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Think You Know OpenStack??

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May 11, 2015 3:15 pm

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OpenStack’s popularity has exploded in recent years resulting in a lot more people on the OpenStack bandwagon than there were only a few short months ago. So at SUSE we’ve designed a quiz to separate the shakers from the fakers – The OpenStack Challenge. If you want to test your OpenStack IQ, take the quiz …

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Compliance and Security for Public Cloud

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March 30, 2015 2:25 pm

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For many organizations, compliance and security is perennially among the IT department’s top priorities. And with the acceleration of enterprise application migration to the cloud, keeping those applications and the associated data secure is an even more complex challenge. Sadly, most organizations according to David Linthicum, SVP at Cloud Technology Partners, will default to the …

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Demystifying Private Cloud Networking with SUSE and Infoblox

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March 16, 2015 1:45 pm

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OpenStack provides a number of great benefits for customers looking to stand up an open and agile cloud environment. SUSE OpenStack Cloud is an enterprise OpenStack distribution that rapidly deploys and easily manages highly available, mixed hypervisor IaaS Clouds. SUSE works with technology partners that provide additional value around performance, provisioning and cost of deploying …

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New WSO2 SLES12-based Appliances in SUSE Studio

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November 6, 2014 6:06 pm

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Last week I attended WSO2Con 2014 in San Francisco. This year’s conference was noticeably bigger than in 2013, with more customers and partners attending. WSO2 puts on a great conference with lots of technical sessions, great keynotes from industry experts and some impressive customer presentations, including from Boeing, Fidelity, Cisco and Trimble. The theme of …

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SUSE Cloud OpenStack Lab on AWS Using Ravello

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October 31, 2014 12:39 pm

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I learned about Ravello Systems in at an event last month in San Francisco. The technology sounded intriguing, and part that really caught me was “we enable customers to run OpenStack in the public cloud.” It took me a while to wrap my head around that, but the more I learned, the clearer it became. …

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Build, Deploy and Maintain MongoDB on OpenStack

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August 6, 2014 2:17 pm

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OpenStack continues to create a lot of buzz in the industry. Deployments are increasing as the technology improves with each release and as our customers get a better handle on the kinds of business challenges an OpenStack cloud can address. In a recent article, Jeremiah Dooley, Cloud Architect at SolidFire presents four ways that OpenStack …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server – Your best Choice for Linux on VMware

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July 3, 2014 9:09 am

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On June 25, 2014, VMware announced the End of Availability (EoA) of their SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for VMware offering. This announcement does not affect the strong partnership between SUSE and VMware, and in fact, SUSE and VMware are very closely aligned on building joint solutions that give customers the best expereience for running …

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What the Beatles have to say about VMware-SUSE-SAP Solutions

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June 13, 2014 1:45 pm

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Sometimes a song can provide the perfect commentary on life and even on business. Consider the Beatles 1967 song “Getting Better.” Go ahead, sing with me: “I have to admit it’s getting better, a little better all the time.” If you know the tune and the words, then you’ve been in this business a long …

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Deploy and Manage Hadoop Using SUSE Manager

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May 22, 2014 4:12 pm

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Hadoop is an open source software framework for storage and large scale processing of data on clusters of commodity hardware. Our partner Cloudera reported back in November that the largest Hadoop cluster size they have observed is around 5,000 nodes, up from 3,500 in 2012. The average Hadoop cluster size is much smaller, 100-200 nodes …

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Best Practices for Deploying Hadoop on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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April 23, 2014 7:13 am

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The number of data sources available to a typical organization that can be mined for business benefit has exploded. At the same time, declining server and storage costs and the emergence of software such as Hadoop and NoSQL have made it relatively inexpensive for organizations to store and analyze this data. Businesses are looking to …

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