards Zero Downtime for Your Digital Architecture at SAP TechEd


By: SaSoe

August 17, 2016 2:28 am



In the digital age, downtime isn’t an option. Whether planned downtime for SAP HANA or the unpredictable downtime from failures, your business is incurring loss. In either case, you are under pressure to supply more uptime in the data center to stay competitive and meet customer demands. For SAP HANA there are two questions to …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Events, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

I want to be an OpenStacker!


By: eportefaix

August 12, 2016 8:18 am



I bet you have heard about OpenStack, especially if you have any interest in IT Infrastructure. If you have, and especially if you have not, there is a place to be this year: your local OpenStack Day. You can’t miss those events: they are almost everywhere, they are fun, they are interesting and you will …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Events, OpenStack

Tame IT with SUSE Manager and a Touch of Salt

Terri Schlosser

By: Terri Schlosser

August 11, 2016 10:25 am



As customers look to transform their approach to infrastructure in order to capitalize on new innovations and data, they also face the challenges of increased complexity, costs and compliance.  SUSE Manager 3, the best-in-class open source infrastructure management solution, can help you to tame IT to reduce complexity, cost and ensure compliance.     Reserve your spot now to join Joachim …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions, Virtualization