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Powered by OpenStack: Private Cloud on the Rise

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 7, 2014 9:32 am

Reads: 448

With its followers growing in number, OpenStack is set to achieve the similar success as Linux – which became the most famous open source software project in just two decades. The OpenStack Community has attracted over 13,000 members across 132 countries and has over 150 participating companies – which is why the foundation considers OpenStack …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

LJDT: KVM, Snapshots, and Disk Resizing



By: ab

October 30, 2013 10:09 am

Reads: 973

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

Have you ever wanted to resize a disk in a VM and wondered how insanely painful that would be? After all, from the old days of platter-based spinning drives in computers (sorry to those of you still living in those days), before SANs with resizable LUNs, file-backed VMs, and other marvels of recent times, disks didn’t magically resize themselves unless it was to get smaller because they were breaking/broken. As a result, OS’s have learned to handle bad sectors by avoiding them, but growing the current, running disk just seems eerie to me every time I want to do it. Apparently I’m old.

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Categories: Free Tools, openSUSE, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Blowing the I/O Performance Doors Off with KVM and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

July 17, 2013 12:00 am

Reads: 2517

There’s a new breakthrough technology available as a Technology Preview in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack3 (SP3). It’s called “virtio-blk-data-plane”—and you’ve probably never heard of it. But it deserves a fanfare because it gives KVM the ability to handle unprecedented storage I/O rates more than 50% higher than its competition. This is important …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE Virtualization Story

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

June 27, 2013 7:58 am

Reads: 858

Over the past decade, SUSE has been a pioneer in helping to develop and commercialize enterprise virtualization technologies. This is the first post in a series outlining what we have done in the virtualization space and what we are planning to do—and there is a lot! Let’s first look at the history: in June 2006, …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, openSUSE, Server, SLES on Azure, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio, Virtualization

SUSE the “perfect guest” at launch of IBM’s KVM Center of Excellence in China



By: michael_w_miller

November 30, 2012 7:36 pm

Reads: 502

The future of KVM (kernel-based virtual machine) has arrived.  On November 28, IBM launched its KVM Center of Excellence in Beijing. The center will drive global awareness and adoption of KVM as an open virtualization solution with the performance and features customers require to roll out virtualized services and clouds at the right value. SUSE …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Expert Views

New chapter begins in the IBM and SUSE story



By: michael_w_miller

February 29, 2012 9:01 pm

Reads: 238

I am thrilled that this week we released SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 2.  It’s a big step forward for us at SUSE. This is the first major product update since we started operating as an independent business unit within The Attachmate Group. It’s also a good indication of our commitment to the SUSE Linux Enterprise platform. As you can see, the …

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KVM Virtualization Setup



By: bfrancom

November 4, 2010 3:32 pm

Reads: 358

This article will show you how to get started with the newly supported KVM virtualization platform in SLES 11sp1.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

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