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SUSE Enterprise Storage: Sizing



By: davidbyte

August 3, 2015 2:36 pm

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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

15th anniversary for SUSE on z Systems: The Contest!

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

July 29, 2015 11:48 am

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Score:5

This year, we are celebrating 15 years of Linux powering z Systems mainframes.  And, to commemorate this most auspicious occasion, we are holding a contest with a seriously fantastic grand prize: airfare, hotel and pass to SUSECon 2015 in Amsterdam! SUSE has always had a special place in our hearts for the mainframe, beginning work with …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

Full power management compatibility can save you money

Drew

By: Drew

July 24, 2015 11:15 am

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In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: specific tests in SUSE YES Certification which are not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the power management features in SUSE Linux Enterprise that are tested on hardware during certification. Through YES Certification the …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

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



By: 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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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

To ARM! To ARM!



By: davidbyte

July 14, 2015 5:37 am

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Score:4

Here at SUSE we have a very long history of innovation.  You can see some of those in the booth background we used for the super compute show last year. This history of innovation and leadership is extended today as we announce the expansion of our partner program to include SUSE Linux Enterprise for 64-bit …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Up to 400 Use Cases for SAP HANA on SUSE



By: SaSoe

July 14, 2015 5:19 am

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SAP HANA is by far the most in-demand in-memory platform on the market. Browsing through the SAP website, I came across SAP’s list of public SAP HANA Use Cases. With up to 400 public use cases this document is a clear indicator how successful SAP HANA has been. For us at SUSE this also a …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

SUSE Enterprise Storage continues its winning streak

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

June 29, 2015 2:01 pm

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Earlier this year, SUSE Enterprise Storage took home the “Product of the Year” crown at the Network Computing Awards. Now, just a few months later, we are taking home two more trophies from the 12th annual  Storage Awards (aka “The Storries”) presented by Storage Magazine The “Editors Choice” award for SUSE Enterprise Storage as well …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage

Why Free May Hurt Your Appliance or Cloud Business



By: davidbyte

June 29, 2015 11:53 am

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Score:5

In my role, I work with a lot of prospective partners who ask the question “Why should I pay for Linux when I can get XYZ distro for free?”  My answer to this involves several facets. Security – When a major security issue comes along, the commercial distributions are on the embargo list and working …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Hybrid cloud, OpenStack and open source storage: three essential jigsaw pieces for the enterprise of the future.



By: jphippen

June 18, 2015 8:58 am

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Score:5

Many―if not most―major enterprises are experiencing enormous increases in the demand for storage and computing power. Few―if any―will have the budget to meet rising requirements that continue to outpace the growth in their budgets. This raises a difficult question for IT teams everywhere: how long is the usual approach of managing the install, upgrade, retire …

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Categories: Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Simplify your IT Landscape with SUSE and SAP

Dirk Oppenkowski

By: Dirk Oppenkowski

June 17, 2015 7:37 pm

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Thousands of organizations are looking to migrate to SAP HANA in order to take advantage of real-time business processes.  SAP and SUSE have put together a “Simpler Choice” program to support customers migrating to SAP HANA. The three-step approach is simple: Try Simple: Free trials, Value-engineering services Buy Simple: Credit for previous DB purchases, discounts …

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