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Think You Know OpenStack??



By: frego

May 11, 2015 3:15 pm

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OpenStack’s popularity has exploded in recent years resulting in a lot more people on the OpenStack bandwagon than there were only a few short months ago. So at SUSE we’ve designed a quiz to separate the shakers from the fakers – The OpenStack Challenge. If you want to test your OpenStack IQ, take the quiz …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Gambling in Vegas? Join us at Edge!



By: chabowski

May 11, 2015 11:44 am

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Score:Unrated

Are you by chance in Vegas? Trying your luck gambling? I am sure you are aware of the five most popular “games of luck” in the Capital of Entertainment, but if not – here is just a quick memory resfreshment: Baccarat: Next to slot machines and Keno, Baccarat, which is a card game, is possibly …

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Categories: Technical Solutions

Does Kdump work on your hardware?

Drew

By: Drew

April 30, 2015 10:21 am

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Score:Unrated

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

SUSE Manager in the Public Cloud



By: rjschwei

April 27, 2015 6:31 pm

Reads:1,237

Score:4.6

For those that check the general catalog in Amazon EC2 every now and then or the VMDepot in Microsoft Azure you may have already discovered that SUSE Manager Server version 2.1 images have been released. For everyone else tadah, SUSE Manager Server 2.1 is now available as a Bring Your Own Subscription (BYOS) image in …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

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

Reads:1,023

Score:5

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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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Three Things You Should Know about SUSE and the Retail Industry



By: chabowski

April 23, 2015 8:21 am

Reads:979

Score:5

Retail is said to traditionally lag in technology, especially at the foundation level. And even though IT budgets are increasing, quite a few IT departments are saddled with outdated, hodgepodge systems, licensing fees, maintenance and multiyear rollouts. At the same time, retail customers are more technology savvy than ever, and they want to use their …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service

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

Reads:1,234

Score:5

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

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



By: SaSoe

April 15, 2015 8:46 am

Reads:470

Score:Unrated

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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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

A Visual Way to Play with Docker

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

April 7, 2015 12:56 am

Reads:2,835

Score:5

You may know that Docker is a lightweight virtualization solution for running multiple virtual units (containers) simultaneously on a single control host. Containers are isolated with kernel control groups (cgroups) and kernel namespaces. We have had Docker as an integral part of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for some time already, so let me share some …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

The Public Cloud Module — A closer look



By: rjschwei

April 6, 2015 11:26 am

Reads:1,568

Score:5

With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 the concept of modules was introduced. For general information about modules see the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Modules white paper and my previous blog on the subject. Today I’d like to take a closer look at the stuff we (the public cloud development team) put into the Public …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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