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Happy Fourth Birthday OpenStack

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

July 24, 2014 11:13 am

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Score:5

The OpenStack project turned four this past week.  While birthdays are always a time to celebrate they are also a time to reflect on past accomplishments and anticipate the excitement of future endeavors.  And, since OpenStack has been maturing in dog years, some contemplation of where it has been and where it’s headed seems in …

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

Why SUSE is the right OEM partner for you!



By: SaSoe

July 24, 2014 7:39 am

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For over 20 years now, SUSE’s OEM Partners have been critical to our Integrated Systems strategy. It all started with some partners with unique requirements, so we helped them to integrate SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as component of their overall software, hardware or appliance design. Today we enable OEM Partners in a variety of industries, …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems

Even in a commodity hardware world certification is crucial

Drew

By: Drew

July 7, 2014 9:47 am

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Score:5

Is hardware certification important in the world of evolving “commodity” servers and desktops?  Should you care if your SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server or SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop installation is on SUSE YES Certified hardware? The correct answers are YES and definitely YES! The YES Certification program has been validating hardware platforms for more than 20 …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Open Enterprise Server on SLES, 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

Show Us Your Downtime Face

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

June 18, 2014 9:19 am

Reads:3,098

Score:5

It’s 10:30pm.  You’re sipping a mug of hot cocoa, watching a little TV before nodding off to sleep.  Suddenly, the phone rings.  It’s your boss.  One of the servers just went down… and he’s not happy. Sound familiar?  (If so, SUSE can help.) Now.  Let me ask you this question: The moment that you found …

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Take a Free Spin with SUSE on Amazon EC2

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

June 12, 2014 9:56 am

Reads:1,410

Score:5

I like free things.  No.  That’s not right. I like free things… a lot.  If I walk through a mall’s food court, and someone offers me a small sample of orange chicken on a toothpick, I am going to eat it.  It doesn’t matter if I am even hungry or not.  I am going to …

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

A Record-Breaking Benchmark

mge1512

By: mge1512

June 10, 2014 4:32 pm

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Score:5

Jeff Mahoney, Kernel Engineering Team Lead, SUSE Labs Matthias G. Eckermann, Senior Product Manager SUSE Linux Enterprise Our excitement this week is about the record-breaking results the HP ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA achieved running the SPECjbb2013 benchmark. The Converged System results are about 210% better than the previous record holder. The ConvergedSystem 900 ran …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, News, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

Where’s The Chameleon?

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 29, 2014 10:08 am

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Score:5

Brace yourselves, ladies and gentlemen, for the most epic contest to ever grace the Internet: “Where’s the Chameleon?”. The (Simple) Rules Step 1) Take a picture with the SUSE Chameleon. Step 2) Post that picture to the social network of your choice (Twitter, Facebook or Google Plus).  Make sure to use the hashtag “#WheresTheChameleon” and …

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Categories: Expert Views

SAP Appliances and Linux Support on Azure Have One Thing in Common – SUSE

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

May 23, 2014 9:53 am

Reads:1,586

Score:5

For those enterprises looking to run test and production Linux workloads on Microsoft Azure, including workloads like the SAP HANA Developers Edition, SUSE is once again collaborating with major partners to ensure the performance, reliability and stability these customers expect on premise is delivered in the cloud. What does that mean? Only SUSE is providing …

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Categories: Expert Views, SLES on Azure, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Studio

What Do SAP Experts Do to Ensure Availability?



By: SaSoe

May 19, 2014 2:46 am

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Score:Unrated

Does the longstanding relationship between SAP and SUSE make a difference to partners and their customers? Ask oxYa, a leader in SAP technical services and hosting solutions with over 170,000 SAP users in France and across the globe. For the past ten years, these SAP experts have experienced accelerating growth as companies move to hosted …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

SUSE Rules the Stack. By a mile.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 15, 2014 10:17 am

Reads:2,592

Score:5

Last night, as the expo floor closed on the third day of OpenStack Summit, Intel announced the results of their “Rule the Stack” competition. This competition, in a nutshell: “build a complete OpenStack infrastructure with compute, storage, and networking and launch some virtual machines. You will be competing on speed, in TopGear style we will …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE in the Cloud

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