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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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Score:4.71

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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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Adapt to Changing Data Demands with SUSE Enterprise Storage 3 – and Rely on the New Documentation for Its Deployment and Administration!

chabowski

By: chabowski

June 14, 2016 4:40 am

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Score:5

As businesses evolve in today’s hi-tech business world, coping with the sheer volume and growth of data is proving to be a significant challenge. The capital outlays required for extra storage capacity often exceed an IT organization’s budgets. Managing all this extra capacity is proving too much for storage administrators to handle without additional head …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

The Storage Revolution… another?



By: joanneharris

June 7, 2016 9:00 pm

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Score:Unrated

So as I was sitting in our partner port at SAP in Waldorf the other day talking with other SUSE folk about our new, exciting partnership that we have with HPE around Storage, my mind started whirring back to my days at Veritas. I remember going to a storage event in London, and being fascinated …

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Intel and SUSE’s Vision for the Data Center of the Future

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

September 20, 2015 11:30 pm

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Score:4.67

Attend the joint Intel-SUSE workshops to hear Intel and SUSE share their valuable experience on how you can harness the OpenStack cloud and software defined everything (SDx) for your own business. You will see a live demonstration of how fast and easy it can be to set up, configure and begin to deploy real workloads …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Storage

SUSE Enterprise Storage: Sizing

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

August 3, 2015 2:36 pm

Reads:2,839

Score:5

This is the second article in the series. It covers the basic architecture of SUSE Enterprise Storage, which is powered by Ceph, and provides some of the sizing recommendations and rationale behind them. Having been involved in the storage business for many years, I have seen a number of different types and implementations of storage devices. From …

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Categories: Expert Views, Integrated Systems, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Software Defined Storage Trajectory and SUSE

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

June 5, 2015 8:37 am

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Score:5

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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Three Reasons Why the Future of Storage is Open Source and Cloud – Part 2

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

April 27, 2015 9:10 am

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Score:5

Last week we posted the first (in a 3 part series) on why the future of storage is Open Source and cloud.  And now, without further ado, we present the 2nd part of the series. 2) Storage virtualization disrupts traditional vendor business models While IT has reaped the benefits of better resource use and cost …

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Why You Should Be Using SLES 11 SP3

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

July 22, 2013 8:40 am

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Score:5

When it comes to change, most IT shops and OEMs would prefer not to make a jump to a recent OS update until they absolutely must. I understand, I’ve been there and done that. Understanding the aversion, I am still encouraging every partner (end user, IHV or OEM) to make the jump to SLES 11 SP3. Why? …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

XFS: The Enterprise File System of Choice

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

June 14, 2013 3:25 pm

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Score:4.14

Few things in the Linux world get as much of a heated debate as the choice and usage of file systems.  This debate has been raging long and hard between supporters of the major enterprise distributions for some years, with the two positions staked out being XFS and Ext4.   This conflict is about to …

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

Geeko Loves Cephalopod



By: Olaf Kirch

October 2, 2012 2:40 pm

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Score:5

At SUSE, we have been looking at the next level of storage solutions that provide a suitable foundation for the Cloud and for Big Data. While centralized storage will continue to play a major role in these areas, we are seeing an emerging need for massively scalable, distributed, replicated and yet inexpensive storage. For Cloud …

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