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What is an OpenStack distribution and why should customers care?

pete_chadwick

By: pete_chadwick

February 3, 2014 11:21 am

Reads: 803

The world of open source software consists of tens of thousands of projects that have been created because “someone had an itch and decided to scratch it” and others decided to join in to help move the vision forward. This is the true value of open source – it enables disparate teams of developers to …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

The standard for ARM-based servers has arrived.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 29, 2014 1:43 pm

Reads: 538

ARM has officially unveiled the SBSA — aka “Server Base System Architecture” — a standard for ARMv8 based, 64bit servers. This isn’t simply some standard dropped out of the sky, either.  The SBSA has had input from a wide array of server software and hardware firms — including HP, Dell, Red Hat and, of course, …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Expert Views, Server

First Enterprise Linux on AWS GovCloud (US) Region

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

January 22, 2014 1:25 pm

Reads: 573

The U.S. federal government like other governments, businesses and organizations worldwide are taking advantage of the agility and cost savings that the public cloud provides. The unique regulatory and compliance requirements of federal agencies present a challenge when choosing cloud solutions. The combination of Amazon Web Services GovCloud (US) and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server can …

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SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm

Reads: 452

Over 2,100 companies of different sizes and from all sectors of industry already use SAP’s in-memory appliance, HANA – benefitting from quicker transactions, analysis, planning, as well as forecast and trend evaluation. This is backed up by countless practical examples. In its latest reference customer blog, SAP writes that HANA has enabled the Mercedes subsidiary, AMG, …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, Virtualization

SUSE Cloud 2.0 Takes Top Spot in SVC Awards

Brian Green

By: Brian Green

December 9, 2013 1:58 pm

Reads: 509

SUSE recently attended the Storage Virtualisation Cloud (SVC) Awards at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London’s Knightsbridge and I’m pleased to say we walked away with the award for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Solution of the Year for SUSE Cloud 2.0. The IaaS category was hotly contested, as it was open to any solution that “delivers or …

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SUSE Extends the Smart Innovation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to Google Compute Engine

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

December 4, 2013 2:03 pm

Reads: 486

Google Compute Engine’s general availability confirms what public cloud users have known for a long time: that Google is ready to take its cloud computing expertise to the next level for customers looking for a solid public cloud option from an innovative organization that knows a thing or two about running a massively scalable infrastructure. …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SC13 is nearly here!



By: davidbyte

November 4, 2013 9:07 am

Reads: 419

If you’re in the HPC space, chances are you are already aware of SC13 (sc13.supercomputing.org) being hosted in Denver the week of 11/17.  While the show is focused on HPC, it is also a good chance to see how vendors are crossing into “new” spaces. It is interesting to see technologies and vendors once specialized …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

It’s Election Time



By: linuxscribe

October 24, 2013 7:22 am

Reads: 352

No, not really, we wouldn’t want to subject you to the political fray. But there is a chance for you to vote. We were happy to learn recently that SUSE Cloud 2.0 offering was nominated for the best Infrastructure as a Service category in the 2013 Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards. The SVC awards are intended …

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SUSE Cloud 2.0 Tells A Mixed-Hypervisor Story



By: linuxscribe

September 24, 2013 10:00 am

Reads: 1049

What are mixed hypervisor environments worth? Your data center’s move into the cloud.

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio

It Can Be So Easy Being Green



By: linuxscribe

September 17, 2013 8:34 am

Reads: 1013

In the past, “green” and “environment” seemed to be the purview of idealists who wanted to save the planet. That is still the case, but a lot of people are realizing that being green also makes good sense for much more pragmatic reasons, too…

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