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Choosing the Right Flavor for Your OpenStack Cloud

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

May 28, 2015 8:54 am

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One of the great things about modern life is that we are often spoilt for choice. As an example, many of us enjoy a good cup of coffee. In the office where I work, there are always at least four different flavor options to choose from and best of all, they are all provided free …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud

Choosing your OpenSource and Linux roadshow

Jo Eames

By: Jo Eames

May 19, 2015 8:40 pm

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We’re in full preparations for our plans this year for our OpenSource and Linux conference in Europe, SUSECon 2015. Maybe you’ve not been to SUSECon before and you’ve been to other shows through the year.  So what does SUSECon have that maybe other OpenSource and Linux shows lack? Here’s my top 4 reason’s why I …

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSECon

A Turning Point for OpenStack in the Enterprise

Peter Lees

By: Peter Lees

May 14, 2015 2:50 pm

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Recently I attended the CONNECT Expo in Melbourne, which included an OpenStack conference, where I participated as a speaker & panelist. The focus of that conference was about whether OpenStack is ready for the enterprise, and included contributions from Dave Medbury from Time Warner Cable, Mike Dorman from GoDaddy, and Rik Harris from Telstra, who presented …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud

The decline of traditional enterprise storage and the unstoppable rise of software defined

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 13, 2015 11:24 am

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In 1991 Geoffrey Moore published ‘Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling High-Tech Products to Mainstream Customers’. This seminal marketing textbook explored the ‘diffusion curve’ – the rate at which new technology products and services are adopted across a market. The book is still in print today, is still a best seller, and as Tom Byers, …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

SUSE Image Life Cycle for Public Cloud Deployments



By: 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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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

Does Kdump work on your hardware?

Drew

By: Drew

April 30, 2015 10:21 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 capture of Kdump memory images and how hardware is validated for crashkernel capture functionality during certification. Through YES …

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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, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

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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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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Three Reasons Why the Future of Storage is Open Source and Cloud – Part 1

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

April 20, 2015 2:39 pm

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While the growth of software defined storage isn’t good news for traditional vendors, it is very good news for IT teams, who stand to gain unlimited scale, reduced costs and non-proprietary management. Open source means the end of vendor lock-in and true cloud portability. The future of storage is open source and cloud.  Here (is …

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Why SUSE support is important for your business–and for you



By: SaSoe

April 15, 2015 8:46 am

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Imagine a perfect spring afternoon. You’re having a birthday party for your child. The balloons are blown up. The garden is blooming. Your child is excited. The guests have arrived, and the party is going full swing. Everyone is laughing—and it’s time to open the presents. You are ready with your camera to capture your …

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OS Install-the first YES Certification test

Drew

By: Drew

March 30, 2015 10:35 am

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Score:5

In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: what is tested in SUSE YES Certification but not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the operating system installation and how hardware is validated using one of several different install options. This may seem …

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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, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

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