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On Demand, BYOS, say what? Why do I need it?

By: rjschwei

September 10, 2015 1:32 pm



One of the messages that has been persistently echoed since the emergence of public cloud frameworks has been the “pay as you go” phrase, or “pay based on your use”. This on demand computing model also brings with it some other expectations. I refer to them as “fire up and use”. Customers expect that the …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager

How can I use SUSE Manager in the Public Cloud?

By: SaSoe

September 10, 2015 4:26 am



Managing your environment just got easier. SUSE Manager is now available as BYOS (Bring Your Own Subscriptions) on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Compute Cloud. That means you can support hybrid application deployment by running SUSE Manager on premise and/or in public cloud environments (BYOS) without worrying about growing management costs. You can …

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

New processors before the next SUSE Linux Enterprise Service Pack – YES to the rescue!


By: Drew

August 24, 2015 7:56 am



New x86 server processor technology is currently released on roughly a 12-to-15 month schedule. That means that approximately every 18 months there is a major x86-architecture update available from server vendors. Variants of these major processor updates, with different feature sets and/or speeds, are also released in-between the 12-to-15 month release cycle. Desktop and laptop …

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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

Here you go! Take SUSE Manager 2.1 for IBM z Systems

By: chabowski

August 19, 2015 9:49 am



According to a recent Forrester study, IT spends 70% of its budget on just maintaining their existing environment. And some customers tell us this percentage is even higher in their organizations. The reason is that data centers have become increasingly complex. New technologies and rapid data center development have created endless new opportunities, but also monitoring …

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

Top 6 Messages of the Recent IBM LinuxOne Mainframe Announcement

By: chabowski

August 18, 2015 3:15 am



Yesterday, at LinuxCon, IBM announced “a significant expansion of the mainframe’s strategy of embracing open source-based technologies and open-source communities” under the umbrella of the LinuxOne portfolio. However, it seems that there is a lot of confusion about the announcement, and I have been asked frequently during the past two days, what exactly the IBM …

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

Better Networking…. through Networking

By: frego

August 17, 2015 11:14 am



Immersed in the technology world, we tend to think of networking as linking machines, especially computers, to operate interactively. Before there were computers though, we might have said that networking refers to how people come together intelligently to get things done. In our hyper-connected world, open source software development is an excellent example of the …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

All About Innovation and Choice – Virtualization with KVM for IBM z Systems and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

By: chabowski

August 17, 2015 6:44 am



You might experience it every day in your organization: your business is growing, your IT department must deal with new market requirements to support your key business, your administrators face an explosion of the distributed servers running a wide variety of mission-critical and lightweight applications. For your company, this results in ever-increasing hardware, software, data …

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

SUSE Manager mindenhol…

Zsolt Hargitai

By: Zsolt Hargitai

August 15, 2015 2:13 pm



Aki IT-üzemeltetéssel foglalkozik, annak nem nagy újdonság, hogy az informatikai környezetek működtetése rendkívül idő- és költségigényes feladat. Megjelennek ugyan új technológiák, amelyek új lehetőségeket teremtenek, de ezek is tovább bonyolítják a monitorozást és felügyeletet. Szerencsére azért van, ami segít egyszerűbbé tenni a bonyolult folyamatokat. Linux környezetekhez például ott van a SUSE Manager. Ezzel az eszközzel …

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Categories: Hungarian, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

SUSECon 2015 – Session Highlights – Part 2

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

August 12, 2015 8:14 pm



Let’s take a few brief moments to look at just three of the huge number of sessions (over 100 of them) for the upcoming SUSECon 2015 — which takes place in Amsterdam this November. Control: Managing and Monitoring SUSE Enterprise Storage Your shiny new multi-petabyte storage cluster is deployed. Data is flying over the network, …

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSE Storage, SUSECon

Reboot Reloaded: Patching the Linux Kernel Online

By: Vojtěch Pavlík

August 12, 2015 11:22 am



“This article is from The SUSE Insider, a technical quarterly publication for SUSE customers to help them get the most value from their SUSE solutions.” All you need to know to take advantage of live kernel patching and improve your uptime. This article not only covers the “why,” “when,” “who,” “what” and “how”; it gives you caveats and tips to navigate any possible rough spots…

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions