Tag Archives: Open Source

“Democracy will prevail”: The silent majority

By: jspeirs

October 14, 2016 7:35 am



One of the more alarming places I have awoken is in a central London mansion ($40m+). More specifically in a silk fabric lined guest room on the top floor. Reasonably early in the morning I woke with an incredible thirst. I tried to find the kitchen for a glass of water. On entering the basement …

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Categories: Appliances, Chameleon, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, openSUSE, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Three Manifest Wisdoms from LinuxCon Europe That Are Not Self-evident


By: chabowski

October 10, 2016 11:30 am



This year, LinuxCon Europe took place in Berlin at the InterContinental Hotel – a very good choice for a venue! As usual, LinuxCon provided amazing opportunities to meet with friends and colleagues from the community (the picture below shows Jeanette, Craig and Rob – it was a pleasure working the booth together with you!). Besides …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

The Case for Commercial Open Source Software

By: jspeirs

October 3, 2016 10:53 am



There does not seem to be much organised crime in Newbury, (away from the racecourse). The closest to this is the mass gaming of the “free” coffee offer, by the elderly generation, in the Waitrose next to the Micro Focus HQ. Officially this curious Business Plan allows a loyalty card holder one hot beverage per …

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Categories: Chameleon, Enterprise Linux, Events, Expert Views, Free Tools, SUSECON

SERCO’s and REXEL’s SAP journey with HANA Enterprise Cloud and SUSE


By: SaSoe

September 28, 2016 4:58 am



Sponsored by SUSE: Webcast on October 11 to deep dive into SERCO’s and REXEL’s SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud journey The SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service is a fully scalable and secure private cloud offering, providing users with the full power of the SAP HANA platform in a private, managed cloud platform environment. Join this Webcast …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SUSECON ’16: Define Your Future with an Always Open Company


By: scsmith

September 26, 2016 7:47 am



Over two years ago, for SUSECON 2014, SUSE introduced the Always Open theme. What do we mean by that? It means we are open source, obviously. But it also means we are open to our customers, to our partners, and open for new business. In the last two years, we’ve strongly expanded new open source opportunities, and we now have …

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Categories: Events, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSECON

The Software Arms Race

By: jspeirs

September 23, 2016 10:12 am



In the retreat like conditions of the Greenlands Campus, Henley Business School, I had the opportunity to learn and reflect during my time studying for an MBA. I still live a short distance away, in Marlow, and a 30 minute drive away, across the Chiltern Hills, is the HQ of Micro Focus where I work …

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Categories: Chameleon, Technical Solutions

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Toolchain Update

By: Andreas Jaeger

September 19, 2016 2:06 am



Do you want to have better diagnostics when developing your C, C++, or Fortran code? Want to have applications that run faster and take advantage of new CPUs? Do you have code that benefits from vectorizing? Install the updated GNU toolchain, a collection of programming tools from the GNU project, on your SUSE Linux Enterprise …

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

21 days later and we’re still celebrating 25 years of Linux

Ruby Nicholson

By: Ruby Nicholson

September 16, 2016 5:44 am



We’re exactly three weeks out from Linux’s 25th bday and although the date has passed, we are still celebrating!  Back on August 25th we launched an entire page full of Linux bday goodies including a “Happy Birthday Linux” video (you may recognize a few familiar faces), a Linux Legend quiz (you know…to prove your Linux …

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Courage is Accepting Being “Alone”

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

September 14, 2016 1:17 am



10 Years Ago Go to Nov. 2, 2006 when by then Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Novell (SUSE) CEO Ron Hovsepian jointly broke the news around broad collaboration on Windows and Linux. The market and community reactions were very mixed and to some extreme level calling for boycott. Today, the famous motto is Microsoft loves …

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

3 Reasons Why the Future of Storage is Open Source and Cloud

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

September 2, 2016 2:05 pm



As predicted by a number of key analysts  the market has significant growth in software defined storage during 2016— and with solid reasoning. The capacity to pool storage across different arrays and applications is the latest wave in virtualization and is beginning to have the same impact on the cost and upgrade cycle for storage …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage