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Updated Ceph Recommendations

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

April 11, 2016 9:03 am

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Periodically, it makes sense to revisit and update recommendations based on what we see in the field and what is happening with a project’s code base.  This is one of those updates. In the past, we have recommended the use of two physically separate network fabrics to help better manage the I/O paths and allow …

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Categories: SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Has Ceph reached a LINUX style tipping point?



By: jphippen

March 14, 2016 12:03 pm

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Score:5

Everyone loves the underdog. The ‘David and Goliath’ story of how the little guys beat the huge corporations – the heroic, epic undertaking against the odds, seemingly impossible from the outset. We’re culturally hardwired for it across the generations, from the 60s generation who watched cowboys defeating Indians, to the 70s when Luke Skywalker defeated …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Storage

HPE + SUSE = Enterprise Software Defined Storage Solutions

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

February 1, 2016 9:47 am

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I’ve said repeatedly that SUSE is dedicated to making open source consumable by the enterprise. SUSE Enterprise Storage is no exception. A prerequisite to increasing the ability for enterprises to consume SUSE Enterprise Storage is to provide validated architectures on equipment that end users will buy. With this in mind, I would like to point …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Open Source Software Defined Storage: why Ceph development is now, and always will be, a team sport.



By: jphippen

January 11, 2016 7:13 pm

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‘‘East is East, and West is West and never the twain shall meet’. Rudyard Kipling Here’s a statement of the obvious: proprietary software, and open source software have diametrically opposed business models. The former is the traditional business model of software companies: the vendor writes the code exclusively in-house, defines the roadmap, and then sells …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

New Technology Available in 2015

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

December 17, 2015 11:07 am

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Apply security fixes to your IT systems with zero interruption It is called live patching that enable you to keep your IT system running while mitigating new threats. In other word, no more panic when the market discover new operating system vulnerability. New technology protect your operating system as it keeps running. Less than a …

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Categories: SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Manager, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Tuning IPoIB for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

November 9, 2015 9:51 am

Reads:1,090

Score:5

As a serious technology geek, I have a rather significant home lab environment.  While the environment is sizable, I’m not just oozing extra cash and consequently I looked for alternatives for high speed networking for my SUSE Enterprise Storage setup.  What I ended up with is a cluster furnished with dual port QDR Infiniband cards …

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

Block and Tackle: SUSE Enterprise Storage 2

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

November 3, 2015 7:07 am

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Score:5

Here at SUSE, we are proud to continue our rapid pace of innovation in bringing the best to our customers with the release of SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.  This release does far more than just update the code base to the Ceph Hammer release, and I will attempt to outline some of the great new …

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

SUSE Enterprise Storage: Sizing

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

August 3, 2015 2:36 pm

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Score:5

This is the second article in the series. It covers the basic architecture of SUSE Enterprise Storage, which is powered by Ceph, and provides some of the sizing recommendations and rationale behind them. Having been involved in the storage business for many years, I have seen a number of different types and implementations of storage devices. From …

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Categories: Expert Views, Integrated Systems, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

SUSE Enterprise Storage continues its winning streak

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

June 29, 2015 2:01 pm

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Score:Unrated

Earlier this year, SUSE Enterprise Storage took home the “Product of the Year” crown at the Network Computing Awards. Now, just a few months later, we are taking home two more trophies from the 12th annual  Storage Awards (aka “The Storries”) presented by Storage Magazine The “Editors Choice” award for SUSE Enterprise Storage as well …

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

Hybrid cloud, OpenStack and open source storage: three essential jigsaw pieces for the enterprise of the future.



By: jphippen

June 18, 2015 8:58 am

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Score:5

Many―if not most―major enterprises 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 of managing the install, upgrade, retire …

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

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