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Zapraszamy na Letnią Akademię SUSE – Od zera do bohatera

Rafal Kruschewski

By: Rafal Kruschewski

August 18, 2017 11:46 am

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Zwykle w czasie wakacji w dziale IT jest nieco mniej pracy. Warto więc to wykorzystać i poszerzyć swoją wiedzę o najważniejszych obecnie rozwiązaniach open source podczas drugiej edycji Letniej Akademii SUSE.  W tym roku będziemy na niej mówić o konteneryzacji (Kubernetes/MicroOS/Salt), wdrażaniu chmur (OpenStack) i pamięci masowej zdefiniowanej programowo (Ceph), zapewnieniu ciągłości działania (Live Patching) …

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Categories: Containers, Containers as a Service, Events, Geo Clustering for SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, OpenStack, Polish, Software-defined Storage, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Storage

IT Brand Pulse Evaluates the Cost of Disk Backup Solutions: SUSE Software Defined Storage Rises to the Top

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

August 18, 2017 3:59 am

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There’s a concept in marketing known as ‘slippage’. It’s the difference between the price you pay for something upfront, and the cost of running it or continuing to use it. The price of a car vs the price per mile you drive – what it costs to fill the tank, tax, service and maintain. The …

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Let’s talk blue and double up performance

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

July 28, 2017 9:26 am

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Credit to  Lars Marowsky-Bree and Sven Seeberg for their input here The Ceph storage system is a highly efficient and cost-effective tool for safely storing large amounts of data. Ceph has been called “valet parking for data.” A storage client saves the data to the cluster and is then free to turn to other tasks, while, …

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University of the Arts Utrecht, HKU gain a robust, high-performance backbone for file and block storage with SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

July 20, 2017 3:46 am

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As resolutions and frame rates rise, HKU’s students needed to store and share increasing quantities of multimedia data. The university’s existing fragmented, multi-site storage infrastructure could no longer meet these growing demands. By deploying a four-node SUSE Enterprise Storage™ cluster—which will soon stretch across two locations for added resilience— HKU has gained a robust, high-performance …

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Categories: SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

SUSE Enterprise Storage helping IT provider Phact to seamlessly keep pace with data growth

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

June 20, 2017 7:00 am

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  With soaring data volumes pushing existing storage systems to their limits, IT provider Phact decided to transform its storage infrastructure with SUSE Enterprise Storage. With this highly scalable and efficient software-defined storage solution in place, Phact has broken down the barriers to growth—minimising time spent managing storage, reacting faster to changing business demands, and …

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Categories: Channel Partner, Expert Views, Software-defined Storage, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Case Study: University Hospital Essen supports soaring volumes of patient data with SUSE Enterprise Storage and Thomas-Krenn

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

June 19, 2017 5:52 am

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University Hospital Essen is a public teaching hospital that offers comprehensive medical care, and state-of-the art diagnostics and therapies that live up to the highest international standards. Located in Essen, Germany, the hospital serves the wider Ruhr metropolitan area, treating approximately 195,000 outpatients and 53,000 inpatients every year. With many modern clinics and building complexes, …

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Did you know? We had a lot going on with Lenovo at SAPPHIRE and here is some more…

carolinapereira

By: carolinapereira

June 12, 2017 3:21 pm

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  In case you missed our SAPPHIRE run, we’ve got you covered! Also, we have 2 SAP Insider Webinars ready for you as a follow-up. One of each will run LIVE on Wednesday, June 14th. Register HERE 🙂 Basically, we have 3 joint offerings on the SAP space that we want to show you: VORA, ITOA …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Events, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Sweating hardware assets at Experian with SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

June 6, 2017 8:49 am

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When Experian’s Business Information (BI) team overseeing infrastructure and IT functions saw the customers’ demand for better and more comprehensive data insights grow at an unprecedented rate, the company required a better storage solution that would enable them to maintain the same performance level. Implementing the SUSE Enterprise Storage solution gave Experian a starting platform …

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University Hospital Essen Lowers Expenditures by More Than 70% with SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jo Eames

By: Jo Eames

June 5, 2017 10:16 am

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As more departments go digital, University Hospital Essen must store ever-increasing volumes of medical data such as radiology scans, pathology slides and surgery videos. With SUSE Enterprise Storage running on systems from technology partner Thomas-Krenn, the hospital gained a flexible, super-scalable, software-defined storage solution that enables the IT team to provide new services and expand …

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Categories: SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage

Ceph vs Swift for OpenStack object storage, why the ‘pros vs cons’ approach to evaluation is a flawed analysis

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

May 14, 2017 4:08 am

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For a casual outside observer there’s a lot in common between Ceph and Swift: they are both open source projects, they have both enjoyed major and ongoing increases in the number of developers actively engaged in improving them, they are both mature, and they both have a legion of fans with serious engineering skills and …

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

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