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DVDs, Europe, 64-Bit: openSUSE Number Crunching Shows Growth

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By: chabowski

June 23, 2016 2:25 pm

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Score:5

This is a guest blog from Markus Feilner, Team Lead Documentation. openSUSE is growing, and one third of its users is located Germany. Most of them download a DVD image and update that later on, and they are running 64-Bit systems. That’s what openSUSE number cruncher Alberto Planas showed in his oSC 2016 presentation. “Weeks of processing” …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Blue Skies and Bright Talks – openSUSE Conference Day Two

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By: chabowski

June 23, 2016 2:02 pm

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Score:5

This is a guest blog written by Tanja Roth, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team (supported by photos from chabowski). Thursday, June 23rd, 2016. The second day of the openSUSE conference not only offered bright blue sky and high temperatures outside, but also very comfortable temperatures and a lot of interesting talks inside. Being …

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Categories: Expert Views, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

Two Highlight Sessions From openSUSE Conference – Day One

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By: chabowski

June 23, 2016 9:07 am

Reads:314

Score:5

My colleague Frank already shared his impressions from the first half of day one at openSUSE Conference, and I just can second his words about the keynote from Tom, Dave, and Joe about Saltstack and SUSE Manager. (BTW – I always thought a “Reactor Architecture” is something kind of a bit more scary, but yesterday …

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Categories: openSUSE, Technical Solutions

openSUSE Conference – First Impressions of Day One

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By: chabowski

June 22, 2016 6:22 am

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Score:5

This is a guest blog written by Frank Sundermeyer, Project Manager Documentation (supported by photos from chabowski). Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016. Long awaited openSUSE Conference (oSC) finally started. I arrived half an hour before the keynote to join an impressive crowd at the reception desk. Upon registration, like all attendees, I received the beautiful oSC …

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Categories: openSUSE, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

The decline and fall of the enterprise array, is the gate opening wider for SDS?

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By: Jason Phippen

June 22, 2016 6:13 am

Reads:343

Score:3

Here’s a few hard facts about the enterprise storage market from the bellwether of market share, IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker: The value of global storage sales is down to $8.2bn, a YoY decline of 7% ODM (Original Designing Manufacturer) sales to hyperscale environments is down a staggering 39% £681m. Server based storage is …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage

On our way to digital transformation

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By: Sabine_Marketing_DACH

June 22, 2016 5:50 am

Reads:403

Score:4

One of many aspects and drivers of digital transformation is the Internet of Things. Cisco claims that in 2020 there will be 3.4 connected devices per human being or 26.3 billion connected devices in total. For many years the Internet of Things has been a hype, but now we are seeing it maturing and with …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Storage, Virtualization

Breaking the Ice with SUSE and Intel – Trends in HPC

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By: Jeff Reser

June 21, 2016 7:20 am

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Score:4

According to IDC, HPC is still expected to be a growth market, with new technologies emerging in big data and hybrid cloud applications.  But while a few years ago the HPC resurgence was mainly in hardware with growing processing power, this time around the technological advances are driven by software. We’ve reached an inflection point …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing

Are you Left Brain or Right Brain?



By: rajmeel2

June 20, 2016 12:20 pm

Reads:694

Score:4.75

As I was looking for best way to describe the two brains, I came across the following at UCMAS whose mission statement is “Discover the Genuis within”, which is exactly what I was looking to communicate but in the context of IT. So, here we go with the excerpt. Left brain thinking is verbal and …

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, Technical Solutions

SUSE Aligns with Intel for High Performance Computing Stack



By: Michael Miller

June 20, 2016 10:11 am

Reads:2,083

Score:4.67

I’m here at the iSC conference in Frankfurt, Germany where today Intel announced their new HPC Orchestrator solution which is a combination of technology, support and services aimed at providing the software infrastructure framework and glue needed for vendors and researchers to rapidly develop next-generation HPC systems. In this unique commercial offering, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Events, Expert Views

HPC at SUSE – What Happens Next? New Levels of Cooperation!

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By: chabowski

June 20, 2016 9:53 am

Reads:347

Score:4.33

High Performance Computing (HPC) has made its way into the mainstream data center. There has been increased HPC adoption among industrial customers. Commercial HPC usage has encompassed automotive engineering/computer aided design, pharmaceutical design, oil exploration, and of course financial analytics. All these industries, plus some newer and quickly maturing application areas, such as online gaming …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, Technical Solutions

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