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Fujitsu’s Commitment to OpenStack Open Source



By: EST

February 9, 2016 2:34 pm

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At the SUSECon 2015 conference, Dr. Wolfgang Ries from Fujitsu talked about why and how Fujitsu is contributing to Open Source software projects in his break-out session. First of all, he emphasized the fact that Fujitsu now is not only involved in the open source world, but is seriously committed to be part of it …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, 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

Software Defined Storage Trajectory and SUSE

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By: davidbyte

June 5, 2015 8:37 am

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All of the analysts are predicting big things from Software Defined Storage (SDS) over the next several years.  In fact, some analysts are even predicting some very hard times for some of the traditional storage vendors.  This is all based on the tremendous pushback that is occurring against expensive, proprietary hardware based arrays and moving …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage, Technical Solutions

Three Reasons Why the Future of Storage is Open Source and Cloud – Part 1

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

April 20, 2015 2:39 pm

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While the growth of software defined storage isn’t good news for traditional vendors, it is very good news for IT teams, who stand to gain unlimited scale, reduced costs and non-proprietary management. Open source means the end of vendor lock-in and true cloud portability. The future of storage is open source and cloud.  Here (is …

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

High Availability for SAP: SUSE Linux Offers 99.999 Percent

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 20, 2014 2:17 pm

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Whether it is Business Suite®, NetWeaver®, ERP®, or CRM®, when it comes to the reliability of business-critical SAP systems, I have noticed that most companies are no longer willing to compromise and now demand a high availability rate up to  99.999 percent. In other words, an application must never be down for longer than 5 minutes …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm

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Over 2,100 companies of different sizes and from all sectors of industry already use SAP’s in-memory appliance, HANA – benefitting from quicker transactions, analysis, planning, as well as forecast and trend evaluation. This is backed up by countless practical examples. In its latest reference customer blog, SAP writes that HANA has enabled the Mercedes subsidiary, AMG, …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, Virtualization

IBM Smarter Computing Debate Series: Open Computing



By: nbarney

October 25, 2013 10:17 am

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The ‘What’s Next for IT?’ video debate series is a “forum where expert IT influencers discuss cloud, data and security trends and technologies that are top of mind for business and tech clients.” So says the web landing page for the next session of IBM’s Smarter Computing Debate Series.  On Tuesday, October 29, IBM will …

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Wrapping up the Universe

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By: davidbyte

October 8, 2013 8:47 am

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I’m a little tardy in regards to providing a wrap up from our recent attendance at the Universe conference in Chicago, you can blame a certain mouse in the Orlando area for the delay. In regards to the conference, I’d first like to say a big Thank You! to Unisys for inviting us to participate! …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Compiling the Linux Kernel, the SUSE way

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By: debianized

September 4, 2013 9:37 am

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How to compile the kernel manually, SUSE style!

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

Open Source Is Better For Business, Too



By: linuxscribe

March 18, 2013 9:21 pm

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Very often, in my dealings within the world of Linux and open source, I get the inevitable questions about the necessity of open source software. These sorts of questions, which are always surprising to me, given the rampant success of software like Apache, Firefox and (on the free software end of the spectrum) Linux, are …

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