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

scsmith

By: scsmith

September 26, 2016 7:47 am

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

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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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

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

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

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

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!

Jo Eames

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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Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSECON, Technical Solutions

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