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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 has Landed in the Public Cloud

rjschwei

July 16, 2015 8:45 am

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As SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 rolled out the door and into the Public Cloud this marks our first service pack transitions since the formalization of the deprecation policy. With FCS (First Customer Ship) on July 14th and the Marketing announcement on July 16th we’ve hit the spot pretty well having all SLES 11 …

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Application Certifications and the Public Cloud

rjschwei

July 16, 2015 8:09 am

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Those following the Public Cloud scene and attending Public Cloud events such as the AWS Summit series may have noticed that the Public Cloud providers are slowly gearing up for what I deem to be phase 2 of the Public Cloud evolution. During phase 1 Public Cloud providers primarily focused on web applications by means …

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azurectl – A new project for Azure Command Line tools

rjschwei

May 26, 2015 10:50 am

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With the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 the concept of modules was introduced. Additional information about modules is provided by Modules: Bridging the gap between Turtle and Hare and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Modules . One of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 modules is the Public Cloud Module. The idea behind the Public Cloud …

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SUSE Image Life Cycle for Public Cloud Deployments

rjschwei

May 13, 2015 8:30 am

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Over the last few weeks we have worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, Hewlett Packard, and Microsoft Azure teams to define a policy that allows us to treat all cloud frameworks equally from the perspective of image maintenance. Some cloud-specific notes follow at the end. In the event of severe security vulnerabilities disclosed through …

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SUSE Manager in the Public Cloud

rjschwei

April 27, 2015 6:31 pm

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For those that check the general catalog in Amazon EC2 every now and then or the VMDepot in Microsoft Azure you may have already discovered that SUSE Manager Server version 2.1 images have been released. For everyone else tadah, SUSE Manager Server 2.1 is now available as a Bring Your Own Subscription (BYOS) image in …

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The Public Cloud Module — A closer look

rjschwei

April 6, 2015 11:26 am

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With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 the concept of modules was introduced. For general information about modules see the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Modules white paper and my previous blog on the subject. Today I’d like to take a closer look at the stuff we (the public cloud development team) put into the Public …

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Modules: Bridging the gap between Turtle and Hare

rjschwei

February 9, 2015 12:11 pm

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In the IT industry we collectively suffer from a severe case of bipolar disorder. On the one hand “we want stability and no changes” on the other hand “we want new features and innovation now.” These extremes provide ample ground for debate, models for distribution life cycles, and last but not least opportunities to come …

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SUSE Update Infrastructure Changes for Microsoft Azure

rjschwei

December 3, 2014 1:11 pm

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SUSE has made it easier and faster for Azure users to keep their Linux workloads up-to-date. In conjunction with the recent release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 images in Microsoft Azure, SUSE enabled a new update infrastructure in the Microsoft Azure cloud. Both SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, AWS Updates & Shellshock.

rjschwei

September 29, 2014 10:29 am

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In German there is a saying “Erstens kommt es anders und zweitens als man denkt” which roughly translates to “Things often don’t turn out as planned”.  In a rehash to the events that happened over and just before the weekend of September 27 let me try and provide some insight into why we are were …

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Step by step guide to set up a Kiwi build environment on SLE

rjschwei

March 14, 2010 5:06 pm

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Set up Kiwi on SLE to create your own appliance/image build environment.

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