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Sieste – Siesta: Snap Before a Nap

mge1512

By: mge1512

June 14, 2013 9:23 am

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After enjoying a rich Menu du jour with green snapper and vegetables, probably served with some white wine, you may want to get some rest. In France “Sieste”, also known as “Siesta” in Italy and Spain, is a tradition that unfortunately is not common in other countries, such as Germany. It seems to be common …

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Categories: Desktop, Enterprise Linux, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Menu du jour: Vivaneau vert sur lit de légumes au beurre et suprêmes de pamplemousse

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By: mge1512

May 3, 2013 3:30 pm

Reads: 1936

Called “Aprion virescens” in Latin, “Uku” in Micronesia, and “green jobfish” in English, “vivaneau vert” is a tasty table fish. It’s also called “blue-green snapper,” and thus shares its name and color with the other Snapper that is very familiar to the SUSE communities.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, openSUSE, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

An introduction to system snapshot and rollback with Snapper and BtrFS on SLES 11 SP2



By: jkalcic

March 2, 2012 2:31 pm

Reads: 2836

With the release of Service Pack 2 for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, the support to a new (better) file system and a new (snappy) tool have been introduced providing the ability to do system snapshots rollbacks, a very powerful and interesting feature. These are BtrFS and Snapper respectively.

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ext4: Still Not There Yet – And Not Worth It Anyway

Gerald Pfeifer

By: Gerald Pfeifer

November 11, 2010 4:38 pm

Reads: 904

When reading Ext4 Within Striking Distance of XFS the other day, I could not help virtually patting Matthias Eckermann, who owns the storage strategy for SUSE Linux Enterprise on my team, and our file system engineers led by Jeff Mahoney on their backs. This is a nice confirmation of us shipping XFS as a supported file system for four …

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Data is Customers’ Gold!

mge1512

By: mge1512

August 10, 2010 8:20 am

Reads: 236

Data is Customers’ Gold, the Operating System the Bank, the Filesystem the Vault. Discussing “Choice” last year, I already mentioned that we are proud to have certified all primary local filesystems in SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 (ext3, xfs, reiserfs) with major storage systems, and provide the best scaling choice for storage from desktop to datacenter (SUSE …

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