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iSCSI on Ceph with SUSE: the breakthrough software defined technology bringing widespread cost savings to enterprise storage

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By: jphippen

August 3, 2016 1:15 pm

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Enterprise data storage: complex, expensive and mission critical Since former Meta Group analyst Doug Laney (now Gartner) famously defined the three ‘V’s of big data in 2001, we’ve all been seeing increases in the volume of data stored. Analyst firms might make varying projections of total market growth and value, but they are all agreed …

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Three reasons why your video footage should be stored on Ceph Open Source Software Defined Storage

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By: jphippen

August 2, 2016 10:10 am

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In recent years the use of video surveillance has seen staggering growth. Everyone is familiar with the original use cases – the local government organisations that have fitted cameras in the town centre to monitor drunken revellers in late night hot spots, and the filming of retail outlets and other premises to catch thieves red …

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Convergence: the Open Source game of ‘join the dots’, and an existential threat to the proprietary world.

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

July 25, 2016 10:47 am

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If you think about it, pretty much all proprietary product development is done in parallel. Company A, which competes with company B, does its damnedest to make the best widgets in the world, using more or less exclusively its own resources. Company B develops its products on a parallel track. Convergence does happen, but mostly …

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Why you need to consider SUSECON as your Open Source Education Event this year!

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By: Jo Eames

July 21, 2016 8:26 am

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So as you know every year I talk a little about SUSECON and the attempt is not persuade you to be there but actually to get you to understand the value of being part of this fantastic event. It’s not only that we have fun – check out the crazy music video’s or the beer-as-a-service …

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OpenStack 6 years on: thriving, expanding and maturing

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By: Mark_Smith

July 18, 2016 4:22 pm

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This week marks the 6th anniversary for OpenStack cloud software. What began in July 2010 with a first design summit in Austin, Texas, has since grown into the clear leader for open source cloud solutions. Industry analyst 451 Research sees the OpenStack market growing at an impressive 35% CAGR and predicts that revenue will exceed …

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Open Source vs proprietary SDS – why get locked in when you can stay open and in control?

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By: jphippen

July 12, 2016 12:25 pm

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Once upon a time, enterprise storage was defined by hardware. You installed a system, and when it ran out of space or its performance started to creak, you bolted more capacity onto the side or brought in a new, larger system and managed the painful upgrade process, data migration, or both. You chose from different …

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Is my OpenStack ready for Cloud Foundry?



By: cschum

July 5, 2016 12:26 am

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This year’s first Cloud Foundry Summit took place in Santa Clara at the end of May. Beyhan Veli from SAP and I gave a presentation about the Cloud Foundry OpenStack Validator, a new tool we developed as one of the results of our collaboration with SAP on the BOSH OpenStack Cloud Provider Interface project. Watch …

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Address Your Company’s Data Explosion with Storage That Scales

Joseph George

By: Joseph George

June 27, 2016 3:40 pm

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Experts predict that our world will generate 44 ZETTABYTES of digital data by 2020. How about some context? Now, you may think that these are all teenage selfies and funny cat videos – in actuality, much of it is legitimate data your company will need to stay competitive and to serve your customers.   The …

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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.

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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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